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|Size||.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 750 items)|
|Abstract||Correspondence, diaries, and other documents Julia Irene Kauffman created and received primarily while serving as a nurse at an American Expeditionary Force hospital in France during World War I.|
|Creator||Kauffman, Julia Irene, 1892-1984.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
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Julia Irene Kauffman Scarborough (1892-1984) was born in Westminster, Md. She served as a nurse in France attached to Base Hospital #42, American Expeditionary Force during World War I. She recieved her nursing diploma (RN) from University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, Md., in June 1916. She embarked for France from Hoboken, N.J., on 13 June 1918 and returned to the U.S. on board R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam in March 1919.Back to Top
This collection contains Julia Irene Kauffman's correspondence, diaries, and documents created and received while she was stationed in France during World War I as a nurse. Service documents include Kauffman's embarkation card, travel and leave permits, and her Nursing Service Certificate of Immunity. Other materials include books, newspaper clippings, a photograph of Kauffman, and a 1920 panoramic photograph of the Rehabilitation Club for disabled veterans of the First World War convened at the Pennsylvania State College (Penn State).Back to Top
Includes Nursing Service Certificate of Immunity, Certificate of Identity, embarkation card, vouchers, and a message from King George V.
Includes leave and travel permits.
Written in a "Sailor's Diary" while on board the ship to France.
Copies of The New Testament and The Beauty of Kindness by J. R. Miller gifted to Julia Irene Kauffman.
|Oversize Image Folder OP-PF-5703/1||
Photograph of "Rehabilitation Club," 1920 #05703, Series: "Julia Irene Kauffman Papers, 1917-1950s." OP-PF-5703/1
Panoramic photograph of a large group, composed primarily of white men in military uniform. Image is labeled "Rehabilitation Club The Pennsylvania State College, Nov 6 1920." Penn State had a rehabilitation program for disabled veterans after the First World War.
Processed by: Gergana Abernathy, October 2016
Encoded by: Gergana Abernathy, October 2016
Updated by: Laura Hart, December 2017 and July 2018Back to Top