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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records

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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records

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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records

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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records

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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records

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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records

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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records

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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records

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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.

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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
Title:
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records
Date [bulk]:
1906-1988
Date [inclusive]:
1769-1988
Call Number:
MC 1
Extent:
20.45 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records, 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:
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Title:
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia School of Nursing records
Date [inclusive]:
1897-1987
Call Number:
MC 8
Extent:
17.7 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was one of the earliest pediatric hospitals to open a training school for nurses. This collection consists of materials relating to the Hospital, the School of Nursing, and the School of Nursing Alumnae Assocation. It includes administrative records, student files, and photographs.
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Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia School of Nursing records, 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:
Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing.
Title:
Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing records
Date [inclusive]:
1871-1992
Call Number:
MC 98
Extent:
52.5 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
This collection chronicles the long history of one of Philadelphia's most respected diploma schools of nursing, that of the Lankenau Hospital. It contains records which span the entire life of the school, from its inception in 1899 (at Lankenau's institutional predecessor, the German Hospital) to its eventual close in May of 1992.
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Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing records, 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:
Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
Title:
Mercy-Douglass Hospital records
Date [inclusive]:
1896-1977
Call Number:
MC 78
Extent:
26 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Mercy-Douglass Hospital was an African-American hospital and the first black nurse training school in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It existed from 1895-1960. This collection contains the institutional records of Mercy-Douglass, along with over 200 photographs of the hospital and nursing school.
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Mercy-Douglass Hospital records, 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:
Philadelphia General Hospital.
Title:
Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing student files
Date [inclusive]:
1885-1940
Call Number:
MC 72
Extent:
1 Linear feet (7 reels of microfilm)
Language:
English
Abstract:
These microfilm reels contain the records of students and nurses at Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) in the early 20th century.
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Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing student files, 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:
Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. School of Nursing.
Title:
Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases School of Nursing records
Date [inclusive]:
1889-1915
Call Number:
MC 163
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
This collection contains student records from the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases' training school for nurses (founded 1888). It primarily consists of two record books detailing students' personal and ward assignment information.
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Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases School of Nursing records, 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:
Presbyterian School of Nursing.
Title:
Presbyterian School of Nursing records
Date [inclusive]:
1871-1988
Call Number:
MC 35
Extent:
152 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
This collection documents the founding, flourishing and eventual closing of the Presbyterian School of Nursing, a hospital-based nursing school in Philadelphia. The hospital itself was founded in 1871 under the sponsorship of the Presbyterian Church. Its nurse training program was begun in 1889. The collection's strength is the relative completeness of student records, good documentation of the school's curricula and teaching materials. The supportive role both the Ladies Aid Society and the Alumni Association played in the growth of the School are evident in these records.
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Presbyterian School of Nursing records, 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:
Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Title:
Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia records
Date [inclusive]:
1858-1976
Call Number:
MC 89
Extent:
6 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
This collection contains records relating to the Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia. Materials include historical accounts, administrative records, board minutes, annual reports, correspondence, and photographs.
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Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia records, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

The Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County granted the Charter for Chestnut Hill Hospital on 21 November 1903. A seven-member Board of Trustees containing two physicians was organized, with Dr. Radcliffe Cheston as the first President. The hospital was opened on 14 October 1903 in two small houses with fourteen beds. Chief Nurse Rena D. Wood managed a staff of one gradate nurse and two practical nurses caring for a daily average of eight patients.

In April of 1908 the School for Nurses opened with four graduate nurses for eight students, of whom six graduated in 1910 after two years of instruction. In 1914 and 1918 the period of instruction was lengthened by one-half year, to make a the total training program three years in length. By 1925 the School had grown to include nine graduate nurses and twenty-seven students: eight seniors, eleven intermediates, and eight juniors. To accommodate this growth, Laughlin Hall, named for Henry Laughlin who donated the land, was opened as a nurses' home for fifty-seven nurses. The building included a well-planned educational unit, a reference library, and rooms for social and recreational functions.

The School for Nurses had very small classes due to a careful screening process that included a period of probation before a student could enroll. Nineteen members of the Hospital's attending staff served as lecturers for the School of Nursing, covering theoretical disciplines in relation to medicine, while the nursing faculty instructed the students in the practical disciplines. The first full-time instructor for the School was added in 1925.

Biography/History

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia first opened in 1855. It followed the lead of the Grand Ormand Street Hospital in England, which had pioneered the treatment of children separately from adults. The initial building, located at 408-420 Blight Street (now South Watts Street near Broad and Pine Streets), housed only twelve beds and served 67 patients in the first year.

Children's Hospital quickly outgrew its original building and briefly relocated in 1865 to the former Officers' Hospital at 11th Street and Columbia Avenue. Two years later the hospital moved to a new structure on 22nd Street below Walnut since the Columbia Avenue facility was too expensive to maintain. Children's Hospital remained on 22nd Street until 1916 when they moved again to 18th Street between Bainbridge and Fitzwater. This served as the hospital's home for much of its twentieth century history. In 1967, the hospital relocated to its current home in West Philadelphia, next to the University of Pennsylvania campus.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was one of the earliest pediatric hospitals to open a training school for nurses. The "Children's Hospital Ingersoll Training School for Nurses," named after Sarah Emlen Ingersoll, a Children's Hospital benefactor, opened in 1895. Under the direction of Edna Hogan, Superintendent, Elizabeth K. Hogan, Surgical Supervisor, and Rena S. Wood, Medical Supervisor, the school enrolled initially seven students under a two year program with an additional probationary period of three months. In 1916, the training program increased to three years to conform with the standard set by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nurse Examiners.

Beginning in 1916, Children's Hospital affiliated with Philadelphia General Hospital (adult medical and surgical nursing), Preston Retreat (obstetric nursing), and the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia (public health nursing) to broaden their students training program. Later affiliations included Germantown Hospital (1921), the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel Institute (1922), Temple University (1930).

An Alumnae Association of Training School for Nurses of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was organized in 1914. The School of Nursing closed in 1945. Children's Hospital maintained an affiliate program in pediatric nursing with other schools of nursing in the Philadelphia area.

Biography/History

The Lankenau Hospital began its long existence in 1860, when the German Hospital of the City of Philadelphia was incorporated. The hospital did not open its doors to the public until 1866, as its original building was commandeered by the United States government for use in treating wounded Civil War soldiers during the years 1862-1866. With the entrance of the United States into the war in Europe in 1917, the Board of Trustees decided to change the name of the hospital to honor one its founders and major benefactors, businessman John D. Lankenau. Relocated twice in its history, the German/Lankenau Hospital became a local landmark in its facilities at Girard and Corinthian Avenues in North Philadelphia before moving in December 1953 to a new building situated on land carved out of the Overbrook golf course. This modern, tailor-made physical plant allowed the hospital to expand and grow better than it had been able to in the congested North Philadelphia neighborhood.

The year 1884 was marked by an event of considerable significance in the history of the Lankenau Hospital organization. One of the reasons the German Hospital had been formed was to provide German-speaking emigres with quality hospital care in surroundings where their mother tongue was spoken. Close ties were maintained with Germany, and medical advances made there were often put into practice by the doctors at the German Hospital. Thus, in 1884, aware of the need for better "nursing" care, seven Lutheran Deaconesses who were trained at the Kaiserswerth in Germany answered the call to modernize German Hospital's practices.

Though the number of Deaconesses at the German Hospital grew to thirty-six by 1899, the Board of Trustees of the hospital felt that it would be wise to establish a training school for nurses so that future needs could be met more easily. Thus the Training School of the German Hospital of the City of Philadelphia came into being in 1899, with an enrollment of five students. This diploma program, initially two years in length, was soon extended to three years-- the length which was maintained until 1968, when the program was slightly abbreviated to thirty-two months. Sister Magdalene von Bracht (one of the original seven Deaconesses), who was the directing sister of the German Hospital, became the de facto director of the fledgling training school. In 1909, however, Sister Marie Koeneke was named Superintendent of Nursing, as the school had become more formalized and was in need of someone who could devote full attention to its day-to-day operations. Sister Marie served in that position for twenty-four years, until 1933. Her impact on the course and direction taken by the school was profound, for it was during this period that the school became more of what we would consider "modern." The same year of Sister Marie's appointment, the first full-time nursing instructor in the state of Pennsylvania was hired by the German Hospital. Ida F. Giles, who was also a member of the infant Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners for the Registration of Nurses, played an important role in shaping the development of the nursing school. In 1919, the duties of the director had grown to the point that a full-time Assistant Director, Edith Bube, was added to the staff.

Though there were only five students at the school of nursing during its first year of operation, enrollment soon began to climb as the school established its reputation. Twenty years after its opening, enrollment was hovering around twenty-five students per class. The number remained steady at about thirty per class until the late 1940s when a surge in interest drove the number of enrolled students to new heights. As student interest increased and the field of nursing instruction progressed, more spacious and modern teaching facilities were needed. Thus, a Nursing Education Building attached to the main hospital was built in 1965, providing students with state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms. Peak enrollment at the school was reached sometime in the late 1960s/early 1970s when there were as many as seventy-five students in a graduating class. The number of matriculants began to decline in the following years, especially in the decade of the 1980s, as college and university-based nursing schools began to make their ascent. Although the Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing affiliated with Eastern College in suburban Philadelphia in 1981, giving its students access to college-based natural science programs, still the number of students declined, resulting in the decision to close the program with the graduation of the class of 1992.

The history of the Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing would not be complete without mention of two other entities: the School of Practical Nursing and the Nurses' Alumnae Association. To meet the ever-increasing need for quality nursing care, the Lankenau Hospital opened a school for the training of licensed practical nurses in 1967. The School of Practical Nursing, which offered a one-year program, closed finally in 1979, after having graduated 151 LPNs. An abortive attempt to establish an alumnae association at the German Hospital in 1906 was followed by success in 1909. The Nurses' Alumnae Association has operated continuously for many decades since its second inception - its monthly publication, The Chronicle, affords a glimpse at the many activities of the association. It was very active in promoting nursing education by providing scholarships and supporting extracurricular activities.

Biography/History

In the late 19th century, healthcare revolutionaries, Dr. Nathan F. Mossell and Dr. Eugene T. Hinson, worked to overcome the ill treatment of African Americans by establishing a healthcare system that served to adequately train African American health professionals, and fairly provide treatment to patients. Dr. Mossell founded the Douglass hospital in 1895 to create opportunities for African-American “physicians and young women desirous of nurse training.” A decade after the establishment of Douglass Hospital, talks began amongst Dr. Hinson and other community members regarding the development of an additional institution “where the young physicians might have the greater opportunity for development.” In 1907, Dr. Hinson, together with a supporting community, inaugurated Mercy Hospital, and eventually appropriated state aid for its operations. However, not long after beginning operations, in 1931, both Mercy and Douglass Hospitals faced deep throes of a financial crisis. In 1938, first talks of a merger between Mercy and Douglass Hospitals were initiated. A decline hospital administrators’ morale stimulated thought on whether merging Mercy and Douglass Hospitals’ clinical and administrative efforts would result in better health care related services for the African-American community. Following the establishment of Mercy Hospital’s Reorganization Committee in 1940, committee members presented strong points in support of the merger between Douglass and Mercy hospitals. The hospitals were merged in March 1948, with Dr. Wilbur B. Strickland, a former army hospital administrator, serving as the first Medical Director of Mercy-Douglass Hospital. Consequently, the merger resolved the problems experienced by both hospitals in 1948.

