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Lillian Sholtis Brunner papers

MC 114

Lillian Sholtis Brunner papers

MC 114

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

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Brunner, Lillian S., 1910-1995
Title:
Lillian Sholtis Brunner papers
Date [inclusive]:
1910-1995
Call Number:
MC 114
Extent:
20.33 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Lillian S. Brunner, author and educator, is a native Pennsylvanian who is known nationally and internationally for her contributions to nursing practice, particularly in the area of medical surgical nursing. She is perhaps best known for writing Textbook of Medical and Surgical Nursing and  The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice. This collection documents Brunner's professional nursing and writing experience and her association and membership with various institutions she attended or served. Also included are her articles, awards and photographs.
Cite as:
Lillian Sholtis Brunner papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Title:
Nursing History Small Collections
Date [inclusive]:
1856-2008
Call Number:
Small Collections
Extent:
1.87 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Bates Center's Small Collections are various, unrelated accessions that have been individually assigned collection numbers. Many of the Small Collections consist of a single folder.
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Nursing History Small Collections, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Lillian S. Brunner (b. 1918), author and educator, is a native Pennsylvanian who is known nationally and internationally for her contributions to nursing practice, particularly in the area of medical surgical nursing. Brunner graduated from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing in 1940. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Education (Nursing Major) in 1945 and a Master of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) in 1947. Brunner also completed post Masters' coursework at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Education from 1960-1963.

Brunner's professional experience consists of a variety of nursing and instructor positions at hospitals and schools of nursing. She has authored or collaborated on nine books on medical and surgical nursing. These books have appeared in as many as 12 languages and many are standard textbooks in nursing schools and educational programs around the world. She is perhaps best known for Textbook of Medical and Surgical Nursing and  The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, both of which have run in at least six editions.

Brunner has served actively in many professional organizations including the Pennsylvania League for Nursing, the Board of Trustees of the Presbyterian Medical Center (Philadelphia, PA), the National League of American Pen Women (Philadelphia Branch), the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Alumni Association, and the Advisory Board of the Center for The Study of The History of Nursing (Philadelphia, PA).

Mrs. Brunner's contributions to nursing have been recognized by several awards including Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, University of Pennsylvania, 1985; Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, Cedar Crest College, (Allentown, PA), 1978; Distinguished Alumnus Award, Nurses' Alumni Association, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 1976; and 25 Years as an Outstanding Author, J.B. Lippincott Publishing Co., (Philadelphia, PA) 1975.

Scope and Contents

Most of the collections included here consist of personal papers, student lecture notes from various nursing schools, and assorted nursing memorabilia and ephemera. Of particular significance are the two letters written by Florence Nightingale (MC 44).

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

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Bethany Myers

Access Restrictions

A portion of Series 1 is restricted. Please contact the Center for more information.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

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

Use Restrictions

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Lillian S. Brunner.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Alumni Association of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Brunner, Lillian S., 1910-1995
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
  • Nursing.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
  • Nursing.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Institutions and Professional Associations, 1938-1995.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of materials reflecting Brunners' professional life. Included here are her curriculum vitae and correspondence with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Nurses Alumnae Association, Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania League for Nursing ,and the National League of American Pen Women.

Box Folder

Curriculum Vitae, 1940-1978.

1 1

American Association for the History of Nursing.

Correspondence, re: membership; election of officers; changes in constitution and by-laws; and conferences.
Box Folder

1983-1986.

1 2

1987-1993.

1 3

American Red Cross.

Box Folder

Application for nurse enrollment and service record (blank), 1953.

1 4

Correspondence - Lottie Chaikin, re: enrollment and appointment to Army Reserve Hospital, 1938.

1 5

Boston University, Nursing Archives Associates, Boston, MA.

Box Folder

Correspondence and Nursing Archives News, 1989-1993.

1 6

Journal of Nursing History, November 1985, 1986, and 1987, and April 1988.

1 7

Center for The Study of The History of Nursing.

Box Folder

Anne L. Austin, [b.1891- d.1986] biographical papers and correspondence, 1948-1992.

1 8
Correspondence, re: board meetings, program planning, social activities and reference material.
Box Folder

1986.

1 9

1987.

1 10

1988.

1 11

1989.

1 12

1990.

2 13

1991.

2 14

1992.

