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Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Chase, Adaline, 1900-1975
Title:
Adaline Chase papers
Date:
circa 1900-1975
Call Number:
MC 2
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Adaline Chase was a public health nurse and nurse educator who was instrumental in establishing the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. This collection documents her nursing and education career, along with her professional organization activities and her personal life.
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Adaline Chase papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Fagin, Claire M., 1926-2000
Title:
Claire M. Fagin papers
Date [inclusive]:
1926-1996
Call Number:
MC 95
Extent:
19.3 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Claire Fagin is an internationally renowned nursing leader. She was Dean of the School of Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania and interim president of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection includes her personal and professional papers, including correspondence, speeches, publications, photographs, and artifacts.
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Claire M. Fagin papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Mereness, Dorothy Ann, 1910-1991
Title:
Dorothy A. Mereness papers
Date [inclusive]:
1910-1991
Call Number:
MC 55
Extent:
3.5 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Dorothy Ann Mereness, R.N., Ed.D., F.A.A.N., was Dean of the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania from 1965 to 1977 and a pioneer in the development of psychiatric nursing. This collection consists of personal papers and institutional files. The personal papers document Mereness's professional development. Although largely incomplete, the organizational files show the extent of Mereness's involvement in the development of nursing at both regional and national levels.
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Dorothy A. Mereness papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Downs, Florence S., 1925-2005
Title:
Florence S. Downs papers
Date [inclusive]:
1938-2005
Call Number:
MC 130
Extent:
6 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Florence S. Downs (1925-2005) was nurse scholar, researcher, and educator. She served as Associate Dean at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and established Penn's nursing doctoral program. She later became editor of the journal Nursing Research. These materials include personal and professional correspondence, photographs, publications, and artifacts.
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Florence S. Downs papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Lynch, Theresa I., 1896-1994
Title:
Theresa I. Lynch papers
Date [inclusive]:
1896-1986
Call Number:
MC 102
Extent:
1.4 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Theresa Lynch (1896-1994) is remembered as the first Dean of the independent School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. The bulk of this collection is related to the Penn School of Nursing, but also includes personal correspondence, speeches, awards, biographical sketches, and photographs.
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Theresa I. Lynch papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Adaline Chase, 1897-1978, was born and raised in Lynn, Massachusetts. She graduated from Whiting High School in Lynn (1915) and enrolled in Mount Holyoke College as a member of the Class of 1919. In the fall of 1919, Chase entered Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing in Boston where she received her formal nursing training. She met the state registration requirements in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania earning the title of "Registered Nurse" in both states.

Following her training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Chase began her career as a public health nurse for the American Red Cross as well as working as a private duty nurse in Milford, New Hampshire. In 1927, Chase became Assistant Director of the Visiting Nurse Association in Waterbury, Connecticut. The following year she accepted the position of Teaching Supervisor at Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing. In 1931, Chase moved to Providence, Rhode Island to become the Educational Director of the District Nursing Association. To further her career as a nurse-educator, she enrolled in Columbia University's Teachers College and earned her Master of Arts degree in 1937.

Chase then moved to Philadelphia where she was instrumental in establishing a School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, where she served as Assistant Professor of Public Health Nursing (1937-1949) and as Associate Professor of Nursing Education (1949-1962). She retired as Associate Professor Emerita in 1962. Chase was active in many local, state, and national professional organizations as well as a number of philanthropic associations. She was a member of, among others, the American Nurses Association, the National League for Nursing, the Pennsylvania Nurses Association, and a Fellow in the American Public Health Association.

Biography/History

Claire M. Fagin, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., and dean of the School of Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania, 1977-1991, is a leader of nursing with international reputation.

Fagin was born in New York City in 1926. She received her B.S. from Wagner College School of Nursing in Staten Island, New York (1948), M.A. from Teacher's College, Columbia University, and Ph.D. from New York University (1964). Her dissertation, "The Effects of Maternal Attendance during Hospitalization on the Behavior of Young Children", received national attention. She served as the director of the graduate program in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at New York University from 1965-1969. She then served as chair and professor of the department of nursing at the Herbert Lehman College of the City University of New York from 1969 to 1977, during which time she developed a new baccalaureate nursing program that prepared nurses for primary care practice. In 1977 she assumed the position as dean of the School of Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania. Among her many accomplishments is her appointment as director of the Health Professions Institute of Lehman College and the Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center (1975), president of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, member of the Institute of Medicine, advisor for the World Health Organization, and as the first female board member of Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company. Under her leadership as dean at the University of Pennsylvania, the School of Nursing became a well-known and respected institution, visible both domestically and internationally. Fagin is the editor of several acclaimed books in the fields of psychiatric and pediatric nursing, including Family Centered Nursing in Community Psychiatry: Treatment in the Home and  Nursing in Child Psychiatry. She has written numerous scholarly articles and papers and has given many speeches.

Fagin retired as dean and became dean emerita of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing at the end of 1991. After her time as dean, she still taught and continued to be active with many professional and corporate organizations. She was president of the National League of Nursing, served as committee member of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, served on an advisory panel on nursing of the World Health Organization, as well as a served in a leadership position at the Provident Mutual Insurance Company, and member of the Institute of Medicine and member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. From 1993-1994, Fagin was interim president of the University of Pennsylvania.

Biography/History

Dorothy Ann Mereness, R.N., Ed.D., F.A.A.N., was Dean of the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania from 1965 to 1977 and a pioneer in the development of psychiatric nursing.

Born 1910 in Kearney, Missouri, Mereness started her career as an elementary school teacher in Las Animas, Colorado. However, in 1938 with "parental scorn", as Mereness later recalled, she resigned her position as sixth grade teacher to become a nurse, a profession that her father had earlier forbidden her to enter, and enrolled at the Frances Payne School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.

Only after two years at Case Western Reserve did Mereness's interest in psychiatric nurse develop. During the summer of 1940 she took psychiatric and communicable disease nursing. This class was among the first to use the textbook Psychiatry for Nurses by Dr. Louis L. Karnosh, a professor at Case Western Reserve and Director of the Psychiatric Division of Cleveland Hospital. Karnosh's work fascinated Mereness. She often traveled across town by public transportation to hear Karnosh's lectures, and she eventually became co-author and finally sole author of Karnosh's book. Even after Mereness stopped authoring the popular textbook, now in its thirteenth edition, the publishers kept her name as part of the title.

After graduating from Case Western Reserve in 1941, Mereness became Instructor of Psychiatric Nursing at City Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, a position that she accepted only after learning that Dr. Karnosh had recommended her. However, Mereness stayed at City Hospital for four years. The War Department listed her position as "essential," since few medical personnel were qualified to treat soldiers suffering from the traumas of war. When the war ended, Mereness left Cleveland City Hospital to explore other professional opportunities. After a brief stay as Educational Director of a hospital-based nursing program, Mereness returned to psychiatric nursing, a specialty that she held to for the rest of her career. Mereness enrolled in the graduate psychiatric nursing program at the University of Pittsburgh,

and became part of the faculty upon graduation. Later an innovative approach to psychiatric care at the Massachusetts Health Center, which involved nurse/patient therapeutic interactions, aroused her interest and on that account Mereness accepted a position at Boston University.

However, after only a year in Boston, Mereness left to pursue her doctoral studies at Teacher's College, Columbia University. During this period, Mereness co-wrote the graduate psychiatric nursing curriculum for New York University. Before even finishing her dissertation, Mereness became Head of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing at NYU. After ten years at the University, Mereness moved south to Philadelphia to be the Dean of the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.

Throughout her career, Mereness devoted herself to the full development of her chosen profession. From 1965-1969, she hired four black faculty members at Penn, a bold and imaginative action given the circumstances of the times. Mereness also strongly believed that it was essential to participate in nursing organizations. Even while serving as Dean, she chaired numerous committees of various nursing organizations including the National League for Nursing and Nurses' Educational Funds. After her retirement in 1977, Mereness continued her amazing volume of work. She served as Emeritus Professor at Penn until 1979, taught for a year part-time at Villanova University, and was Educational Advisor for the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing from 1981 to 1984. From March 1984 until just a year and a half before her death, Mereness served as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Nurses' Association.

Mereness published more than 45 articles and books between 1951 and 1991. Her last article was published posthumously in Nursing Outlook. She was the recipient of many awards including distinguished alumni awards from every nursing program that she attended and honorary doctorate from Villanova and Holy Family College in Philadelphia. She was also honored by the American Nurses' Association, the Pennsylvania League for Nursing, and the Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing. Mereness died at 80 at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia after a brief illness during the Spring of 1991.

Biography/History

Florence S. Downs’ distinguished career as a scholar, mentor, editor, researcher and educator shaped the foundation of nursing through her writings and active involvement in nursing education and research. Downs was born in New York on August 20, 1925, the daughter of Charles H. and Marion R. Gregory Downs. She received a diploma from St Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1947 and worked for six years as a public health nurse in New York City. In 1960, while in the doctoral program in the College of Education at New York University, she held her first teaching position as instructor in the Division of Nursing. In 1964, upon completion of the Ed.D. degree, Downs was promoted to assistant professor and appointed Director of the Training Program in Psychiatric Nursing. In 1968 she was promoted to associate professor and appointed Director of Post-Master’s Programs and Research. She was promoted to professor in 1972 and remained at New York University until 1977. Under her direction, the first computer-based course in the country was developed at New York University. Downs also secured the first federal support under the Nurse Scientists Program awarded to a nursing program. For the first time, students could receive scholarships for doctoral study in nursing rather than in anther field.

In 1977, Downs was appointed Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. At Penn she was responsible for establishing the doctoral program, the first in nursing at an Ivy League university. At Penn, Downs also obtained the first federal funding in the form of a doctoral emphasis grant. This grant supported faculty and student research as a means of strengthening the doctoral program. In 1994, Downs retired to become professor emeritus. She remained active with universities nationally and internationally as a visiting professor and as a consultant on graduate curricula and research.

In 1979, Downs accepted the editorship of the journal Nursing Research and remained editor until 1994. She was the first academic editor. Her scholarship and expertise in research and methods reflected wit and wisdom in at least 27 of her editorials. During her tenure as editor of this foremost research journal, both the circulation of the periodical and knowledge of the field was brought to new heights.

Downs was the author and co-author of several books. She published three editions of A Source Book of Nursing Research with Margaret Newman and wrote A Handbook of Research Methodology. She published 80 articles including editorials focusing on scholarship and research in nursing. She also presented numerous papers at conferences, conventions and universities.

She was active with several professional organizations in nursing. Downs served on the Commission on Nursing, Council of Nurse Researchers, for the American Nurses Association, and on the National League for Nursing Research Committee. She was associated with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Maternity, Infant Care-Family Planning Project.

During her life Downs was recipient of many honors including the National League for Nursing, Martha E. Rodgers Award for Scholarly Contributions to Nursing Science; Sigma Theta Tau, Elizabeth M. Miller National Award for Excellence in Research, and was inducted as a ‘Living Legend’ into the American Academy of Nursing.

Florence S. Downs died September 8, 2005.

Biography/History

Theresa I. Lynch (1896-1994), R.N., Ed.D was an educator, administrator, practitioner, and author whose foresight, determination, and confidence to fight the conservative establishment enabled her to become a pioneer in the development of the nursing profession.

Lynch was born in a family of five children in Winchester, Virginia, on August 9, 1896. Her father was a lawyer and her mother a "great social and civic leader.” With objections from her parents, who believed that nursing was inappropriate for "a lady,” Lynch chose nursing as her career and earned a diploma in nursing from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania training school in 1920. Her experience in nursing combined with an earlier degree in education enabled Lynch to become director of nursing at the Willard Parker Hospital of Communicable Diseases in New York. Lynch later left Willard to become director of an innovative new program at New York University which focused on the teaching of nursing theory. After six years at NYU, Lynch was recruited by her alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, to direct its nursing program. In this capacity, Lynch completely reorganized the nursing program.

She was instrumental in the establishment of the School of Nursing as a Division of Medical Affairs in 1944. Lynch, however, was not satisfied with the arrangement. She fought the male-dominated leadership that was opposed to an independent school of nursing. Lynch won the battle. In 1950, an independent School of Nursing was founded at the University of Pennsylvania, and Lynch was immediately named its dean.

Lynch recognized the value of publications as evidenced by her textbook, Communicable Diseases Nursing, which has been translated into different languages including Japanese. She also co-authored  Poliomyelitis with Landow and Smith. The dean, who was always meticulously groomed, had a special interest in people who suffer from communicable diseases. Even in the course of preparing her textbook, she found time to travel to New York one day a week to practice at Willard Parker.

Lynch was also active in state and local branches of the American Nurses Association and the National League for Nursing. She held various titles, including one as Chair of the First Committee on Careers for the National League of Nursing, a role she handled splendidly for several years. Among her honors, she has been listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who of American Women, and received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Nurses' Alumni Association of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Lynch retired her position as Dean of the School of Nursing in 1965. Later she started a nursing school at Widener University. After her official retirement in 1972, she moved to Washington, D.C, where she stayed until she was too ill to live by herself. In 1980, she moved to Saunders House, a retirement home in suburban Philadelphia, where she remained until her death in 1994.

Scope and Contents

Despite its small size, this collection documents Chase's career from her training days in Boston to her post retirement activities in Philadelphia. Chase kept personal diaries of hospital training, manuscript drafts on issues relating to public health nursing, and other documents promoting the nursing profession in general. There is a good overview of her professional career and the advancements she made throughout her life. Her activities at the University of Pennsylvania are also well documented with correspondence files, teaching records, and related material about the development of an academic-based nursing education program.

There is one small file on the development of the Ruth Weaver Hubbard Foundation, established by the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia in 1956 in memory of its former director, of which Adaline Chase served on the board of directors. There are several files documenting her work with the Pennsylvania Advisory Committee for General and Special Hospitals. Chase's work with professional organizations are also well documented throughout collection. Later in her life, Chase became interested in nursing history, and she kept several files about nursing history in general and nursing history at the University of Pennsylvania in particular.

This collection also contains photographs, artifacts, and some publications. The 2 photographs are stored separately; the artifacts have been added to the artifact collection; the publications have been added to the book collection.

Scope and Contents

This collection spans Fagin's professional life, documenting both her educational and academic experiences prior to the appointment at the University of Pennsylvania and her work as dean and dean emeritus of the School of Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania and interim president of the University of Pennsylvania. Also included is an extensive collection of her speeches and articles and files documenting her association with various institutions other than the universities she attended or served. Included as well are important personal papers, correspondence, photographs, artifacts, and files of such sideline interest as involvement in New York City's West Side Urban Renewal Project through her local block association.

Scope and Contents

This collection spans Downs’ professional life documenting both educational and academic experience prior to appointment at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing as Professor, Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies and Professor Emeritus. Also included are collections of articles, books, papers, and files documenting her association with various universities, professional organizations and other institutions. Correspondence, photographs, diplomas and certificates are also included.

