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Ruth E. Curtis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0300
Abstract Ruth Curtis served with the American Red Cross in the China-India-Burma theater during World War II.

Seven letters from Ruth Curtis to her family in Springfield, Massachusetts, trace her travels to India in late 1945 and early 1946.
Dates: 1945 - 1946

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

Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0119
Abstract Mary Haynsworth Mathews was born in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1916. She served with the American Red Cross in England, France, and Germany from 1942 to 1946.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Maggie V. McPherson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0123
Abstract Maggie V. McPherson served in the American Red Cross, U.S. Army Service Clubs, and U.S. Air Force Service Clubs from 1942-1976.

The McPherson Papers date from 1942 to 1976 and contain correspondence, printed materials, photographs, a scrapbook, and artifacts which document McPherson's tenure in military service clubs from World War II through 1976.
Dates: 1932 - 1976

Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0310
Abstract Mary Elizabeth Partridge (1912-1989) of Mt. Airy, North Carolina, served as a recreation supervisor for the American Red Cross from 1943 to 1971.

The collection contains correspondence, maps, patches, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and official documents pertaining to Partridge's service in the Red Cross.
Dates: 1935 - 1972

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

Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0002
Abstract Recruiting brochures, publications, manuals and guides, postcards, ephemeral materials, posters, and video recordings purchased by University Archives and Manuscripts on a continuing basis supplement and complement the individual veterans collections in the Women Veterans Historical Collection. This collection includes various types of printed materials dating from 1864, and then World War I to 2018. The majority is from the Women's Army Corps, Women's Air Force, WAVES (Women Accepted for...
Dates: 1864, 1918-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1949

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