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Records of Divisions, compiled 1917 - 1920

ARC Identifier 301641 / MLR Number NM91 1241

Series from Record Group 120: Records of the American Expeditionary Forces (World War I), 1848 - 1942

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Creator(s):War Department. American Expeditionary Forces. (05/26/1917 - 08/31/1920)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Maps and Charts
Photographs and other Graphic Materials
Textual Records
Contact(s):

National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (Military) (RD-DC-2-MIL), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-3510; FAX: 301-837-1752; EMAIL: Archives2reference@nara.gov.

 
Other Title(s):Combat Divisions; Records of the 1st-20th, 26th-42d, and 76th-103d Divisions, 1917-19
Unit Records
Inclusive Dates:1917 - 1920
Date Note:The bulk of the records date from 1917-1919. There are a few reports that date to 1920.
Part Of:Record Group 120: Records of the American Expeditionary Forces (World War I), 1848 - 1942
Includes: 3 file units described in ARCSearch within this Series
1 item described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Arranged numerically by combat division and attached miscellaneous units. Within the records of each division, the arrangement is in three parts: historical files, general administrative correspondence, and divisional issuances. Within the historical files, each document is filed by a War Department Historical Section three-digit decimal number that indicates the record type, with station lists, unit histories, operations reports, and field orders predominating. The general administrative correspondence is arranged by the War Department three-digit decimal filing scheme. The group of divisional issuances at the end of each division's records is arranged chronologically.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
General Note(s):"Unit Records" is the informal title of this series. "Combat Divisions; Records of the 1st-20th, 26th-42d, and 76th-103d Divisions, 1917-19" is the variant title for this series found in the Master Location Register.
Microform Publication(s) Available:M819, Records of the 27th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces (World War I), 1917-1919.
 
Online Resource:Filing manual
Online Resource URL:http://www.archives.gov/research/war-dept/index.html
Online Resource Note:The War Department Decimal File System can be used to determine the file codes for specific files within this series.
 
Variant Control Number(s):HMS/MLR Entry Number: NM91 1241
NAIL Control Number: NWCTB-120-NM91E1241
NAIL Control Number: NWDT1-120-NM91E1241

 

 
 

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