Telegram from Wilder Penfield to Wilburt Cornell Davison, March 25 1916.
Date:
1925-03-25
Description:
This telegram is from Wilder Penfield to Wilburt Cornell Davison. The telegram affirms that Penfield is safe following the torpedo attack upon the S.S. Sussex, and that [Elizabeth Baldwin] (the Baldwin family’s living daughter) is still unconscious. On the back side of the telegram are the handwritten mailing addresses of Walter Crescent in Bourdeaux and the Victoria Hospital in Dover.
Physical Description:
text.telegram.black and white 13.8 x 21.8 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Sussex Series
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Telegram from Wilder Penfield to Wilburt Cornell Davison, March 25 1916. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Sussex Series . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved July 22, 2024 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9463
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 on the front reads:

"Dover Town S 16 CR
Davison Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford,
quite safe tell interested people,Badlwin family living daughter unconscious,I have knee but not bad, Penfield".

Transcription on the back reads:

"Walter Crescent, (?) Faerlie Clark, 10 Walter Crescent, 365 & 368 (?), Bourdeaux, Victoria Hosp., Dover, Weston Heights W.P."

Call Number:
Sussex Box 181