Guide to the Lenna E. Brown Baird Papers 1917-1943
Cage 99

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Baird, Lenna E. Brown
Title
Lenna E. Brown Baird Papers
ID
Cage 99
Date [inclusive]
1917-1943
Extent
2.0 containers.
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, memoranda, clippings, photos, and other papers re: soldier's relief.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 99, Guide to the Lenna E. Brown Baird Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Lenna E. Brown Baird was born in Shanghi, Illinois, Nov. 21, 1868, the child of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Brown. She died at Spokane, Washington, Dec. 22, 1945. She married Thomas Wiley Brown, born Biggsville, Illinois, June 24, 1896, at Alexis, Illinois. In 1910, she moved to Spokane, Washington, where, among other activities, she was active in several civic groups, including the Red Cross Canteen during and after World War I.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of Lenna Baird include office files from the Spokane, Washington, Red Cross Canteen, correspondence from servicemen, and photographs taken in both the United States and in Europe.

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Arrangement note

The papers are arranged with related materials drawn together in several sequences such as office files, personal correspondence, photographs, and so forth.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1989

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Additional records of the Spokane Red Cross Canteen are deposited at the Eastern Washington State Historical Society in Spokane, placed there by Edith Smith, another Red Cross staff member.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • American National Red Cross. Spokane Chapter

Personal Name(s)

  • Baird, Lenna E. Brown--Archives

Subject(s)

  • Medicine and health
  • Military
  • Photographs
  • Washington (State)
  • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives
  • World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross

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General note

Lenna Baird ca. 1918

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Collection Inventory

Spokane Red Cross Canteen files 

Box-folder

 1917 

1 / 1

 January-June, 1918 

1 / 2

 July-December, 1918 

1 / 3

 1919 

1 / 4

 1920-1943 

1 / 5

Undated letters, memoranda, map, and exhibit items 

1 / 6

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Soldier mail 

Box-folder

 January-June, 1918 

1 / 7

 July-December, 1918 

1 / 8

 1919 

1 / 9

 1919-1921 

1 / 10

Undated 

1 / 11

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Box-folder

Red Cross overseas employees' letters, 1918-1919 

1 / 12

The War Mothers League of America, August, 1917 

1 / 13

Mrs. T.W. (Lenna) Baird's "adopted" son, Martin J. Broswick, 1917-1918 

1 / 14

Photographs by Martin J. Broswick, Germany, 1919 

1 / 15

Spokane, Washington, Red Cross Canteen, troop train data, 1918 

2 / 1

Spokane, Washington, Red Cross Canteen, troop train data, 1919 

2 / 2

Spokane, Washington, Red Cross Canteen, photographs, 1918-1921 

2 / 3

Spokane, Washington, Red Cross Canteen, photographs of workers, 1918-1919 

2 / 4

Spokane, Washington, Red Cross Canteen, photographs of train service, 1918-1919 

2 / 5

Photographs sent of Lenna Baird by her "boys", 1918-1919 

2 / 6

Picture post cards, U.S.A., 1918-1919 

2 / 7

Picture post cards, Europe, 1918-1919 

2 / 8

Photographs of naval troopship USS Sebrony 

2 / 9