Dr. Nathan F. Mossell, the first African American to graduate in medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, met with African American doctors and a small group of Philadelphia citizens on June 25, 1895, and conceived the idea “of a hospital where [African American] physicians might have an equal opportunity to practice, where [African American] patients could be cared for, and where [African American] nurses might be taught the art of healing the sick.” The Frederick Douglass Hospital and School for Nurses opened its doors for service on October 31st, 1895, in “a private three story dwelling” at 1512 Lombard Street. Dr. Eugene T. Hinson, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School’s class of 1898, joined the Douglass Hospital staff in 1898, with the aligned objective to create opportunities for “[African American] physicians and young women desirous of nurse training.” Before attending medical school in 1894, Dr. Hinson spent two years teaching, first at Gravity Hill in Maryland, and then the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia. After graduating from medical school in 1989, Dr. Hinson was refused entry into the University, Philadelphia General and the Presbyterian Hospitals internship programs, “even though [he] was an honor student, a taxpayer and a Presbyterian.” Nonetheless, Dr. Hinson’s professional shortcomings stimulated spirit behind the Episcopal Divinity School’s proposal for Douglass staff to acquire their site at 50th Street and Woodland Avenue as one of the properties during the hospital’s expansion. Douglass hospital continued to grow, and in 1908, acquired two more properties at 1522-34 Lombard Street. Dr. Hinson became a member of the Douglass board in 1900, and held his tenure as a board member for five consecutive years. A decade after its opening, Douglass hospital set up new departments, and increased its patient number, year by year. In 1909, the Board of Managers at the Douglass Hospital decided that its financial condition was good, and constructed a $100,000 building at 1532 Lombard Street. Despite Douglass Hospital’s financial progress, in around 1920, the hospital’s failure to meet basic requirements resulted in Douglass Hospital’s de-recognition by the Philadelphia Federation of Charities. Furthermore, in 1927, Douglass Hospital lost its endorsement for nurse training. However, in the latter part of the year, Douglass Hospital still erected a new nursing, despite not meeting regulatory standards. Two years later, in 1929, Douglass Hospital had also been dropped from the state’s accredited list recognizing training schools for nurses, and was only “conditionally approved by the American College of Surgeons with respect to meeting the minimum requirements of a Class-A hospital.” In the 1930s, Douglass Hospital faced deep financial challenges that constrained their ability to provide affordable healthcare services. The hospital had to decide, after several years of operation in financial deficit, to “curtail the treatment of free patients.” The first few years of the 1940s showed more promise for Douglass Hospital’s future. Following Dr. Douglass Stubbs appointment as Medical Director of Douglass Hospital in 1942, Douglass Hospital was re-endorsed by the American College of Surgeons, and newly endorsed for preceptor resident training. Furthermore, in 1942, the Community Chest of Philadelphia acknowledged Douglass Hospital for attempting to cooperate with the proposed Merger with Mercy Hospital, and permitted the institution, on June 1st, to join the Chest to receive its first annual grant. However, Douglass Hospital’s progress was short-lived as the hospital failed to meet basic requirements set by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medical Education and Licensure, which subsequently removed the hospital from the list of approved institutions for interne training. In 1948, the Douglass building no longer served of purpose since the merger of Mercy and Douglass Hospital - the Douglass Hospital’s building closed, and operations remained at Mercy Hospital’s site.

In 1905, Dr. Hinson left the board of Directors at Douglass Hospital, and, with the help of other community figures, began laying plans for “a new “progressive” hospital” that would “provide young physicians with a greater opportunity for development than what was offered at Douglass under Dr. Mossell.” On December 1905, a group of Douglass physicians met to reorganize a new progressive hospital, and acquired a private dwelling on the Northwest corner of 17th and Fitzwater Streets. In 1907, Mercy Hospital opened its doors for service, and, within the first few months of operation, appropriated state aid. In 1908, there was a significant shortage in Mercy hospital’s inventory of medical supplies. Furthermore, the hospital’s financial conditions made it impossible for administrators to pay hospital employees, and meet other capital-related financial obligations. In 1912, Mercy Hospital set to expand operations, and was approached by the Episcopal Divinity School at 50th Street and Woodland Avenue regarding the possibility of using their site as a new location for Mercy Hospital. Mercy Hospital purchased the west Philadelphia building in 1919 for $130,000, expanded the Nursing School, and established an Interne Training Program. The Mercy Douglass Board of Managers made an attempt to increase the community’s awareness of Mercy Hospital by instituting a series of community based lectures on health and sanitation in various churches. While Mercy Hospital experienced financial difficulties in the 1930s, it solicited funding from the Rosenwald fund through a success fundraising campaign, which made it possible for the hospital to construct a new modern home for nurses. By 1931, Mercy’s Hospital’s Nursing School had increased student enrollment to forty. In 1940, Mercy Hospital established a reorganization committee that presented strong arguments in favor of a merger with Douglass Hospital. Mercy Hospital initially rejected the proposed merger in interest of harmony. The board of Directors took another vote on March 1941, and repudiated the merger on the grounds of avoiding a “divided” and uncooperative environment. Dr. Henry M.Minton, who led Mercy Hospital as the Superintendent, resigned after twenty five years of service. The hospital’s reorganization committee decided to abolish the office of Superintendent, and divided the affairs of the hospital into a Business Administrator and Medical Director. In 1946, Mercy Hospital received a $50,000 gift from Mr. Lessing Rosenwald “to tide it [Mercy Hospital] over its difficulties.” Following the merger of Mercy and Douglass Hospitals, Mercy Hospital’s site remained operational, and housed the merged institution.

The first talks of a merger between Mercy and Douglass Hospitals were initiated in 1938, in attempt to find a solution towards fulfilling the large financial obligations of both Mercy and Douglass Hospitals. Doctors Russell F. Minton, Douglass Stubbs, and Arthur H. Thomas embarked on acountrywide tour to visit seventy hospitals largely controlled by African Americans. They concluded the medical situation of African Americans in Philadelphia at the time was by far the worst of all cities visited, with the exception of New York. The reorganization committee at Mercy Hospital in 1940 argued in favor of the merger suggesting that it would ease financial constraints, and provide the opportunity for physicians and patients to experience better healthcare related services. In 1941, the benefits of a merger between Mercy and Douglass hospitals became evident to both African American and White communities, who fully understood Mercy and Douglass Hospitals as institutions that provided opportunities for African American physicians and nurses. In 1946, a joint committee representing Mercy and Douglass Hospitals, as well as the Community Chest was established to investigate the idea of a merger. In July 1946, Dr. Eugene Hinson, one of the original founders of Mercy, was against the idea of a merger, and asked that the merger attempt be dropped. However, in 1947, the joint committee published their findings on the idea of a merger, and recommended Mercy and Douglass Hospitals merge to avoid financial instability, and eventually, closure. Mercy and Douglass Hospitals merged in March 1948, and was named the Mercy-Douglass Hospital. In addition to the merger, a group of notable physicians from teaching institutions were invited to aid the hospital in developing an adequate training program for residents, which led to Mercy-Douglass’ affiliation with the Children’s Hospital for pediatric training, Temple and Jefferson in radiology, and the University of Pennsylvania in surgery. The merger subsequently resolved the problems experienced by both hospitals. The school recessed from 1957 to 1958, reconvened for 1959, and then graduated its last class in 1960. Arrangements were made, however, to provide clinical training experiences for students from the Tuskeegee Institute School of Nursing and other schools which continued intermittently until the Mercy-Douglass Hospital closed in 1973.

References: Minton, R. F. "The History of Mercy-Douglass Hospital." Journal of the National Medical Association 43.3 (1951): 153-59.

Rudwick, Elliot M. "A Brief History of Mercy-Douglass Hospital in Philadelphia." The Journal of Negro Education 20.1 (1951): 50-66.

Biography/History

The Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases opened February 25, 1868, serving outpatients in the upper part of a private house on South 9th Street. In 1870, it began to serve patients with nervous system diseases. By 1902, it had a capacity for 118 patients that included 34 private rooms. This hospital merged with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1938. The training school for nurses was founded in 1888. Twenty-five to thirty students were admitted annually as probationers. About 10 were graduated each year.

Biography/History

In 1871, the Reverend Ephaim D. Saunders, D.D. contributed two and a half acres of his property at 39th Street and Powelton Avenue to the Philadelphia Presbyterian Alliance for the purpose of establishing a hospital. The Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia was incorporated on March 25, 1871, under a charter approved by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, to be established and maintained by the Presbyterian Church. The first two objects of the corporation were stated to be 1) To provide medical and surgical aid and nursing for the sick and disabled, either in the wards of the Hospital or at their own homes, and 2) To provide the instructions and consolations of religion according to the doctrines and forms of the Presbyterian Church, for those who are under the care of the institution.

The Trustees held their first meeting on April 3, 1871. The task of raising funds for equipment and maintenance was considerably lightened by a $300,000 endowment given by John A. Brown, Esq. On July 1, 1872, Presbyterian Hospital was opened for patients with John A. E. Walk as Superintendent and Mrs. Anna M. Knisell as Matron. The Superintendent worked in conjunction with the Matron to insure that the patients were receiving proper care and treatment from the nurses. While the annual reports of this time make no references to the nurses engaged to care for the patients, it is probable that women were employed for this service as needed and were supervised by doctors, the attending Medical Officer, the Superintendent, and the Matron.

In 1874, the out-patients' department was begun with two physicians and two surgeons on duty. A Men's Surgical Ward was built and opened the following year, beginning a fairly long period of structural expansion. Through the efforts of the Ladies' Aid Society, the Women's Surgical Ward was erected and opened in 1878. Mr. Walk, Superintendent since the opening of the hospital, died in 1888. Dr. William P. Cochrane succeeded him and this brought about change in the hospital administration. By September of 1889, the collaborated efforts of Miss Caroline L. Farnum and the Ladies' Aid Society resulted in the establishment of the Training School for Nurses. Miss Farnum was appointed Directress of Nurses.

In 1891, the first graduating class of eight students received diplomas. As the new superintendent, Miss Alice Brownlee changed the role of the superintendent by no longer giving the majority of the lectures as her predecessor, Miss Farnum, had done. However, she continued to work in the ward. Lectures to the nursing students were allocated to the staff physicians who held lectures only once a week. By this time, an Administration Building opened, and two wards were added to the hospital. One year later, the Richardson Home for Convalescents at Devon was completed and opened. Miss Lucy Walker, the Reverend Charles, and Mrs. Dickey organized the personnel of the Home.

Brownlee resigned as Directress of Nurses in 1892, and Miss Walker succeeded. Miss Walker had recently graduated from St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London, England, during the Nightingale reforms movement. She brought the British training influence to the Presbyterian Hospital Training School. Upon acceptance of the superintendent position, Walker established a few of her own conditions; she would conduct administrative work only and would not assist physicians or work in the wards. During Walker's leadership, requirements for admission into the Training School and the curriculum were revised. The new curriculum included Massage and Electricity and a course in dietetics under a trained dietician. The length of the training program was also extended to three years. Walker participated in several pioneer nursing and administrative organizations such as the Society of Superintendents and the Alumni Association of the Presbyterian Hospital Training School.

When Walker resigned in 1895, her assistant, Miss Caroline Isabella Milne, succeeded. Milne maintained the position of superintendent for fifteen years. Similar to Miss Walker in disposition and sternness, Milne continued Walker's goals of redefining nursing and nursing education. Miss Milne had participated in the Spanish-American War effort in 1898 and she was involved in the amalgamation of nursing alumnae associations.

In 1899, a Nurses' Home was erected and completed to provide more adequate residence for the increasing number of nurses. To keep up with the changing times, the curriculum was occasionally supplemented with external training such as the Preston Retreat, which was a two-month training program in obstetrics. Miss Milne established a gynecology course in 1902 and, three years later, the Presbyterian Hospital opened a maternity service providing the student nurses with home-based obstetrics experience. A "probationary course" was established in which the student nurses had to be trained in basic nursing skills before being allowed to work in the wards.

In 1918, the Training School enlarged to accommodate the need for more nurses in war service and to care for the victims of the influenza epidemic. To accomplish this, Milne accelerated the nursing curriculum to two years and she helped supervise the Army School of Nursing at Camp Dix for a short period. By this time there were 89 students enrolled and two full-time instructors. The State Board of Nurses, established in 1918, gave its approval of the Presbyterian Hospital Training School.

In 1920, Milne retired and returned to her place of birth in Scotland. Mrs. Mary Close Eden filled the superintendent position and remained in this station for sixteen years. Much like her predecessor, Eden continued to revise the curriculum and to maintain strict organization. The student nurses kept twelve-hour clinical workdays and stringent dress and behavior codes. Under her direction, staff physicians continued to provide the lectures and student nurses filled hospital staff positions. Along with pioneering early courses in psychiatric nursing, Eden established an affiliation with the Pennsylvania Hospital for Mental and Nervous Diseases (now known as the Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital). In 1928, an addition to the Nurses' Home was completed to accommodate the increasing number of nurses.

Miss Helen Leader succeeded Eden as director of nurses at Presbyterian Hospital and of the Presbyterian Hospital Training School upon Eden's retirement in 1936. Being the first director of the Training School to hold a college degree, Leader advocated the pursuit of higher education and affiliated the Training School with Hood College of Maryland. This latter affiliation was short-lived, however, due to the demands of World War II and other factors. A shortage of nurses resulted from the war effort and the demands of the home front. Miss Leader responded to the wartime need by supporting the Presbyterian Hospital Training School's involvement with the federal government's Cadet Nurse Corps Program.

Following Leader's death in 1952, Mary Ellen Brown was appointed director. A third position, director of nursing education, was created due to the expansion of the nursing service department and reorganization of the administrative structure. Brown's responsibilities were mainly administrative. She worked closely with Miss Dorothy Richards, the director of nursing education, who became the next director of the Training School in 1966.

Prior to her appointment as the director of the Training School, Richards had already had a long list of accomplishments at the Training School. In 1953, she established an affiliation with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to broaden the nurses' clinical experience in pediatrics. In 1955, she helped to secure the contract with the University of Pennsylvania to provide basic science courses and continued to work in order to allow nursing students to acquire transferable college credits from the University. Richards also increased the number of faculty to include clinical instructors and reduced the number of instruction hours given by physicians.

In 1965 the Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center was established, but the Training School remained a separate entity. The training school later changed its name to the Presbyterian School of Nursing of the Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. In 1966, the Presbyterian School of Nursing separated from the Presbyterian Hospital Service. This, in effect, made Richards director of the Presbyterian School of Nursing. With this separation, students no longer had to meet the hospital's nursing service needs, and the faculty became responsible for all student instruction in both clinical assignments as well as classroom instruction. This restructuring ended the ambiguous position of nursing students in hospital administration and nursing education and emphasized the latter's importance. The nursing education curriculum gradually changed to become more similar to collegiate or associate degree programs.

Richards ended the Presbyterian School of Nursing's affiliation with the University of Pennsylvania and joined with La Salle University in 1973. She advocated such a change so that nursing students would have gained the opportunity to earn baccalaureate degrees for courses in science, English, and social studies. The Presbyterian School of Nursing also collaborated with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania to bring the students closer to their home base for clinical work.

Upon Richards' retirement in 1977, Mrs. Doris Earle Zell Wardell served as the director of the Presbyterian School of Nursing. In 1978, Wardell resigned and Florence Crawford took over the reins. In her short tenure, Crawford maintained traditional student activities as well as individual student and faculty counseling. The following year, 1979, Mary Ann Morgan took over the directorship.

Morgan's five-year administration effected curriculum revisions which incorporated concepts of the nursing process, human growth and development, and health and wellness. This revision paralleled the expansion of health concerns in the rest of the country. The school's instruction in liberal arts and sciences moved from La Salle University to Beaver College. Upon Morgan's resignation in 1984, Mrs. Josephine Cantone became director.

During the next three years, a remedial program was established to meet the needs of traditional and non-traditional nursing students. Due to the expanding job market for women and the impact of the Women's Rights Movement of the 1960's, less women were entering the nursing field. Rather than lowering the schools' admission standards, and thereby compromising the school's academic reputation, a proposal was made that the school consider phasing out. Faculty recognized the need for this phase-out process and the idea was accepted. The last class of the Presbyterian School of Nursing was graduated in 1987.

Biography/History

The Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia was established in 1861. The hospital began a training school for nurses two years later that was the first known chartered school for nurses in the United States. In early years, the school was affiliated with Blockley (Philadelphia General Hospital) and Pennsylvania Hospitals for the training of nurses. An Alumnae Association was organized in 1889. The hospital merged with the West Philadelphia Hospital for Women in 1929. After the merger of the two hospitals, the two Alumnae Associations also merged in 1931. The school was closed in February 1964, and the hospital was absorbed by the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the same year. It officially closed in February 1965. The Nurses' Alumnae Association of the Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia donated the collection to the Mutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1976. The College transferred it to the Bates Center in 1991.

Scope and Contents

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia School of Nursing Records consists of materials relating mostly to the School of Nursing and, to a lesser extent, the hospital itself. It documents the role of and growth in training schools located within pediatric hospitals, especially during the early twentieth century. The collection is strong in portraying the growth of the hospital and the school, especially in the early twentieth century. The collection also includes student files from the beginning of the training school until 1946. Also included are photographs of graduating classes and other hospital sites.

Scope and Contents

Donated by the Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing, the collection includes records from the hospital, school of practical nursing, school of nursing, and the Nurses' Alumnae Association. Administrative files, student records, publications, artifacts, and a large number of photographs combine to provide a well-rounded view of the school throughout its many years of operation.

Scope and Contents

This collection was donated by the Alumnae Association of the Mercy-Douglass Hospital which took care of the hospital records after the hospital closed down in 1973. The collection consists mainly of records of Mercy-Douglass Hospital and its two predecessors, records of the school of nursing (predominantly its student files), and some 200 photographs related to both hospital and school. The collection provides important documentation of the black experience in nursing. The records of the alumnae association has been kept separately under MC 27.

Scope and Contents

The collection came from three main sources: the Woman's Hospital, the School of Nursing, and the Nurses' Alumnae Association. As the hospital merged with the West Philadelphia Hospital for Women and Children in 1929, the collection also contains a file of the latter hospital. History accounts and administrative records (minutes, annual reports, etc.) are two important features of the collection. This collection covers a wide variety of records, including board minutes, hospital annual reports, correspondence, programs of all kinds of social activities, nurse certificates, books and publications, photographs, and artifacts.

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

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

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 University of Pennsylvania Research Foundation.

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

Student files are closed for fifty years from the date of graduation. Earlier student files may be used, but personal names may not be cited.

Access Restrictions

Personal names in student files (Series 3) may not be cited.

Access Restrictions

Series 6 is restricted.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Access Restrictions

Series 4 is restricted.

Access Restrictions

Patient names may not be cited.

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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Use Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Doris Wardell and Marion Burns, Chestnut Hill Hospital.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Erna Goulding.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Nancy Snyder, Janice A. Bagnall, and Jane M. Kurz.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of the Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was acquired from a number of donors, including the City Archives of Philadelphia, Regina Matela, and Stephanie Stachniewicz.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of the Alumni Association of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Jodi Cantone and I. Donald Snook.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Gretchen Worden at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1992.

Processing Information note

This Archive came from Nurses Alumni Association of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and consists of two cloth bound student record books. The covers are sewn on the inside covers and reinforced with rusted common pins that were removed. They contain pages pre-printed with the following categories: Name, Age, Address, Term, Time of Service, Ward assignments, Ward assignment dates, Report on ward assignment (grades or percentages are sometimes listed here), References, and Remarks. The first 14 student records list only the student’s name. A subsequent group of entries do not list a year. The first dated student record is dated October 8, 1891. A list of probationers for 1900 and 1901 is at the end of the book. Also listed are the Graduating Classes for 1900 - 1902. Included are listings of students from other hospital training schools (Affiliated Schools) who came to this hospital to fulfill their clinical obligations unavailable to them in their home hospitals.

Book II: Information contained in this book dates from 1901 – 1915. It has an alphabetical listing of students with page numbers in the front of the volume. Also listed are affiliated students. The end of the volume has lists of students from 1901 – 1915 and their status, not in chronological order.

Book II also contains information pertaining to affiliating students from other institutions during 1901 – 1915 with notes on their performance. Correspondence concerning these students is archived separately.

Links and additional information from: The Historical Collections of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

The records of the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases were donated to by the Archives of the University of Pennsylvania on 25 July 1971 by Nurses Alumni Association of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

The collection was processed and catalogued there in 1993. The records and original packages contained two separate numbering systems, one possibly referring to a numbering system imposed on the records while housed at the Archives of the University of Pennsylvania; the other may represent packages numbered for transfer to the College of Physicians. Both numbering systems have been recorded.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

See also: MC 27, Alumnae Assocation of the Mercy-Douglass Hospital School of Nursing records.

Related Archival Materials note

See also: MC 5A, Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing Records; MC 13A, Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital Training School For Nurses photographs; MC 71, Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital collection; and MC 210, Philadelphia General Hospital miscellaneous collection.

You can view the collection on our Philadelphia General Hospital Photo Collection site.

Records of the Training School for Nurses, Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) can also be located at the Philadelphia City Archives. These materials primarily relate to activities from 1990's - 2005.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
  • Chestnut Hill Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
  • Hospital records
  • School records
Geographic Name(s)
  • Chestnut Hill (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Subject(s)
  • Nursing schools.
  • Nursing students

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
  • Hospital records
  • School records
Subject(s)
  • Children--Hospitals
  • Nursing schools.
  • Nursing students
  • Pediatric nursing
  • Pediatrics.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Hospital records
  • Photographs
  • School records
Geographic Name(s)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject(s)
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
  • Nursing schools.
  • Nursing students

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing.
  • Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Hospital records
  • Photographs
  • School records
Geographic Name(s)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject(s)
  • African American nurses
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
  • Nursing schools.
  • Nursing students

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital.
  • City Archives of Philadelphia.
  • Philadelphia General Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Hospital records
  • School records
Geographic Name(s)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Personal Name(s)
  • Buhler-Wilkerson, Karen, Dr., 1944-2010
  • Dopsovic, Helen, 1918-2001
  • Matela, Regina (Jean)
  • Nunan, Edith, 1887-1976
  • Spengler, Josephine
  • Stachniewicz, Stephanie A., 1967-1977
  • Troncelliti, Kathleen Y.
Subject(s)
  • Nursing schools.
  • Nursing students

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Hospital records
  • School records
Geographic Name(s)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject(s)
  • Nursing schools.
  • Nursing students

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Presbyterian School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
  • Hospital records
  • Photographs
  • School records
Geographic Name(s)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject(s)
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
  • Nursing schools.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Mutter Museum.
  • Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Hospital records
  • School records
Geographic Name(s)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Occupation(s)
  • Women--Physician
Subject(s)
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
  • Nursing schools.
  • Women's hospitals.
  • Women--Health and hygiene.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Hospital, 1769-1986.

