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Papers of Emma Colebourn Cannon

Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

This collection holds photocopies of official documents relating to Emma Colebourn Cannon's service in the Navy Nurse Corps. Included are her appointment to the Nurse Corps on 29 March 1918, discharge paper dated 8 March 1922, and 1922 Civil Service rating.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Papers of Emma Colebourn Cannon, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--History--Sources
United States. Navy--Women.
United States. Navy Dept. Nurse Corps.
Nurses--United States.


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Published: Tue Apr 23 09:41:20 EDT 2019