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Pauline Gardner Palmer materials


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Pauline Gardner Palmer (1900-1952) was a Captain of the Women's Army Corps during World War II. She was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the daughter of William E. Gardner and Emily Hogarth (Covert) Gardner. She married Hugh Palmer and they had one son, Covert G. (Coco) Palmer. Palmer died in a car crash in Jacksonville, Florida, on her birthday in 1952.

This collection contains materials, primarily printed, concerning conditions for the Women's Army Corps during World War II, specifically relating to Pauline Gardner Palmer. Materials include pamphlets, papers, cover sheets, and records of interviews.

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

The Pauline Gardner Palmer materials were purchased by Special Collections, Haverford College in 1996 from Peter Masi Books. Accession # 6091.

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed April, 2019.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexandra Stern
Finding Aid Date
April, 2019
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Pauline Gardner Palmer materials, 1940-1954.
Box 59

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