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Collection TitleMC 49 Mabel Flood CollectionCreatorBooth Library
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Dr. Mabel Flood - Frances Mabel Flood, better known as Mabel, was born in Elmira on April 6, 1884 to Thomas and Frances Miller Flood.  In 1911, she  graduated from Buffalo Medical College.  After briefly working at a hospital in Buffalo, she returned to Elmira in 1912 and opened her own practice.

In 1917, Mabel, along with her cousin Dr. Regina Flood Keyes, joined the American Red Cross and established the American Women’s Hospital in Monastir, Serbia.  Mabel returned to the United States in 1920 and married Alfred Heath of Liverpool, England, whom she met on the ship back, on August 31, 1920.  The Heaths returned to Elmira where Mabel re-established her medical practice and Alfred went into the dry cleaning business.  The couple had a daughter Marjorie Louise in 1922.  Dr. Mabel Flood Heath died on April 26, 1923 from complications following an operation for appendicitis.  On May 3, 1927 she was posthumously awarded the Order of St. Sava by King Alexander of Serbia.

Extent.5 Linear Feet
AbstractThis collection contains photographs and documents associated with Dr. Mabel Flood. 

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - A Catalogue of Entries of the Great Inter-State Fair, Elmira, NY, September 1-9, 1891.BookletA0201
An article from the Elmira Herald about Dr. Mabel Floods relief work in the Balkans. She and her cousin travel to Serbia to start a hospital, and now the hospital is one of the best in the whole country. Dated: June13th, 1919.ArticleA0101
A newsletter from the American Women Physicians in Serbia. Recognizes all the work they have put in, especially that of Dr. Flood. Dated: February 20th, 1920.NewsletterA0102
A poem written by Mabel Flood on the back of her doctoral parchment. Titled, Ye Ode to Mabes Dorg. No date.DocumentsA0202
A program from the First Presbyterian Church, Elmira, N.Y. Dated: November 28th, 1908.ProgramA0203
A business card all in Arabic, with a serial number on the front of it. No date.BookletA0204
A booklet of Comparison of the Customs Law of 1883 with the New Law of 1890. Prepared under the direction of the committee on finance, U.S. Senate. Dated: 1890.BookletA0301
A booklet of San Diego County and of the Hotel del Coronado. A place Mabel Flood must have visited at one time. No date.BookletA0401
The cabin passenger list for "Espagne," a trip from New York to Bordeaux, November 3rd, 1917.BookletA0402
The Citrus and Fruit Belt of Southern Arizona, by Cameron King. A guide from someone riding the train. Dated: 1887.BookletA0403
A pamphlet from A Winter Health Resort, El Paso, Texas. Dated: 1888.PamphletA0404
A pamphlet made for tourism. Titled, El Paso on the Rio Grande. "On The Nile of America, The Home of The Grape." No date.PamphletA0405
A portrait of one of the members of the flood family. No date.PortriatA0501
A trait of Mabel Flood. Used as a Christmas card to friends and family. Dated: 1915PortriatA0502
A photograph of the women of the graduating class of 1904 at Elmira Free Academy. Mabel Flood is glued into it in the very front row.PhotographA0503
A photograph pf a man named F.R. Buckley. On the backside, it says it was taken from Norwalk, Connecticut.PhotographA0504
A photograph of Mabel Flood. There is no date and no description.PhotographA0505
A photograph of Mabel Flood. There is no date and no description.PhotographA0506
A destroyed photograph of a man on a horse. There is no date and no description.PhotographA0507
A photograph of Mabel Flood. There is no date an no description.PhotographA0508
A photograph of two women in a motor vehicle. There is no date and no description.PhotographA0509
A photographed postcard sent to Mabel Flood from her friend Dzagi Stoianovitch. Dated: July 21st, 1919.PostcardA0510
A photograph of an elderly woman. There is no name, date or description.PhotographA0511
A photograph of Mabel Flood and another woman walking in a field. There is no date or description.PhotographA0512
A photograph of two soldiers. There are no names, there is not a date and no description.PhotographA0513
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