Finding aid created by: --
Date: Jan 1967
|22 Oct 2009||converted to EAD (MRC)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||McCaul, Ethel Rosalie Ferrier, 1867-|
|Title:||Ethel McCaul Papers|
|Quantity:||1.5 linear ft.|
|Abstract:||Papers of the English nurse during the Boer War, who later published the diary of her experience of the Russo-Japanese War under the title: Under the care of the Japanese war office. Collection includes correspondence (1901-1937); manuscripts and other material relating to her 1904 trip to Japan and Manchuria; photographs.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Ethel Rosalie Ferrer McCaul (1867- ) was an English nurse who served in the Boer War. In 1904, she undertook, by the sanction of Queen Alexandra, a special mission to Japan and Manchuria in order to obtain information about the workings of the Japanese Red Cross in the Far East. She kept a diary of her trip, which was published in 1904 as Under the Care of the Japanese War Office.
The Ethel McCaul Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, published material, and photographs.
Correspondence includes incoming and outgoing as well as some correspondence of others. Subject files consists of memorabilia, published material, and photographs. Manuscripts consists of manuscripts for McCaul's book, lectures, notes, and a few manuscript by others on related topics. Published material contains clippings about McCaul.
All material is arranged alphabetically with the exception of outgoing correspondence, which is arranged chronologically.
The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.
Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.
The general circulating collection has a copy of McCaul's book, Under the care of the Japanese war office, call number DS517.9.M15
McCaul, Ethel Rosalie Ferrier, 1867-
Under the care of the Japanese war office.
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 -- Hospitals.
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905.
Genres and Forms
Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts for publication.
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Ethel McCaul Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
|Box 1||Tadasu Hauashi|
|Box 1||Charlotte Knottys|
|Box 1||Koto Kuroda|
|Box 1||La Belle Sauvage|
|Box 1||Wemyss Reid|
|Box 1||Victoria, Princess|
|Box 1||Awards and tributes|
|Box 1||Calling cards|
|Box 1||Hospitals (Japan)|
|Box 1||Legal papers|
|Box 2||Yoshio Markino|
|Box 2||William C. Pakenham|
|Box 2||Picture postcards|
|Box 2||Union Jack Club|
|Box 2||Under the care of the Japanese War Office|
|Box 3||Given at Corn Exchange 1907|
|Box 3||A universal religion with no dogmas|
|Box 3||The Red Cross Society|
|Box 3||Untitled (6 items)|
|Manuscripts of others|
|Box 3||Eaton, Peter / Pages from a Japanese Diary 1877|
|Box 3||Hope, Robert Charles / Index to the 129 Buddhist Deities of Japan 1896|
|Box 3||Pakenham, William C. / Diary of Pakenham's trip to Russia 1880s|
|Box 3||Tsudzumi, Tsuneyoshi / Japanese Art (2 folders)|
|Box 3||Newspaper clippings about|