Elda Marie Schreiber Hill papers

Elda Marie Schreiber Hill papers

Dates: 1938-1992

Contains the papers of Elda Marie Schreiber Hill relating to her training as a nurse and later her service as a nurse in the U.S. navy. Includes government-issued pamphlets, booklets and documents as well as World War II-era newspapers and newspaper clippings. Also contains some of Elda Hill's personal papers, including official certificates, programs, a scrapbook, and an oral history. Materials dated 1938-1992.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hill, Elda Marie Schreiber, 1916-2004
  • Call Number: MSS 8614
  • 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.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Elda Marie Schreiber Hill papers 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 8614; Elda Marie Schreiber Hill papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8614, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This collection was donated by the family of Elda Marie Shreiber Hill in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Elda Marie Shreiber Hill family; 2014.
Subject Terms
Politics, Government, and Law; Military; Women and war--United States; Hill, Elda Marie Schreiber, 1916-2004
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Processing Information
Processed; Clarissa McIntire, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Hill (Elda Marie Schreiber) papers
Finding Aid Author
Clarissa McIntire
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-17 12:11:24 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Elda Marie Shreiber Hill (1916-2004) was a trained nurse who served in the Navy in World War II.

Elda Marie Shreiber was born November 9, 1916 to Alfred and Helen Lucinda Smith Shreiber. She attended Coplay School Elementary and High School and later the Temple University School of Nursing. Elda served as a nurse in the Navy W.A.V.E.S. (Navy Women's Reserve) during World War Two from 1942 to 1946. The highest rank she received was the rank of Lieutenant. She married Kenneth Thomas Hill on June 18, 1946. Together they had two children, Ken and Barbara Joyce.

Elda Hill passed away on January 17, 2004.

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