Scope and Contents

The Theresa Lynch papers consist of personal correspondence, speeches, awards, biographical sketches, and photographs. Information on the University of Pennsylvania's Nursing School, however, makes up the bulk of the collection. The institutional files include accounts of the early history of the nursing school, many written by Lynch herself, minutes, reports, information on the school's curriculum, correspondence, publications including course bulletins. The collection also include materials of the National League for Nursing and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Sponsor

This collection was processed with funds provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission as part of the Nursing History Processing and Cataloging Project.

Sponsor

This collection was processed with funds provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission as part of the Nursing History Processing and Cataloging Project.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Center with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.

Use Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Esther and Miriam Knoer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Claire M. Fagin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Accessions were received from various donors, including Susan B. Dickey, Louise Fitzpatrick, Joan Lynaugh, Jan Smith, and Neville Strumpf.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Lillian S. Brunner.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Faculty papers
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Nursing schools--Faculty
Personal Name(s)
  • Chase, Adaline, 1900-1975
  • Knoer, Esther and Miriam

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Faculty papers
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Nursing schools--Faculty
Personal Name(s)
  • Fagin, Claire M., 1926-2000

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Columbia University. Teachers College.
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Faculty papers
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Nursing schools--Faculty
Personal Name(s)
  • Mereness, Dorothy Ann, 1910-1991
Subject(s)
  • Psychiatric nursing

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Faculty papers
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Nursing schools--Faculty
Personal Name(s)
  • Downs, Florence S., 1925-2005

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Faculty papers
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Nursing schools--Faculty
Personal Name(s)
  • Brunner, Lillian S., 1910-1995
  • Lynch, Theresa I., 1896-1994
Subject(s)
  • Nursing.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Personal, 1915-1966.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of materials which reflect Chase's personal and professional life, including membership in professional associations. Her diaries cover daily activities from 1920 to 1932, although there are some gaps in the later years. Two unpublished manuscripts created by Chase for her graduate program at Teachers College and a 1934 radio script for WPRD radio in Providence, Rhode Island are also included in this series.

Box Folder

Biographical/Professional Information, 1953-1960.

1 1

Cash Books, 1935-1947.

1 2

Certificates, State Board of Registration.

1 3

Correspondence, General, 1956-1966.

1 4

Diaries, 1920-1932.

1 5

Educational Training, 1915-1953.

1 6

Manuscript, "Development in Rhode Island...", 1937.

1 7

Miscellaneous Pamphlets, 1935-1962.

1 8

Radio Script, "Nursing as a Profession", 1934.

1 9

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Series 2.  Nursing History, 1968-1975.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of 3 folders documenting Chase's interest in the history of the nursing profession later in her life. There is one folder on nursing history in general which includes correspondence and proposed course outlines in nursing history. Two folders focus on the development of the nursing program at the University of Pennsylvania with correspondencereceived by Ann L. Austin, Elizabeth Porter, and D. McKee; and miscellaneous notes, typescripts, manuscripts, and publications reflecting the history of the University's School of Nursing.

Box Folder

General University of Pennsylvania.

1 1

Correspondence, 1968-1975.

1 2

Miscellaneous Notes.

1 3

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Series 3.  Organizations, 1944-1975.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of Chase's organizational files. This includes the alumni association material from Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing; correspondence and minutes of the Advisory Committee for General and Special Hospitals (1963-1969), a division of the Pennsylvania Department of State; minutes from the Pennsylvania League for Nursing (1957-1958); and the Ruth Weaver Hubbard Foundation (1948-1956). Also included are course bulletins by the University of Pennsylvania's School of Education (1939-1944), correspondence and faculty/committee material from the School of Nursing (1948-1975), and a certificate designating Chase as an Emeritus Professor (1962). There is also one folder that consists of notes, correspondence, and certificates from professional associations.

Series 3.1.  Massachusetts General Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association.

Box Folder

Alumnae Directory (1905-1955), circa 1954-1956.

1 1
Quarterly Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association.
Box Folder

1938-1973.

1 2

1973-1977.

1 3

Series 3.2.  Pennsylvania Department of State, Advisory Committee for General and Special Hospitals.

Box Folder

Correspondence, 1963-1969.

1 4

Minutes, 1964.

1 5

Pennsylvania League for Nursing, Minutes, 1957-1958.

1 6

Providence District Nursing Association, Annual Reports, 1931-1932.

1 7

Ruth Weaver Hubbard Foundation, 1948-1956.

1 8

Series 3.3.  University of Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Certificate, 1962.

2 9

School of Education, Department of Nursing Education, Course Bulletins, 1939-1944.

2 10
School of Nursing.
Box Folder

Correspondence, 1948-1975.

2 11

Faculty/Committee Material, 1957-1961.

2 12

Faculty Review, Chase, 1944-1962.

2 13

Professional Associations, Miscellaneous.

Box
2
Folder
14

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Series 4.  Photographs, 1929-1962.

Scope and Contents note

Included in this series are a variety of candid snapshots; formal portraits of Chase, including one family portrait with Chase as a young child; images of activities by a professional association, possibly the Pennsylvania League for Nursing; and a formal group portrait of the Provident District Nursing Association form 1933.

Early Nursing Career.

Box Photo

Visiting Nurse holding infant during home visit, early 1900s.

3 1

Visiting Nurse attending mother and infant, home visit, early 1900s.

3 2

Baby lying on bathing table, early 1900s.

3 3

Baby sitting in baby-carriage, early 1900s.

3 4

Man holding baby, early 1900s.

3 5

Man holding baby, early 1900s.

3 6

Woman holding baby, early 1900s.

3 7

Woman standing outside building, March 17, 1929.

3 8

Woman standing outside building, March 17, 1929.

3 9

Woman standing outside building, March 17, 1929.

3 10

Two Women standing outside building, March 17, 1929.

3 11

Group of three women standing outside of building, March 17, 1929.

3 12

Group of four women standing outside of building, March 17, 1929.

3 13

Group, Visiting Nurses, Providence District Nursing Association, Providence, Rhode Island, March 4, 1933.

3 14

Visiting Nurse standing outside building, 1930s.

3 15

Group of Visiting Nurses outside building, 1930s.

3 16

Group of Visiting Nurses, outside of building, 1930s.

3 17

Group of Visiting Nurses, outside of building, 1930s.

3 18

Group of Visiting Nurses, outside of building, 1930s.

3 19

Group of Visiting Nurses, outside of building, 1930s.

3 20

Group of Visiting Nurses, outside of building, 1930s.

3 21

Group of students, University of Pennsylvania, Nursing, Fall 1939.

3 22

Group Picture, Pennsylvania Nurses Association, Nursing Awards, 1958.

3 23

Group of Nurses at Split Rock Lodge, White Haven, PA, 1950s.

3 24

Group, "Luncheon for Emeritus Professors", September 25, 1962.

3 25

Helen Ralston and Adaline Chase, Pennsylvania League for Nursing Convention, looking at "A Gallery of Student Nurse Cap", 1963-1964.

3 26a

Helen Ralston, with two women standing in front of exhibit commemorating Nursing Profession-U.S. Postage Stamp and Letter from President of United States, 1962.

3 27

Family Pictures.

Box Photo

Chase Family Portrait, Mother and Sisters Mary and Helen, and Adaline, 1890s.

3 28

Two ladies vacationing, 1930s.

3 29

Group of ladies vacationing, 1930s.

3 30

Countryside, 1930s.

3 31

Vacation Resort, 1930s.

3 32

Vacation Resort, lake, 1930s.

3 33

House and 1900s Ford Car, "Greeting's from the Mowerlyn", 1900s.

3 34

Group of ladies sitting on steps, "Greetings from the Mowerlyn", 1900s.

3 35

Young boy with dog, "Greeting from the Mowerlyn", 1900s.

3 36

Two women standing outside house, "Sold Sign" 45 Chelfield Road, May 31, 1947.

3 37

Portrait, Adaline Chase, Student Nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Class of 1922.

3 38

Portrait, Adaline Chase, Gradual Nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Class of 1922.

3 39

Portrait, Adaline Chase, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1932.

3 40

Portrait Adaline Chase, 1940s.

3 41

Portrait Adaline Chase, 1950s.

3 42a-b

Portrait Katherine Tucker, general Director, of Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, 1916-1929.

3 43

Portrait Katherine Tucker, 1939.

3 44

Portrait-Florence Nightingale (later life) compliments of W.B. Saunders Company, 1940.

3 45

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Personal records and papers, 1926-1996.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains personal documents such as birth certificate, passports, transcripts, diplomas, awards, etc., as well as diaries and correspondence. Also included in it is an autobiography.

Box Folder

Autobiography.

1 1

Birth certificate, photocopy, 1926.

1 2

Transcripts and other education records, 1940-1964.

1 3

Autograph book- "School Day Memories" of P.S.26 The Bronx, 1938.

1 3a

Autograph book- "Macombs, Junior High School", 1940.

1 3b

Passports, 1949-1979.

1 4

Speech engagements and correspondence, 1952-1961.

1 5

Personal, miscellaneous, 1952-1990.

1 6

Employment records, 1953-1980.

1 7

Wagner College commencement program, 1947.

1 8

New York University commencement program, 1964.

1 9

Correspondence.

Box Folder

Employment, 1951-1991.

1 10

Personal and miscellaneous, 1966-1992.

1 11

Daily Diary of European Adventure, 1949.

1 12

Traveling diaries, 1990-1991.

1 13

West Side Urban Renewal Area Project, 1961-1974.

1 14

Clippings, re: representatives of feminism, 1970-1975.

2 15

Holiday Greetings to Friends and Relatives, 1969-1978.

2 15a

Acrostic-by Thomas H. Middelton, completed by Claire Fagin, undated.

2 15b

Thinking of You A book of happy thoughts, includes handwritten messages to Claire Fagin, undated.

2 15c

Memo, incoming- Barbara R. Stevens, Vice President and Secretary, University of Pennsylvania, re: Nelson Shanks portrait artist, 1996.

2 15

Diplomas, Awards, and Certificates.

Box Folder

Wagner Memorial Lutheran College, Diploma for graduation from school of nursing, 1947.

2 16

Wagner Memorial Lutheran College, Diploma of Bachelor of Science, 1948.

2 16

Lehman Nursing Alumni, Life Member certificate, undated.

2 16

Wagner College Alumni Association, Alumni Achievement Award, 1973.

2 16

American Academy of Nursing, Fellowship certificate, 1975.

2 16

Nursing Education Alumni Association of Teacher College of Columbia University, award certificate, 1975.

2 16
American Orthopsychiatric Association.
2 16-16b
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Award, 1987.

2 16

Life Fellow certificate, 1990.

2 16

Sphinx Senior Society Membership Certificate, 1985.

2 16a

Appreciation of Service Certificate, National Mental Health Council, National Institute of Mental Health, 1987.

2 16b

Award from Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia, program, 1992.

2 17

Women of Courage Women's Way, Philadelphia, PA, May 29, 1990.

2 18

Phi Beta Delta, Distinguished Member Award Honor Society for International Scholars, 1991-1992.

2 19

Lillian D. Wald, Spirit of Nursing Award Visiting Nurse Service, New York, 1994.

2 20

Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences, certificate, March 9, 1994.

2 21

General Alumni Society, University of Pennsylvania, "For dedication as a source of pride for all alumni", May 14, 1994.

2 22

Hildegard Peplan Award American Nurses Association, June 11, 1994.

2 23

Kaplan/Landy Award, Hadassah National Center for Nurses Councils, 1994.

2 25

Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania 46th Annual Presentation, October 26, 1994.

2 24

The Nurse Health Study, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, June 1996.

2 26

15 Years of Service-Certificate of Appreciation, University of Pennsylvania, undated.

2 27

Honorary Degree, Magistrate Atrium. University of Pennsylvania, November 1, 1977.

2 28

Honorary Doctorate, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA, 1983.

2 29

Honorary Degree-Doctor of Science, Cedar Crest College, May 1987.

3 30

Honorary Degree-Doctor of Science University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, June 4, 1987.

3 31

Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1989.

3 32

Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws, University of Pennsylvania (citation but not diploma), May 19, 1994.

3 33

Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, Rush University, Chicago, IL, Loyola University of Chicago, Illinois, 1996.

3 34

Correspondence, program and newspaper clippings, 1996.

3 35

Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science, Loyola University, 1996.

3 36
Oversize

Institute of Medicine, membership certificate, 1980.

34

College of Physicians of Philadelphia, membership certificate, 1986.

34

Philadelphia Chapter of Hadassah, award, 1987.

34

New York University Division of Nursing, Award, 1990.

34

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Series 2.  Educational and academic experiences prior to 1977, 1951-1977.

Scope and Contents note

This series is of papers accumulated in the period when Fagin studied or worked at the Columbia University, New York University and finally Herbert Lehman College of the City University of New York. Included in it are class notes, teaching notes, master thesis, dissertation, and readings on various specific subjects in her major field.

Columbia University, Teacher's College.

Box Folder

Course outline in Inter-personal relations, 1951.

4 1a

Class notes, psychiatry, 1951.

4 2

Master thesis: "A Shift in Thinking", 1951.

4 3

Psychiatric Nurse Consultant for the National League of Nursing Education Study report "Desirable Functions & Qualifications for Psychiatric Nurses", 1953.

4 4

New York University.

Box Folder

Dissertation with abstract: "Rooming In and its Effects on the Behavior of Young Children", 1964.

4 5

Correspondence on the study of effect of hospitalization on young children, 1964-1969.

4 6

Correspondence, re: opportunities and challenges for psychiatric nurses, 1968.

4 7

Course material, re: psychiatric nursing, 1964.

4 8

Correspondence re: rooming in, 1965-1968.

4 9

Syllabi, nursing in child psychiatry I, undated.

4 10

Syllabus, "Theories on Adulthood", 1968.

4 11

Austen Riggs Center, consultancy report and correspondence, 1968-1969.

4 12

Herbert Lehman College, City University of New York.

Box Folder

Teaching notes, syllabus and correspondence, 1970-1978.

4 13

Teaching notes, courses taught at CUNY, 1975.

4 14

Search Committee for the Director of Nursing, memo and position description, 1973.

4 15

Lecture notes, childhood, undated.

4 16

Brochures, undated.

4 17

Nursing Courses Outline, 1972-1973.

4 17a

Council of Deans of Nursing of New York State, President's statements, 1975.

5 18

Reading material and articles collected.

Box Folder

Readings in parental and maternal behavior and attitude, 1941-1967.

5 19

Readings in child psychiatry, 1944-1965.

5 20

Readings in pediatrics and hospitalization, 1947-1965.

5 21

Readings in adolescent psychiatry, 1947-1964.

5 22

Readings in psychiatric nursing education, 1948-[1958].

5 23

Readings in mental health care and psychiatry, 1948-1978.

5 24

Assorted readings in psychiatry, 1957-1971.

5 25

Readings in moral ideology, 1964-1967.

5 26

Readings in nursing research and educational research, 1965-1968.

