Five incoming letters to Ada Burkhart Ziegler, a nurse who served as a medical missionary at the Mennonite Home for the Aged in Eureka, Illinois and later taught on the faculty of La Junta Mennonite School of Nursing in La Junta, Colorado. ALl correspondence is addressed to Ada Burkhart, as Ziegler did not marry until later in life.
(1) From J. D. Smith, Superintendent of the Mennonite Home for the Aged, indicating the recommendation of Ms. Burkhart by D. H. Bender and informing her that the Mennonite Home for the Aged requested her service, and asking whether she intended to accept the position.
(2) From Allen H. Erb of La Junta Mennonite School of Nursing, commending Ms. Burkhart on her service and reminding her to follow the doctrine of Christ and the training program, including the adherence to modest dress ("be an especial example on the custom or style of short sleeves and low necks").
(3) From "Mary Alice" describing a recent trip to Goshen, Indiana and her imminent departure for India to perform mission service.
(4) From "Mary Alice" regarding her voyage to India.
(5) From Allen H. and Stella Erb offering condolences on the occasion of Burkhart's father's death.
Also includes a 1922 commencement program from La Junta Mennonite School of Nursing.