The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library

"A.P.O.-S.13."

About This Item

Title

"A.P.O.-S.13."

Subject

Physicians--World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Medical Care--Western Front
Medicine, Military
Hospitals, Military
United States. Army

Description

The Army Post Office. Outerbridge often wrote about major delays in receiveing mail and packages, wondering if the ship or submarine that was carrying them had been sunk.
Photograph from an album by Dr. George Outerbridge (1881-1967), a former fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, documenting his time serving in World War I with Pennsylvania Hospital Unit No. 10. in Le Tréport France. The album was donated to the Historical Medical Library by Mrs. Edward F. Harvey of Philadelphia on 6 July 1972. Mrs. Harvey found the collection in her home at 8 Summit Street in Philadelphia; this was a formerly the residence of George W. Outerbridge.

Creator

Outerbridge, George W. 1881-1967

Source

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1917-1919

Identifier

MSS_2_0138_3.2_39_1

Date Created

2016

Spatial Coverage

Le Tréport (France)

Temporal Coverage

World War I, 1914-1918

Original Format

1 photograph : B&W

Physical Dimensions

10 x 12.5 cm

Citation

Outerbridge, George W. 1881-1967, “"A.P.O.-S.13." ,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed December 18, 2018, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/6333.