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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.
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.
- Czechoslovakia -- Description and travel 1
- France -- Description and travel 1
- United States. Army -- Medical personnel 1
- United States. Army--Women 1
- Women in war 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Female 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States 1 ∧ less
- Lapham, Dr. Mary Emily 1
- Peck, Eleanor K. 1
- United States. Army. Women's Army Corps 1