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Elsie Blanche Augustine collection

 Collection
Identifier: HOM-006
Collection of artifacts belonging to Elsie Blanche Augustine from her time serving as a nurse during World War I at Buffalo Base Hospital No. 23 from 1917- 1919 in Vittel, France.

Dates

  • 1917-1919

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Terms of Access and Use

The Elsie Blanche Augustine collection is open to researchers.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Overview

Collection of artifacts belonging to Elsie Blanche Augustine from her time serving as a nurse during World War I at Buffalo Base Hospital No. 23 from 1917-1919 in Vittel, France.

Historical Note

Born in 1885 at Wainfleet, Ontario, Canada, Elsie Blanche Augustine attended nursing school in Buffalo, New York at the Millard Fillmore School of Nursing and graduated with her nursing degree in 1914. First stationed at the Ellis Island Hospital in New York City, she served most of the war years at United States base hospitals in and around Vittel, France (especially Base Hospital 23 from 1917-1919) and was finally mustered out in 1919.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.
Title
Finding aid for the Elsie Blanche Augustine collection
Author
Finding aid prepared by Linda Lohr and encoded by Marie Elia
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection Repository

Contact:
State University of New York at Buffalo
B5 Abbott Hall
Buffalo NY 14214-3087 US
716-829-5737