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74th General Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0160

This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital. This material was originally arranged into four scrapbooks; the material was removed for preservation purposes but the original arrangement has been maintained.

Series I: 74th General Hospital Scrapbook I contains papers, correspondence, and photographs from the first and second reunions of the 74th General Hospital members.

Series II: 74th General Hospital Scrapbook II contains papers, correspondence, and photographs from the third annual reunion of the 74th General Hospital members.

Series III: 74th General Hospital Scrapbook III contains papers, correspondence, and photographs from the fourth through the seventh annual reunions of the 74th General Hospital members.

Series IV: 74th General Hospital Scrapbook IV contains papers, correspondence, and photographs from the eighth through twelfth annual reunions of the 74th General Hospital members.

Dates

  • 1942-1950, 1975, 1989-2001, undated

Language

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (1 half box, 1 quarter box)

Abstract

This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital.

Biographical/Historical Note

During World War II, the U.S. Army Medical Corps established the 74th General Hospital on the grounds of the Tyntesfield Estate in Wraxall, North Somerset, England. For much of the war, it was the largest U.S. Army hospital in Europe.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.2112.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480