Cecil Roberts Gross Papers,1918-1950.

Collection Number: 1890

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cecil Roberts Gross papers, 1918-1950.
Collection Number:
1890
Creator:
Gross, Cecil Roberts.
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, newspapers, and printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Forty-four letters from C.R. Gross to members of his family concerning his service with the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I and afterward with the army of occupation in Luxembourg. Also included are newspapers, monographs on agricultural chemistry, postcards, and other printed items.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Forty-four letters from C.R. Gross to members of his family concerning his service with the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I and afterward with the army of occupation in Luxembourg, including comments on army life, work in a 33rd Division field hospital, devastation caused by military operation in Lorraine and northeastern France, conditions on troop ships, reactions to the cessation of hostilities, the situation in France during the half year following the Armistice, his studies at the University of Paris, and related matters. Also included are three newspapers, eleven monographs on agricultural chemistry, postcards, and other printed items.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Gross, Cecil Roberts.
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
Université de Paris -- Students.
Université de Paris
World War (1914-1918)

Subjects:
Agricultural chemistry.
Hospitals, Military.
World War, 1914-1918 -- France.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Luxembourg.
Agricultural chemistry
Military hospitals
Students

Places:
France
Luxembourg


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cecil Roberts Gross. Papers, #1890. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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