Scope and Contents note

The records of the hospital consist primarily of published material such as selected annual reports, directories, personnel policies, and manuals. There are several public relations publications, mostly for fund raising, dedications, and clippings. There is also a facsimile of the original deed to three lots of land from 1769.

Box Folder

Annual Reports, 1911.

1 1

Annual Reports, 1927, 1929, 1962, 1985.

1 2

Directory, Board of Trustees and Medical Staff.

1 3

Personnel Policies.

1 4

Newborn Service Manual, 1959.

1 5

Pharmacy Committee Drug Formulary, 1954.

1 6

Nursing Procedure & Administrative Manual, 1973.

1 7

Nursing Procedure & Administrative Manual, 1976.

1 8

Public Relations Publications.

Box Folder

"After 37 Years: A Plea to Carry On", 1942.

1 9

"Going to the Hospital" Brochure for children, 1951.

12 10

"This is your Hospital" Patients' Brochure, 1954.

2 11

"50 Years of Community Service", 1954.

2 12

Dedication of New Wing, 1959.

2 13

Miscellaneous News Clippings, 1959-1986.

2 14
FlatFile Drawer

Facsimile Indenture (original deed) three lots of land, 1769.

3 3

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Series 2.  School Administrative Records, 1918-1987.

Scope and Contents note

The Administrative Records of the School of Nursing consist of annual reports (1956-1987), monthly reports (1982-1987), school catalogs (1944-1988), directories (1965-1975), recruitment literature (1948-1980), commencement programs (1943-1985) and other related documents. Of particular note are the reports for the registration of nurses submitted to the Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners (1918-1985) and the 1985 planned phase out of the School of Nursing.

Box Folder

Annual Reports 1956, 1956.

2 1

Annual Reports 1957, 1957.

2 2

Annual Reports 1958, 1958.

2 3

Annual Reports 1959.

2 4

Annual Reports 1960.

2 5

Annual Reports 1961, 1961.

2 6

Annual Reports 1962.

2 7

Annual Reports 1963, 1963.

2 8

Annual Reports 1964.

2 9

Annual Reports 1965, 1965.

2 10

Annual Reports 1966, 1966.

2 11

Annual Reports 1967, 1967.

2 12

Annual Reports 1968, 1968.

2 13

Annual Reports 1939, 1969.

2 14

Annual Reports 1970, 1970.

2 15

Annual Reports 1971, 1971.

2 16

Annual Reports 1972, 1972.

2 17

Annual Reports 1973, 1973.

2 18

Annual Reports 1974, 1974.

2 19

Annual Reports 1975, 1975.

2 20

Annual Reports 1976, 1976.

2 21

Annual Reports 1977, 1977.

3 22

Annual Reports 1978, 1978.

3 23

Annual Reports 1980, 1980.

3 24

Annual Reports 1983, 1983.

3 25

Annual Reports 1984, 1984.

3 26

Annual Reports 1985, 1985.

3 27

Annual Reports 1986-1987, 1986-1987.

3 28

Monthly Reports January 1982- October 1987, 1982-1987.

3 29

Catalogs (bound), 1944-1976.

3 30

Catalogs (unbound), 1920-1976.

4 31

Catalogs (unbound), 1976-1988.

4 32

Directories, 1965-1975.

4 33

Recruitment Literature, 1948-1980.

4 34

Probationer's Outfit, 1928.

4 35

Commencement Programs, 1943-1985.

4 36

Promotion Exercises- Programs, 1967-1982.

4 37

"Capping Ceremonies-" Pamphlet by Gertrude Stier.

4 38

Alumnae Association miscellaneous materials, 1950-1965.

4 39
Student Government Handbook, 1976.
4 40
Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners' Reports Reports for Registration of Nurses.
FlatFile Drawer

Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners' Reports Reports for Registration of Nurses, 1918-1932.

3 3
Box Folder

Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners' Reports Reports for Registration of Nurses, 1933-1944.

5 45

Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners' Reports Reports for Registration of Nurses, 1945-1960.

5 46

Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners' Reports Reports for Registration of Nurses, 1961-1985.

5 47

Student Examination, ca. 1920s.

4 41

Public Health Study on Student Nursing, ca. 1945.

24 42

Student Handbook, 1987.

24 43

Closing Reports, 1985.

5 48

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Series 3.  Faculty Records, 1968-1985.

Scope and Contents note

The faculty records include a 1987 faculty manual, the minutes of the Faculty Organization (1976-1987), and school committees for Curriculum, Programs Faculty Development, Faculty In-service Education, as well as the Freshman Sub-committee and Library minutes documenting events during the 1970s and 1980s, with some materials dating back the 1960s.

Box Folder

Faculty Manual, 1987.

5 1

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1987.

5 2

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1986.

5 3

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1985.

5 4

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1984.

5 5

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1983.

5 6

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1982.

5 7

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1981.

5 8

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1980.

5 9

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1979.

5 10

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1978.

6 11

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1977.

6 12

Faculty Organization, Minutes, 1976.

6 13

Committees, Minutes - Curriculum Committee, 1985-1986.

6 14

Committees, Minutes - Curriculum Committee, 1983-1984.

6 15

Committees, Minutes - Curriculum Committee, 1981-1982.

6 16

Committees, Minutes - Curriculum Committee, 1979-1980.

6 17

Committees, Minutes - Curriculum Committee, 1978.

6 18

Committees, Minutes - Curriculum Committee, 1973-1978.

6 19

Committees, Minutes - Curriculum Committee misc., 1981-1987.

6 20

Curriculum Sub-Committee - Level I, 1983-1984, 1983-1984.

7 21

Curriculum Sub-Committee - Level II & IV, 1979-1987, 1979-1987.

7 22

Curriculum Sub-Committee - Level III, 1979, 1979.

7 23

Curriculum Sub-Committee - Level II, 1982-1985, 1982-1985.

7 24

Course Outlines - Level I, 1983-1984, 1983-1984.

7 25

Course Outlines - Level II, 1983-1984, 1983-1984.

7 26

Programs Faculty Development Committee, 1981-1987.

7 27

Faculty In-service Education Committee, 1984-1986.

7 28

Faculty In-service Education Committee, 1981-1983.

7 29

Faculty In-service Education Committee, 1978-1980.

7 30

Faculty In-service Education Committee, 1975-1977.

7 31

Faculty In-service Education Committee, 1972-1974.

7 32

Faculty In-service Education Committee, 1967-1971.

8 33

Freshman Sub-committee, 1976.

8 34

Library Committee Monthly Reports & Communiques, 1981-1987.

8 35

Library Committee Monthly Reports & Communiques, 1966-1980.

8 36

Library Committee Meetings, 1966-1987.

8 37

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Series 4.  Student Records, 1904-1986.

Scope and Contents note

The student records consist of "final records": i.e., transcripts and other official student files (1910-1986), resignations, and student applications (1910-1949) which include both letters from students applying for admission and letters of recommendation on behalf of the student. There is also a small set of miscellaneous recommendations which predates many of the student files (1908-1912). Post-1950 student files (1950- 1983) are filed separately.

Conditions Governing Access note

All student records have a fifty year closure from the date of graduation or withdrawal; although earlier student records may be used, case anonymity must be respected.

Box Folder

Student Records, Final Completed, 1910-1922.

8 1

Student Records, Final Completed, 1923-1926.

8 2

Student Records, Final Completed, 1927-1929.

8 3

Student Records, Final Completed, 1930-1931.

8 4

Student Records, Final Completed, 1932.

8 5

Student Records, Final Completed, 1933.

9 6

Student Records, Final Completed, 1934.

9 7

Student Records, Final Completed, 1935.

9 8

Student Records, Final Completed, 1936.

9 9

Student Records, Final Completed, 1937-1940.

9 10

Student Records, Final Completed, 1941-1943.

9 11

Student Records, Final Completed, 1944-1945.

9 12

Student Records, Final Completed, 1946.

9 13

Student Records, Final Completed, 1947.

10 14

Student Records, Final Completed, 1948-1949.

10 15

Student Records, Final Completed, 1950.

10 16

Student Records, Final Completed, 1951.

10 17

Student Records, Final Completed, 1952.

10 18

Student Records, Final Completed, 1953.

10 19

Student Records, Final Completed, 1954.

10 20

Student Records, Final Completed, 1955.

10 21

Student Records, Final Completed, 1956.

10 22

Student Records, Final Completed, 1957.

10 23

Student Records, Final Completed, 1958.

10 24

Student Records, Final Completed, 1959.

10 25

Student Records, Final Completed, 1960.

11 26

Student Records, Final Completed, 1961.

11 27

Student Records, Final Completed, 1962.

11 28

Student Records, Final Completed, 1963.

11 29

Student Records, Final Completed, 1964.

11 30

Student Records, Final Completed, 1965.

11 31

Student Records, Final Completed, 1966.

11 32

Student Records, Final Completed, 1967.

11 33

Student Records, Final Completed, 1968.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1969.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1970.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1971.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1972.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1973.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1974.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1975.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1976.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1977.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1978.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1979.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1980.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1981.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1982.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1983.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1984.

Student Records, Final Completed - 1985 Day Division, 1985.

Student Records, Final Completed - 1985 Evening Division, 1985.

Student Records, Final Completed, 1986.

Withdrawals, A-B.

Withdrawals, C.

Withdrawals, D-E.

Withdrawals, F-G.

Withdrawals, H.

Withdrawals, I-K.

Withdrawals, L.

Withdrawals, M.

Withdrawals, N-P.

Withdrawals, R.

Withdrawals, S.

Withdrawals, T-V.

Withdrawals, W-Z.

Applications.

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Series 5.  Yearbook, 1922-1981.

Scope and Contents note

The yearbooks, although incomplete, provide a view into student life and an account of those who graduated from the school's program. Included is the first yearbook, dated 1922, which includes a section listing each graduate and her nickname, aspiration, chief delight, greatest horror, commonest expression, and what she will marry for. Most of the answers offer a view of the tongue-in-cheek nature of these early graduates.

Box

1922, 1926, 1927, 1951, 1954, 1957-1961, 1963.

27

1964-1973.

30

1974-1981.

31

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Series 6.  Photographs, 1906-1987.

Scope and Contents note

These photographs document the social, educational, and physical development of the School of Nursing. This series includes a complete collection of formal class portraits (1910-1987). The photograph mountings have been separated from the photos for conservation purposes, but they have been retained since they provide the name of the student represented in each portrait. Exterior views of the hospital complex include the Maternity Building, Laughlin Hall, a 1906 image of the hospital, and other selected buildings that make up the Chestnut Hill campus. There are also a few photographs from the 1960s of Magee Memorial Rehabilitation Center, Pennsylvania Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and Chestnut Hill College. Interior views consist of the school's Reading Room, Class on Poverty, and Diet & Nutrition Class-room/Laboratory. Interior views of the hospital cover the Maternity Washroom, Nursery, Children's Ward, Women's Ward, Men's Ward, and Operating Room. Some group shots from the 1920s include student nurses, graduate nurses, and other images of nurses and physicians at work in the hospital ward.

