Mary Ward photographs of West Africa
Scope and Contents
A collection of loose prints by various photographers. All relate to the life and career of Mary Alexandria Ward, MBE, RRC (1866-1965). Most of the captions are from information supplied by Dr Rachel Elliott; those in brackets are descriptive captions prepared by the Librarian.
- 1866 - 1965
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Biographical / Historical
Mary Alexandria Ward was born in 1866. After nursing training in Tottenham, she was on the staff of the Princess Christian Hospital in Sierra Leone, 1892-1897, was in Government service in Nigeria from 1899-1917 (during which she took charge of the base hospital at Cape Coast during the Ashanti Campaign of 1900) and from 1917-1930 was again at the Princess Christian Hospital as Honorary Matron. She died in 1965.
37 item(s) (37 images)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Dr Rachel Elliott in 1985-86.
This collection level description was entered by KS and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Ward, Mary Alexandria, 1866-1965, nurse
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