5 27

Readings in primary care, with correspondence, 1981-1984.

5 28

The Nurse as a Dynamic Factor in the Patient's Social Situation by Hildegard E. Peplau, 1952.

5 29

Recent Trends in Expanding Roles of the Nurse and "Reflections by a Retiring Dean" by Dorothy A. Mereness, 1970-1976.

5 30
Box Folder

Clippings: articles and statements on nursing, [1959-1981].

5 31

News clippings, 1966-1974.

5 32

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Series 3.  University of Pennsylvania, 1975-1996.

Scope and Contents note

This series documents Fagin's 15-year-long experience as dean of the School of Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania. It is one of the three major series of the collection. The series is divided into the following sub-series: dean and dean emeritus, interim president of the University of Pennsylvania, administrative, conferences, correspondence, fund-raising, international activities, teaching material, and involvement in the university-wide activities.

Dean and dean emeritus.

Box Folder

Appointment as dean of the School of Nursing, 1975-1976.

5 1

Interview with Dean Fagin by Graduate Forum, 1977.

5 2

Reportage of the dean, miscellaneous sources, 1977-1983.

5 3

Statement about the dean by the dean's secretary for the Yearbook, 1979.

5 4

CBS documentary "Nurse, where are you?", 1981-1982.

6 5

Send-off party program in honor of the dean's sabbatical leave, 1983.

6 6

Telephone interview summary with Dorothy Smith of Gainesville, Florida, 1984.

6 7

Recommendations.

Box Folder

1984-1987.

6 8

1988-1990.

6 9

Resignation as dean.

Box Folder

Correspondence, 1990-1991.

6 10

News clippings, 1990.

6 11

Reception and Entertainment, "The Gypsy Dear", 1991.

6 11a

Administrative, School of Nursing.

Box Folder

Statistics of student enrollment of the School of Nursing, 1976-1983.

6 12

Robert W. Johnson Foundation.

Box Folder

Grant Proposal, draft, 1977.

6 13

Correspondence, 1977-1979.

6 14

School of Nursing report to the Joint EPC/Budget Subcommittee, 1979.

7 15

Adjunct Clinical Preceptors.

Box Folder

Appointment form letters, 1979-1981.

7 16-17

List, 1981-1982.

7 18

Nursing Education Building, 1980-1984.

7 19

Psychiatric mental health section, correspondence, 1981.

7 20

Report from Dean's Desk re: international activities, 1982.

7 21

Century celebration program of "Psychiatric Nursing in Historical Perspective", 1982.

7 22

Psychiatric mental health nursing, section meeting minutes and personnel matters, 1982-1986.

7 23

Board of Overseers.

Box Folder

Agenda material, 1983.

7 24

Correspondence, 1986.

7 25

Cyclotron, correspondence, 1983-1986.

7 26

Dean's Award, 1984.

7 27

American Nurses' Foundation Distinguished Scholar program.

Box Folder

Correspondence, 1984-1985.

7 28

Plan, questionnaire, progress report and final report, 1984.

7 29

Fiftieth anniversary symposium, proceedings, 1985.

7 30

School of Nursing Alumni.

Box Folder

Schweiker Award, 1985-1988.

7 31

Newsletter, 1987-1994.

7 32

Budget Planning, 1987.

7 33

Registered Care Technologists.

Box Folder

Correspondence, 1984-1985.

8 34

Material Collected, 1988.

8 35
Box Folder

Nursing Executive Committee, correspondence, 1989.

8 36

Nassau Awards, list, 1990.

8 37

Conferences.

Box Folder

Women and Health conference, 1984.

8 38

National Health Constitutional Conference, 1984.

8 39

Nurses for the Future Conference.

Box Folder

Planning, 1986-1987.

8 40

Documents on 5 computer floppy disks, 1987.

8 41

Long-term Care Conference, 1987.

8 42

Invitational Conference to Develop Strategies for Attracting the Best and the Brightest.

Box Folder

Proceedings, draft, in two parts, 1987.

8 43-44

Nurse/Physician Collaboration Conference.

Box Folder

Proposal, 1988-1989.

9 45

Correspondence, 1989-1990.

9 46

Penn Leadership Conference, 1985-1986.

9 46a

Fiftieth Anniversary Research Symposium, 1986.

9 46b

Correspondence.

Box Folder

With faculty and staff of the School of Nursing, 1978-1986.

9 47

Joint Project with HUP School of Nursing, 1978.

9 47a

Personnel, 1983-1987.

9 48

Proposal to Smithkline Beckman Foundation, 1988.

9 49

Institute of Medicine, 1988-1989.

9 50

With House of Representatives, 1985-1989.

9 51

With Senators, 1985-1990.

9 52-57

With Pennsylvania Legislature, 1986-1988.

9 58

General, 1984-1996.

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1984.

9 59

1985.

10 60-61

1985.

10 62-64

1986.

10 65-69

.

Box Folder

1987.

11 70-71

1987.

11 72

1988.

11 73-75

1989.

11 76-77

1990.

11 78

January-September 1991.

11 78a

October-December 1991.

11 78b

1992-1993.

11 78c

1995-1996.

11 78

Fundraising.

Box Folder

Proposal to Independence Foundation, 1980.

11 79

Annual report on development activity, 1985-1986.

11 80

Development plan of the School of Nursing, 1986-1987.

11 81

Annual report, School of Nursing development, 1987.

12 82

Seminar "Caring for Your Future: Estate Planning for Nurses", 1987.

12 83

Campaign planning, 1987.

12 84

Proposal to the Florence Murray Charitable Trust, 1987.

12 85

Proposal to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 1987.

12 86

Biographical sketches of donors, 1987.

12 87

Correspondence.

Box Folder

1986.

12 88

1987.

12 89

Campaign News: Vol III. No.1992, Winter 1992.

12 89a

International programs and activities.

Box Folder

Israel trip, 1980-1982.

12 90

Nigeria exchange, 1981.

12 91

Egypt, correspondence re: Moustafa's post-doctoral program, 1981-1984.

12 92

Australia connections (Austin Hospital, etc.), 1981-1983.

12 93

Israel exchange program, 1982-1985.

12 94

Rebecca Bergman of Tel-Aviv University, 1983-1984.

12 95

Japanese Nursing Association, 1984.

12 96

Provost's Committee on Contacts with Japan, 1985.

12 97

Correspondence with Office of International Programs, 1985-1986.

12 98

News clippings.

Box Folder

Nurse shortage, 1986-1989.

13 99

Nurse education, 1986-1992.

13 100

Health care, 1987-1989.

13 101

Nursing Profession, Nursing courses teaching, 1992.

13 101a

Course 752: Issues of Nursing Leadership in Planning and Policy-making, 1986-1988.

13 102-104

Course 752: Issues of Nursing Leadership in Planning and Policy-making, 1989-1990.

13 105-106

University Square Health Care Practice, correspondence, 1979-1981.

13 107

Graduate recruitment retreat, 1983.

13 108

Council of Deans meeting, 1984.

13 109

President's retreat, 1986.

13 110

Council of Penn Women, correspondence, 1987.

13 111

Proposal for "Restructuring the Hospital Environment", 1988.

13 112

Provost.

Box Folder

Minorities at the University, correspondence, 1989.

13 113

250th anniversary.

Box Folder

International Colloquia, 1988.

13 114

Long Range Planning Committee-Report of Retreat, 1989.

13 114a

Alumni/faculty exchange, 1989-1990.

13 115

Visit by ex-president of Costa Rica, 1990.

13 116

Ralston-Penn Center Project, 1984-1987.

14 117

Day Hospital Project.

Correspondence.
Box Folder

May-September 1990.

14 118

October 1990.

14 119

November-December 1990.

14 120

January-February 1991.

14 121

Appointment Books.

Box Folder

1977-1979.

14 122

1982, 1984 and 1985.

14 123

1986-1989.

14 124

1990-1991.

15 125

1990-1993.

15 126-127

Other.

Box Folder

Penn Points, "Department of Nursing Education" (history), 1935.

15 128

Psychiatric Service Manual, National Institute of Mental Health, April 1953.

15 129

The Clinical Center of National Institute of Health, Newspaper Article and booklet, 1953.

15 130

5th Anniversary as Dean, January 15, 1982.

15 131

C.M. Fagin, Dean, 1977-1991 School of Nursing University of Pennsylvania (scrapbook), 1991.

15 132

Neo-Symbolic Art Show, It's for the Birds School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1986.

15 133

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series (booklets), 1986 and 1987.

15 134

Graduation Addresses, School of Nursing-University of Pennsylvania, 1986-1988.

15 135

Reflections, collection of poems- S.C. Boyer, 1988.

15 136

131st Anniversary Concert-Academy of Music, January 23, 1988.

16 137

Continuous Quality Improvement in Heath Care Service, August 1990.

16 138

A health care system-Utopian or Realistic, Anne Kibrick.

16 139

Newsletter, School of Nursing-University of Pennsylvania, Fall 1991.

16 140

Older nurses on Call in Elder Care Niche Senior/Orange, March 1992.

16 141

Children's Changing Access to Resources: A Historical Perspective D.J. Hernandez, 1994.

16 142

Protecting and Improving Quality of Care for Children under Health Care Reform Workshop Highlights, Institute of Medicine, 1994.

16 143

Interim President, 1993-1994.

Correspondence.
Box Folder

Announcement of Interim President-April, 1993.

16 144

Organization/Committees for the Interim President, June 1993.

16 145

Congratulations from friends and associates, 1993.

16 146-153

General incoming/outgoing, April-December 1994.

17 154

History of the University of Pennsylvania's Presidency, 1994.

17 155

Grievance-Galbally, 1994.

17 156

Grievance-Re: M. Amsterdam-November, 1994.

17 157

Grievance-Re: John Dever, December 16, 1994.

17 158

Re: ROTC, June 23, 1993.

17 159
Box Folder

Confiscation of Daily Pennsylvanian, newspaper clippings and memorandum.

17 160

Commission on Strengthening the Community, report and newspaper clippings, 1994.

17 161

Hasting Center Reports "Ethical and Social Issues in High-Tech-Home-Care", September-October 1994.

17 162

Holiday Greeting Card, December 1993.

17 163

Invocation-Rev. C.L. Pryor, 1993.

17 164

Pew Charitable Trust Visit, briefing materials, 1993.

17 165

Policies and Procedures, University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1994.

17 166

Planning retreat, Senior Planning Group, summary of progress, 1993-1994.

17 167

Remark by C.M.Fagin- convocation, faculty orientation and University council, 1993.

17 168

Remark by C.M. Fagin-Minority Alumni and Parents-Washington D.C., February 28, 1994.

17 169

Report on "Minority Permanence Trips", 1994.

17 170

Report of the President-Steering Committee of the University Council, September 22, 1993.

17 171

Social List of Trustees, 1993.

17 172

Schedules-Plan of the Day, June 1993 to June 1994.

18 173-177

Publications of President C.M. Fagin's activities.

Box Folder

Almanac, 1993.

18 178

Almanac, 1994.

18 179

Almanac- "Water Buffalo Case", April-May 1993.

18 180

Alumni Newsletter, School of Nursing, "First Nurse to Head Ivy League Institution", Fall 1993.

18 18

The Compass, Re: President C.M.Fagin, June 10, 1994.

18 182

Daily Pennsylvanian, "Editorial Cartoons", 1993-1994.

18 183

Daily Pennsylvanian, "Lighthearted Spoof", June 21, 1994.

18 184

Franklin Field Illustrated, October 23, 1993.

18 185

Franklin Field Illustrated, "Penn-Cornell; The 100th Meeting", November 20, 1993.

18 186

The Pennsylvania Gazette, October 1994.

18 187

Penn Arts and Sciences, Summer 1994.

18 188

Penn Engineering and Applied Science, Summer 1994.

18 189

Newspaper Clippings, 1993-1994.

19 190-197

President's Advisory Group Farewell Dinner, "Joined at the Elbow" (a skit lovingly dedicated to Claire Fagin and Marvin Lazerson), June 21, 1994.

19 198

Penn Club New York, "Founders' First Night Celebration", Poem for Claire Fagin, June 1, 1994.

19 199

Remarks by W.N. Kelly M.D. for C.M. Fagin and M. Lazerson, June 22, 1994.

19 200

Proposed book-by C.M. Fagin, PhD, RN-(strategies and experience as Interim President), 1993-1994.

19 201

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Series 4.  Addresses, papers, articles, and other publications, 1953-1995.

Scope and Contents note

Included in this series are the large number of addresses and papers Fagin presented on various occasions, the numerous articles published on various journals, and several monograph publications. It spans from 1953 to 1995.

Box Folder

Nursing in a Clinical Center for Medical Research, 1953.

19 1

Book Review "A Way to the Soul of the Mentally Ill", 1954.

19 2

Education for Democracy, [1955].

19 3

Why Not Involve Parents when Children are Hospitalized?, 1962.

19 4

The Case for Rooming in when Young Children are Hospitalized, [1964].

19 5

Programmed Instruction, 1965-1967.

19 6

The Nurse as a Therapeutic Agent, 1966.

19 7

Commentary, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing Vol. X, No 1., February 1966.

19 7a

Pediatric Rooming-in: Its Meaning for the Nurse with correspondence, 1966-1969.

19 8

Publication: The Effects of Maternal Attendance During Hospitalization on the Post Hospital Behavior of Your Children, 1966, with correspondence of 1964-1970.

19 9

Miscellaneous articles re: Nursing Education and Academic Programs, 1967-1987.

19 10

Psychotherapeutic Nursing, 1967.

19 11

Speech, untitled, re: the role of families in patient care, [1967].

19 12

Aspects of Child Psychiatry for Public Health Nurses transcript of a speech at a Conference, 1968.

19 13

Providing for Mental Health in Health Services for Children in the Six to Twelve Age Groups, 1968.

19 14

Suicide Prevention seminar presentation, 1968.

19 15

Implications for Nursing of the Recommendations of the Joint Commissions of Mental Health of Children, 1969.

19 16

Change speech notes, 1970.

19 17

Family-centered Nursing book reviews, 1970-1974.

20 18

Implications for Mental Health Professionals presented at Georgia Mental Health Institute, 1970.

20 19

Mental Health Goals for the 70s based on a paper by Claire Fagin, 1970.

20 20

Providing for Mental Health in Health Services based on Fagin's paper on health services to school-age children, [1970].

20 21

Articles re: mental health issues, 1971-1986.

20 22

Professional Nursing--The Problems of Women in Microcosm, 1971.

20 23

Separation Anxiety speech, [1971].

20 24

Baccalaureate Preparation for Primary Care, 1972.

20 25

Book Reviews, 1972.

20 26

Convocation Speech to Niagara University, 1972.

20 27

The Idea of Revolution in Nursing keynote address at the convention of the New York State Nurses' Association, 1972.

20 28

Nursing in Child Psychiatry, monograph, 1972.

20 29

Reflections on Nursing as a Career, 1972.