Class Photos.

Undated School Photo.

Box Photo

1910.

32 1

1911.

32 2

1912.

32 3

1913.

32 4

1914.

32 5

1915.

32 6

1916.

32 7

1917.

32 8

1918.

32 9

1919.

32 10

1920.

32 11

1921.

32 12

1922.

32 13

1922.

32 13a

1923.

32 14

1924.

32 15

1925.

32 16

1926.

32 17

1927.

32 18

1928.

32 19

1929.

32 20

1930.

33

1931.

33 22

1932.

33 23

1933.

33 24

1934.

33 25

1935.

33 26

1936.

33 27

1937.

33 28

1938.

33 29

1938.

33 30

1940.

33 31

1941.

33 32

1942.

33 33

1943.

33 34

1944.

33 35

1945.

33 36

1946.

33 37

1947.

33 38

1948.

33 39

1949.

33 40

1950.

37 41

1951.

37 42

1952.

37 43

1953.

37 44

1955.

37 46

1956.

37 47

1957.

37 48

1958.

37 49

1959.

37 50

1960.

37 51

1961.

37 52

1962.

37 53

1963.

37 54

1964.

37 55

1965.

37 56

1966.

37 57

1967.

37 58

1968.

37 59

1969.

37 60

1970.

37 61

1971.

37 62

1972.

37 63

1973.

37 64

1974.

37 65

1975.

37 66

1976.

37 67

1977.

37 68

1978.

37 69

1979.

37 70

1980.

37 71

1981.

37 72

1982.

37 73

1983.

37 74

1984.

37 75

Day Division, 1985.

37 76

Evening Division, 1985.

37 77

1986.

37 78

1987.

37 79
Box

Class of 1953-1987 Mounting Frame with Student Names only, no photos, 1953-1987.

35

Buildings.

Exteriors.

Maternity Building.

Box Photo

circa 1920.

36 80

1949.

36 81

1922.

36 82

1922.

36 83

1922.

36 84

circa 1920.

36 85

1913.

36 86

Laughlin Hall.

Box Photo

1922.

36 87

1922.

36 88

Mr. Birdsall on porch, 1948.

36 89

1948.

36 90

circa 1950.

36 91

circa 1950.

36 92

circa 1950.

36 93

circa 1950.

36 94

circa 1950s.

36 95

Through the woods, 1954.

36 96

Other Buildings.

Box Photo

Chestnut Hill Hospital, 1906.

36 97

Dr. Vaux Residence (demolished 1970), circa 1920; also: student nurse residence circa 1920; Laboratory Building demolished circa 1970.

36 98

Magee Memorial Rehabilitation Center, 1964.

36 99

Pennsylvania Hospital, 1964.

36 100

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1964.

36 101

Chestnut Hill College, circa 1970.

36 102
Interiors.

School, circa 1920.

Box Photo

Reading Room, circa 1920.

36 103

Class on Poverty, circa 1920.

36 104

Diet & Nutrition Classroom/Laboratory, circa 1920.

36 105

Hospital Interior.

Box Photo

Maternity Washroom; E. Hanley, 1922.

36 106

Maternity Washroom; E. Hanley, 1922.

36 106.1

Maternity Washroom; E. Hanley, 1922.

36 106.2

Nursery, 1922.

36 107

Nursery, 1922.

36 107.1

Nursery, 1922.

36 107.2

Children's Ward, 1922.

36 108

Children's Ward, 1922.

36 108.1

Children's Ward, 1922.

36 108.2

Women's Ward, 1922.

36 109

Women's Ward, 1922.

36 109.1

Women's Ward, 1922.

36 109.2

Men's Ward, 1922.

36 110

Men's Ward, 1922.

36 110.1

Men's Ward, 1922.

36 110.2

Operating Room, 1922.

36 111

Operating Room, 1922.

36 111.1

Miscellaneous Interiors.

Box Photo

Nursing Students in Laboratory, circa 1930s.

36 112

Operating Room, circa 1920.

36 113

Nurses, Groups.

Box Photo

Student Nurses, circa 1922.

36 114

Students, Doctors, & Nurses, circa 1920.

36 115

Student Nurses, circa 1920.

36 116

Student Nurses, circa 1920.

36 116.1

Student Nurses, circa 1920.

36 116.2

Student Nurses with Dorm Head in Nurse's Home, circa 1920.

36 117

Student Nurses, circa 1920.

36 118

Student Nurses, circa 1920.

36 118.1

Student Nurses, circa 1920.

36 118.2

Graduated Nurses, circa 1920.

36 119

Graduated Nurses, circa 1920.

36 119.1

Graduated Nurses, circa 1920.

36 119.2

Graduated Nurses in Capes, circa 1920.

36 120

Graduated Nurses in Capes, circa 1920.

36 120.1

Graduated Nurses in Capes, circa 1920.

36 120.2

Nurses, Individual.

Box Photo

Nurses of the Philadelphia Hospitals Visit to the Walker-Gordon Farm, Plainsboro N.J. Gift of Chestnut Hill Hospital., June 15, 1920.

36 121

Nurse with Newborn, circa 1920.

36 122

Nurse with Ambulance, circa 1920.

36 123

Group Photos, 1950-1981.

Box Photo

Graduation, circa 1950.

34 124

Class of 1957.

34 125

School of Nursing, 1961.

34 126

School of Nursing, 1961.

34 127

Capping Ceremony, circa 1964.

34 128

Class of 1968, 1966.

34 129

Class of 1968, 1966.

34 130

Graduation, 1970.

34 131

Nursing Staff, circa 1960.

34 132

Nursing Staff, circa 1960.

34 133

Student Nurses, circa 1970.

34 134

Class of 1981, 1981.

34 135

Student Nurses & Personnel.

Box Photo

Nurses Station, circa 1970.

34 136

Nursing Meeting, circa 1960.

34 137

Student Nurse & Louise Lefevre with projector, circa 1960.

34 138

Student Nurses' Kitchen, circa 1970.

34 139

Hospital Kitchen, circa 1960.

34 140

Nurses & Doctor with Patient, circa 1950.

34 141

Rosemary Rupert, CHH SON Class of 1981, reading to Patient, 1978.

34 142

Demonstration to Children, circa 1970.

34 144

Medicine Demonstration to Children, circa 1970.

34 145

Medicine Demonstration to Children, circa 1970.

34 146

Chestnut Hill Hospital Pharmacist, 1964.

34 147

Student Nurses with Laura May Beery, circa 1978.

34 148

Instructor & Students with Patient, 1978.

34 149

Nurse with Child Patient, 1978.

34 150

Operating Room, 1950.

34 151

Student & Nurse in Maternity, 1979.

34 152

X-ray Department, circa 1950.

34 153

Student Nurses in Class, circa 1950.

34 154

Demonstration to nursing Students, circa 1970.

34 155

Sgt. Glen Brunson, an instructor at Walson Army Hospital, explains the operation of a mail tube to Miss Pat Buki, 19, and Miss Carol Wood, 18, student nurses of Chestnut Hill Hospital.

34 156

Students, Miscellaneous Scenes.

Box Photo

Student Nurse & Instructor, circa 1970.

34 157

Aide & Patient, circa 1970.

34 158

Nurses & Instructor with a Patient, circa 1970.

34 159

Nurse & Doctor with Patient, circa 1970.

34 160

Nurses with a Patient, circa 1970.

34 161

Student Nurse being weighed by her instructor, circa 1970.

34 162

Nurse & Doctor in Library, circa 1970.

34 163

Nurses bandaging Patient, circa 1970.

34 164

Nurses & Patient, circa 1970.

34 165

Students & Sister in Laboratory, circa 1970.

34 166

Students & Sister in Laboratory, circa 1970.

34 167

Students & Sister in Anatomy Instruction, circa 1970.

34 168

Nurses & Doctor, circa 1970.

34 169

Student Nurse & Doctor with Patient, circa 1970.

34 170

Nurse holds her diploma, circa 1969.

34 172

Nurses in kitchen eating, circa 1972.

34 173

Nurse checking on IV, circa 1970.

34 174

Louise LeFevre R.N., formal mounted portrait, Directress of Nurses February 12, 1912-September 30, 1916; Superintendant October 1, 1916-March 14, 1931.

34 186
Loose Photos.
Box Folder

Individuals (8 photographs), circa 1920.

34 1

Individuals (76 photographs), circa 1950-1970.

34 2

Miscellaneous Groups (55 photographs), circa 1950-1970.

34 3

Books & Cap (3 photographs), circa 1960.

34 4

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Series 7.  Scrapbooks, 1953-1970.

Scope and Contents note

Three scrapbooks are included. One was produced by the Class of 1953, another by Miss New Jersey Kathy Holmes, a Chestnut Hill student, and the third contains a lone diploma.

Box

"The Chart-" Class of 1953.

38

Miss New Jersey Kathy Holmes; News Clippings.

38

Diploma; Bustard, Margaret E.

38

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Series 8.  Artifacts.

Scope and Contents note

Includes a hand-made model of a pregnant uterus with growing fetus inside. Stored with artifacts collection.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Hospital, 1919-1987.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of two brief histories by Arthur H. Lea (1933) about the hospital and a later history by Samuel X. Radbill (1987) about the Nursing Department. Also included are the 1919 bylaws of the Ladies' Visiting Committee.

Histories.

Box Folder

Lea, Arthur H., History of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1933.

1 1

Radbill, Samuel X. MD, "The Nursing Department", 1987.

1 2

Ladies' Visiting Committee, Bylaws, 1919.

1 3

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Series 2.  School of Nursing, 1919-1946.

Scope and Contents note

The administrative records of the School of Nursing include school catalogs (1923-1942) profiling the schools programs and courses. The catalogs typically include several photographic images of the hospital and the school that provide a glimpse at the clinical and social life of the students. Several catalogs also include drawings of the hospital complex at 18th and Fitzwater Streets as it evolved. A "teacher's class book" for 1928 is included within this series that provides rich descriptive data about the courses attended by each student daily with comments about the students performance and actions. Also included is a yearbook of the Class of 1940, a variety of Committee Minutes (1939-1944); and some miscellaneous papers.

Box Folder

Catalogs, 1923-1942.

1 1

Teacher's Class Book, Class of 1928.

1 2

Yearbook, 1940.

1 3

Minutes, School of Nursing Committee.

Box Folder

January 1939, March-June 1942.

1 4

July-October 1942.

1 5

January-June 1943.

1 6

July-November 1943.

1 7

January-June 1944.

1 8

July-December 1944.

1 9

Miscellaneous Papers, 1939-1955.

1 10

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Series 3.  Student Records, 1897-1946.

Scope and Contents note

This series is by far the most important consisting of two ledgers books of student files ranging in date from 1897 to 1922. Although brittle, these two volumes provide the records of individual students indicating name, address, age, dates of entrance and graduation, and evaluations of the students' character and work. Letters formerly interfiled in the volumes have been removed for preservation purposes and now follow the volumes in alphabetical order by the name of the student. These letters, dating from the turn of the century to through the 1940s, concern certification of graduates and recommendations for nursing positions. Individual student files run from 1926-1946; these are alphabetical within each year, then chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Personal names in student files may not be cited.

