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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Paralee Parish Diary, 1917-1919



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Parish, Paralee
Title: Parish, Paralee, Diary
Dates: 1917-1919
Abstract: Photocopies of a diary and clippings compose the Paralee Parish Diary, 1917-1918, documenting Parish’s life as a U. S. Army field nurse stationed in Paris, France, during World War I.
Accession No.: 73-2
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English and French.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Paralee Parish was a field nurse in the U. S. Army Nursing Corp stationed in Paris, France, during World War I. She was returned to the United States in February 1919.

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Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a diary and clippings compose the Paralee Parish Diary, 1917-1918, documenting Parish’s life as a U. S. Army field nurse stationed in Paris, France, during World War I. The diary describes Parish’s social life as well as field conditions and casualties, including profiles of some of her officer patients. An article from a Parisian paper concerns the armistice and clippings from British papers describe wartime movements and policies. The diary ends with Parish’s notification of her return to the states.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Parish, Paralee -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army Nurse Corps. -- History -- 20th Century
Subjects
Military nursing -- United States -- History -- 20th Century
World War, 1914-1918 -- Casualties.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- United States.
Places
Paris (France) -- History -- 1914-1918

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Paralee Parish Diary, 1917-1919, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection processed by A. Mills, 1976.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

box
3F160 Diary, 1917-1919

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