Wylma J. Callahan Ade autobiography

Wylma J. Callahan Ade autobiography

Dates: 2002

Typewritten autobiography. Ade was born in Iowa in 1920. She served as a nurse in the United States military from 1942 to 1946. She served on the island of Espirutu Santo in the New Hebrides and in other areas as well. She also writes about her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ade worked for many years as a public health nurse and retired in 1979.

  • Extent: 1 item (11 pages)
  • Creator: Ade, Wylma J. Callahan, 1920. -- Latter-day Saint Nurses at War Project
  • Call Number: MSS 2610
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Wylma J. Callahan Ade must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2610; Wylma J. Callahan Ade autobiography; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2610, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to Special Collections by Patricia Rushton.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Patricia Rushton; 2003.
Subject Terms
Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Mormon women--Biography; Nurses--United States--Biography; Ade, Wylma J. Callahan, 1920-; Latter-day Saint Nurses at War Project
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Ade (Wylma J. Callahan)
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-24 09:41:46 -0700.
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Ade was a Mormon nurse during World War II.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts