By Cherie Acierno
Title: John K. Conant Collection, 1917
Creator: Conant, John K. (John Kennard)
Extent: 2.12 Cubic Feet. More info below.
Arrangement: The papers are housed in random order in one folder.
John Kennard Conant was a volunteer with TMU 527 of the American Field Service (AFS) and a Captain with the U.S. Field Artillery during World War I. The John K. Conant Collection consists of five photographic prints of members of TMU 527 in 1917, one French postcard depicting the group’s insignia, a uniform jacket, pants, two caps, and a map case.
The John K. Conant Collection consists of five photographic prints of members of Transport Matériel [Etats-] Unis(TMU) 527 of the American Field Service (AFS) in 1917, one French postcard depicting the group’s insignia, a uniform jacket, pants, two caps, and a map case.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research. Cotton gloves are required for the handling of all photographic material.
Use Restrictions: Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the AFS Archives. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions.
Acquisition Method: The photographs were donated to the Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs (AFS Archives) at an unknown date, and the military apparel and map case were donated to the AFS Archives in the 1950s by John K. Conant.
Appraisal Information: No items were deaccessioned, separated, or removed from the collection.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], [Date]; John K. Conant Collection; Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs, New York, NY.
Processing Information: This collection was partially processed by AFS Archives staff at an unknown date and again by Cherie Acierno in 2011. Preliminary finding aid written by Cherie Acierno in March 2011 and encoded in EAD in April 2011 under the scope of the 2010-2011 Basic Processing grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.