2 15
Box Folder

Correspondence, Bonnie M. Devlin, Director of Development, School of Nursing and Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, re: fund raising, 1986.

2 16

Correspondence, Nursing History Committee, meetings and reports, 1984-1985.

2 17

Correspondence, organization of Center and Fund Raising, 1985.

2 18

Correspondence, Ruth Albina Fulton, re: Sara Neff Ransom, Jefferson Hospital, School of Nursing, Class of 1910 and Fulton Family, 1977.

2 19

Donor List for Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, 1990-1991.

2 20

Ellen D. Baer, PhD, RN, Correspondence and reprints of articles by E.D. Baer, 1984-1987.

2 21

Guide to Women's History Resources in Philadelphia Area "Notable Philadelphia Women", undated.

2 22

History of Nursing in Philadelphia, correspondence, program for professional nurses, May 10, 1974.

2 23

Lillian Sholtis Brunner Archives, dedication ceremony; Resolution for naming the archives, L.S. Brunner; Address given by L.S. Brunner, October 7, 1989; Newsletter, Fall 1988, "A New Room of Our Own," Fall 1989, and "L.S. Brunner Summer Fellowships," 1988-1989.

3 24

Nursing at Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1974.

3 25

Nurses at Moderate Rates Directory for Nurses of The Philadelphia School for Nurses, 1930s.

3 26

Prospectus for The Center for The Study for The History of Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, undated.

3 27

The Thalmus, Centennial History Project, 1991-1995.

3 28

Traveling Exhibit, "Send Us a Lady Physician: Women Doctors in America," 1985: and "Report of Training School for Nurses," Woman's Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1876.

3 29

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Nurses' Alumni Association.

Box Folder

Ad Hoc Committee of Twelve and Paper of Lillian S. Brunner, 1969-1973.

3 30

Annual General Meeting Minutes, April 10, 1972.

3 31

Biographies of selected graduates from classes 1910-1937 (E.C. Berrang, 1922; V.M. Bulshefski, 1937; C.R. Bower, ?; F.A. Hixson, 1924; L.F. Keesey, 1913; E.J. Tinsley, 1910), correspondence, biographical data, 1972-1981.

3 32

Board meeting minutes, 1986.

3 33
Compilation of Association's Activities, personal copy.
Box Folder

1968-1969.

3 34

1970.

3 35

1971.

3 36

1972.

3 37

1991.

3 38
Correspondence.
Box Folder

History of Alumni Association, 1973-1979.

3 39

Hospital pin to be converted into a charm, 1968.

3 40

Letters of acknowledgment for successful 80th Anniversary Reunion, 1966.

3 41

Pencil notes and correspondence from Brunner and Lynch - in reference to writing school of nursing history - 1936-1972.

3 42

Responses from Alumni to the article - "A Challenge - What will Be the Future of Our Nurses' Alumni Association?", 1984-1985.

3 43

Directory of Graduates, 1886-1971.

3 44

Financial Statement Report, 1968 and 1970.

3 45

Bronzed artifact - graduate cap, HUP School of Nursing, 1972.

3 46
Box Folder

Nurses Alumni History Collection Index, 1970s.

4 47

Summary of Report on Nursing Education by Margaret Bridgman, consultant, National League for Nursing, undated.

4 48

History data correspondence, 1968-1971.

4 49

Charter, by-laws and beneficial Association, 1950.

4 50
First Fifty years, cut pages for reading and revision done by Brunner and Lynaugh.
Box Folder

Content, list of illustrations and pp. 1-27.

4 51

pages 28-83.

4 52

pages 84-124.

4 53

pages 125-173.

4 54

pages 174-206 (bound cover for original book).

4 55

The First Fifty Years, School of Nursing, HUP, (bound copy), 1940.

4 56

Hospital School of Nursing, 1886-1986, Celebration of the First One Hundred Years, University of Pennsylvania, booklet, 1986.

5 57

Historical data significant to Alumni Association, correspondence, history exhibit list and other memorabilia, 1970-1975.

5 58

Florence Nightingale Cabinet; correspondence and photograph, 1971-1973.

5 59
Lillian S. Brunner, Class of 1940.
Box Folder

Address (handwritten), presented to Alumni meeting, October 29, 1966.

5 60

Correspondence, Newsletter, June, 1969 and January and July, 1972 and program for 85th Anniversary reunion, 1971.

