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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 3182

Milton Morris Pinkus photographs and papers concerning World War I ambulance corps service


Milton Morris Pinkus photographs and papers relating to World War I.


  • circa 1914-1918

Language of Materials

In English, German, and French.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (1 box)
Includes photographs, a German 50 mark bill, an identity card, a map, and a pamphlet.

Biographical / Historical

Milton Morris Pinkus enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army Ambulance Service on June 6, 1917. He was assigned to Section 510, sailed to France where his section served with the French Army on the front. On April 28, 1919 he was discharged and awarded the Croix de Guerre.


Collection is minimally processed. Materials are loosely arranged into three series: Documents; Map; and Photographs.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Special equipment or surrogate required; consult Houghton staff.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

2013M-118. Gift of Edward C. Pinkus in 2014 June.

Separated Materials

Born-digital material has been separated: Am3182BD

General note

Includes audiovisual and/or digital media: flash drive.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2014.
Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2018.
Link to catalog
Pinkus, Milton Morris. Milton Morris Pinkus photographs and papers concerning World War I ambulance corps service, circa 1914-1918 (MS Am 3182): Guide
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
2018 May 22
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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