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Frances G. Hoppin Papers, 1917-1918

Title
Frances G. Hoppin Papers, 1917-1918
ID
MS 00121
Extent
0.18 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1917-1918 of Frances G. Hoppin who opened the Red Cross Grenelle Dispensary in Paris, France in 1917, one of about 30 civilian dispensaries administered by the Red Cross in Paris at that time. This accession consists of both personal papers and records relating to the dispensary.

Included are two journals in which Frances Hoppin recorded both her personal experiences as well as business items relating to the dispensary.  Also included is a 3-page report on the dispensary, detailing supplies, itemized expenses and salaries, and the number of people treated, etc.; personal and business correspondence, newspaper clippings in French and English, postcards, a program for classes in social hygiene,  miscelleneous ephemera, and a photograph of a nurse with bedridden children at the Grenelle Dispensary in Paris, France.

Creators
Hoppin, Frances G.
Grenelle Dispensary (Paris, France)
Subjects
American Red Cross in France
Grenelle Dispensary (Paris, France)
Women--Diaries
World War, 1914-1918--France--Paris
World War, 1914-1918--Medical care--France
World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross
World War, 1914-1918--Women
Genres
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence
Diaries
Financial records
Photographs
Postcards
Receipts (financial records)
Reports
Visiting cards
Languages
English
French

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
12/03/2007.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Carmen Valentino..
Purchase.  Originally Mss. Acc. 2007.108.
Preferred Citation
Francis G. Hoppin Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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