Five years in Syria


Photocopied transcripts of letters written by Wilma Stevens Hawkins, a 1933 graduate of the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing (now the Columbia University School of Nursing), to family members while employed as a nurse at the American University Hospital in Beirut, 1934-1939. Hawkins also taught nursing at the university.

Besides describing her work in the hospital and nursing school, Hawkins wrote of her frequent trips throughout Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, and Palestine.


Wilma Stevens Hawkins

Date [inclusive]: 

1934-1939 [compiled, c.1980?]

Physical Description: 

1 v. (169 p.)



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