Susan Nichols Pulsifer collection, 1918-1974
Collection Scope and Content
This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, biographical material and articles.
Susan Nichols Pulsifer lived in Harpswell, Maine with her husband, poet Harold Trowbridge Pulsifer. She was a nurse during the first World War and together with Anne Morgan, built and maintained a maternity hospital in the Arras section of France. The Pulsifers adopted two English children and she was instrumental in the passage of the Mercy Ships for Children legislation that allowed European children to be transported to the United States during World War II. She published several books of poetry.