20 30

Baccalaureate Preparation of the Nurse as the Primary Health Care Worker, 1973.

20 31

A Course in Physical Assessment textbook, by Claire Fagin, et al., 1974.

20 32

Nurse's Rights, with correspondence, 1975.

20 33

Primary Care: Issues for Discussion Physicians Forum by Claire Fagin et al., 1975.

20 34

Can we Bring Order Out of the Chaos of Nursing Education? 1976.

20 35

Letters to New York Times, 1976.

20 36

The Medical Godhead Book Forum article, 1976.

20 37

Nature and Scope of Nursing Practice in Meeting Primary Health Care Needs, 1976-1977.

20 38

Ethical and Social Problems in Nursing Practice delivered at Graduate School of University Center, CUNY, 1977.

20 39

Columns from Health Affairs, University of Pennsylvania publication, 1977-1981.

20 40

The Future of Nursing Speech to PNA, October 19, 1977.

20 40a

Building a Network of Support in order to Strengthen the Position of the Dean, circa 1978.

20 41

Miscellaneous papers and addresses, 1978-1979.

20 42

Primary Care as an Academic Discipline, with correspondence, 1978.

20 43

Articles re: professional nursing, 1978-1988.

21 44

Articles re: video-film media, 1978.

21 45

Statements for "Poor Richard's Record", 1978-1982.

21 46

Introductory and greeting messages for conferences, commencements and nursing associations, 1978-1983.

21 46a

Nursing in the 80s (2 versions), 1979.

21 47

Refocus on Leadership, 1979.

21 48

Presentation on "Self-renewal--Mind, Body, Soul" to Philadelphia Presidents' Organization in Bermuda, 1979.

21 49

The Challenge to Primary Care Nursing (2 versions), 1980.

21 50

Health Policy in the Curriculum: Why Do We Need it? by Claire Fagin and Pamela Maraldo, 1980.

21 51

Miscellaneous speeches and articles, 1980.

21 52

Nurse-Physician Collaboration: Evaluation of a Nursing School--Medical School Joint Practice, [1980].

21 53

Nursing Trends in the 80s (2 versions), 1980-1981.

21 54

The Shortage of Nurses in the US, 1980.

21 55

The Shortage of Nurses in the United States manuscript with correspondence, 1980-1981.

21 56

The Shortage of Nurses in United States Journal of Public Health Policy, Vol.1, No.4., December 1980.

21 56a

Nurse-Physician Relationships: Games, Power, Realities keynote address for Jacksonville Health Education Programs, Inc., 1981.

21 57

Nursing's Pivotal Role in Achieving Competition in Health Care (3 versions), keynote address to American Academy of Nursing, with comments, 1981.

21 58

Psychiatric Nursing at the Crossroads: Quo Vadis?, 1981.

22 59

The Changing Role of Nursing, 1982.

22 60

Concepts for the Future: Competition and Substitution presented at Century Celebration of Psychiatric Nursing in Historical Perspective, 1982.

22 61

Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Nursing Research: A Critical Review, with correspondence to the publisher, 1982-1984.

22 62

The Economic Value of Nursing Research presented at Council of Nurse Researchers meeting, biennial convention of ANA, 1982.

22 63

The Economic Value of Nursing Research: A Critical Review by Fagin and B. Jacobson, [1982].

22 64

Elizabeth Austin oration, 1982.

22 65

Health Manpower Issues in Today's Marketplace Impact of Physician Surplus on Nursing presented at Hope Alumni Conference, 1982.

22 66

Impact of Changes in Federal Health Policy on Schools of Nursing presented at a meeting of Association of Academic Health Centers, 1982.

22 67

Nuclear Arms Race-- speeches with clippings, 1982-1986.

22 68

Nursing as an Alternative to High-cost Care, 1982.

22 69

The Quality of Nursing Journals as Rated by Deans of Nursing Schools (2 versions), 1982.

22 70

The Rights of Doctors, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals book review, 1982.

22 71

Significant Developments in American Nursing (2 versions), speech, 1982.

22 72

Concepts for the Future: Competition and Substitution, 1983.

22 73

The Dean and Faculty Development by Fagin and Diane McGivern, 1983.

22a 74

Financing for Quality by Fagin and Diane McGivern, 1983.

22a 75

Nursing as a Metaphor (2 versions), by Fagin and Donna Diers, 1983.

22a 76

Firings, Unhappiness: Main Reasons for Job Shifts by Nurse Heads by Cynthia M. Freund and Fagin, 1984.

22a 77

Leadership in Nursing: Who Takes the Leadership Where and How (2 versions), 1984.

22a 78

The Life Expectancy of Directors of Nursing by Fagin and Cynthia M. Freund, 1984.

22a 79

A Model for Effective Collaboration Between Organized Consumers and Nursing, [1984].

22a 80

Nursing Education--Its Perspectives into the 21st Century presented at Hiroshima (3 versions), with correspondence, 1984.

22a 81

Nursing Executives: Building Management Muscle by H. Robert Cathcart and Fagin, with correspondence, [1984].

22a 82

Primary Care as an Academic Discipline, 1984.

22a 83

Professional Women at the Interface: The Case of the Nurse, 1984.

22a 84

Women and Health: The Importance of Informed Consumer Choice, [1985].

22a 85

Consumer Choice, [1985].

22a 86

Institutionalizing Practice: Historical and Future Perspectives (3 versions), [1985].

22a 87

Keynote address to the AAN, Nursing Faculty Practice Symposium, with panel response, 1985.

22a 88

Public Policy Perspectives--Consumerism and Health: Whose Body is it Anyway? pamphlet, 1985.

22a 89

Freshman Convocation and Opening Exercises, September 3, 1985.

22a 89a

Implementing the Nursing Cost Advantage: A Nurse's Perspective, [1986].

22a 90

Institutionalizing Faculty Practice, 1986.

22a 91

Opening the Door on Nursing's Cost Advantage, [1986].

22a 92

The Research Agenda, [1986].

22a 93

Women's New Restriction of Choice, 1986.

22a 94

Continuing the Dialogue keynote address at the fourth annual Faculty Practice Symposium, Tucson, Arizona, 1987.

22a 95

Speech draft (2 versions), for the Council of Penn Women Planning Meeting, 1987.

22a 96

Articles re: National Health Care Issues, 1987-1990.

22a 97

The Visible Problems of an 'Invisible Profession', 1987.

23 98

Nursing As One Solution to the Nation's Health Problems. Forum , College of Physicians Philadelphia, PA, 200th Anniversary, April 1, 1987.

23 98a

Professional Women at the Interface (2 versions), 1988.

23 99

Today's Nurse Shortage remarks at the Reunion of the Johnson & Johnson-Wharton Program for Nurse Executives, 1988.

23 100

Commencement address at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1989.

23 101

Nursing Practice: What does the future hold? Hospital Education and Research Fund: Nurse of Distinction Conference, Albany, NY, May 10, 1989.

23 101a

Increasing the Number of Generalist Physicians Prepared for Practice in the 21st Century by G.T. Moore-critique by C.M. Fagin, 1989.

23 101b

Cost-effectiveness Revisited: 1981-1989.

23 102

Nursing Practice: What Does the Future Hold? prepared for Hospital Education and Research Fund: Nurse of Distinction Conference, Albany, NY, 1989.

23 103

Reforming the Health Care System, commentary on editorial, October 4, 1990.

23 103a

Charting Nursing's Future: Agenda for the 1990s, edited by L. Aiken and Fagin, 1991.

23 104

Remarks by Fagin at a gala in her honor at Hill House, 1991.

23 105

Address to the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, 1992.

23 106

Women and Nursing Today and Tomorrow Chapter 12, C.M. Fagin, United Hospital Fund, New York, NY (manuscript and rough draft), 1992-1994.

23 107
Oversize Folder

Congressional Record. Re: Nursing and refers to C.M Fagin's article, "The Myth of superdoc Blocks Health Care Reform-" [NOTE: Folder 108 has been filed in Oversize Box #34], 1993.

34 108
Box Folder

Letter to Editor, Nursing Outlook, re: Response to article by C.M. Fagin and Joan Lynaugh, in September/October 1992 Edition, 1993.

23 109

Welcome message to participant, National League for Nursing, 21st Biennial Convention-Boston, Program and Exhibitor Director, 1993.

23 110

Nursing Research, Medical College of Virginia, Hospital, Richmond, Speaker at the 6th Annual Celebration of Nursing, 1995.

23 111

Updated pieces:.

Box Folder

Adolescence from Nursing in Child Psychiatry.

23 112

New Knowledge from Research.

23 113

The Nurse and the School-aged Child.

23 114

The Nurse is a Person Too presented to industrial nurses at the New Haven Institute.

23 115

Primary Care: A Position Paper Fagin et al.

23 116

Nursing Program, Featuring C.M.Fagin- Asian Country, Program Announcement.

23 117

The Education of Clinical Nurse Specialist.

23 118

Universal Health Insurance, Medicare, and Nurses.

23 119

Marcus Welby is a Nurse Letter to the Editor.

23 120

Nursing in Child Psychiatry, edited by C.M. Fagin, book review-by J.J.Grove.

23 121

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Series 5.  Institutional associations, 1973-1994.

Scope and Contents note

This series documents Fagin's extensive involvement with various organizations other than the universities and colleges she attended or worked in. The organizations are arranged alphabetically. Among them are American Academy of Nursing, American Orthopsychiatric Association, Commonwealth Fund, Institute of Medicine, Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Health in the Eighties, National Institute of Mental Health, Provident Mutual Life Insurance, and World Health Organization.

American Academy of Nursing.

Box Folder

Report of the Governing Council, 1984-1985.

24 1

Annual Business Meeting, 1985.

24 2

Miscellaneous, 1984-1986.

24 3

American Orthopsychiatric Association Board.

Minutes and Reports.
Box Folder

1924-1975, 1984-1986.

24 4

March 1987.

24 5

October 1987.

24 6

Agenda material, October 1987.

24 7

Executive Committee, minutes, 1985-1986.

24 8

Meeting statistics, 1985-1986.

24 9

Correspondence.

Box Folder

1977-1985.

24 10

with presidential remarks, 1986.

24 11

1987-1988.

24 12

Newsletters, 1984-1986.

24 13

Presidential addresses, 1986.

24 14

American Refugee Committee, correspondence, 1985.

24 15

Commonwealth Fund.

Commission on Elderly People Living Alone.
Box Folder

Overview, [1987].

24 16

Agenda book.

Box Folder

May 14, 1986.

24 17

May 12-13, 1987.

24 18

Agenda, Minutes, Discussion, 1986-1988.

24 19

Correspondence.

Box Folder

1984-1986.

25 20

1987-1988.

25 21

1988-1990.

25 22

Report "Old, Alone, and Sick", [1987].

25 23

Health and Social Status Committee, agenda material, April 27, 1989.

25 24

Executive Nurse Leadership Program, minutes, agenda and correspondence, 1983-1986.

25 25

Correspondence, re: Dr. del Bueno's assessment project and miscellaneous, 1983-1985.

25 26

Daltex Medical Sciences, Inc., Correspondence, 1986-1990.

25 27

Hermann Biggs Society, 1973-1978.

25 28

Institute of Contemporary Art Board.

Minutes and agendas.
Box Folder

1985-1988.

25 29-31

Reports re: budget and funding, 1982-1988.

25 32

Correspondence and articles, 1985-1988.

26 33

Press coverage, 1988.

26 34

Institute of Medicine.

Box Folder

Fagin's Election to membership correspondence, 1979.

26 35

Correspondence re: Study on Nursing Education, 1980.

26 36
Correspondence.
Box Folder

1981-1982.

26 37

1983.

26 38

1984-1986.

26 39

1987-1988.

26 40

Meeting of the council, March 9, 1983.

26 41

Proposal for a study of "For-profit Enterprise in Health Care", with correspondence, 1983.

26 42

Annual report and program plan, 1985-1986.

26 43

National Academy of Sciences elections, 1985-1986.

26 44
Program committee meeting.
Box Folder

Minutes and agenda, June 9-10, 1986.

26 45

Members listing booklet, 1987.

26 46

Roles and training of health professionals meeting, agenda material, 1988.

26 47

Charter revision committee, 1988.

26 48

Charter and bylaws, 1989.

26 49
Box Folder

Johnson & Johnson-Wharton Fellows Program in Management for Nurses, Advisory Committee material with correspondence, 1984-1988.

27 50

Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Governing Board and Advisory Council Correspondence, 1983-1988.

27 51

Mayor's Commission on Health in the Eighties.

Box Folder

Prospectus, 1982-1984.

27 52
Committee on Income, Housing and Social Environment.
Box Folder

Final report, "The Effect of the Social Environment on Health", 1982.

27 53

List of members, undated.

27 54

Correspondence, 1982.

27 55

Correspondence and Meeting Minutes, 1983-1984.

27 56

National Institute of Mental Health.

National Advisory Mental Health Council.
Box Folder

Agendas, 1984-1987.

27 57
Minutes.
Box Folder

with correspondence, 1984.

27 58

with correspondence, 1985.

27 59

1986.

27 60

1987.

27 61
Box Folder

Member Lists, 1984-1988.

27 62

Mission Statement of the National Institute of Mental Health; Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration; and National Advisory Mental Health Council, 1985.

27 63

Report of the NIMH Director, 1985-1987.

27 64

Correspondence, 1985-1988.

28 65
Box Folder

Public Advisory Committees, brochure, 1987.

28 66

Task Force on Nursing, Summary Report, 1987.

28 67

Research Training Program, background information, 1948-1980.

28 68

National League for Nursing-Correspondence-Incoming/Outgoing, 1993.

28 68a

Pennsylvania Campaign for Choice, 1990.

28 69

Provident Mutual Life Insurance.

Box Folder

Board Minutes, 1980-1981.

28 70
Correspondence.
Box Folder

1977-1981.

28 71

1984-1989.

28 72
Box Folder

Proposal "Let's Keep Health Care Healthy", 1979.

28 73

Audit Committee Meeting Minutes, December 21, 1987.

28 74

Task Force on Competition, correspondence, 1981.

28 75

Task Force on Health, minutes, 1981.

28 76

Salomon Inc-Announcement-C.M. Fagin elected to Board of Directors, 1994.

28 76a

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Box Folder

Correspondence, 1978-1982.

28 77

World Health Organization.

Box Folder

Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centers for Nursing Development Towards HFA/PHC, minutes, by-laws, agenda, 1988-1989.

28 78

Strengthening Nursing and Midwifery in Support of Strategies for Health for All, 1989.

28 79

AIDS Feedback, 1989.

28 80

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Series 6.  Photographs and slides, 1943-1996.

Scope and Contents note

This series includes a portrait photo taken on Fagin's graduation from high school in 1943. The rest are mostly group pictures taken on various social or ceremonial occasions. Also included are some snapshots taken with her family and friends.

Oversize Photo

Graduation from Walton High School, 1943.

29 1

Pictures taken on special social or ceremonial occasions.