Box Folder

Student Files, 1897-1919.

1 1

Student Files, 1912-1922.

1 2

Enclosures from Student Files.

Box Folder

Avery, Jane Eliza.

2 3

Ash, (Brown) Margaret.

2 4

Barrett, (Miller) Helen.

2 5

Brubaker, Elizabeth.

2 6

Clarke, Bluebell F.

2 7

Cole, Mae.

2 8

Cople, (Robinson) Edna.

2 9

Cottul, Mary W.

2 10

Cunningham, Clara H.

2 11

Darnell, Helen.

2 12

Diel, Mary Caroline.

2 13

Eddy, Sylvia.

2 14

Fales, (Naughton) Mabel.

2 15

Fenwick, Gladys M.

2 16

Ferguson, (Gibb) Ethel.

2 17

Fisher, Ethel.

2 18

Gilchrist, (White) Ethel.

2 19

Glover, Myrtle.

2 20

Gruener, (Eberhardt) Amelia.

2 21

Gunn,(McGrail) Rosetta.

2 22

Hafe, (Brown) Helen.

2 23

Haggy, Nettie E.

2 24

Hallman, (Ott) Kathryn.

2 25

Hamilton, (Vrooman) Pauline.

2 26

Hammond, Charlotte.

2 27

Hanson, (Painter) Gertrude.

2 28

Hayllar, Lucy.

2 29

Heck, Dorothy Filbet.

2 30

Herting, (Grauf) Carrie.

2 30a

Hidlay, Lillian.

2 31

Hill, (Mitchell) Hannah.

2 32

Hughes, Alice.

2 33

Jacoby, Estella M.

2 34

Kift, Harriet C.

2 35

Knox, Amy.

2 36

Leith, Dorothy J.

2 37

Licthe, Margretha.

2 37a

Lynch, (Moffet) Elizabeth.

2 38

MacDonald, Emma.

2 39

MacDonald, (Kitting) Mary.

2 40

MacNeil, Lillian F.

2 41

Manby, Bessie.

2 42

McCoy, (Riddle) Anna.

2 43

McFarland, Katharine.

2 44

Michael, (Tait) Beatrice.

2 45

Murray, Mabel Grace.

2 46

O'Connell, (Blanchard) Glea.

2 47

Pangborn, (Boss) Clara.

2 48

Patrick, Henrietta B.

2 49

Plumb, (MacConnell) Clara.

2 50

Potts, E. Alevilda.

2 51

Purchase, (Lintner) Juanita.

2 52

Rung, Dorothy R.

2 53

Sanderson, Elizabeth.

2 54

Sentman, Mabel B.

2 55

Servais, (Van Sciver) Margaret.

2 56

Stryke, (Taylor) Josie.

2 57

Thompson, Ethel Ruth.

2 58

Tussey, Lillian M.

2 59

Van Sciver, Jessie F.

2 60

Wharton, (Wagner) Grace.

2 61

Williamson, (Brown) Frances.

2 62

1926.

Box Folder

Armentrout, Gertrude Mae.

3 63

Blake, Miriam.

3 64

Clancey, Anne E.

3 65

Fry, Edna M.

3 66

Heins, Marie B.

3 67

Hollis, Ruth Anita.

3 68

Hope, Isabel.

3 69

Kelly, Aline Catherine.

3 70

Kinne, Dorothy Leone.

3 71

Loughead, Gertrude Brooke.

3 72

Milsom, Alice Lillian.

3 73

O'Brien, Helen.

3 74

Wood, Adah Woodward.

3 75

Wood, Constance Stockton.

3 76

Yates, Elsie Bayne.

3 77

1927.

Box Folder

Beeboner, Janet.

3 78

Cummings, Ruth Elizabeth.

3 79

Forsythe, Mary Jane.

3 80

Gass, Margaret.

3 81

Lane, Laura Mary.

3 82

Lind, Mildred McNeal.

3 83

Metz, Gertrude M.

3 84

Pfarr, Marguerite.

3 85

Phillips, Florence.

3 86

Sickles, Blanche B.

3 87

Smith, Margaret May.

3 88

Zeth, Catherine.

3 89

1928.

Box Folder

Addams, Agnes.

3 90

Bowser, Helen Elizabeth.

3 91

Drasher, Ada Mae.

3 92

Kelly, Helen Rae.

3 93

Maxell, Ruth M.

3 93a

McShane, Mary Regina.

3 94

Pontius, Lillian Kathryn.

3 95

Reynolds, Carey M.

3 96

Rothrock, Eleanor Cleves.

3 97

Shrite, Anna Ruth.

3 98

Stuckey, Ruth Elizabeth.

3 99

Troxell, Dorothy Susan.

3 100

1929.

Box Folder

Coutant, Katherine W.

3 101

Farnum, Elizabeth Whipple.

3 102

Garnish, Helen Lucille.

3 103

Hothersall, Nellie.

3 104

Leonard, Maude Marie.

3 105

Reidenbach, Margaret H.

3 106

1930.

Box Folder

Allison, Thelma G.

3 107

Bachman, Alberta G.

3 108

Beale, Gretchen W.

3 109

Brumberg, Olga.

3 110

Clewell, Sarah.

3 111

Fox, Agnes Lorenia.

3 112

Hemingway, Marian Louise.

3 113

Johnson, Stella L.

3 114

Kennedy, Ruth.

3 115

Leese, Catherine M.

3 116

Pound, Nellie B.

3 117

Robinson, Romaine.

3 118

Ruff, Dorothy.

3 119

Teal, Ruth M.

3 120

Washington, Hannah.

3 121

Yacos, Anna.

3 122

Yellis, Mae.

3 123

1931.

Box Folder

Baker, Hulda C.

4 124

Bishop, Ruth.

4 125

Bramble, Clara E.W.

4 126

Delbridge, Sheila.

4 127

Dewey, Jeanne.

4 128

Dunmire, Ruby.

4 129

Entry, Dorothy M.

4 130

Fordham, Grace P.

4 131

Gilbert, Jean Bertha.

4 132

Gould, Marena.

4 133

Grey, Ferne.

4 134

Huber, Frances M.

4 135

Johnke, Evelyn.

4 136

Johnson, Esther G.

4 137

Klein, Elizabeth A.

4 138

Marvil, Kathleen.

4 139

Miller, Anne H.

4 140

Rhodes, Eleanor.

4 141

Royale, Edna Elizabeth.

4 142

Senseman, Hilda.

4 143

Sickler, Augusta M.

4 144

Stevens, Frances.

4 145

Snyder, Winifred G.

4 146

Stetton, Eleanor G.

4 147

Troutman, Elizabeth.

4 148

1932.

Box Folder

Adam, Beatrice.

4 149

Allen, Blanche.

4 150

Baker, Ruth Elizabeth.

4 151

Bowne, Cornelia Goodbar.

4 152

Burns, Betty.

4 153

Callender, Vera.

4 154

Comtois, Ruth.

4 155

Haines, Mary L.

4 156

McCaffrey, Ann Catherine.

4 157

Mertz, Evelyn A.

4 158

Pancoast, Mabel.

4 159

Perkins, Lois H.

4 160

Peterson, Elin Sophie.

4 161

Pletcher, Charlotte.

4 162

Richards, Ethel V.

4 163

Shaw, Clarissa.

4 164

Shaw, Rae.

4 165

Snyder, Edith.

4 166

Stickling, Elizabeth Catherine.

4 167

Stiger, Mary Elva.

4 168

Werner, Linagertrude.

4 169

1933.

Box Folder

Armstrong, Janet.

4 170

Biehl, Olive Mildred.

4 171

Careaga, Pilar Iberia.

4 172

Carson, Elsie V.

4 173

Garrison, Dorothy G.

4 174

Gaunt, Dorothy R.

4 175

Goodrum, Pricilla Louise.

4 176

Hawn, Frances.

4 177

Hill, Madelyn R.

4 178

Horning, Martha C.

4 179

Jansen, Dorothy.

4 180

Kidd, Helen.

4 181

Lambert, Caroline.

4 182

Layton, Elizabeth S.

5 183

Morse, Jean Elizabeth.

5 184

Newkirk, Marian A.

5 185

Ralph, Gladys Ellen.

5 186

Rowland, Jean Van dyke.

5 187

Smith, Elizabeth May.

5 188

Smith, Ethel Ruth.

5 189

Watkins, Jane M.

5 190

1934.

Box Folder

Allen, Felicia.

5 191

Brady, Mary Patricia.

5 192

Browne, Ruth Ann.

5 193

Burke, Eula.

5 194

Cost, Olivia Elizabeth.

5 195

Hudson, Dorothy.

5 196

Kubik, Amelia.

5 197

Lambert, Mary.

5 198

Maurer, Jean.

5 199

Owen, Alene.

5 200

Scovell, Ruth.

5 201

Watson, Mildred.

5 202

1935.

Box Folder

Allen, Marjorie C.

5 203

Anciaux, Greeba M.

5 204

Bennett, Evelyn Jeanette.

5 205

Bowne, Margaret.

5 206

Campbell, Christina H.

5 207

Ethridge, Marjorie.

5 208

Harmison, Blanche Hathaway.

5 209

Kuntz, Frances N.

5 210

Martin, Mildred.

5 211

McKay, Flora.

5 212

Mensch, Sara Jane.

5 213

Parker, Winifred McI.

5 214

Ridenour, Hazel E.

5 215

Scott, Mary L.

5 216

Smith, Eleanor Pancoast.

5 217

Starn, A. Isabel.

5 218

Watts, Lucinda M.

5 219

Wickens, Marguerite Helen.

5 220

Yardley, Elizabeth S.

5 221

1936.

Box Folder

Dressler, Ruth E.

5 222

Edwards, Helen.

5 223

Flury, Emily P.

5 224

Fulton, Dorothy N.

5 225

Gortner, Jane E.

5 226

Graham, Satie P.

5 227

Harris, Elizabeth H.

5 228

Heckman, Mary S.

5 229

Rankin, Miriam.

5 230

Semans, Adeline M.

5 231

Shores, Margaret L.

5 232

Swingle, Isabelle M.

5 233

1937.

Box Folder

Bender, Florence M.

5 234

Black, Irene.

6 235

Brightbill, Mildred.

6 236

Burns, Helen M.

6 237

Capik, Amelia.

6 238

Carr, Eleanor.

6 239

Cook, Glenavee.

6 240

Dugan, Marian C.

6 241

Elliott, May.

6 242

Fisher, Julia.

6 243

Ihmeen, Eileen.

6 244

Jones, Doris E.

6 245

McManus, Madeline.

6 246

Mohr, Audrey.

6 247

Morgan, Marian C.

6 248

Moyer, Mary.

6 249

Pollard, Margaret.

6 250

Rohrbaugh, Helen.

6 251

Salen, Arlene.

6 252

Vinyard, Charlene.

6 253

Welton, Virginia L.

6 254

1938.

Box Folder

Calloway, Elizabeth J.

6 255

Carey, Beatrice.

6 256

Hamilton, Helen.

6 257

Hayden, Gertrude.

6 258

Laubach, Sarah.

6 259

MacDowell, Marjorie.

6 260

McMeans, Elizabeth.

6 261

Miller, Eleanor.

