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COLLECTION Identifier: H MS c134

Sarah Case papers

Scope and Contents

Consists of photographs and notebooks from Sarah Case's World War I experiences as a nurse at Harvard Medical School's Base Hospital No. 5 in Châtel-Guyon, France.


  • 1916-1925


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access requires advance notice. Contact Public Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in the collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting any third-party copyright holders for permission to reproduce or publish. For more information on the Center's use, publication, and reproduction policies, view our Reproductions and Use Policy.


0.5 cubic feet (1 half document box, 1 flat document box.)

Biographical / Historical

Sarah Valete Case (born 1884) graduated from Mercy Hospital Nursing School in Baltimore, Maryland in 1911, and served as a nurse in France during World War I at the Harvard Medical Unit Base Hospital No. 5.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifted to the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine by Marie R. Scott in 1999 (Accession #1999-045). Gift agreement updated to the Harvard Medical Library in 2004.

Processing Information

Processed by Charlotte Lellman in January 2021. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.

Case, Sarah Valete, 1884-. Papers, 1916-1925: A Finding Aid
Charlotte Lellman
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

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