EMORY UNIVERSITY. OFFICE OF ALUMNI PUBLICATIONS.
Emory Unit subject file, 1930-1945

Emory University

Emory University Archives

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/d6bk6


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Emory University. Office of Alumni Publications.
Title: Emory Unit subject file, 1930-1945
Call Number:Series No. 220
Extent: 0.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Collection consists of a subject file on the United States Army 43rd General Hospital, also known as the Emory Unit, apparently maintained by persons involved in the production of the Emory Alumnus magazine. Subject file contains correspondence and press releases from officers serving in the Emory Unit during World War II at Camp Livingston, La., in Algeria, Italy, and southern France. There are also clippings, unit rosters, and a few photographs and publications.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

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Custodial History

Source unknown.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Emory Unit subject file, Emory University Archives, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Kate Stratton, March 2013.


Collection Description

Administrative History

The 43rd General Hospital of the United States Army in World War II, also known as the Emory Unit, consisted of doctors and nurses, many from Emory University and Georgia, who served in Algeria, Italy, and southern France. The unit was trained at Camp Livingston, La. The Emory Unit, then 43rd Base Hospital of the United States Army, also served in France in World War I.

Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of a subject file on the United States Army 43rd General Hospital, also known as the Emory Unit, apparently maintained by persons involved in the production of the Emory Alumnus magazine. Subject file contains correspondence and dispatches from officers serving in the Emory Unit during World War II at Camp Livingston, La., and in Algeria, Italy, and southern France. There are also clippings, unit rosters, and a few photographs and publications. Contents are particularly concerned with Emory alumni serving with the unit, hospital conditions, social activities, and marriages.

Persons represented in the collection include Emory Unit officers, R. B. Stevenson and Joseph H. Boland, and persons associated with the Emory Alumnus magazine and the Emory Alumni Association, Elizabeth C. Duncan and Robert F. Whitaker, among others.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in order by material type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence and dispatches, 1942
1 2 Correspondence and dispatches, 1943
1 3 Correspondence and dispatches, 1944
1 4 Correspondence, dispatches, and press releases, 1945 and undated
1 5 43rd General Hospital newsletters, 1943
1 6 Photographs, 1942
1 7 Emory Alumnus, September 1942
1 8 Clippings, 1930 and 1941-1945
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