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Eunice Brierley Kannette collection

 Collection — Container: 12.0055 - Box 1
Identifier: 12.0055

Content Description

The collection relates to the service of Eunice Brierley Kannette who served as U.S. Army nurse in North Africa and Italy. This collection consists of a single issue (incomplete) of the render='italic'>Naples Daily News , June 5, 2015 and render='italic> The Banner, June 6, 2015 featuring stories related to the war-time service of Kannette. It also contains a photocopy of render='italic'> APO 424 , a unit history of the 33rd General Hospital in World War II.


  • Creation: 1945-2015
  • Other: Date accessioned: 2012-09-26


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical / Historical

Eunice Brierley Kannette was born in Burnley, England on May 13, 1915. Her family immigrated to the United States when she was a child. Raised in Massachusetts, Kannette served as a U.S. Army Nurse with the 33rd General Hospital unit that consisted of physicians and nurses affiliated with the Albany Hospital in New York State. During World War II, the 33rd General Hospital was deployed to North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. Eunice Brierley Kannette died on February 1, 2016 in Estero, Florida.


1.25 Linear Feet

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Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.


Eunice Brierley Kannette collection
G. Kurt Piehler
July 26, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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