Elizabeth Kathleen Hansbrough Supplemental Papers,1907-1947

Descriptive Summary

Title
Elizabeth Kathleen Hansbrough Supplemental Papers,1907-1947
Creator
Hansbrough, Elizabeth Kathleen, 1892-1971
Extent
0.66 cubic ft.
Subjects
Asia-- Description and travel.
Brown, Preston, 1872-1948.
Chandler, Happy, 1898-
Cochran, Hattie, 1891-1975.
Denhardt, Henry H., 1876-1937.
Dentistry-- History-- Sources.
Electrification-- Kentucky-- Shelbyville-- History-- Sources.
England-- Description and travel.
Fort Banks (Winthrop, Mass.)
Good, James William, 1866-1929.
Hawes, Harry Bartow, 1869-1947.
Hospitals-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Johnston, Annie F. (Annie Fellows), 1863-1931.
Leprosy-- Philippines-- Manila-- History-- Sources.
Leprosy-- Hawaii-- History-- Sources.
Nurses-- Kentucky-- Shelbyville-- Archives.
United States-- Description and travel.
United States.-- Army-- History-- World War, 1939-1945-- Sources.
United States.-- Army-- Medical care-- Sources.
World War, 1939-1945-- Medical care-- Philippines-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
U.S. Army nurse from Shelbyville, Ky. Includes letters from Hansbrough to her family while serving as a nurse in the U.S. Army. The letters show the life and work of a career Army nurse-anesthetist, conditions and places of interest in areas where she was stationed in the U.S. and the Philippines, her travels in Asia and Europe, and events of the day. The collection also includes letters, 1907-1911, from childhood friends; and between family members, especially after Hansbrough became ill in April 1945 while on active duty and returned to Shelbyville after surgery, where she was cared for by a sister