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Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0418
Abstract

Mary Emily Lapham (1860-1936) was a doctor known for her research with tuberculosis patients. During WWI, she traveled to Europe on a Red Cross Medical Mission.

The collection consists primarily of letters written by Mary Lapham during her time with the Red Cross. Also included are photographs, newspapers clippings, and miscellaneous materials relating to Dr. Lapham's time in Europe.

Dates: 1917 - 1920

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