David Wiegand Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1192

Abstract

Papers of David Wiegand, staff member of the 300th General Hospital (the "Vanderbilt Unit"), stationed in Naples, Italy during WWII. Colelction includes three pencil drawings of 300th officers, a "Pomes and Poems" booklet, a Christmas 1942 Camp Forrest booklet, a soldier's guide to Naples, a European Victory Day celebration pamphlet, and a postcard depicting the hospital. 8 items in all.

Dates

  • 1942 - 1945

Creator

Notes about Access to this Collection

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Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by History of Medicine Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University or is retained by the authors of specific published items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

David Ayers Wiegand was born August 7, 1914 in Rochester, Monroe County, New York. A World War II veteran, he was a member of the 300th General Hospital stationed briefly in Tunisia and later in Naples, Italy. An automobile mechanic, he owned a service station in Rochester for many years. He died in Rochester on April 17, 1988.

Extent

0.83 Cubic Feet (One oversize flat storage container (17"x 21" x 4"))

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Donated by daughter Beth Wiegand Starzynski in three separate donations 2010-2012.

Separated Materials note

Large pencil drawings placed in oversized box along with file folder containing other materials. Box located in EBL Vault

Processing History

processed on Unknown Date

Title
David Wiegand Papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
History of Medicine Collections Staff
Date
2012-01-25
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Contact:
Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


 

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