Five years in Syria

Abstract: 

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.

Creator: 

Wilma Stevens Hawkins

Date [inclusive]: 

1934-1939 [compiled, c.1980?]

Physical Description: 

1 v. (169 p.)

Collection: 

Access: 

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