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World War, 1939-1945--Medical care--Great Britain

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James Adams collection

 Collection — 12.0004 - Box 1
Identifier: 12.0004
Content Description

This collection relates to James Adams who served as an infantryman with the 26th “Yankee” Division and later the 87th Infantry regiment, part of General George Patton’s 3rd Army. The collection contains letters and postcards from James Adams to family, mostly his mother.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: 2020-03-02

Leigh Jamison Gifford papers

 Collection — 17.0005 - Box 1
Identifier: 17.0005
Scope and Contents

This collection follows a woman who worked in the Red Cross administration at the 312th Station Hospital in England, and the 239th Station Hospital in France. It includes letters from the nurse to her mother and father, a local newspaper from the 312th Station Hospital, 2 portraits, 3 photographs of the English countryside and Stonehenge (taken by Eli Garfield Gifford), dog tags, and a modern US Military ID card. The letters are dated from December 1945 to May 1946.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1945-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 04/12/2017

Troy E. Hoover papers

 Collection — 12.0054 - Box 1
Identifier: 12.0054
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs of mountains ranges, camps, U.S.O. shows and fellow soldiers in Europe during World War II. The photographs mainly relate to the 124th General Hospital and locations surrounding it. The majority of the photographs were taken in Longway, England and Salzburg, Austria with some other cities in Europe appearing occasionally. The 124th General Hospital was located in England. According to the included photographs, Hoover spent time in Battle Creek, MI and Camp Ellis, IL as well. The collection also contains a handwritten medical journal.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 09/19/2012

Wilhelmina C. "Billie" Weezenaar collection

 Collection — 09.0156 - Box 1
Identifier: 09.0156
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Wilhelmina C. "Billie" Weezenaar who served as a U.S. Army Nurse during World War II in the United States, Oran, Algeria, and England.  The collection contains a  photograph album with pictures and captions, a letter of commendation and other war documents, foreign currency, unit patches, rank insignia, and newspaper articles. Also included in the collection are documents related to war service and nursing, a personell list of the 151st Station Hospital, an autograph book, personal letters, primarily from patients and colleagues, photographs, and a portrait.

Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2009-10-21; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-16