Letter from Robert I. Lee to Ella Lowell from Base Hospital No. 5, January 24, 1918.

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Title

Letter from Robert I. Lee to Ella Lowell from Base Hospital No. 5, January 24, 1918.

Subject

World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives.
Harvard U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 5.

Description

Professor of Hygiene at Harvard, Roger I. Lee was a member of the Surgical Unit in 1915. He was a Major in the Medical Reserve Corps at the United States' entry into the war. Assigned to Base Hospital No. 5, Lee was its officer in command through most of 1918.
Late in his life, Roger I. Lee published these extracts from letters written almost daily to his then fiancée, Ella Lowell Lyman. They letters give a vivid portrayal of the ordinary experiences of camp life at Base Hospital No. 5.

Creator

Lee, Robert Irving, 1881-

Source

Roger Irving Lee, 1881
Letters from Roger I. Lee, Lt. Colonel, U.S. Army Medical Corps, 1917-1918

Publisher

Brookline, Mass. : Privately Printed, 1962.

Date Created

1918-01-24

Format

text

Extent

1 printed page.

Language

English.

Type

text

Identifier

D570.9 .L47 1962.

Provenance

From the Library of Harvard Medical School.

Files

0004142_dref.jpg

Citation

Lee, Robert Irving, 1881-, “Letter from Robert I. Lee to Ella Lowell from Base Hospital No. 5, January 24, 1918.,” OnView, accessed April 17, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17931.