5 61

Alumni Newsletter, "News of Our Graduate" L.S. Brunner, class of 1940, 1976-1988.

5 62

Disaster Nursing Institute, Registration Card and handwritten notes, 1962.

5 63

Graduation Invitation, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, April 7, 1974.

5 64

Presentation to Board of Directors, Nurses Alumni Association, "Source of Action"; and Future of Our Nurses Alumni Association, 1984-1985.

5 65

Recipient of Alumnus Award, Correspondence, resume of accomplishments and words of acceptance, November 6, 1976.

5 66

75th Anniversary Nurses Alumni Association, program, directory of Graduates, place card, and narrative for slide presentation, 1961.

5 67

95th Anniversary Reunion, Nurses Alumni Association, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Program, 1981.

5 68

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Article, "Ladies of the Board," Vital Signs, Summer, 1984; correspondence from Mrs. Louis R. Fox to Arthur Newbold, re: contribution to nursing school, 1896.

5 69

Letter of instruction for preparing for abdominal section to physician from William Goudell, Professor of Gynecology, 1892.

5 70

Nursing Administrative Personnel, Inquirer Magazine, "Ms E. Cloves Rothrock," by Grace Madley, September 20, 1970.

5 71

Operative Technique Manual, 1905.

5 72

School of Nursing - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Committee, Nursing Education.
Minutes, correspondence and reference material.
Box Folder

1959-1961.

5 73

1962-1963.

5 74

1964-1965.

5 75

1966-1967.

6 76

Letters of Acceptance, 1922 and 1924; Rules for Admission of Pupils, undated; Nurses' Lecture courses, first year, 1895-96; Senior Obstetrics examination, 1919.

6 77
Box Folder

Lecture, "Care of Patient and Baby After Delivery," by Viola V. Woodward, 1901.

6 78

Newspaper Article, "Choosing a Career" by Dean Elizabeth S. Bider. New Haven Register, May 9, 1948.

6 79

Student Handbook Manual, 1961-1962.

6 80

Surgical Technique Manual, 1900.

6 81

The Trained Nurse, "Post Graduate Course," by M.E.P. Davis, January 1896.

6 82

Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Correspondence re: "Third Annual Lillian S. Brunner Distinguished Lecturer Presentation," 1991; Center Post, 6:3, July-August, 1979; Presbyterian's Nursing Network, 4:3, Summer, 1992; Report to Our Donors, 1987.

6 83

Correspondence: Record of Deposit Agreement with the Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, 1992-1994.

6 84
Nursing Committee.
Box Folder

Minutes, reports and correspondence, 1946-1991.

6 85

Resource materials, 1987-1992.

6 86
Box Folder

Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, History of Nursing Invitational Conference, 1988 and 1989.

6 87

Sigma Theta Tau, Inc, XI, Chapter, transfer card to XI Chapter, 1984; Installation ceremonies programs, 1966 and 1982; correspondence re: commemorative brick verification with photograph; donation of book to Nursing Library, 1985-1989, spring election information, 1989.

6 88

Student Nurses' Association of Pennsylvania, correspondence: participation with program activities, 1973-1977; Snips, "With Midnight Oil Burning," SNAP publication, 1974; The Snap Newsletter, June, 1982.

6 89

The Museum of Nursing History, Inc. Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, correspondence; Museum Muse publications; and program announcements, and minutes: 1984-1993.

6 90

The Society for Nursing History, correspondence; meeting schedules; membership list, constitution and by-laws; and publications, Gazette, 1983-1986.

7 91

University of Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Booklets, Trustees, Board and Committees, The Administration, 1982-1984; Guidelines for Board of Overseers, 1989.

7 92
Nursing Education in the University of Pennsylvania and in its hospital, by Margaret Bridgman and Consultants, Educational Survey, 1958.
Box Folder

Contents and pages 1-96.

7 93

pages 97-161.

7 94

pages 162-235.

7 95

List of Appendices.

7 96
Trustees' Council of Penn Women.
Correspondence, Re: meetings, minutes and other council activities.
Box Folder

1987-1988.

7 97

1990-1992.

7 98
Box Folder

Fundraising Committee, updated membership material and manual, 1988.

7 99
Box Folder

Lucille Petry Leone, letter to S. Hackney, president of the University of Pennsylvania, acknowledging the award of "Medal of Special Recognition", 1985.

