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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Scrapbooks

Printed Materials

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Lucie Petri Papers, 1914-1970



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Petri, Lucie.
Title: Lucie Petri Papers
Dates: 1914-1970
Creator Abstract: During World War II, Lucie Petri ran hotels in Paris for American women serving overseas. She served as president of the New York unit of the Women's Overseas Service League and in 1967, Petri was elected national president of the organization. During the late1940s, Petri served as president of the overseas division of the National Council of Catholic Women.
Content Abstract: The collection is comprised of scrapbooks, clippings, and assorted Women's Overseas Service League (WOSL) materials.
Identification: MS 409
Extent: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Biographical Note

During World War II, Lucie Petri ran hotels in Paris for American women serving overseas. Petri served as president of the New York unit of the Women's Overseas Service League and in 1967, she was elected national president of the organization. During the late1940s, Petri served as president of the overseas division of the National Council of Catholic Women.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection is comprised of scrapbooks, clippings, and assorted Women's Overseas Service League (WOSL) materials.

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Organization of Collection

Scrapbooks
Printed Materials

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's main campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collecitons reading room. To request access, please is the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Petri, Lucie.
Subjects
United States--Armed Forces--Women.
Women veterans--United States.
Genres/Formats
Clippings.
Correspondence.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.
Local Subjects
Military
Women

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Related Material

There are no known other archival collections created by Lucie Petri at the date of accessioning. Related materials may be found in the Women's Overseas Service League Records, MS 22, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lucie Petri Papers, MS 409, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

The Lucie Petri papers were donated by Joe Erickson in March 2013 (Acc. 2013-020).

Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Gohlke, Library Assistant, March 2013.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Scrapbooks

Box
1 Scrapbook with correspondence, WOSL materials, 1920-1952
Scrapbook with clippings and photographs, 1914-1970
Photograph scrapbook, 1919-1940s and undated

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Printed Materials

Box
1 WOSL materials, 1967 and undated
Clippings, 1970 and undated

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