Anne Huheey Collection
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.
- 1918 - 1919
- Huheey, Anne (Person)
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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.
.09 Linear Feet (18 items (1 oversized folder))
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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.
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Method of Acquisition
Purchased in 2005.
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Processed by Beth Carmichael, March 2006.
- Huheey, Anne
- Military nursing -- United States -- 20th century
- United States. Army--Women
- United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
- Women and the military
- Women in war
- Women veterans -- United States
- World War, 1914-1918
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Female
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States
- Anne Huheey Collection
- Beth Carmichael
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