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Series I. Chronicles of Conrad S. Babcock,, circa 1877-1941 (bulk 1898-1919)

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Click the image to view selected digital versions of items from the Conrad S. Babcock Papers.
Click the image to view selected digital versions of items from the Conrad S. Babcock Papers.

Scope and Content

This series documents Babcock's service in the U.S. Army from 1894-1937. The bulk of the collection consists of Babcock's memoirs, detailing his military service at home, in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War and in France during the waning months of World War I. Included are handwritten drafts of his memoirs and the first part of his typed manuscript, titled From this Generation to the Next; letters from the War Department documenting his military service; maps to be included with his book; a typed memorandum written by John Breckinridge when he was a Captain in the 5th Cavalry; a photograph album documenting the Third Army Composite Regiment and the victory parades at the end of World War I; and photographs of the 22nd Infantry in Montana in the late 19th century.

Dates

  • circa 1877-1941 (bulk 1898-1919)

Languages

From the Collection: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Access Restrictions

None

Extent

From the Collection: 1.4 linear feet (2 boxes)

Arrangement

This series is arranged by format.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, Santa Clara University Library Repository

Contact:
Santa Clara University Library
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Santa Clara California 95053-0500 USA US
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