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  • Title: Philip Sidney Van Cise papers
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1919
    Collection Number: 40003
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize folder, memorabilia (0.4 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Letters, clippings, and miscellanea, relating to activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I.
    Creator: Van Cise, Philip S. (Philip Sidney), 1884-
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    Some items may not be used without permission of the Archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1940.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Philip Sidney Van Cise papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    1884 October 25 Born, Deadwood, South Dakota
    1907 Graduates from University of Colorado
    1917-1919 Assistant chief of staff for intelligence, 81st Division
    1969 December 8 Died, Denver, Colorado
    circa 1919-1942 Lieutenant colonel, United States Army

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection is comprised of letters, clippings, and miscellanea, relating to activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Correspondence from Van Cise to his parents is included in the collection and reflects his experiences during the war. Also included in the collection are samples of insignia from the 81st Infantry Division, also known as the Wildcats.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France
    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
    United States. Army. Infantry Division, 81st