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Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Martha Barksdale Papers

Identifier: UA 6.004
Scope and Contents [NOTE: Since the Martha Barksdale diary is fragile, researchers are required to use either the digital verison, the photocopy, or the transcription of the diary.]The papers include Martha Barksdale's diary for 1918-1919, recording her experiences as a member of the first class of women at William and Mary. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs that document student activities and women's sports at the college from her student years to her teaching career. The bulk of...
Dates: 1918-1974; Majority of material found in 1918-1922

E.J. Kotter Letter to George Buske

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 101, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01403
Content Description

Four page letter from E.J. Kotter to George Buske dated October 27, 1918 from Toloedo, Ohio to the Base Hospital at Camp Jackson, South Carolina. He writes inquiring about George's health and reports on the ill health of the people in his area. He reports that even the doctor recently died of the flu.

Dates: 1918 October 27

Verner Gaggin Letters

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01321
Scope and Contents

Contains letters written during World War I by Captain Verner Gaggin, a doctor who served at Camp Oglethorpe, Georgia, to his wife Nell in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Topics discussed include day-to-day hospital proceedings and the impact of the Influenza epidemic of 1918.

Dates: 1918-1919

"Mother," (Florence L. Page), Rome, Italy, to Florence Lindsay, Boston, Mass., 1918 November 8-11

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id184553
Scope and Contents

Gives total of influenza victims; talks about disarmament; gives news from Henry Field's father; discusses the Kaiser exile; relays news of the signing of the armistice; discusses the President's message to Germany. 33 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Dates: 1918 November 8-11

Thomas Nelson Page papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 P14
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence . Correspondence includes letters primarily from 1908-1919, from Nelson Page and his wife Florence Lathrop Field Page to her daughters Minna Field Gibson Burnaby, Florence Field Lindsay, Bryan Lathrop and Helen Aldis Lathrop. The letters concern social life in Washington, D.C., life in Rome during World War I, diplomacy under Woodrow Wilson, and the role of a diplomat's wife. There are forty letters, 1915-1916, from Algernon Edwin Burnaby to his wife...
Dates: 1893-1953