Item Details

The 8th Evacuation Hospital Collection [manuscript]

[collected by] Dr. John L. Guerrant and other members of the 8th Evacuation Hospital unit
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Published
1942-1945 (photographs and artifacts), 1942-1972 (Dr. Leavell's manuscript and related correspondence
Language
English
Variant Title
Eighth Evacuation Hospital collection
Related Resources
GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION
Summary
The 8th Evacuation Hospital collection includes photographs (the majority of the collection), personal and official correspondence, reports, notebooks, purchase orders, citations, certificates, scrapbooks,uniforms and insignia, newsclippings, a footlocker, and manuscript of Dr. Byrd Leavell's book: The 8th Evac.: a history of the University of Virginia Hospital unit in World War II (1970). Most materials concern the activities of the University of Virginia's hospital unit (the 8th Evac.) in North Africa and Italy during World War II.
Description
13.75 linear ft. (20 boxes, ca. 16,500 items)
photographs 9 boxes 13 cm x 39.5 cm x 26.5 cm
letters, reports, Dr. Leavell's manuscript, etc. 6 boxes 13 cm x 39.5 cm x 26.5 cm
scrapbook, souvenirs, photographs, insignia, etc. 5 boxes 32 cm x 40 cm x 26 cm
Notes
A guide (in EAD format) for this collection can be searched and seen on the Virginia Heritage Project Website.
Local Notes
HEALTH SCIENCES: See also library's copy of The 8th Evac.: a history of the University of Virginia Hospital unit in World War II; call number: D807 .U722 No.8 1970.
Technical Details
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