Ward, Charlotte A.
Manuscript Collection: MS 0595
Agency History/Biographical note:
Charlotte Allen was born on December 11, 1880 in Longmeadow,
Massachusetts. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1903 and
taught at various schools until her marriage in 1907 to Edwin St.
John Ward, a surgeon and Professor of Surgery. They had five
children. For 25 years she lived in the Middle East while her
husband worked in various hospitals for the Red Cross. In 1931 he
became the medical director of the Hospital Cottages for Children in
Baldwinville. Charlotte Ward died on November 14, 1973 in Penny
Scope and Content:
The Charlotte A. Ward Papers contain diaries, correspondence, lists,
memoranda, biographical materials and photographs. Includes detailed
letters describing her life as the wife of a doctor and medical
missionary in Turkey, Lebanon and the United States, 1907- 1938.
Cite as: Charlotte A. Ward Papers, Mount Holyoke College,
Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley,
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted