Florence May Cooper diary
Florence May Cooper's (1893-1982) diary describes her work as an American Red Cross nurse in a military hospital in LaPanne, Belgium during World War I.
- Cooper, Florence May, 1893-1982 (Person)
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0.4 Linear Feet (1 volume)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mr. Herbert Smith in June 1982.
Scope and Contents
This diary of Florence May Cooper (1893-1982), an American Red Cross nurse, describes her work in a military hospital in LaPanne, Belgium, from 1915 to 1916 during World War I. The diary contains descriptions of war wounds with notes on treatments, specific patients, and hospital life. The diary also contains descriptions of battles, weapons, and military protocol. It serves as a civilian's account of everyday life in a war zone as seen from the perspective of a military hospital.
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- 2020-02-28: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Sandra Glascock