7 100
School of Nursing Alumni Association.
Joint Planning Committee of Alumni and HUP Alumni Meeting minutes, program, flyers, by-laws and correspondence.
Box Folder

(100th and 50th anniversary of the schools), 1985.

7 101

1985-1986.

7 102

1985-1986.

7 103

1991-1993.

7 104
Box Folder

Caring for the Future, (The Case for Support), undated.

7 105

Correspondence, Annual giving program and establishing "Chair" in nursing, 1980.

8 106

Silver Anniversary celebration, correspondence, brief history and program, 1975.

8 107

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 50 years Nursing Education, May 18, 1985 to Spring, 1986; Correspondence, programs, invitation and newspaper clipping, 1985-1986.

8 108

Correspondence, fund raising for "Chair" for University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 1980.

8 109

Bryn Mawr Hospital.

Box Folder

Correspondence, Classroom instruction and clinical conference, Operating Room Nursing, 1964.

8 110

Friends of Bryn Mawr Hospital, Seminars, correspondence and programs, 1983.

8 111
Box Folder

National League for Nursing, Editorial Review Board, Nursing and Health Care, correspondence, 1981-1983.

8 112

Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing.

History of Nursing Project.
Box Folder

Programs and Seminars, 1974-1976.

8 113

Submitted histories by Schools of Nursing and individuals, 1974.

8 114
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Box Folder

Oral History of Nursing, mechanisms for obtaining oral histories from Alumni and correspondence, 1979.

8 115

Correspondence and reference material for writing history of the school, 1965-1972.

8 116

Pennsylvania League for Nursing.

Personal Looseleaf book; L.S. Brunner, 1970s.
Box Folder

History, by-laws and immunization correspondence.

8 117

Educational loan fund, personnel policies and practices, and public relations.

8 118

Finance, nominating, membership, program, conference, resolutions and goals and honorary rewards.

8 119

News Bulletin and Pittsburgh Annual Meeting.

8 120
Box Folder

Correspondence, re: membership, committee members, and awards; reports Nursing History and Archives committee, 1979-1989.

8 121

Accomplishment as president, L.S. Brunner, 1976-1978.

8 122

Correspondence, re: L.S. Brunner elected president, awards and notes of congratulations; News Bulletins, 1972-1984.

8 123

Short-term program for LPNs and LVNs employed in nursing homes (workshop), 1976.

9 124

News Bulletin, "Workshop for Operating Room Nurses", November 10-11, 1977.

9 125

History of Nursing in Philadelphia, A program for professional nurses, May 10, 1974.

9 126

History of Nursing Project.

Box Folder

Anne L. Austin's correspondence and references, 1974-1978.

9 127
Lillian S. Brunner, Personal file, correspondence, committee meeting minutes, and news clippings.
Box Folder

November 1973-July 1974.

9 128

August 1974-June 1975.

9 129

July 1975-December 1975.

9 130

January 1976-May 1976.

9 131

June 1976-December 1977.

9 132
National League of American Pen Women.
Box Folder

Biennial Letter, banquet and luncheon programs; folder, celebration, bicentennial, 1876-1976, and poem, "The Pen Women", April 1976.

9 133

Application and membership acceptance notification, 1974.

9 134

Brochures, undated.

9 135

NLAPW, Anthology of Members Works, Philadelphia, PA Branch, 1990.

9 136

Early History of New York City Branch Founded January 24, 1920; The First Pen Women 1897-1921, reprints, 1963.

9 137

Board Meeting minutes, example of minutes and scope of activities, 1986.

9 138

The Pen Woman, L VIV:5-9, February, 1964, recording secretary, picture and professional background, 1984.

9 139
Philadelphia Branch.
Box Folder

Brief History, 1977.

10 140

Meeting minutes, 1974-1984.

10 141

Report by M.S. Ewer, corresponding secretary, May 13, 1956.

10 142

Correspondence, 1976-1987.

10 143

Membership list, 1987-1990.

10 144
Box Folder

Pennsylvania Nurses Association, booklet, "The Path to Here and Now," 1903-1978, by Dorothy A. Mereness, 1978.

10 145

American Academy of Nursing, Fellowship - Annual meeting program, correspondence and news release, 1978-1979.

10 146

American Nurses' Association, Medical-Surgical Nurse of the Year Award, 1984.