Oversize Photo

Accepting an award, December 1976.

29 2

With a bespectacled woman, December 1976.

29 3

On the panel of RWS meeting on "Primary Care as an Academic Discipline", 1978.

29 4

At a meeting with Marshall, Brobeck, and Leirter, 1978.

29 5

With Barbara Lowery (MISSING), 1979.

29 6

Two pictures at a social gathering, 1979.

29 7-8

Addressing an alumni meeting, 1979.

29 9-10

Sigma Theta Tau convention, Minneapolis, November 1981.

29 11

Group picture at an orthopsychiatric meeting, 1986.

29 12

Speaking on a rostrum, undated.

29 13

In mortars and gowns with two other women, undated.

29 14

At a conference with another panel member, 1987.

29 15

Accepting an honorary degree at the University of Rochester, 1987.

29 16-17

In gown after the Baccalaureate ceremony in 1991.

29 18-20

At WHO meeting, 1991.

29 21-22

At a Social gathering, undated.

29 23-24

With Doris Schwartz and with Bonnie Devlin at social gatherings, undated.

29 25-26

With Mimi Mahan, Andrea Hollingsworth, and Neville Strumpf in front of tent, undated.

29 27

At a social gathering, undated.

29 28

With representatives of American Nurses' Foundation, undated.

29 29

At an award ceremony and dinner party, undated.

29 30-33

In a CPR demonstration class, undated.

29 34-38

Group pictures on accepting an award from the VNA of Greater Philadelphia, 1992.

29 39-45

C.M. Fagin with the children looking at fish tank, undated.

29 46

Barbara Lowery, Claire Fagin and Anne Keane, 1970s.

29 47

Group of U.of P.School of Nursing Faculty, 1970s.

29 48

C.M. Fagin speaking to individual at meeting, 1976.

29 49

University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing Deans-Dorothy Mereness, Claire M. Fagin and Theresa Lynch, 1980s.

29 50

University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Faculty Group Picture (MISSING), 1978.

29 51

C.M. Fagin and Doris Schwartz (DUPLICATE OF p.25), 1980s.

29 52

C.M. Fagin, standing with gentleman on step of Nursing Education Building, undated.

29 53

C.M. Fagin and B. Lowery, Looking at Floor Plans, undated.

29 54

C.M. Fagin receiving congratulation (sitting behind desk), 1980s.

29 55

C.M. Fagin receiving congratulation (standing behind desk), 1980s.

29 56

C.M. Fagin cutting ribbon, University City Practice, 1980s.

29 57

C.M. Fagin Addressing a group meeting, -1980s.

29 58

Penn Nursing "50 Years of Excellence" procession of nurses in Academic robes, 1985.

29 59

Group picture (includes C.M. Fagin) outside Atrium, 3rd floor School of Nursing Building (copyright), undated.

29 60

Group picture of Commissions on Elderly Living Alone, (includes C.M. Fagin)(MISSING), undated.

29 61

Section Party, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, April 27, 1987.

29 62

C.M. Fagin, and two members of Philadelphia Council, Boy Scouts of America(MISSING), November 24, 1992.

29 63

C.M. Fagin at podium, "A Salute to Women Explorers" Luncheon (MISSING), November 24, 1992.

29 64

Ronald W. Reagan, President of the U.S.A., 200th Anniversary-College of Physician Philadelphia Forum, April 1, 1987.

29 65

C.M. Fagin, unknown person, and Martha Rodgers (MISSING), undated.

29 66

C.M. Fagin speaking to a conference group (MISSING), undated.

29 67

C.M. Fagin and Kiro Ku Minami, of Japan, W.H.O. meeting, Galveston, TX, 1990.

29 68

Group picture, last meeting, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars, April 1991.

29 69

ANA Convention photos (MISSING), June 1988.

29 70

Conference photos, Bellagio, November (MISSING), 1989.

29 71

C.M. Fagin, Mayor Ed Rendell, and Page Rendell, 1990s.

29 72

Bishop, William J; "Florence Nightingale's Message for Today" Nursing Outlook 8: 246-247, 1960.

29 73

C.M. Fagin, portrait (MISSING), 1960s.

29 74

C.M. Fagin, portrait, 1960s.

29 75

C.M. Fagin, Penn Meeting, 1978.

29 76

C.M. Fagin, portrait, 1970s.

29 77

Theresa Lynch, 1940s?.

29 78

Jessie Scott, U.S.P.H.S., 1970s.

29 79

Florence Nightingale, 1800s.

29 80

Physiology Lab, University of Pennsylvania-School of Nursing, 1984.

29 81

Clinical Nursing-Pediatric, student with two children in hospital setting, 1980s.

29 82

Clinical Nursing, Primary Care, student examining school age male with clinical instructor, 1980s.

29 83

Clinical Nursing, Anne Sullivan with student examining baby, Pediatric Nursing, 1980s.

29 84

Clinical nursing, nurse and physician with patient, hospital setting, 1980s.

29 85

ICN-Premature Infant Care Unit, healthcare individual-caring for infant, undated.

29 86

ICN-Premature Infant Care Unit, healthcare individual-caring for infant (DUPLICATE), undated.

29 86a

Historical photo-University of Pennsylvania Hospital, School of Nursing, early 1900s.

29 87

Nursing historical photographs (MISSING), 1800s-1900s.

29 88

Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania, Governor's Mansion, Harrisburg, PA, Claire M. Fagin, Ellen Casey, and unidentified person, October 1994.

29 89

Claire M. Fagin, individual photos- "Cadet Nurse", 1940s.

29 90

Group picture, "The Outcome of Hospital Restructuring" meeting Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy, 1996.

29 91

Richard and Laura Hayman, Ocean City, Maryland (MISSING), 1996.

29 92a-b

C.M. Fagin, Alumnae Dinner, undated.

29 93

C.M. Fagin, Alumnae Dinner, undated.

29 94

C.M. Fagin, with group of people, undated.

29 95

Casual pictures taken with or of family and friends.

29 1

Photographs, 5th Anniversary as Dean-School of Nursing, 1982.

29 2

Slides.

Oversize

Portraits and group pictures, 20 frames.

29

Charts and tables, 8 frames.

29

School of Nursing University of Pennsylvania progress, 1977-1990 and hospital statistics, 1990.

29

HUP, School of Nursing, First and Second Years, student nurses, 1886.

29

Negatives.

Oversize

(p.81) Physiology Lab.

29

(p.82) Clinical Nursing-pediatrics.

29

(p.86a) ICN-Premature Infant Care Unit.

29

First graduating class, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 1888.

29

(Box 29, f.3, p.90) Claire M.Fagin, Cadet Nurse Corps.

29

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Series 7.  Video and audio tapes of interviews, 1982-1994.

Scope and Contents note

Included in this series are two sets of video tapes and one set of audio cassette tapes that document the series of interviews on Fagin's personal experience conducted by Susan Reverby in the summer of 1982. A transcript is attached to the tapes. There are also taped talks on subjects of nursing and health care.

Box

Interview with Claire Fagin by Susan Reverby, 7 audio cassette tapes, June-August 1982.

30

Transcript of audio tapes 1 - 4.

30 1

Transcript of audio tapes 5 - 8.

30 2

U-Matic Video Tapes (& VHS copies).

30

8 U-Matic tapes (labeled "Claire Fagin / Doris Schwartz").

30

8 VHS copy tapes of Fagin/Schwartz interviews.

30

1 disk: Mini-Floppy Disk (missing?).

30

12 - 5.25 floppy disks-office files of C.M. Fagin (?).

30
Audio Tapes.
Box Cassette

Nurse-Physician Relationship: Games, Power, Realities- Address Jacksonville Health Education Programs, Florida (see also paper-Series IV-f.57), 1981.

31 1

WFLN-Ralph Collier interview with C.M. Fagin-about a recent book- "Take This Book to the Hospital with You" - patient relationship with nurse, physician, and hospital, undated.

31 2

Discurso-(Spanish), undated.

31 3

Radio-Time-91 FM WHYY-Discussion of content from the Conference "Abandonment of Patients", December 7, 1995.

31 4

Radio-Time-91 FM WHYY-Discussion of "Health Care Reform for Aging Population", undated.

31 5

Freshman Convocation-for Class of 1997, September 5, 1993.

31 6
VHS Video Tapes.
Box Tape

ANA-94 Honorary Awards Ceremony, Claire M. Fagin-Awarded Peplau Award (C.M. Fagin unable to attend ceremony), 1994.

31 1

Enter Nursing (history of nursing), December 22, 1989.

31 2

University of Pennsylvania-Clicktown Pictures, President Fagin- "Tyndall", undated.

31 3

Profiles in Medicine-NBC Today Show, Dr. Claire Fagin, June 10, 1993.

31 4

Rehearsal for Town Meeting "Strengthening Community", October 29, 1993.

31 5

University of Pennsylvania 1994 Commencement-Philadelphia local news coverage- (schedule included), May 19, 1994.

31 6

The Nurse of the Future New York State Nurses Association, 1994.

31 7

1 tape: Channel L Broadcast, talk on "Nurses of America", March 28, 1989.

31

2 tapes: "Nurses of America: Alternatives to NYC Healthcare", May 9, 1989.

31

1 tape: Channel L Broadcast, March 28, 1989; and "Alternatives to NYC Healthcare" May 9, 1989; "Alternatives to Healthcare" October 24, 1989.

31

50 Years of Excellence: The Penn's Perspective.

32

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Series 8.  Artifacts, 1979-1993.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains pieces of memorabilia, mostly award tablets from various organizations in recognition of Fagin's achievements and contributions.

Award tablets.
Box

Alumni Award, New York University Division of Nursing, 1979.

32

Founders Award, Sigma Theta Tau of National Honor Society of Nursing,, 1981.

32

Alumnus Award, 50th anniversary of nursing at New York University, 1982.

32

Award, American Nurses' Association Council in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 1986.

32

Award from Hadassah on its 75th anniversary, 1987.

32

Award from Association of Women Faculty and Administrators, 1991.

32

Award Statue, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1981.

32

A cut-and-paste cartoon piece on the selection of Claire Fagin as dean of the School of Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania, undated.

32

An ash-holder in honor of Claire Fagin's appointment as dean, undated.

32

An imitated wine bottle in honor of the fifth anniversary of Claire Fagin's deanship, 1982.

32

An aluminum cup entitled "Non-elitist visitor's drinking cup and administrative fund raising tool for the 1980s".

32
Academic hoods.
Box

Academic hood - Loyola University of Chicago, honorary degree of Doctor of Science, May 21, 1993.

33

Academic hood - black and gold, Doctor of Science, May 20, 1983.

33

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Unprocessed accretions.

Processing Information note

The Center has continued to receive accretions to the Claire Fagin collection. Please contact the Center for more information on research access to unprocessed materials.

Box

Artifacts (20 in total, ask Center for inventory).

36 & 37

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Personal, 1910-1991.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains Mereness's personal papers. It includes biographical information such as autobiographical writings, biographical sketches, resumes, obituary materials and newspaper clippings. Also included are Mereness's speeches and papers--mainly on the topics of the therapeutic role of nurses and nursing education--commencement addresses, awards, correspondence and programs in which she participated.

Biographical information.

Box Folder

Autobiographical sketches (includes MS for Fifty Years of Nursing and an oral history transcript edited by Patricia D'Antonio, PhD), 1968-1991.

1 1

Biographical sketches and resumes, 1976-1990.

1 2

Birth certificate, 1910.

1 3

Newspaper appearances, 1951-1985.

1 4

Obituary materials and correspondence, 1991.

1 5

Partial History of Mereness's family, undated.

1 6

Papers and speeches.

Box Folder

The Therapeutic Role of the Nurse "Factors Influencing the Psychiatric Nurse's Role and Function," circa 1958; "Improving the Emotional Aspects of Nursing Care," circa 1958 "The Nurse's Role in the Rehabilitation of the Mentally Ill," circa 1958; "Understanding the Psychological Needs of Patients and Families," 1958; "Nurse as an Individual in a Changing World," circa 1968; "Psychiatric Nursing in Today's Hospitals", 1959.

1 7

The Relationship of Professional Nursing to the Care of the Aged, 1962; "Implications of the Full Professional Role of the Nurse," circa 1962; "Bibliotherapy: Its Use in Nursing Therapy," October 1962; "The Potential Significant Role of the Nurse in Community Mental Health...," 1962; "What is Mental Health Content," 1963 "The Role of the Psychiatric Nurse in Therapy," 1963; "Improving Our Therapeutic Inter-personal Skills," June 1963; "The Role of the Nurse in Community Mental Health Centers," 1964.

1 8

"The Nurse in the Psychiatric Setting," 1965; "Improving the Nurse's Therapeutic Potential in Psychiatric Situations," 1967; "The Nurse's Developing Role in Community Psychiatry," March 1967; "Evolving Roles for the Nurse in the Psychiatric Situation," March 1967; "Family Therapy: An Evolving Role for the Psychiatric Nurse," April 1967; "Psychotherapeutic Nursing," May 1967; "Take a Look at Your Self Image and the Effects on Your Nursing Practice," June 1965; "Your Self-Image and Your Practice," January 1966; "The Practice of Therapeutic Nursing in the Clinical Setting and in the Community," July 1967; "The Nurse as an Individual Caring for the Alcoholic Patient," September 1967; "Identifying and Determining Patient Needs," March 1968; "The Image of the Professional Nurse," March 1969; "Maintenance of Optimum Mental Health...," March 1969; "Nursing-One Step Toward Total Individuality," October 1969.

1 9

The Potential Contribution of Nursing in Solving the Health Care Crisis, April 1972; "The Nurses' Role in Primary Care," March 1975; "The Psychiatric Patient's Right to Know," April 1976; "The Nurse's Use of Interpersonal Relationships as a Therapeutic Tool," November 1978.

1 10

Nursing Education.

Box Folder

Education for Meeting Changing Responsibilities in Psychiatric Nursing, 1964; "The Dynamics of Teacher-Learner Relationships," May 1965; "Your Education-Your Future," May 1966; "Providing a Democratic Educational Climate," June 1966; "The Nurse Faculty Member in a Diploma School Can Teach in a College Program," November 1968; "The Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs," May 1971; "Baccalaureate Education in Nursing," 1971; "An Overview of the Educational Opportunities Available to Nurses in the Middle Years," November 1974; "History of Nursing Educational Patterns and the Impact...," April 1974; "What Has Happened to the Philosophy of Integrating Mental Health Concepts into the Basic Curriculum", May 1976; "Evaluation and Research for Improved Graduate Education Curriculum...," February 1977; "Graduate Education, as One Dean Sees It," October 1975; "Meeting Health Care Needs Through Graduate Education in Nursing," August 1977.

1 11

General.

