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Peck, Eleanor K.

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Eleanor K. Peck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0420
Abstract

Eleanor Kellogg Peck (1908-1996) was a volunteer pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children on Great Ormond Street in London from 31 October 1941-1943, and later served as a contract surgeon for the U.S. Army's Eighth Air Force beginning in 1944.

This collection consists of fifteen letters written by Peck to her family beginning a few days after her arrival in London on 31 October 1941.

Dates: 1941 - 1943

Personal Correspondence, 1941 - 1943

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: WV 0420- File Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of fifteen letters written by Peck to her family beginning a few days after her arrival in London, England, on 31 October 1941. The letters are addressed to "Poppy", which may be her father, and "Ros", which may be a nickname for her younger sister Rosamond, as well as her family. All fifteen letters describe the people and everyday life in London before she was commissioned by the Army, and discuss any news from the war and her family.

Dates: 1941 - 1943

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Subject
United States. Army -- Medical personnel 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States 1