Mobile Health Units
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The 77th Evacuation Hospital collection contains unit records, official correspondence, personal letters, photographs, artifacts, videos, assorted ephemera, and documents pertaining to the unit's historical journal, Medicine Under Canvas.
Dates: 1942 - 1977
Scope and Contents Collection of letters, photographs, and assorted ephemera of Sarah Catherine Leach, a 1937 graduate of the KU Department of Nursing who served with the 77th Evacuation Hospital during World War II.The bulk of the collection consists of several hundred letters written by Sarah to her parents and siblings in Hutchinson, Kansas, from 1942 to 1945. Sarah’s letters chronicle her experience with the 77th Evacuation Hospital beginning with basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, and...
Dates: 1942 - 1945