6 262

Ryan, Dorothy.

6 263

Swift, Evelyn S.

7 264

Van Wie, Lucile.

7 265

Weiler Phyllis.

7 266

1939.

Box Folder

Cook, Geraldine.

7 267

Eakle, Leah I.

7 268

Faust, Louise.

7 269

Grove, Grace.

7 270

Haight, Mary Louise.

7 271

Hamlet, Mary H.

7 272

Henry, Eileen M.

7 273

Joseph, Kathryn A.

7 274

Kerl, Helen Elsie.

7 275

Lindsay, Rheda.

7 276

Merte, Elnora J.

7 277

Ralston, Eleanor Mac.

7 278

Shafer, Katharine B.

7 279

Staley, Bessie.

7 280

Stern, Jean Grace.

7 281

Swain, Dorothy.

7 282

Trumbower, Jessie M.

7 283

Voss, Phyllis Edna.

7 284

Waddington, Vera L.

7 285

Wiley, Elizabeth H.

7 286

Zimmer, Elsie E.

7 287

1940.

Box Folder

Adder, Lois K.

8 288

Bryant, Harriet.

8 289

Clark, Janet.

8 290

Downs, Nancy I. S.

8 291

Gause, Betty.

8 292

Helman, Ruth.

8 293

Lambert, Jean.

8 294

Olson, Jenny M.

8 295

Parkinson, Ruth.

8 296

Pattinson, Mildred E.

8 297

Pew, Dorothy.

8 298

Prevost, Mathilde.

8 299

Seetzer, Esther.

8 300

Smith, Katherine.

8 301

Sperbeck, Mary A.

8 302

Sterner, Ethel.

8 303

Suggs, Jane.

8 304

Thompson, Miriam.

8 305

Thurston, Myrtle.

8 306

Von Bergen, Alice.

8 307

1941.

Box Folder

Ayle, Dorothy Romayne.

8 308

Corcelins, Betty L.

8 309

Dakin, Renee.

8 310

Emmons, Edith Rae.

8 311

Green, Winifred.

8 312

Litke, Amelia D.

8 313

Loebe, Evelyn M.

9 314

Marriner, Pauline E.

9 315

Mawson, Harriet.

9 316

Merritt, Constance J.

9 317

Morgan, Helen Ruth.

9 318

Rickalt, Margaret.

9 319

Tawney, Beatrice.

9 320

Yunger, Marion P.

9 321

1942.

Box Folder

Bair, Leota Elizabeth.

9 322

Boring, Martha Louise.

9 323

Carr, Marguerite.

9 324

Daugherty, Winifred Geraldine.

9 325

Goddard, Dorothy Ann.

9 326

Greis, Sue Betty.

9 327

Helman, Georgetta Ruth.

9 328

Irwin, Helen Louise.

9 329

King, Katherine.

9 330

Kreshka, Olga.

9 331

Malenke, Betty Grace.

9 332

Marlow, Dorothy Ruth.

9 333

Mason, Theresa Joy.

9 334

Moyer, Louise Gertrude.

10 335

Murtiff, Esther Madeline.

10 336

Randall, Geraldine.

10 337

Score, Mary Carolyn.

10 338

Wolfe, Mary Dorothy.

10 339

1943.

Box Folder

Canfield, Eleanor.

10 340

Doyle, Mary M.

10 341

Dunkle, Jean Ruth.

10 342

Fulton, Jean Elizabeth.

10 343

Kellner, Mildred Jean.

10 344

Lollich, Elizabeth.

10 345

Maag, Ruth.

10 346

McAndrews, Geraldine.

10 347

Peters, Carole E.

10 348

Resides, Mary Kathryn.

10 349

Snyder, Adelene.

10 350

Wartman, Margaret Anna.

10 351

Wathne, Edith.

10 352

Zimmerman, Jean Elizabeth.

10 353

1944.

Box Folder

Amend, Sara Maclatosh.

11 354

Brokhoff, Anne Gertrude.

11 355

Davenport, Jeanne Estelle.

11 356

DeAntonio, Angelina.

11 357

Hain, Kathryn Irene.

11 358

Harris, Betty Bell.

11 359

Holland, Elva Naomi.

11 360

Holtje, Charlotte Eileen.

11 361

Knight, Dorothy Constance.

11 362

Lester, Edith Allen.

11 363

Ludwig, Martha E.

11 364

Matukonis, Ruth.

11 365

Peterson, Lillian Mae.

11 366

Robinson, Helen Cromwell.

11 367

Serivanich, Marie Ernestine.

11 368

Stauffer, Mary V.

11 369

1945.

Box Folder

Coolen, Mary Eleanor.

11 370

DeHaas, Marylee.

11 371

Evangelista, Florence Mary.

11 372

Fannick, Anna.

11 373

Gansert, Catherine Regina.

12 374

Grassmyer, Marian Regina.

12 375

Hugg, Mary Gertrude.

12 376

Ianni, Frances Amelia.

12 377

Lowe, Ruth Catherine.

12 378

McGraw, Mary Patricia.

12 379

Miller, Jean Elizabeth.

12 380

Olmstead, Mary Elizabeth.

12 381

Palenchar, Regina Marie.

12 382

Prassas, Elaine F.

12 383

Pruefer, Gertrude Lena.

12 384

Rinehart, Marie Adeline.

12 385

Simonyi, Joan.

12 386

Thompson, Gertrude Ann.

12 387

Worley, Jean Louise.

12 388

Ziegler, Jane.

12 389

Ziegler, Pearl Gertrude.

12 390

1946.

Box Folder

Fox, Phyllis.

12 391

Freistak, Helen Marie.

12 392

Gartland, Mildred.

12 393

Michangelo, Lena.

12 394

Radaker, Dorothy.

12 395

Sechrist, Lorie.

12 396

Whitsel, LaVerne.

12 397

Young, Dorothy.

12 398

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Series 4.  Alumnae Association of the Training School for Nurses, 1919-1946.

Scope and Contents note

Alumnae Association of the Training School for Nurses, 1919-1946. This small series includes the charter and by-laws of the Alumnae Association and the Association's bulletin for 1946.

Box Folder

By-laws and Charters, 1919.

12 1

Alumnae Association Bulletins, 1946.

12 2

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Series 5.  Photographs, 1921-1942.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains formal class portraits from 1921 until 1942. Also included is a 1960 photograph of the hospital's volunteer program and several exterior images from the 1950s of the 18th and Fitzwater facility. Other photographic images can be found within the school's published catalogs in Series II.

Class Portraits.

Box Photo

Class of 1921.

13 1

Class of 1923.

13 2

Class of 1924.

13 3

Class of 1925.

13 4

Class of 1926.

13 5

Class of 1926.

13 5.1

Class of 1927.

13 6

Class of 1928.

13 7

Class of 1928.

13 7.1

Class of 1929.

13 8

Class of 1930.

13 9

Class of 1931.

13 10

Class of 1931.

13 10.1

Class of 1932.

13 11

Class of 1932.

13 11.1

Class of 1933.

13 12

Class of 1933.

13 12.1

Class of 1933.

13 13

Class of 1934.

13 14

Class of 1934.

13 14.1

Class of 1935.

13 15

Class of 1935.

13 15.1

Class of 1936.

13 16

Class of 1936.

13 16.1

Class of 1937.

13 17

Class of 1937.

13 17.1

Class of 1938.

13 18

Class of 1939.

13 19

Class of 1939.

13 20

Class of 1940.

13 21

Class of 1941.

13 22

Class of 1941.

13 23

Class of 1942.

13 24

Volunteer Program, 1960.

13 25

Exterior Views.

Box Photo

Out Patient Clinic, circa 1950s.

13 26

Gate Entrance, circa 1950s.

13 27

Hospital, circa 1950s.

13 28

Hospital, circa 1950s.

13 29

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Inventories.  Unprocessed Accretions.

Scope and Contents note

This section contains preliminary folder-level inventories of unprocessed accretions to this collection. The accretions consist of 4 boxes from various sources.

Acc. 2013.22.

Box

Application for National League of Nursing Education, 1939.

14

Student grades, circa 1930.

14

White House Conference, 1909.

14

CHOP History: articles and publications.

14

School of Nursing pin, correspondence and paperwork, circa 2003.

14

CHOP Training School, photocopies and articles.

14

Master Bed Planning.

14

Past Petitions and Letters, circa 1980s-1990s.

14

CHOP Nursing School minutes:.

14

February 1926 - October 1936.

14

November 1936 ? January 1939.

14

November 1940 ? September 1944.

14

Alumnae Association.

14

Medical History CHOP articles.

14

A Ritchie 1897 FHearst 1900.

14

Alumnae Business.

14

Peak Census Planning.

14

CHOP History: news clippings, publications.

14

Committee Plan to Move Children.

14

Annual Reports:.

14

1923-1925.

14

1926-1929.

14

1930-1933.

14

1933-1935.

14

1936-1938.

14

Book belonging to Edith J. Rinell: Affiliate Program, Classroom and Clinical Instruction, Nursing of Children.

14

Surgical Ward, Daily Routine...and Faculty Members.

14

Children?s Hospital Nursing Education, 1949.

14

Minutes, School of Nursing:.

14

February 1926 ? December 1934.

14

April 1935 ? October 1936.

14

November 1936 ? December 1937.

14

January ? December 1938.

14

November 1940 ? December 1942.

14

January ? December 1943.

14

May ? September 1944.

14

Class of 1942 photograph, identified.

17

Acc. 2002.31.

Box

History Nursing CHP Articles, circa 1980s-2002.

15

CHP History of Nursing Project.

15

Binder: CHP Annual Reports, 1960-1986.

15

Composition book: M.S.O Log #6, 1942.

15

Guestbook, 1969-1986.

15

7 audio cassette tapes, looks like conferences.

15

Girls' High School - yearbook?, 1910-1920s?.

15

A Look Back: Nursing Care of Typhoid Fever by Mary Walton and Cynthia Connolly, AJN, April 2005.

15

CHOP 150 year anniversary brochure and CD.

15

Susan C. Francis.

15

CHP Alumnae Misc.

15

Achenbaum, Muriel, Hahnemann.

15

Amend, Edith, Lester Grad CHP 1944.

15

Bay, Geraldine, nee Randolph, CHP 1944.

15

Boring, Martha Louise, 1942.

15

Brandow, Geraldine McAndrew.

15

Brooks, Mary.

15

Chance, Jean, nee Morse, CHP 1933.

15

Clemans, Jeanne R. CHP class 1943.

15

Eberle, Virginia, nee McLetais.

15

Fisher, Joanne [?] D?Ascensio, U of PA 5 yr.

15

CHOP Nursing School Minutes:.

15

February 1926 - October 1936.

15

November 1936 ? January 1939.

15

November 1940 ? September 1944.

15

Sarah Amend Fulton and classmates, 1944.

15

Gosnay, Margaret "Peg".

15

Goulding, Erna T.

15

Hearst, Fannie.

15

Jacobs, Annie Ritchie.

15

Joseph, Angelina Beatner CHP 1944.

15

Loveland, Florence.

15

Ludekens, F.

15

Dorothy Marlow, class of 1942.

15

Mensch, Arlene Charlotte - Archambault, Married name, CHP 1926.

15

Mervine, Dorothy Goddard, CHP 1942.

15

Monteleone, Jos.

15

Oliver, Jane.