10 147

American Nurses Association, Council on Medical-Surgical Nursing, Nominating Committee correspondence, 1986-1991.

10 148

Association of Operating Room Nurses, Inc., Correspondence program and Announcement for "Fifth AORN Congress", 1957-1973.

10 149

Dorothy Williams, Lecturer, Frances Bolton School of Nursing, Western Reserve University, Newspaper Article, 1946 and correspondence, 1956.

10 150

Elizabeth K. Porter, President, American Nurses Association, Nursing News, photograph and congratulations, 1950.

10 151

Workshop "Implementation of Clinical Instruction in Medical and Surgical Nursing," Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1955-1956.

10 152

Certificates, recognition for contribution of service and participation in continuing education course, 1952-1991.

10 153

Board member, Neighborhood League Nursing Service, newspaper clipping and brochure, 1972.

10 154

Hospital Association of Pennsylvania, "Statewide Nursing Study Update", 1991.

10 155

Hospital Trustee Association of Pennsylvania, correspondence re: Education Committee, 1983-1988.

10 156

New Jersey League for Nursing, 1980 Annual Convention, Speaker, Lillian S. Brunner, RN, "Building Bridges: Postulating How," and program, 1980.

10 157

Philadelphia County District, PA Nurses Association, correspondence, re: ANA membership on JACN, board of commissioners, 1979.

10 158

Philadelphia General Hospital, letter from S. Lillian Clayton to Susan G. Francis, re: Reference, 1925.

10 159

The Origin of the Philadelphia General Hospital, Blockley Division, 1955.

10 160

Correspondence, incoming from Elizabeth Cathcart, M.P.N., RN, CNAN, 1986 and 1990.

10 161

Correspondence, to and from Andrew W. Shearer, writer of history of Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing, 1983.

10 162

Correspondence.

Box Folder

Educational Tour, Copenhagan and Stockholm, 1979.

10 163

Educational Tour, Greece and Egypt, 1980-1981.

10 164

Requesting consultation in reference to student assignment and selection of nursing school, 1989-1990.

10 165

International: re: Medical and Surgical Textbook, 1990-1994.

10 166

Nursing Life, Lillian S. Brunner, advisory board member, correspondence and first issue Nursing Life, July-August 1981 (Nursing Journal), 1981.

11 167

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Series 2.  Collected Articles and Publications, 1945-1991.

Scope and Contents note

Included in this series are reprints of others which Mrs. Brunner collected regarding American history and/or nursing education. The series also contains reference materials of the American Red Cross, first aid procedures, and civil defense reference for emergency situations.

Box Folder

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, "The President's Message the End of the Beginning" (Address, AACN's National Teaching Institute) May 1984, 13:3.

11 1
American Journal of Nursing, U.S.A. Bicentennial, 1776-1976 (reprints).
11 2
Box Folder

Nurses in American History, The Revolution, April 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Wartime Volunteer - 1861-1965, May 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Three Schools - 1873, June 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, The Fateful Decade, 1890-1900, July 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Our First Four Licensure Laws, August 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Nursing and Early Feminism, September 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Vassar Training Camp for Nurses, November 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Nursing and the Great Depression, December, 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, The Lasting Impact of World War II on Nursing, January 1976.

11 2

Nurses in American History, The Cadet Nurse Corps in World War II, February 1976.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Black Nurses: Their Service and Struggle, March 1976.

11 2

That's How It Was, April 1967.

11 2

Why Florence Nightingale, November 1967.

11 2
American Journal of Nursing, "Famous Women in Nursing", 1953-1956.
11 3
Box Folder

Katherine Dewitt Journal of Nursing , 55:3, March 1955.

11 3

Maude B. Muse, 56:11, November 1956.

11 3

Florence M. Johnson, 54:7, July 1954, July 1954.

11 3

Mary Eliza Mahoney, 54:4, April 1954.

11 3

S. Lillian Clayton, 54:11, November 1954.

11 3

Linda Richards, 48:9, September 1948.

11 3

Mary Sewall Gardner, 1:12, December 1953.

11 3

Mary Sewall Gardner, 2:1, January 1954.

11 3

American Journal of Nursing, 75th Anniversary Issue, October 1900-1975 (bound copy).

11 4

American Nurses Association - "A Position Paper, Educational Preparation for Nurses and Assistants to Nurses", 1965.

