Waugh, Helen

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Waugh, Helen

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        Dates of existence

        ca. 1896 - n.d.


        Helen Waugh was born ca. 1896 and became a nurse in the United States. There are few known details about Waugh's life, although it is known that she was a practicing nurse in Portland, Oregon, before moving on to Hempstead, New York in 1939, where she was employed at St. Giles Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled Children.


        Residence: Portland, Oregon, USA (1939)
        Residence: Hempstead, New York (1939-n.d.)

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        Medical nurse throughout the 1930s and 1940s.

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        General context

        Most of what is known about Waugh is derived from letters she had written to Dr. Lawrence Broe of Haney, British Columbia.

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        Broe, Lawrence (4/4/1882 - 25/6/1949)

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        CA MRM LB

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        Type of relationship

        Broe, Lawrence is the friend of Waugh, Helen

        Dates of relationship

        1931 - 1947

        Description of relationship

        The full nature of the relationship between Waugh and Broe is unknown but it appears to have been a long-distance romance spanning over a decade. As all details have been inferred from the letters written to Broe, dates are approximate.

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        CA MRM HCW

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        CA MRM

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        Dates of creation, revision and deletion

        Created: November 19, 2021




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            Created by Gordana Dimovska, Archivist. As details on Waugh's life are sparse, revisions are possible if more information comes to light.