Box Folder

Nursing Travels the Road to Professional Maturity, circa 1959; "The Hospital Administrator's Role in Improving Patient Care" 1960; "Problems and Issues in Contemporary Psychiatric Nursing," 1964; "Looking Ahead at Psychiatric Nursing," 1966; "Psychiatric Nursing-Today and Tomorrow," October 1966; "The Dynamics of Change," October 1966; "The Changing Situation in the Health Care Picture," November 1970; "A Look at the Future with the Zodiac Nurse," November 1970.

2 12

Psychiatric Nursing: Past, Present and Future, October 1972; "The Growth of the Physician's Assistant and its Effect Upon Professional Nursing," 1972; "Historical Perspective: Nursing in the Twenty-first Century," April 1977.

2 13

Commencement addresses, 1952-1982.

2 14

Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society for Nurses, speeches, 1960-1973.

2 15

Mereness remarks introducing colleagues, 1971-1984.

2 16

Miscellaneous speeches and papers, 1960-1977.

2 17

Other Writings.

Box Folder

Reports on visits to foreign countries, 1977.

2 18

Textbook foreword, 1990.

2 19

Miscellaneous writings, 1977-1990.

2 20

Awards.

Box Folder

Award citations, 1976-1985.

2 21

Awards and certificates, 1952-1987.

2 22

Earned diplomas, 1930-1956.

2 23
FlatFile

Masters of Nursing diploma and Five certificates, 1948-1985.

5
Box Folder

Nursing and Teaching Certificates, 1930-1936.

2 24

University of Pennsylvania Emeritus Professor of Nursing certificate, 1979.

2 25

University of Pittsburgh Distinguished Alumni Award certificate, 1979.

3 26

Villanova University Honorary Doctorate degree, 1978.

3 27

Correspondence.

Box Folder

Awards, 1968-1984.

3 28

Congratulatory notes, 1965-1981.

3 29

General (personal), 1940-1989.

3 30

General (Professional), 1965-1987.

3 31

Correspondence with American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 1989.

3 31a

Karnosh, Louis J., M.D., 1952-1955.

3 32

Letters of recommendations for Mereness, 1930-1978.

3 33

Letters of references written by Mereness, 1965-1984.

3 34

Letters of resignation, 1938-1983.

3 35

Professional appointments, 1964-1984.

3 36

Publications of articles, 1965-1981.

3 37

Retirement wishes.

Box Folder

May 1, 1976-May 31, 1976.

3 38

June 1, 1976-January 1977.

3 39

Speaking engagements, 1964-1978.

3 40

Thank you notes, 1960-1984.

3 41

Other Personal Materials.

Box Folder

List of some important dates in Mereness's life, 1990.

4 42

List of Mereness's addresses from 1933-1991, 1991.

4 43

Student records, 1941-1956.

4 44

Tributes, 1976-1985.

4 45

Teacher's College, Columbia University, bulletin, 1956.

4 46

Materials from graduate education psychiatric nursing conferences in which Mereness participated, 1967-1970.

4 47

Critique of Mereness's textbook foreword, 1984.

4 48

Materials from Mereness's fiftieth anniversary high school reunion, 1978.

4 49

Information on Mereness's colleagues, 1971-1984.

4 50

Teaching position at Villanova University, 1980.

4 50a

Financial materials, 1964-1965.

4 51

Collected poems.

4 52

Collected business cards.

4 53

List of Mereness's Papers sent to Boston University.

4 54

Programs and invitations.

Box Folder

Commencements which Mereness addressed, 1952-1979.

4 55

Conferences in which Mereness participated, 1965-1985.

4 56

Events honoring Mereness, 1965-1985.

4 57

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Series 2.  Organizational Files, 1941-1987.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials of the organizations in which Mereness participated. They include the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, the National League for Nursing, the Pennsylvania League for Nursing Steering Committee for Continuing Education in Psychiatry, the Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing, the Nurses' Educational Funds, the Pennsylvania Nurses' Association, the Pennsylvania Nurses' Association Commission on Nursing Practice, Pennsylvania Nurses' Association Conference Group on Psychiatric Nursing Practice, and Pennsylvania Nurses' Association District One. The series begins with the file of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. Perhaps the most important item in this section is a rewritten history of the School of Nursing prepared by Mereness. The rest of the School of Nursing's file includes a few annual reports, programs, correspondence and publications. The remaining organizations are arranged alphabetically with state and local chapters as well as committees attached as subseries to the parent institutions. Thus, Pennsylvania League for Nursing (PLN) is arranged as subseries to the National League for Nursing, the Southeastern PLN is created as a subseries of PLN, and the PLN Steering Committee for Education in Psychiatry, a committee to study psychiatric nursing education, is also a subseries of PLN.

University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing.

Box Folder

Rewritten text of History of School of Nursing prepared by Mereness, 1987.

4 1

Annual Reports, 1965-1971.

4 2

Dean's report, 1976.

4 3

State of the School address by Mereness, 1975.

4 4

Correspondence, 1974-1984.

4 5

News clippings, 1979.

4 6

Poem read by Mereness to graduating class of 1972-1972.

4 7

Programs, 1968-1976.

4 8

The Vision, nursing school yearbook, 1972.

4 9

Brochure: "Doctor of Nursing Science at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing", circa 1980.

4 10
Society of the Alumni, University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing.
Box Folder

List of the board of directors.

4 11

Programs, 1974-1975.

4 12

Publications-newsletters, 1968-1979.

4 13

National League for Nursing.

Box Folder

Bylaws, 1963.

4 14

Minutes, 1967-1974.

4 15
Reports.
Box Folder

Clinical Roles of the Professional Nurse, 1970.

4 16

Preparation of the Professional Nurse for Future Roles, 1971.

4 17

The Shifting Scene for Strength, 1967.

4 18

Accredited nursing programs, 1973-1976.

4 19

List of steering committee and members, 1963-1967.

4 20

Materials appraising graduate programs, 1968-1969.

4 21

The Nurse Practitioner at the Baccalaureate Level, statement prepared by Mereness for committee discussion, 1973.

4 22

Papers presented before the Higher Education Council, 1962-1971.

4 23

Requirements for National League for Nursing accredited nursing programs, 1973.

4 24
Publications.
Box Folder

Aims of Professional Education, 1972.

4 25

Brochures appraising graduate programs, 1969-1972.

4 26

Brochure: "Doctoral Programs in Nursing", 1973.

4 27

National League for Nursing News, 1970.

4 28

Pennsylvania League for Nursing.

Box Folder

Bylaws, 1974-1976.

5 29

Annual reports, 1972-1973, 1975-1976.

5 30

Minutes, 1973-1974.

5 31

Resolutions, 1972.

5 32

Financial statements, 1973-1974.

5 33

Correspondence, 1973-1974.

5 34

List of the Board of Directors, officers and committee chairpeople, 1970.

5 35

National League for Nursing guidelines for constituent members, 1972-1973.

5 36

Program of statewide conference, 1972.

5 37

Publications: news bulletins, 1973-1976.

5 38
Pennsylvania League for Nursing Committee for Continuing Education in Psychiatry.
Box Folder

Minutes and meeting agendas, 1973-1974.

5 39

Correspondence, 1973-1974.

5 40

List of members.

5 41
Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing.
Box Folder

Minutes, 1973-1976.

5 42

Report of the Statistical Survey, 1973.

5 43

Correspondence, 1974.

5 44

List of officers and members of the board, 1973-1977.

5 45

Membership Directory, January 1976.

5 46

Nursing administrative staff directory, 1973.

5 47

Scholarship awarded, 1975.

5 48

Student nursing associations, mailing list, 1976.

5 49

Nurses' Educational Funds, Inc.

Box Folder

Bylaws, 1968-1975.

5 50

Annual reports, 1965-1968.

5 51

Minutes, 1966-1983.

5 52

Meeting agendas, 1975-1976.

5 53

Fact Sheet, 1976.

5 54
Financial.
Box Folder

Contributions received, 1976.

5 55

Edith Pritchard Trust Fund materials, 1976-1984.

5 56

Financial Statements, 1975-1976.

5 57
Correspondence.
Box Folder

Board membership, 1970-1984.

5 58

Donations, 1971-1976.

5 59

Financial, 1970-1976.

5 60

General, 1970-1984.

5 61

List of the board, 1970, 1974.

5 62

News releases, 1975-1976.

5 63

Operational procedures for committee, 1983.

5 64

Publications: Brochure, "Help Nurses Help Themselves", circa 1978.

5 65

Pennsylvania Nurses' Association.

Box Folder

Bylaws.

6 66

History written by Mereness, 1978.

6 67

Report: "PNA's Position on Professional Nursing Practice", 1972.

6 68

Publication: "The Pennsylvania Nurse", 1972-1984.

6 69
Pennsylvania Nurses' Association Commission on Nursing Practice.
Box Folder

Minutes, 1972-1973.

6 70
Reports.
Box Folder

American Nursing Association report to constituent members, 1973.

6 71

Nursing Education within Pennsylvania, 1972.

6 72

Responses to chairman's assignments to committee members, 1972.

6 73

Correspondence, 1973-1974.

6 74

List of steering committee.

6 75
Pennsylvania Nurses' Association Conference Group on Psychiatric Nursing Practice.
Box Folder

Bylaws and statement of purpose, 1970.

6 76

History written by Mereness.

6 77

Annual Reports, 1965-1969.

6 78

Minutes, 1964-1973.

6 79
Reports.
Box Folder

Reports to the Board of Directors, 1965-1966.

6 80

Report of the Task Force to the Psychiatric Conference Group, 1966.

6 81

Second annual conference survey, questionnaires and results, 1966.

6 82

Correspondence, 1965-1973.

6 83

Handwritten notes by Mereness, circa 1970.

6 84

List of members.

6 85

Papers presented at the sixth annual spring conference, 1970.

6 86

Procedure statement on resolution, 1965.

6 87

Programs, 1966-1972.

6 88
Publications.
Box Folder

Convention Newsletter, 1966.

6 89

The Newsletter, 1968-1972.

6 90
Pennsylvania Nurses' Association, Philadelphia County District.
Box Folder

History written by Mereness, 1987.

6 91

Reports, circa 1985.

6 92

Publication: newsletter, "The Philadelphia Nurse", 1978-1991.

6 93

Other Organizations.

Box Folder

American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Twentieth anniversary report and newsletter, 1989.

7 94

American Association of Deans of Colleges and University Schools of Nursing, resolution, October 1970.

7 95

Boston University Mugar Memorial Library materials, minutes, correspondence, publications, etc., 1972-1973.

7 96

Cleveland City Hospital, information booklet, 1941.

7 97

College of Physicians of Philadelphia, organizational structure, 1976-1977.

7 98

National Commission for the Study of Nursing and Nursing Education (The Lysaught Report).

Box Folder

Definition, purpose and objective, 1970-1972.

7 99

Materials on Pennsylvania's (Mereness's) contribution to report, 1972.

7 100

Position statement, 1970.

7 101

Statement on Report of the National Commission for the Study of Nursing and Nursing Education, 1971.

7 102

Summary report and recommendation, 1970.

7 103

Publications: An Abstract for Action.

Box Folder

1970.

7 104

1970.

7 105

New York University.

Curriculum.
Box Folder

Undetermined dates and 1959-1960.

7 106

Spring 1961-1962.

7 107

Fall 1962-Spring 1963.

7 108

Fall 1963-Spring 1964.

7 109

Fall 1964-Spring 1965.

7 110

Report: "Function of the Consultant", 1960.

7 111

Publication: Brochure, 1964.

7 112

Nursing Research, list of editorial advisory committee, 1967.

7 113

Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, magazine, 1964, 1968, 1983.

7 114
Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society for Nursing.
Box Folder

Correspondence, 1965-1976.

7 115

Program, 1953-1984.

7 116

Publication: Newsletters, 1979.

7 117

Teacher's College, Columbia University, Nursing Education Alumni Association, annual report, 1975-1976.

7 118
Miscellaneous.
Box
7
Box Folder

Approved certified registered nursing programs in Pennsylvania, 1990.

7 119

Directory of Nurses with an Earned Doctoral Degree, 1969.

7 120

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Series 3.  Photographs, 1928-1990.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains both personal and professional pictures of Mereness. Included are portraits and other individual pictures of Mereness, ceremonial photographs, group pictures, and pictures of Mereness's colleagues.

Portraits of Mereness.

Box Photo

High school graduation picture, 1928.

8 1

circa 1932.

8 2

Frances Payne School of Nursing graduation picture, 1941.

8 3

circa 1950.

8 4

1952.

8 5

1965.

8 6

1965.

8 6.1

1965.

8 6.2

1965.

8 6.3

1965.

8 6.4

Official Portrait as dean of school of nursing at Penn, [1965-1977].

8 6a

1990.

8 7

Other Individual Pictures of Mereness.

Box Photo

At desk, City Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1945.

8 8

At desk, City Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1945.

8 8.1

At desk, City Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1945.

8 8.2

Speaking at a workshop at Tuskeegee, Visiting Association, 1963.

8 9

At desk in the Dean's office, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1965.

8 10

Standing in business suit, 1966.

8 11

Conducting a workshop from a podium, Topeka, Kansas, March, 1968.

8 12

Conducting a workshop from a podium with shot of audience, Topeka, Kansas, March 1968.

8 13

Dressed for the Silver Anniversary of the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, May 1975.

8 14

Dressed for the Silver Anniversary of the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, May 1975.

8 14.1

Sitting at a table, circa 1978.

8 15

Sitting at a desk at the House of Delegates of the American Nurses' Association, 1984.

8 16

Sitting at desk at the office of the State Board of Nurse Examiners in Harrisburg, 1984.

8 17

Ceremonial Photographs.

Box Photo

Mereness with Barbara Schutt and Elizabeth Cleino at the Sigma Theta Tau Tea, 1965.

8 18

Mereness and Juanita Watson, Chairman of the Silver Anniversary Committee, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, with a University chair, May 1975.

8 19

Mereness with Evelyn Barnett, 1976 president of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, receiving past A.A.C.N.president citation, 1976.

8 20

Mereness receiving Honorary Degree from Villanova University, May 1978.

8 21

Mereness holding Honorary Degree while talking to Villanova administrator, May 1978.

8 22

Mereness talking to two Villanova administrators upon receiving Honorary Degree, May 1978.

8 23

Mereness with other recipients of the Honorary Degree from Villanova, May 1978.

8 24

Receiving Honorary Recognition for Distinguished Service Award, Pennsylvania Nurses' Association, September 1978.

8 25

Mereness receiving Distinguished Contribution to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Award, American Nurses' Association, June 1984.

8 26

Mereness receiving Distinguished Contribution to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Award, American Nurses' Association, June 1984.

8 26.1

Mereness receiving an Honorary Membership into the American Academy of Nursing, 1984.

8 27

Mereness receiving an Honorary Membership into the American Academy of Nursing, 1984.

8 27.1

Mereness greeting guess at a dinner celebrating her Honorary membership into the American Academy of Nursing, 1984.

8 28

Mereness with colleague at fiftieth anniversary dinner, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Spring 1990.

8 29

Other group pictures.

