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Collection Overview

Creator:
Vandewater, William Collins, 1886-1942
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
World War I Papers of William Collins Vandewater
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/hm50tr75d
Dates:
1918-1919
Size:
1 box
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of selected papers of Vandewater (Princeton Class of 1907) relating to his participation (1918-1919) as a captain in the 160th Infantry Brigade of the 80th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces in France where they were attached to British Army forces.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of selected papers of Vandewater (Princeton Class of 1907) relating to his participation (1918-1919) as a captain in the 160th Infantry Brigade of the 80th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces in France where they were attached to British Army forces. Included are dispatches, operation reports, battlefield orders and instructions, personnel lists, recommendations for meritorious service awards, and reports concerning the battles at Arras, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, and Bethincourt.

Collection Creator Biography:

William Collins Vandewater was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1907 and, from 1918 to 1919, was a captain in the 160th Infantry Brigade of the 80th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces in France where they were attached to British Army forces.

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:

No information about the physical processing of this collection is available. A finding aid was created from a MARC record in 2007.

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:

World War I Papers of William Collins Vandewater; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/hm50tr75d
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345