Mark L. Hersey (1863-1934) was born in Maine and graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, in 1887. He was appointed inspector of the Philippine Constabulary in 1905, and became chief of the Mindanao District, 1909-1914.
The collection (1909-1914) contains diaries and correspondence.
There are four volumes of diaries, dated from 1910 until 1914
Correspondence consists of incoming letters from General James G. Harbord (1909-1912), and one letter from General Harry H. Bandholtz (1909).
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[Identification of item], Mark L. Hersey papers, A 199, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.