Telegram from Wilder Penfield to Helen Kermott Penfield, March 26, 1916.
Date:
1916-03-26
Description:
This is a typewritten telegram from Wilder Penfield to “Helen Cromtt” (presumably Helen Kermott Penfield). The telegram indicates that while Wilder ad been aboard the S.S. Sussex when it was attacked by a German U-boat, he was safe and alive. The telegram was sent in response to a newspaper article which had stated that had not survived the attack. The telegram was sent on March 26, 1916.
Physical Description:
text.telegram.black and white 18 x 21.5 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series C (Correspondence) -- Sub-Series C/D (Correspondence, domestic)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Telegram from Wilder Penfield to Helen Kermott Penfield, March 26, 1916. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series C (Correspondence) -- Sub-Series C/D (Correspondence, domestic) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved October 18, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9503
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Creator:
Penfield, Wilder, 1891-1976.
Notes:
Transcription reads: C86CH PK Dated 26, Paris 8, HELEN CROMTT, 264, Downer College Milwaukee Wisc, Safe, Penfield, 125PM March 26th 1916." The handwriting beneath states: "Lame 44". The stamped area to the right states, in handwriting and stamped: "L3145 by Telephone No L3145, Telephoned to H (?), Time 828 AW, By W to be."

Telegram on Western Union Cablegram Stationary.

Call Number:
D-C/D 21-2/1