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Eva Sesmer Snyder papers

 Collection
Identifier: KORN101
This bulk of the artifacts and personal papers document her nurse's training and her World War I service. Her uniform is accompanied by all of the accessories, insignias, and is in good condition. Lecture notes and official correspondence from the U.S. Army and the American Red Cross comprise the bulk of the textual material. There are also excellent photographs of both patients and the staff at Base Hospital #40.

The donor of both portions of materials was her daughter, Louisville journalist Agnes Snyder Crume.

Dates

  • 1894-1979

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Extent

1 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

Eva Sesmer Snyder was a Russian émigré who lived all of her adult life in Louisville, Kentucky. She attended nursing school at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, then served with United States Base Hospital #40 at Sarisbury Court, in Southampton, England.

Related Materials

Items that document other aspects of her life, especially as a poet and a Russian language teacher, are housed at the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections.
Title
Eva Sesmer Snyder Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Mary K. Marlatt
Date
2017
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
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Louisville KY 40292 United States
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