Franklin

Papers, 1915-1976

Author/Creator:
Tram, Rose A., 1905-
Publication:
1915-1976
Format/Description:
Other
1 linear feet.
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Arrangement:
By subject.
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- medical care.
Military nursing.
Form/Genre:
Awards.
Certificates.
Photographs.
Clippings.
Correspondence.
Biography/History:
Rose A. Tram (1905-19 ) had her nursing training at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, New York, and graduated in 1926. She spent the next sixteen years at St. Mary and in private duty. In 1942, Tram volunteered to serve in the Army Nurse Corp, where she directed the Nursing Service of the 235th General Hospital in France during World War II. She had the rank of major when she left the army after the war.
Summary:
The Rose A. Tram papers consists of Tram's official Department of War records, reports and correspondence to commanding officers, certificates and commendations, and many photographs of her service in the United States and Europe. Materials documenting her pre-military career include state registration certificates and other documents from her training days and early creer in Rochester.
Finding Aid/Index:
Unpublished finding aid in repository.
Cited as:
Rose A. Tram Papers, Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.