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The Resource Florence J. Martin military decorations

Florence J. Martin military decorations

Label
Florence J. Martin military decorations, 1918-1924
Title
Florence J. Martin military decorations
Inclusive dates
1918-1924
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes Florence J. Martin's World War I French Medal of Honor and correspondence regarding the medal ranging from 1918-1924
Biographical or historical data
Florence J. Martin was born on November 15, 1876 in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She trained to be a nurse at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Because of her experience and reputation as a nurse in Indianapolis she was appointed Chief Nurse of Lilly Base Hospital Number 32 in Contrexville, France during the latter part of World War I. Her duties there ended in 1919. She received the French Medal of Honor in 1918. Upon returning to Indianapolis she took a job at Indianapolis Industrial Clinic where she worked until retirement at the age of eighty-four.Martin died in 1963 at the age of eighty-six.Source: Indianapolis Star 16 Oct. 1955: Star Magazine 26. "Florence J. Martin." Indiana BiographySeries, Indiana State Library, volume 62, page 45.
Cataloging source
ISL
Location of other archival material
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: V334: Florence J. Martin World War I scrapbookL112: Blanche Liffick Morton papers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martin, Florence J
  • Military decorations
  • Nurses
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
Label
Florence J. Martin military decorations
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1934
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/03/13 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2017/03/13 by Lauren Patton
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21078587
Extent
0.02 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn988326947
  • (OCoLC)988326947
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Florence J. Martin military decorations
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1934
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/03/13 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2017/03/13 by Lauren Patton
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21078587
Extent
0.02 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn988326947
  • (OCoLC)988326947
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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