Elizabeth Kathleen Hansbrough : added papers, 1907-1947.


Hansbrough, Elizabeth Kathleen, 1892-1971. Elizabeth Kathleen Hansbrough : added papers, 1907-1947.

Elizabeth Kathleen Hansbrough : added papers, 1907-1947.

Includes letters from Hansbrough to her family while serving as a nurse in the U.S. Army. The letters show the life and work of a career Army nurse-anesthetist, conditions and places of interest in areas where she was stationed in the U.S. and the Philippines, her travels in Asia and Europe, and events of the day. The collection also includes letters, 1907-1911, from childhood friends; and between family members, especially after Hansbrough became ill in April 1945 while on active duty and returned to Shelbyville after surgery, where she was cared for by a sister.

0.66 cubic ft.

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