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- Poillon, Arthur, 1877-1948
- Arthur Poillon Papers
- Public Policy Papers
- Permanent URL:
- 1885-1918 (mostly 1899-1906)
- 4 boxes
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-4
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
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).
Box 1--Diaries (1906-1911), Subjects A-L; Box 2--Subjects M-Z; Box 3--Clippings, Photographs.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Poillon, Arthur, 1877-1948
Poillon was stationed in the Philipine Islands from 1899-1906 as a lieutenant with the U.S. 14th Cavalry.
Information about how this material was acquired is not available.
No information about appraisal is available for this collection.
- Processing Information
Inventory created by Tal Eisenzweig in August 2008.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing 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:
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Subject Terms:
- Folk-lore -- Philippines.
Jesuits -- Missions -- Philippines -- 19th century.
Jesuits -- Philippines -- 19th century -- Correspondence.
World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Photographs.
- Genre Terms:
- United States
Bliss, Tasker Howard, 1853-1930
- Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902.
Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1898-1935.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Philippines.