This collection contains personal and professional files, publications, correspondence, photographs, and 35 mm. slides. Personal files include biographical information, correspondence, and related documents, as well as funeral and obituary information. Bain's professional files include documentation related to her work with Alpha Omega Alpha, St. Louis Children's Hospital, UNICEF, and the World Health Organizaiton Expert Advisory Panel. Publications include a selection of Bain's reprints and articles written by others as well as commercial catalogs. The majority of the photographs in the collection are personal family photographs, but some photographs are related to Bain's work with UNICEF and St. Louis Children's Hospital. The slides primarily depict Bain's extensive travels on behalf of UNICEF in the 1960s. The collection includes the original slides as well as two CDs containing digital surrogates of the originals.