W. E. McGillicuddy Diary
Dr. W.E. McGillicuddy’s diary describes his voyage from New York to Liverpool, England; the journey across England to Southampton, where he crossed to France; and the trip through France to Vittel, a village 35 miles from the Western Front. The diary is a day by day account of his experiences on theFront. He describes the quality of life in WW I hospitals, including daily routine, problems, patient care, and the physical and social means people used to cope. The diary also notes the number of patients coming in and out of Vittel hospitals over a period of time, patient transportation, diseases, and evacuation and destruction of hospitals. There is a name index to the diary in the collection.