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Sara Corning archival package

This packages includes: 

1- Articles

1.1- Article titled, “Forever in her Debt”. Dated May 2001. Source: Corning Connections newsletter.

1.2- Article titled, “Save the Children”, written by Sara Corning. Source: Lumni Bulletin.

1.3- Article titled, “Saving the Kids”. Dated March 8, 2004. Source: MacLean’s Magazine.

1.4- Article titled, “Behind the Scenes of the Sarah Presentation”. Source: Mary Anne MeHaffey.

1.5- 37th Parliament session speaking about the accomplishments of Sara Corning. Dated March 23, 2004. Source: Parliament documents.

1.6- Article titled, “Woman Decorated by Prince Philip’s Uncle is well known Resident of Yarmouth County”. Dated August 1959.

1.7- Press release for a reception honoring Sara Corning. Dated April 6, 2004. Source: House of Commons.

1.8- Article titled, “Sara Corning (1872-1969): she lived to serve others”. Dated May 20, 1997. Source: The Vanguard.

1.9- Article titled, “Cheggogin Lady Recognized by King George”. Dated July 27, 1923. Source: Yarmouth Telegram.


2- Certificates awarded to Sara Corning

2.1- Certificate from the American Academy of Immortals

2.2- Certificate from the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital Training School for Nurses in Hanover, New Hampshire.

2.3- Certificate for Registration of Nurses.

2.4- Certificate from the American Relief Committee.

2.5- Certificate from the Boston Floating Hospital.

2.6- Certificate from the Kimball Union Academy in New Hampshire.

2.7- Certificate from the U.S. Department of Labor.

2.8- Certificate from the United Baptist Woman’s Missionary Union of the Maritime Provinces.


3- Letters

A collection of letters written by Sara Corning to her cousin & others.


4- Life details

4.1- Update on Sara Corning’s work in 1897.

4.2- Details about the medals Sara received for her work.

4.3- Heritage Home information sheet of Sara’s house.

4.4- Biography of Sara


5- Photographs

14 photographs of Sara


6- Other

6.1- Documentation about the Armenian community and the work Sara did

6.2- Sara’s feature in Ripley’s Believe or it Not

6.3- Information on the ship Sara came back on

Sara Corning archival package

  • All material found in these packages is owned by the Yarmouth County Historical Society and is housed at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives (22 Collins Street, Yarmouth, NS). Credit must be given to, Yarmouth County Archives. 

  • Once ordered, you'll receive a message to download and open the zip file with all the material of this archival package. 

    All material in this archival package are in PDF and JPEG formats. 

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