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Collection Overview

Creator:
Poillon, Arthur, 1877-1948
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Arthur Poillon Papers
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xw42n7927
Dates:
1885-1918 (mostly 1899-1906)
Size:
4 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-4
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of papers of Poillon mainly related to the Philippine Islands where Poillon was stationed (1899-1906) as a lieutenant with the U.S. 14th Cavalry.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of papers of Poillon mainly related to the Philippine Islands where Poillon was stationed (1899-1906) as a lieutenant with the U.S. 14th Cavalry. Included are typed translations of Jesuit letters (1885-1886) from missions on Mindanao; articles and notes on the history, customs, and folklore of the Moro Indians; diaries (1906-1911); Poillon's two reports, "A Report on the Celebes Islands" (1906) and "A Report on the Colonial Army of the Netherlands Indies" (1906); notebooks of clippings concerning the Philippine Islands and his commanding officer General Tasker H. Bliss; and a large group of photographs of the American Expeditionary Forces in France (1911-1918).

Arrangement:

Box 1--Diaries (1906-1911), Subjects A-L; Box 2--Subjects M-Z; Box 3--Clippings, Photographs.

Collection Creator Biography:

Poillon was stationed in the Philipine Islands from 1899-1906 as a lieutenant with the U.S. 14th Cavalry.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Information about how this material was acquired is not available.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No information about appraisal is available for this collection.

Processing Information:

Inventory created by Tal Eisenzweig in August 2008.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

Arthur Poillon Papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xw42n7927
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345