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Letter from Katharine McLennan to J.S. McLennan

Dates of Creation: 4 Jun. 1916

Physical Description: 9 p. of textual records

Location: Beaton Institute Archives

Reference Number: 12.189.6B

Scope and Content: Item is a letter from Katharine McLennan to her father, J.S. McLennan, dated 4 June 1916. The letter, written a month into her time as a World War I Red Cross volunteer at the Hôpital de l'Alliance in Yvetot, France, describes her duties while working on night shift, and the activities that she would partake in during her free time. Katharine mentions the arrival of Helen Homans, a friend who would work alongside her for almost the entirety of the war, and talks of the suffering that she has seen so far in her work.

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