Birge M. Clark papers 1917-1989


Birge M. Clark papers, 1917-1989

Birge M. Clark papers 1917-1989

Memoirs, diaries, military operational report summaries, army manuals, printed matter, and photographs, relating to aerial and artillery operations of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, and to the acquaintanceship of B. M. Clark with Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover and his design of the Hoover House on the Stanford University campus.

1 manuscript box, 2 oversize boxes.; (1.2 linear feet)


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Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...

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Historical Note American Expeditionary Force The American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was the U.S. military force in Europe during World War I. Although a division commanded by General John J. Pershing was sent to France in June 1917, most of the AEF was manned as a result of passage of the Selective Service Act (40 Stat. 76) by the U.S. Congress on 18 May 1917, creating the Selective Service System. The Act gave the president the p...

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