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Memories of an Army nurse in World War II, 1944-1945

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2609

Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Ora Mae Sorensen was born in 1922 in Taylor, Texas and married Edmond Preston Hyatt in 1945. Many letters addressed to family memers have been typed into the autobiography which largely describes her military service as a nurse. She served mainly in the Pacific area.


  • 2002


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Memories of an Army nurse in World War II, 1944-1945 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Hyatt was a Mormon woman who served as a nurse during World War II.


1 item (17 pages)

Custodial History

This item was donated by Patricia Rushton to Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Patricia Rushton; 2003.


LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).

Register of Memories of an Army nurse in World War II, 1944-1945
Rose Frank
7 April 2011
Description rules
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States