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Anne Huheey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0314

Scope and Contents

Letters to family and friends chiefly document Anne Huheey's service with the American Expeditionary Forces in the spring of 1919. Repeated themes include news of family and friends, both those at home and other nurses serving overseas; the weather; various illnesses; and diversions such as horseback riding and tennis. Hospital wards and patients are occasionally mentioned.

Also included are letters from friends serving overseas. Letters from her female friends describe a dance; serving hot chocolate to the men; and a delousing plant. Letters from her male friends discuss the hardships of war; sparse living conditions; and war news.

Dates

  • 1918 - 1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Biographical Note

Anne Huheey, of Cincinnati, Ohio, was an army nurse in France with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) during World War I. In October 1918 she was stationed with Base Hospital No. 25 in Allerey, France, but by March 1919 she had been transferred to Base Hospital No. 91 in Commercy, France.

Extent

.09 Linear Feet (18 items (1 oversized folder))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Anne Huheey was an army nurse in France with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) during World War I.

Letters to family and friends chiefly document Anne Huheey's service with the AEF in the spring of 1919. Repeated themes include news of family and friends, both those at home and other nurses serving overseas; the weather; various illnesses; and diversions such as horseback riding and tennis. Hospital wards and patients are occasionally mentioned. Also included are several letters from friends serving overseas.

Arrangement Note

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

Purchased in 2005.

Offensive Language Statement

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Processing Information

Processed by Beth Carmichael, March 2006.

Creator

Title
Anne Huheey Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Beth Carmichael
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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