Inventory of the Philip Sidney Van Cise papers

Finding aid prepared by Lucas Sanchez
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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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 (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

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

Publication Rights

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

 

Correspondence 1917-1919

box 1, folder 1

1917

box 1, folder 2

1918 January

box 1, folder 3

1918 February

box 1, folder 4

1918 March

box 1, folder 5

1918 April

 

Correspondence from France

box 1, folder 6

1918 May

box 1, folder 7

1918 June

box 1, folder 8

1918 July

box 1, folder 9

1918 August

box 1, folder 10

1918 September

box 1, folder 11

1918 October

box 1, folder 12

1918 November

box 1, folder 13

1918 December

box 1, folder 14

1919 January

box 1, folder 15

1919 February

box 1, folder 16

1919 March

box 1, folder 17

1919 April

box 1, folder 18

1919 May

box 1, folder 19

1919 June

box 1, folder 20

Maps of the United States and Europe undated

box 1, folder 21

Newspaper clippings about the war and about Van Cise circa 1918

box 1, folder 22

Military record 1922, 1940

box 1, folder 23

Postcards, letters, and booklets circa 1918

box 1, folder 24

Military insignia undated