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"A Sunday in June," by Edith Stanforth

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P658

Overview

Edith Stanforth's reflections on her work as a public health nurse in Ulysses, Kansas, written on a Sunday in June 1938.

Dates

  • July 1938

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Biography of Edith Stanforth

Edith Stanforth was born in Kansas about 1882. In the summer of 1938, she was employed as a public health nurse in Ulysses (Grant County), Kansas, where her duties included community health care and education, as well as transport of undernourished children to Legionville, a facility supported by the American Legion.

Extent

1 folder : 2-page typescript

Scope and Contents

The 2-page typescript is a third person account by Edith Stanforth of her work as a public health nurse in Ulysses (Grant County), Kansas. Written on a Sunday in June 1938, Stanforth's account describes her community service, the area's dust storms, and a local family's adversity in seeking proper health care. "July 1938" is written on the typescript, which also bears the author's signature.

Physical Location

RH MS P658

Separated Materials

Separated from book: Kansas Dust Storms, RH E221, Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library.

Title
Guide to "A Sunday in June," by Edith Stanforth (Public Health Nurse, Ulysses, Kansas)
Subtitle
"A Sunday in June," by Edith Stanforth
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2006 Finding aid encoded by mh, 2006
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4061433476
Preferred citation
"A Sunday in June," by Edith Stanforth (Public Health Nurse, Ulysses, Kansas), Kansas Collection, RH MS P658, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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