Grace I. Brown Collection
Scope and Contents
Three letters from 1918 to 1919 describe some of Brown's experiences during the war. Subjects include the conditions and entertainment on her ship across the Atlantic; living conditions in camp; and food supplies and rations in England. Brown mentions watching English children walk along with marching soldiers; Canadian troops coming in with a flu epidemic; and preparing to evacuate in early 1919. She also notes that she is content with her decision to serve during the war and grateful to have had new experiences.
- 1918 - 1919
- Brown, Grace I. (Person)
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Grace I. Brown of New York served in the Army Nurse Corps in England during World War I. She worked at Base Hospital No. 40 in Southampton, England, which was attached to a rest camp for soldiers coming off of transport ships.
.08 Linear Feet (1 oversized folder)
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Grace I. Brown served in the Army Nurse Corps in England during World War I.
Three letters from 1918 to 1919 describe some of Brown's experiences during the war. Subjects include the conditions and entertainment on her ship across the Atlantic; living conditions in camp; and food supplies and rations in England.
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Method of Acquisition
Purchased in 2003.
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Processed by Beth Carmichael, July 2004.
- Grace I. Brown Collection
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