Collection VC013 - General Hospital 21 Photographs and Drawings

Col. Lee D. Cady sitting at a desk. Group portrait of the Civilian Orientation class, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. View of a residential area of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, site of the Civilian Orientation class. Street view, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Aerial view of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Barnes Hospital annual staff photograph. Barnes Hospital annual staff photograph. Group portrait of the officers of Base Hospital 21, Rouen, France. View of a statue at 23rd General Hospital, Naples Medical Center. Two unidentified men posing with the statuary at 23rd General Hospital, Naples Medical Center. Group portrait, Military Science and Tactics, Washington University School of Medicine Summer Cam... Group portrait, Military Science and Tactics, Washington University School of Medicine Summer Cam... Studio portrait of Major Wendell S. Dove, MC, and Lieutenant Alice Walker, ANC, Algeria. Ward scene (25-bed ward), 21st General Hospital, Ravenel Hospital Hospital, Mirecourt, France. Doctors Lieutenant Colonel Sim F. Bean, Major Joseph C. Edwards, Major John H. Wedig, and 1st Lie... Ward scene with German POW litterbearers, 21st General Hospital, Ravenel Hospital Hospital, Mirec... Plaque honoring the Japanese 100th Infantry Battalion, 21st General Hospital, Ravenel Hospital Ho... Plaque honoring the Japanese 100th Infantry Battalion, 21st General Hospital, Ravenel Hospital Ho... Major General Arthur R. Wilson dedicating the Hawaiian Room at the 21st General Hospital, Ravenel... View of Major General Arthur R. Wilson addressing 6 members of Japanese 100th Infantry Batallion ...
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Description

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VC013

Level of description

Collection

Title

General Hospital 21 Photographs and Drawings

Date(s)

  • 1942-1945 (Creation)

Extent

4.45 Linear Feet

Scope and content

This collection consists of 724 photographs, drawings, diagrams, posters, newspaper clippings, and sheet music, and other ephemera related to the 21st General Hospital. The photographs primarily depict staff and patients of the 21st General Hospital from when it was stationed overseas 1942-1945, as well as views of hospital buildings and grounds. Drawings and diagrams include plans for wiring and plumbing, architectural and ground plans, and some schematic drawings of hospital equipment. Other ephemera in the collection include hand-drawn posters advertising Officers' Club dances, newspaper clippings from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Pictures Section depicting operations at General Hospital 21, and cartoon watercolors depicting soldiers and Red Cross workers.

System of arrangement

Some items have been previously removed from this collection, which has led to an incomplete sequence of numbered items.

Conditions governing access

The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (arb@wusm.wustl.edu).

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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