Box Photo

Head nurses at City Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, and Mereness, who taught psychiatric nursing, 1942.

8 30

Head nurses at City Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, and Mereness, who taught psychiatric nursing, 1942.

8 30.1

Mereness surrounded by New York University students, 1964.

8 31

Mereness sitting at table with School of Allied Medical Profession administrators, May 1970.

8 32

Past officers of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, October 1976.

8 33

Mereness with members of the Class of 1941, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve, fortieth anniversary reunion, 1981.

8 34

Mereness at the dinner party in honor of her 80th birthday, 1990.

8 34.a-c

Pictures of Mereness's colleagues.

Box Photo

Lira Eldridge, Boulder, Colorado, August 1978.

8 35

Elinor Hule in front of closed garage on snowy day, Christmas 1989.

8 36

Hildegard E. Peplau, 1930.

8 37

Hildegard E. Peplau and grand nephew, David Erich Garden, 1982, 1984, 1989.

8 38

Miriam Stuzman Schibler, December 1989.

8 30

Dr. Margretta Styles, former President of the American Nurses' Association 1986-1988, and former Dean, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco.

8 40

Miscellaneous photographs, 1960-1984.

8 1

Negatives, 1945-1976.

8 2

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Series 4.  Books, Tapes, and Artifacts, 1935-1989.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains collected books and cassette tapes and artifacts. The two books are Karnosh's A Psychiatrist's Anthology and Faddis's A School of Nursing Comes of Age. The two cassette tapes are the recordings of a speech by Gaylord P. Harnwell, former president of the University of Pennsylvania, and of a television advertisement for nursing. Among the artifacts are plaques and Mereness's Emeritus Professor medallion.

Box
8

Books.

Box
9
Box

Karnosh, Louis, M.D. A Psychiatrist's Anthology, 1935, presented as gift to Mereness, October, 1940; Faddis, Margene. A School of Nursing Comes of Age, 1973, signed copy from author to Mereness, 1973.

9

Tapes.

Box
9
Box

Ad for Nurses for television, 1981; Gaylord Harnwell, President of the University of Pennsylvania, addressing Council of Deans, 1965; Scotch recording tape from President of the University of Pennsylvania to Dean Mereness.

9

Artifacts.

Box
9
Box

Four plaques; One Emeritus Member medallion from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing; Framed Certificate of Recognition, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 1976.

9

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Unprocessed Accessions.

Box
10

1993.21.

Correspondence, Interview, Speech outlines, Handwriten drafts, Notes.

Chapter 5 handwritten script, interviews with June Maner, Theresa Lynch, Mary Beam and Miss Woodruff.

Draft 2 with Claire Fagine notes.

Typed drafts of academic reports and manuscripts.

General Info.

Handwritten notes.

Letters received after obituary.

Mereness Book.

Draft.

2016.06.

2 notebooks on meeting notes c. 1972.

Christmas cards 1969-1972.

Clippings.

CV.

Christmas greetings from Dorothy Mereness c. 1940-1980.

Papers, speeches and misc.

Brown Publishing Company correspondence and other materials related to book Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing c. 1970-1973.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Personal Information, 1938-2004.

Scope and Contents note

This small series includes Downs’ biographical information, curriculum vitae, yearbooks from St Luke’s School of Nursing and St John’s University School of Education, and “Oral History of Florence Downs The Early Years.”

Box Folder

"Letter of Introduction," by Florence Stimpson, Eastern Junior High School, autobiography, 1938.

1 1

Year book, "The 1947 Triennium," St. Luke's Hospital, School of Nursing, New York, New York, 1947.

1 2

Year book, "1956, Warrior," St John's University, School of Education, Brooklyn.

1 3

State of New York Education Department, certificate license, Registered Professional Nurse, 1947.

1 4

United States of America Passports, 1981, 1987, 1998.

1 5

Curriculum vitae, 1997.

1 6

Oral history of Florence Downs, The Early Years, Julie Fairman and Margaret Mahon, 2001.

1 7

To Florence- Recollections at 5:30 A. M., April 19, 1973, "Honoring Florence Downs In Her Own Words," Neville E. Strumpf, 2004.

1 8

There's a Great Day Coming", undated.

1 9

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Series 2.  Professional Association, Universities and Other Organization, 1956-2000.

Scope and Contents note

This series documents Downs’ involvement with many professional associations and institutions. It includes files from the American Nurses Association Commission on Nursing Research, as well as the Council of Nurse Researchers (correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports. The National League for Nursing papers document her membership on the Research Committee including correspondence, meeting minutes and other related materials. There are files which include her association with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (Maternity, Infant Care-Family Planning Project). Also this series includes files documenting her 17 years of experience with New York University Division of Nursing, 17 years with University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and three years associated with the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

American Academy of Nursing.

Correspondence.
Box Folder

Membership, Fellowship, incoming and outgoing, 1975.

1 10

Critique, Ms. Levine paper being presented, at the annual meeting, September 1976.

1 11

American Nurses Foundation, Inc.

Box Folder

Planning Committee for Program Development, meeting minutes and other related materials, 1972.

1 12

American Nurses Association.

Commission on Nursing Research, Council of Nurse Researchers.
Box Folder

Appointment to Executive Committee, of the Council of Nurse Researcher, 1971.

1 13

Joint resolution on membership fee for the Council of Nurse Researchers, 1972.

1 14

Executive Committee, meeting minutes, 1972-1975.

1 15

Council, Business meeting minutes, 1973-1975.

1 16

Task Force to Plan Program for the Third Annual Meeting of the Council of Nurse Researchers, 1974.

1 17
Correspondence.
Box Folder

Intra-office, incoming and outgoing, 1974-1975, 1977.

1 18

CNR Newsletter, comments, incoming and outgoing, 1975.

1 19

Reports, 1972-1974.

1 20

Newsletter, 1974-1975.

1 21

Materials for the ANA Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey, to members, 1976.

1 22

Committee on Interrelationships, Statement on the Roles and Relationships Between Units and Staff, 1974.

1 23

Structural Units, National Level, 1974.

1 24

Statement on the Nurse-Physician Relationship in Hospitals, 1975.

1 25

Proposal for a Study of Credentialing in Nursing, circa 1975.

1 26

Testimony, House Action on Federal Pay Increase Action, U.S. House of Representatives, 1975.

1 27

American Journal of Nursing Company.

Box Folder

Correspondence, requesting interest in seeking the position of Editor of Nursing Research, incoming, 1972.

2 1

Correspondence, Ad Hoc Committee to Improve Nursing Research, magazine, 1977-1978.

2 2

Bulletin, Florence S. Downs, Editor and Chief, Nursing Research, 1978.

2 3

Budget Worksheet, 1990.

2 4

City of New York, Department of Health, Notice of Personnel Action, 1956-1957.

2 5

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, New York.

Maternity, Infant Care-Family Planning Projects.
Box Folder

Correspondence, incoming and outgoing, 1970-1972.

2 6

Meeting agendas, minutes and other related materials, 1970.

2 7

Questionnaires and other related materials, 1970.

2 8

National Foundation, March of Dimes, correspondence, incoming and outgoing, 1976.

2 9

National League for Nursing.

Research Committee.
Box Folder

Appointment letter and meeting minutes, 1975.

2 10

Correspondence, request to serve on Accreditation Committee and Ad Hoc Committee Development a Statement on Doctoral Education in Nursing, incoming, 1975-1976, 1979.

2 11

Proposal for Evaluation of the "NLN accreditation of nursing", 1977.

2 12
Task Force on the Cost of Nursing Education.
Box Folder

Purpose and News Release, 1974.

2 13

Correspondence, other institutions, incoming, 1974-1975.

2 14

Meeting minutes and other related materials, 1974-1977.

2 15

Memos, intra office, incoming, 1974-1978.

2 16

News, 1974, 1975.

2 17

Seminar, "How to Analyze the Cost of Nursing", 1976-1977.

2 18

Nursing Research Journal (editor).

Box Folder

Reviewers' List and Reviewers' Addresses List, 1972.

3 1

Manuscript Received List, 1993.

3 2

Manuscript Received List, 1994.

3 3

New York University, New York, New York.

Correspondence.
Box Folder

School of Education, incoming and outgoing, graduate and doctorial programs, 1956-1958, 1963, 1977.

3 4

Appointment to staff and promotions, incoming, 1959-1961, 1963-1966, 1968-1976.

3 5

Faculty Council, incoming, 1968-1969, 1973.

3 6

Acknowledgement of achievements, incoming, 1970-1971, 1973, 1975, 1987.

3 7

Acknowledgement of gift giving, incoming, 1970, 1975, 1977, 1983, 1988 and undated.

3 8

General, incoming and outgoing, 1973-1977.

3 9

Resignation, incoming and outgoing, 1977.

3 10

Bulletin, One Hundred Thirty-third Commencement, 1965.

3 11

Course, E41-2303, Introduction to Research in Nursing, syllabus and class notes, 1969.

3 12

Reference materials for research, circa 1970.

3 13

Report and Recommendations of the Ombudsman, Fall 1970.

3 14

Faculty evaluation, 1970-1976.

3 15

Internal (about NYU: for Faculty and Administration), 1971.

3 16

Certificate, membership appointment in the Education Associates, New York University, School of Education, 1973-1974.

3 17

New York University Education Quarterly, Spring 1975.

3 18

Motor Activity Tool (Study), 1975.

3 19

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award Ceremony, 1994-1995.

3 20

Notebook, notation concerning nursing education programs, undated.

3 21

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland.

Correspondence, contribution for the Florence S. Downs Fund.
Box
4
Folder
1
For Graduate Scholarships, School of Nursing, incoming, 1997.
Box Folder

News release, School of Nursing, announcement of appointment, 1997.

4 2

University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pa.

Box Folder

By-Laws for Faculty, list of staff, Philosophy of the Graduate Division, and other related materials, 1975-1976.

4 3

Proposal, Doctor of Nursing Science, 1977.

4 4

Grant proposal, Biomedical Research Development Grant, 1978.

4 5
Correspondence.
Box Folder

Appointment, Professor of Nursing, 1977, incoming and outgoing, 1977, 1981, 1987.

4 6

Marion R. Gregory Award and other School of Nursing Funds, incoming, 1983.

4 7

Intramural, outgoing, 1989.

4 8

Retirement, incoming, 1994-1985, 1988-1989, 1995, undated.

4 9

First National Conference on Doctoral Education in Nursing, 1977.

Box
4
Folder
10
Long Range Planning Committee, Sub-Committee.
Box Folder

Meeting minutes, report and other related materials, 1979.

4 11

Sub-committee Preliminary report, 1980.

4 12

Research study, Nursing Journals Read and Assigned Most Often in Doctoral Programs, 1980.

4 13

The Wizard of Penn ad other related materials, 1988, undated.

4 14

President's Fund for Faculty-Student Interaction, Request for Reimbursement, 1989.

4 15

Deed of Gift, Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, School of Nursing, 2000.

4 16

In Parting, Cynthia Engman, undated.

4 17

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Series 3.  Correspondence, 1959-1997.

Scope and Contents note

Included in this series are correspondence, incoming and outgoing requests for consultation, personal references, other files documenting participation in conferences and conventions, acknowledgment of participation in various events, and nominations for awards.

General.

Box Folder

Incoming, 1959, 1975, 1961, 1967, 1969-1981.

5 1

Incoming, 1989-1988, undated.

5 2

Outgoing, 1959, 1969, 1975, 1977, 1989-2001.

5 3

Incoming and outgoing, 1973-1978.

5 4

Incoming and outgoing, 1979-1980.

5 5

Incoming and outgoing, January-June 1989.

5 6

Incoming and outgoing, July-December 1989.

5 7
Awards.
Box Folder

Elizabeth Mc William Miller, nomination, incoming, 1983.

5 8

Pennsylvania Nurses Association, nomination, incoming, 1884.

5 9

The Eastern Nursing Research Society, recipient, incoming, 1997.

5 10

American Academy of Nursing, Living Legend Award, incoming, 1997.

5 11

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Series 4.  Published and Unpublished Materials, 1951-2004.

Scope and Contents note

This series includes Downs’ dissertation, “An Investigation of Maternal Stress in Primigravidas as a Factor in the Production of Neonatal Pathology” and a number of papers presented at conferences, conventions, seminars and other occasions. There are files relating to correspondence with publishing companies and reprints of some of her published articles. Included are books which Down’s was author and co-author. The many publications which she collected include Future Directions of Doctorial Education for Nurses, Conference Report, U.S., Department of Health, Education and Welfare and  Issues in Research: Social, Professional and Methodological. Also in this series is the meeting program for the Ninth Nursing Researchers Conference, American Nurses’ Association.

Florence S. Downs.

Dissertation, "An Investigation of Maternal Stress in Primigravidas As a Factor in the Production of Neonatal Pathology", 1964.
Box Folder

pages 1-69.

6 1

pages 70-134.

6 2
Papers Presented.
Box Folder

1966, 1972-1975.

6 3

1977-1978.

6 4

1989-2000.

6 5

undated.

6 6

undated.

6 7

Co-author, "Evaluation of a Prenatal Leaflet Series in Two Project Centers in New York," Florence Downs and Virginia Fernbach, 1970.

6 8

Papers by others, 1977, undated.

6 9

Correspondence.

Box Folder

Publication of articles, etc., incoming and outgoing, 1967, 1971, 1974.

6 10

Issues in Nursing Research, incoming and outgoing, 1975-1977.

6 11

Doctoral Education: Our Claim to the Future, incoming, 1988.

6 12

Publishing Companies.

Box Folder

Appleton & Lange and F.A. Davis Company, agreement, "The Relationship of Theory and Research," incoming, 1974, 1990-1991.

6 13

Appleton-Century-Crofts, "Issues in Nursing Research," incoming and outgoing, 1974-1977.

6 14

Suburban Features, Inc. "The Wide World of Nursing: How to Become Part of It," agreement and other related materials, incoming and outgoing, 1980.

6 15

C.V. Mosby Company, incoming, 1989.

6 16

W. B. Saunders Company, agreement, "Differences Between the ProfessionalDoctorate and the Academic/Research Doctorate", 1989.

6 17

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, telecopier transmittal, review draft of article prior to publication, incoming and outgoing, 1990.

6 18

Galley, "Some Critical Issues in Nursing Research", 1969.

6 19

Manuscripts, Florence S. Downs.

Box Folder

A Preliminary Investigation of the Reliability and Validity of a Tool for the Assessment of Body Position and Motor Activity, 1976-1977.

7 1

Strategies for Teaching Research, and "Schools: A setting for Nursing Practice" and other material, 1979-1980.

7 2

Reprints.

Box Folder

Articles, Florence Downs, 1973-1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1988.

7 3

Interview, "Clinical Nursing Research-an Interview with Pamela J, Brink, Florence S. Downs and Diane W, Scott, 1985.

7 4

Book Review.

Box Folder

Florence S. Downs, for Man: A Holistic Conception for Nursing; E Pilot Project Final Report, Faye., Spring 1971.

