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Diaries of Army Service in France


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

It includes some school papers and letters to his parents away on vacation; a detailed diary of his experiences in France during and after World War I; diaries of many fishing trips; personal correspondence (and carbons of replies) mostly from the 1950s and 1960s; much American College of Surgery correspondence (and carbons of replies) from 1955 to 1970; material concerning St. Luke's Hospital (including a first fifty year history of the establishment); correspondence and reports of other organizations and activities in which Dr. Estes took a leading part; notes and typescripts of speeches he presented to the American College of Surgeons, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and other organizations; pamphlets and material on other semi technical interests; many typescripts and rewrites of his technical papers; reprints of his technical papers from the professional journals; (also reprints of Dr. Estes Sr. papers); many plates of illustrations for his papers on hernia and duodenal ulcer; all of his diplomas and certificates; and other material including a phonograph recording and a reel to reel tape of a presentation. A complete bibliography and Curriculum Vitae are found in Box 3, Folder 1.


  • Creation: 1895-1971


Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.


From the Collection: 9.5 Linear Feet (18 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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