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These are original handwritten letters to and from Florence Nightingale, famous for being a pioneer English nurse. Topics include her health, her work and her interests in India and its irrigation systems, her mother's death, her correspondents' work and affairs (particularly Mr. Burton's children's institute), and other topics. Correspondents include, among others, Colonel James Fife, Alice Hepworth, F. H. Butler, and Mr. Burton. Also amongst the materials are dried flowers gathered from Cathcart's Hill in the Crimea. This correspondence is part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives.

Creator: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
Date: 1856 - 1897 (bulk 1877-1897)

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Florence Nightingale correspondence - 1 [Box 1 Folder 5]

Item Number: 223260
Call Number: Menninger Historic Psychiatry Coll., Nightingale, Box 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223260

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