15

Peplau, Hildegard.

15

Post, Carol Peters, CHP 1943.

15

Helen E. Schultz, Emily, American Red Cross Nursing Badge #27771, Born Sept. 1893.

15

Swansen, Carl.

15

Affiliates, Presby.

15

Finds.

15

AJN.

15

American Red Cross.

15

ANA.

15

Donations.

15

Helpers with CHOP History.

15

History of Nursing CHP Misc.

15

Interview Forms.

15

Old CHP.

15

2003 Nurse Week.

15

2004 Nurse Week.

15

2005 CHP 150 years.

15

Picture IDs, some on video.

15

YMCA.

15

Alcorn, Gladys Rogers, CHP 1920.

15

Book.

15

Miscellaneous.

15

Cemeteries, West Laurel Hill.

15

Diary.

15

Internationals.

15

Bay, Geraldine, nee Randall, CHP 1942.

15

Buggy, Ann Machella, HUP grad, worked CHP 1956-1958 and 1962-1963.

15

Brunner, Lillian Sholtis, HUP 1919.

15

Francis, Susan C.

15

SCF Biography.

15

Geppert, Virginia L.

15

Langstadter, Caroline F.

15

Manly, Jennie A., Presby.

15

Rothrock, E. Cleves, CHP grad.

15

Shultz, Helen.

15

7 audio cassette tapes.

16

Printed Powerpoint slides, Goulding?s personal correspondence.

16

Florence Nightingale.

16

Ashworth, Pat.

16

Museum of Nursing History, Inc.

16

CHOP publications, news clippings, correspondence.

16

Erna Miscellaneous Articles.

16

Erna CHP Articles, 1958-1997.

16

Misc. publications and correspondence.

16

Envelope with 1940s student information.

16

Ward record book, 1940s.

16

Envelope of scrapbook pages, news clippings, photographs.

16

Scrapbook pages with news clippings, newsletters, diploma.

16

Bag of CHP publications and files.

16

Set of notes? On ruled paper, circa 1969.

16

Lists of alumni.

16

Miscellaneous ephemera ? notecards, etc.

16

Envelopes with diplomas, memorabilia, misc. ephemera from alumni.

16

Album of 8x10, black and white photographs, hospital exterior and interior, 1960s?.

16

Bag of misc brochures, some from Bates Center.

16

Patches, 1940 CHOP book.

16

Uniform.

16

Acc. 2008.27.

Box Folder

CV Jane H. Barnsteiner.

17 1

CHOP General documents, including Annual Agreement of Association with Schools of Nursing.

17 2

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Agreement, 1991.

17 3

Annual Report Director of Nursing Research, 1985-1986.

17 4

Report of activities at CHOP, September 1, 1984-February 28, 1985.

17 5

Activities, 1986-1987.

17 6

Activities, 1987-1988.

17 7

Activities, 1988-1989.

17 8

Activities including PICA consultation, Monthly reports July - Nov. 1989, 1989-1990.

17 9

Activities, 1990-1991.

17 10

Activities, 1991-1992.

17 11

Activities, 1992-1993.

17 12

Activities, 1993-1994.

17 13

Activities (cont.), 1993-1994.

17 14

Activities, 1995-1996.

17 15

Activities, 2001.

17 16

Activities, 2003.

17 17

Nursing Retreat, 1991.

17 18

Annual Reports Dept. of Nursing CHOP, 1983-1984, 1987-1990.

17 19

Annual Reports + department, 1990-1991.

17 20

Annual Reports, 1991-2003.

17 21

Goals, 1994-1997, 1999-2000, 2002-2003.

17 22

Goals 2000, 2002, 2003.

17 23

Acc. 2002.33.

Box

Past salary scales, circa 1978-2000.

17

Pediatric nursing records.

17

Budget Planning - General.

17

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Lankenau Hospital, 1895-1992.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials generated by the Lankenau Hospital and its predecessor, the German Hospital. It includes, among other things, historical files, annual reports (from the years 1911-1991), subject files, a small number of clippings, and extensive holdings of at least three different hospital-based publications.

Box Folder

History of the German Hospital, 1895.

1 1

History, Lankenau Hospital.

1 2

John D. Lankenau.

Box Folder

Last will and testament, 1901.

1 3

Biographical data.

1 4
Box Folder

Charter and bylaws, amended, 1919.

1 5

Minutes of Nursing Committee of the Board of Trustees of German Hospital, 1909-1915.

1 6

Annual Reports.

Box Folder

(German Hospital), 1911, 1913, 1915.

1 7

(German Hospital), 1916-1917.

1 8

1918-1920.

1 9

1921-1924.

1 10

1925-1928.

2 11

1929-1932.

2 12

1933-1937.

2 13

1938-1943.

2 14

1944-1947.

2 15

1948-1950.

2 16

1951-1967.

3 17

1968-1976.

3 18

1977-1983.

3 19

1984-1991.

3 20

Anniversary celebrations.

Box Folder

100th anniversary, programs and news clippings, 1960.

3 21

125th anniversary, 1985.

3 22
Box Folder

Conference schedule: mental health in childhood, 1960.

3 23

Dedication, new hospital building, 1953-1955.

3 24

Health education exhibit, news clippings, 1955-1958.

3 25

Health education program publications, 1960-1971.

3 26

Health museum exhibit, interpretation, [1956].

3 27

Health museum publications, 1955-1956.

4 28

Hospital employee handbook, 1960-1967.

4 29

Hospital of Tomorrow exhibit, 1950.

4 30

Lankenau Hospital highlights, 1977.

4 31

News clippings, 1954-1987.

4 32

Nursing procedures, 1960-.

4 33

Pamphlets, news release and other miscellaneous publications, 1961-1983.

4 34

Programs of various functions, 1986-1989.

4 35

Religious service programs and clippings, 1959-1979.

4 36

Testimonial dinner in honor of Dr. Edward Bortz, 1947.

4 37

Women's Auxiliaries, brochures, 1958-1967.

4 38

Miscellaneous.

Box Folder

Biographical data of Drs. John B. Deaver and J. Montgomery Deaver, 1929-1978.

4 39

Mary J. Drexel Home for the Aged, brochures, undated.

4 40

Renowned physicians, news clippings, 1928-1991.

4 41

Publications.

Lankenau Hospital Reporter.
Box Folder

1975-1982.

4 42

1982-1984.

4 43

1985-1986.

4 44

Lankenau Ledger, 1945-1946.

Box
5
Folder
45
Lankenau Magazine.
Box Folder

1953-1958.

5 46

1959-1964.

5 47

1965-1971.

5 48

1986-1988.

5 49

1988-1992.

5 50
The Orbit.
Box Folder

1955-1958.

5 51

1959-1961.

6 52

1962-1965.

6 53

1966-1970.

6 54

1971-1977.

6 55
Spectrum.
Box Folder

1977-1981.

6 56

1982-1983.

7 57

1984-1985.

7 58

1986-1989.

7 59
Box Folder

The State of Lankenau Hospital - Address to Board of Trustees by Alfred Putnam, President, 1955.

7 60

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Series 2.  School of Practical Nursing, 1967-1979.

Scope and Contents note

The School of Practical Nursing at Lankenau offered a one-year program designed to graduate licensed practical nurses. This series contains both administrative records and student files for the entire period of the program's existence.

Box Folder

Achievement Test scores, 1967-1978.

7 1

Alumni, master list, 1967-1970.

7 2

Annual report to the State Board of Nurse Examiners, 1967-1979.

7 3

Approval for veteran education, 1970-1972.

7 4

Class of January 1979 records, 1978-1979.

7 5

Official state rules and regulations, 1967-1978.

7 6

Program manual, 1967-1979.

7 7

Scholarship fund records, 1972-1979.

7 8

State Board scores, 1968-1979.

7 9

State Board visits: reports and correspondence, 1971-1978.

7 10

Student permanent record, blank forms, undated.

7 11

Student records.

Conditions Governing Access note

This subseries is restricted. For more information, please consult the Center.

Regular students.
Box

Individual files, Allen-Zuch.

8
Withdrawn students.
Box

Individual files, Austin-Wright.

8
Special students.
Box Folder

Achievement Test scores, 1972-1975.

8 12

Individual files, Abraham-Varughese.

8

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Series 3.  School of Nursing, 1901-1992.

Scope and Contents note

This series, though not the most voluminous, has been divided into five subseries for ease of understanding: Administration, Studies and reports, Programs and activities, Subject files, and Publications. The Administration subseries includes annual reports, accreditation records, student standardized test scores, reports to and correspondence with the Pennsylvania State Board of Nurse Examiners, as well as other files, many historical in nature. The Studies and Reports subseries includes self-evaluations and progress reports, plus a number of other in-house studies . It also contains studies on each graduating class from 1953-1984. The Programs and activities subseries consists of materials which document some of the diverse extracurricular activities in which student nurses participated, programs and addresses relating to graduation and capping/pledging ceremonies, as well as curriculum plans and supplements. The Subject files subseries contains information on a variety of nursing and health-related subjects, from Army nursing to stamps on the subject of nursing. Also included are several files of biographical information on nurses. The final subseries, Publications, is comprised of bulletins and handbooks published by the school of nursing, yearbooks, and two student publications, Whites and Stripes and The Capsule.

Administration.

Annual Reports.

Box Folder

1973-1981.

9 1

1981-1985.

9 2

1985-1992.

9 3
Accreditation by NLN (National League for Nursing).
Correspondence.
Box Folder

1963-1981.

9 4

1982-1987.

9 5

1988-1991.

9 6

Criteria, policies and procedures, 1956-1988.

10 7

Final closing report, 1990.

10 8
Box Folder

Application by the School of Nursing to the American Nurses Association, 1919.

10 9

Application to the German Hospital School of Nursing, 1906-1907.

10 10

Biographies--School of Nursing graduates and faculty.

10 11
Capitation Grants.
Reports.
Box Folder

1971-1972.

10 12

1973-1974.

10 13

1975-1978.

11 14
Final summary reports.
Box Folder

Part I.

11 15

Part II.

11 16
Box Folder

Catalog of nurses' library, 1909.

11 17

Closing of the school, 1990.

11 18

Correspondence, general, early, 1915-1920.

11 19

Curriculum changes, file copy, 1988.

11 20

Diploma, blank, undated.

11 21

Directory, schools of nursing in Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1971-1972.

11 22

Efficiency records, 1924-1939.

11 23

Giles, Ida F., first full-time instructor, biographical data, 1941-1989.

11 24

History, 1959-1977.

11 25

Lankenau graduates on foreign mission, 1924-1960.

11 26

Matriculation record, 1976-1992.

11 27

Ebert, Anna K., Deaconess, newsletters, clippings, photographs, circa 1961-1996.

11 28
Mosby Assess Test.
Box Folder

Class of 1982.

12 28

Class of 1983.

12 29

Class of 1984.

12 30

Class of 1985.

12 31

Class of 1986.

12 32

Class of 1987.

12 33

Class of 1988.

12 34

Class of 1989.

12 35

Class of 1990.

12 36

Class of 1991.

12 37

Class of 1992.

12 38
NCLEX Summary Profiles.
Box Folder

July 1984.

13 39

February 1985.

13 40

July 1985.

13 41

February 1986.

13 42

July 1986.

13 43

February 1987.

13 44

July 1987.

13 45

February 1988.

13 46

July 1988.

13