7 5

Reprints, Articles.

Other authors.
Box Folder

References, 1951, 1966-1972, 1974-1975, 1980, undated.

7 6

Lennart Levi, "Autosclerosis' World Times," "Population, Environment and Quality of Life," Levi and Anderson, and flyer for Society, Stress and Disease, Volume 2: Childhood & Adolescence, Edited by Lennart Levi, 1975.

7 7

Programs for various continuing education, convention, lecture series, etc., 1964-1966, 1973, 1980 and undated.

7 8

Middle Range Theories: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Frederick Suppe, Ph.D., 1997.

7 9

Publications by individuals and associations.

Arrangement note

Box 8, Folders 2 and 3 are not listed on the finding aid.

Box Folder

New York State League for Nursing, Sixth Scientific Session, paper presented "Nursing Intervention in Emotional Crisis: Psychological and Physiological Considerations", Florence S. Downs and others, 1964.

7 10

A Position Paper, American Nurses Association, 1965.

7 11

Future Directions of Doctorial Education for Nurses, Conference Report, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Bethesda, Maryland, 1971.

7 12

Issues in Research: Social, Professional, and Methodological, selected papers American Council of Nurse Researchers, Program meeting, 1973.

7 13

American Nurses' Association, Ninth Nursing Researcher Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 1973.

7 14

Catholic University of America, School of Nursing, Washington, D.C., The Doctorate in Nursing Science, a Work Conference, 1973.

7 15

The Journal of the New York State nurses Association, Vol. 4 No. 4, November 1973.

7 16

The New York Times Magazine, "After a Heart Attack," Stephan Lesher, and "An Unquiet Quiet on Campus," Ronald Berman, 1974.

7 17

Reports from the Laboratory for Clinical Stress Research, Department of Medicine and Psychiatry, Karolinska, Stockholm, 1975.

7 18

Human Rights Guidelines for Nurses in Clinical and Other Research,American Nurses Association, 1975 and "The Ethics of Experimentation with Human Subjects." Bernard Barber, Scientific American, February 1976.

7 19

Research in Nursing, American Nurses' Association, 1976.

8 1

The Doctorally Prepared Nurse, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Division, 1976.

Box
8
Folder
1

Preparing New Leaders in Nursing for Better Health Care, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1978.

8 4

Proceedings of the 1978 Form on Doctoral Education in Nursing, College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, 1978.

8 5

Proceedings of the 1979 Forum on Doctoral Education in Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, 1979.

8 6

Fifth National Forum on Doctoral Education in Nursing Proceedings,University of Washington, School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington, 1981.

8 7

Forum: Epistemological Strategies in Nursing, The Research Doctorate, Harriet H. Werley University of Colorado, School of Nursing, Denver, Colorado, 1984.

8 8

Proceedings of Doctoral Programs in Nursing-Consensus for Quality, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 1984.

8 9

Nursing as a Force for Social Chance, proceedings "50th Anniversary Symposium, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 1985.

8 10

International Perspectives & Implication in Nursing, (papers presented) Oregon Health Sciences University, School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon, 1987.

8 11

Books.

Co-author, Florence Downs and others.
Box Folder

A Source Book of Nursing Research, Florence S. Downs and Margaret A Newman, F. A. Davis Company, Philadelphia, Pa. 1st and 2nd edition, 1973, 1977.

9 1-2

Issues in Nursing Research, Florence S. Downs and Juanita W. Fleming, Appleton-Century-Croft, New York, 1979.

9 3

New Careers in Nursing Florence Downs and Dorothy Brooten, ARCO Publishing, Inc. New York, 1983.

9 4

The Relationship of Theory and Research, Jacqueline Fawcett and Florence S. Downs, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1986.

9 5
Florence Downs.
Box Folder

Handbook of Research Methodology, Florence S. Downs, 1988.

9 6

Readings in Research Methodology, Edition 2, Florence S. Downs, Lippincott Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, 1999.

9 7

Newspaper clipping and other publications re: Florence Downs activities, 1944, 1967, 1980, 1991, 2004, undated.

9 8

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Series 5.  Photographs.

Scope and Contents note

This small series include pictures taken at various ceremonial or social occasions and student nursing days.

Academic.

Flatbox Photo

St John's University, School of Education, Jamaica, New York, Annual Communion Breakfast, 1955.

11 1

Florence S. Downs and Sue Ann Adams (graduate student),University of, Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 50th anniversary, 1995.

11 2

Faculty members, unidentified, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 1990.

11 3-4

Florence S. Downs with other faculty members on stage, place unidentified, 1991.

11 5

Florence S. Downs with three unidentified persons, 1991.

11 6

Florence S. Downs and unidentified person, undated.

11 7

Florence S. Downs and Terri Weaver, undated.

11 8

Florence S. Downs and faculty of Mahidul University, Bangkok, Thailand, undated.

11 9-10

Florence S. Downs at podium, Mahidul University, Bangkok, Thailand, undated.

11 11

Awards.

Flatbox Photo

Florence S. Downs, receiving and accepting the Elizabeth McWilliam Miller Award for Excellence in Research, Sigma Theda Tau, 1983.

11 12-13

Florence S. Downs receiving and accepting award, unidentified, undated.

11 14-15

Social.

Flatbox Photo

Group placed unidentified, 1975.

11 16-17

Florence S. Downs with two unidentified persons, N.L.N. Seminar, 1978.

11 18

Florence S. Downs with one unidentified person, N.L.N. Seminar, 1978.

11 19

Florence S. Downs, Washington, D.C., 1987.

11 20

Florence S. Downs with unidentified persons, 1990.

11 21-22

Florence S. Downs with three unidentified persons, undated.

11 23

Florence S. Downs and Claire Fagan and six unidentified persons, undated.

11 24

Travel.

Flatbox Photo

Florence S. Downs on a camel and three unidentified persons, Egypt, 1999.

11 25

Florence S. Downs with two unidentified persons, Orient, 1990.

11 26

Other.

Flatbox Photo

Individual reading Nursing Research, undated.

11 27-31

Infants being monitored, undated.

11 32-39

Additional.

Flatbox Folder

Florence S. Downs in student nurse uniform St Lukes's Hospital, School of Nursing, 1944-1945.

11 1

Florence S. Downs and with friends, 1945, 1958, undated.

11 2

Florence S. Downs with friends and social gatherings, 1965, 1978, 1982, 2004-2005, undated.

11 3

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Series 6.  Award, Plaques, Certificates, and Diploma (artifacts), 1964-1992.

Scope and Contents note

Included in this series are the Honorary Alumni Award from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The certifications include the Founders Day Scholar, New York University, New York, New York, The Century Club, and the American Foundation Club. The plaques include the Sigma Theta Tau Founders Award and the Elizabeth Mc Williams Award for Excellence in Nursing. There are also diplomas from St. Luke’s Hospital, School of Nursing, New York, and New York University, New York. This series also contains poster welcoming Downs to the Mahidul University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Plaques.

Flatbox

Distinguished Alumnus Award, New York University, Division of Nursing Alumnus, 1981.

11

Sigma Theta Tau, Founders Award, "The Elizabeth McWilliams Award E. N. R. S., Founders Award in Recognition of Your Contribution, 1992.

11

T-shirt, "Paradigm Busters," Desk name plate.

11

Certificates.

Flatbox Folder

Founders Day Scholar, New York University, New York, New York, 1964.

10 1

MA. Honoris Causa, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977.

10 2

The Century Club, American Foundation Club, 1982.

10 3

Upsilon Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, 1986.

10 4

Sigma Theta Tau International, Knowledge Building Campaign, 1989.

10 5

Award.

Flatbox Folder

Honorary Alumni Award, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1984.

10 6

Diplomas.

Flatbox Folder

St Luke's Hospital, School of Nursing, New York, New York, 1947.

10 7

Univeritas Saneti, Joannis Neo Eborac, B.S., 1956.

10 8

New York University, School of Education, New York, Doctor of Education, 1964.

10 9

Welcome poster: "Welcome to Faculty of Mahidul University, Florence Downs, Bangkok,Thailand, undated.

10 10

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Personal, 1921-1986.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains Lynch's personal papers such as her resume, biographical sketches, correspondence, speeches, awards, and diplomas.

Box Folder

Biographical information, 1956-1984.

1 1

Newspaper articles on Lynch, circa 1955 and 1985.

1 2

Personal correspondence, 1946-1982.

1 3

Correspondence with Lillian Sholtis Brunner.

Box Folder

1969-1979.

1 4

1980-1986.

1 5

Speeches, 1965-1975.

Box
1
Folder
6
FlatFile

Three diplomas, 1921-1944.

5
Box Folder

Pennsylvania Certificate of Record for the practice of nursing, 1950.

1 7

Awards, 1965-1980.

1 8

Letters nominating Lynch for awards, 1980.

1 9

Nursing school yearbook, 1920.

1 10

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Series 2.  Photographs, circa 1898-1985.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains Lynch's photographs from childhood to later years. It also includes pictures of Lynch's parents and photos taken with colleagues and associates.

Box Photo

Mother of Theresa Lynch.

2 1

Father of Theresa Lynch.

2 2

Father of Theresa Lynch.

2 3

Theresa Lynch.

Box Photo

circa 1900.

2 4

circa 1912.

2 5

circa 1912.

2 6

circa 1915.

2 7

circa 1928.

2 8

circa 1950.

2 9

1971.

2 10

Theresa Lynch and fellow nurses holding three children in cart, circa 1920.

2 11

University of Pennsylvania, Luncheon for Emeritus Professors, 1965.

2 12

Distinguished Award Recipient, Nurses Alumni Association, Theresa Lynch, 1971.

2 13

Nurse and Friend, Lynch in retirement home, 1988.

2 14

Miscellaneous photographs, circa 1965-1985.

2 1

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Series 3.  School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1931-1985.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing. It begins with a history of the School of Nursing since its inception as a training school at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1886. The early part of the history comes from journal articles while the later part is partially typed or handwritten by Lynch herself. Another history file is an interview with Lynch on the history of the school between 1944-65. Also included in the series are an operating statement of the School for 1952-54, minutes, annual reports, curriculum, programs, correspondence, information on the School's alumni, and publications.

Box Folder

History, 1935-1975.

3 1

School of Nursing, Division of Medical Affairs, 1944-1965, Interview with Lynch, circa 1970.

3 2

Operating Statement, 1952-1954.

3 3

Minutes, 1931-1964.

3 4

Annual reports, 1942-1948.

3 5

Biennium report, 1950-1952.

3 6

Annual reports, 1954-1964.

3 7

Reports recommending the reorganization of the School of Nursing, 1931-1935.

3 8

Report of the Committee on Policy and Planning to the Educational Council re: establishment of a Nursing School, 1944.

3 9

Extensive report on the organization of the School of Nursing, 1963.

Box Folder

pages 1-111.

3 10

pages 112-237.

3 11

pages 238-end.

3 12

Development Needs in Medical Affairs Area, School of Nursing, 1965.

3 13

Differentiation Between the Basic Baccalaureate Program and the Associate Degree Program, 1957-1958.

3 14

Information on curriculum, 1935-1963.

3 15

Programs, 1917 and 1975.

3 16

Correspondence, 1935-1965, 1985.

3 17

Information on alumni, circa 1962-1970.

3 18

Information on faculty, 1948-1980.

3 19

Information on faculty retirement benefits, circa 1975.

3 20

Guidelines for nursing programs and projects, 1968.

3 21

Publications.

Box Folder

Course bulletins, 1951-1958.

4 22

Course bulletins, 1958-1964.

4 23

School of Nursing Basic Baccalaureate Program, circa 1960.

4 24

School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, newsletter, winter 1964.

4 25

Brochure: Become a member of the Theresa Lynch Society, 1985.

4 26

Society of the Alumni of the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Program, 1966.

4 27

Newsletters, January 1972, winter 1981, and Fall 1985.

4 28

University of Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Publication: Statues of the Corporation, 1959.

4 29

School of Medicine, Publications.

Box Folder

Bicentennial of Medical Education in the United States, 1965.

4 30

An Account of the Late John Morgan, 1965.

4 31

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Series 4.  Other Organizations, 1957-1976.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials of other organizations, among them the National League for Nursing and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The League files include guidelines, questionnaires, and recommendations by the League. There are also reports both by the League and the University of Pennsylvania's Nursing School on the issue of accreditation of Penn's nursing school. Also included are the League's correspondence with Penn and a publication entitled Criteria for the Appraisal of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs in Nursing. The College of Physicians file includes a 1974 project sponsored by the College to promote the writing of the history of nursing in Philadelphia.

National League for Nursing.

Box Folder

Review of Program for Public Health Nursing Accreditation, 1957.

4 1

Progress Report to Collegiate Board of Review Department of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs, 1958.

4 2

Report: Collegiate Broad of Review questionnaire for accreditation and Penn's response, 1963.

4 3

Report of Visit for Accrediting Purposes to the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 1963.

4 4

Report of the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, For the Survey by the Department of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Program, 1963.

Box Folder

pages 1-118.

4 5

pages 119-204 and Exhibit A.

4 6

Correspondence, 1954-1960.

4 7

Publication: Criteria for the Appraisal of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs in Nursing, 1967.

4 8

College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Box Folder

A Bicentennial Project of the Mutter Museum and Library College of Physicians of Philadelphia, include minutes of meeting and correspondents for the 1974 project, 1974-1976.

4 9

Brochure: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Founded 1787.

4 10

Miscellaneous.

Box Folder

The College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation, program, 1968.

4 11

Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society of Nursing, newsletter, 1982.

4 12

Membership Handbook: A Guide for Membership Chairman, 1966.

4 13

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Series 5.  Artifacts, 1920-1947.

Scope and Contents note

This series is comprised of four artifacts: Lynch's HUP school pin class of 1920; a thermometer with silver case, Lynch's personal leather bound copy of Communicable Disease Nursing (1947), and 2nd edition of Communicable Disease Nursing (1949).

Box
5
Box

Lynch's HUP school pin class of 1920, a thermometer with silver case, Lynch's personal leather bound copy of Communicable Disease Nursing (1947), and 2nd edition of Communicable Disease Nursing (1949).

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Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

Adaline Chase papers

MC 2

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Chase, Adaline, 1900-1975
Title:
Adaline Chase papers
Date:
circa 1900-1975
Call Number:
MC 2
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Adaline Chase was a public health nurse and nurse educator who was instrumental in establishing the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. This collection documents her nursing and education career, along with her professional organization activities and her personal life.
Cite as:
Adaline Chase papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Fagin, Claire M., 1926-2000
Title:
Claire M. Fagin papers
Date [inclusive]:
1926-1996
Call Number:
MC 95
Extent:
19.3 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Claire Fagin is an internationally renowned nursing leader. She was Dean of the School of Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania and interim president of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection includes her personal and professional papers, including correspondence, speeches, publications, photographs, and artifacts.
Cite as:
Claire M. Fagin papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Summary Information