11 5

American Journal of Nursing and Its Company, "A Chronicle", 1900-1975.

11 6

American Nurses Association - "Tomorrow and Yesterday, 1896-1946".

11 7

From Almshouse to Hospital: The Shaping of Philadelphia General Hospital, Quarterly/Health and Society, 60:1, 1982.

11 8

Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, "Tugboat Annie": Nursing Hero of Pearl Harbor - Grace Lally (1897-1983), 23:3, Fall 1991.

11 9

Journal of Nursing Administration, "The Knowledge Worker", April 1977.

11 10

Journal of Nursing Washington State, re: Elizabeth Soule, October 1950.

11 11

American Journal of Epidemiology," Methylxanthines and Benign Breast Disease, October 1986.

11 12

Missing Data: Nurses with their Patients, (compiled by K. Buhler-Wilkerson and Julie Fairman), undated.

11 13
Nursing and Health Care.
11 14
Box Folder

Heroine Out of Focus: Media Image of Florence Nightingale, Part I, April 1983.

11 14

Heroine Out of Focus: Media Image of Florence Nightingale, Part II, May 1983.

11 14

The Nurse-Detective in American Movies, March 1982.

11 14
Nursing Forum, "The Origins of Modern American Nursing, The Civil War Era" -II:2, 1963.
11 15
Box Folder

Untrained But Undaunted: The Women Nurses of the Blue and The Gray, XV:1, 1976.

11 15

Who and Where Are Nursing's Historians? XX:2, 1981.

11 15

National League for Nursing News, "In Unity and Diversity There is Strength" (editorial), September 1976.

11 16
Nursing Outlook.
11 17
Box Folder

Clinical Research in Nursing Homes, April 1977.

11 17

Nationwide Hunt for Nursing's, January 1965.

11 17

Preserving the Structures of the Past, February 1958.

11 17

The Nurse in Civil War Literature, May 1962.

11 17

25 Years of Nursing Leadership, April 1977.

11 17

Public Health Nursing: A Photographic Study", September/October 1988.

11 17
RN Magazine Magazine Bicentennial Forecast.
11 18
Box Folder

Nursing and Education, March 1976.

11 18

OBG Nursing, April 1976.

11 18

Nursing and Research, May 1976.

11 18

Nursing in Industry, June 1976.

11 18

Politics Begins at Work, July 1976.

11 18

Critical-Care Nursing, September 1976.

11 18

The Promises in Your Future, December 1976.

11 18

Nursing Research, 25th Anniversary Issue, special issue commemorates the journal by placing not only its founding, but also professional occurrences within a historical context, January-Febuary, 1987.

11 19

Post Graduate Medicine, Filing Medical Literature, "Taming the Medical Literature Monster", July 1983.

11 20

The Historic Role of the Medical Profession in Pennsylvania, Dr. Richard H.Shyrock, Second Rose Hill Seminar, Waynesboro, PA, June 13, 1965.

11 21

The Uses of Medical History, Surgical Rounds, December 1983.

11 22

Reprints, Katherine Tucker and Susan C. Francis, National League of Nursing Education, undated.

11 23

The Trained Nurse and Hospital Review, CVI:6, June 1941.

11 24

Hospitals, Dispensaries and Nursing, Sectional Meetings, "The Trustees of the Hospital," by Richard Wood, 1974.

11 25

Bulletin of History of Medicine, "Benjamin Franklin and the Rise of Free Treatment of the Poor by the Medical Profession of Philadelphia", March-April 1957.

11 26

Mother R Eleanor Roosevelt's Untold Story, "How Eleanor Roosevelt Forgave Other Woman", 1977.

11 27

Newspaper clippings and brochures - Early and later histories of hospitals, near Freeland, PA (near L.S. Brunner's birthplace), 1889-1981.

11 28

Hospice, references, journal articles, 1981-1984.

11 29

A Manual of Nursing, Bellevue Hospital, 1878, correspondence, 1985.

11 30

Philadelphia Hospital Report, Vol. II, 1893 and including copy Alice Fisher's will, 1888.

11 31

Squibb Nurses Notes, "Nurse and Spy", 1965.

11 32

The Hemlock City, Austin, Pennsylvania, "A Nurse Goes to War", 1890-1910.

11 33

What you Need to Know to Help Prevent and Treat Them "About Bedsores", 1974.

11 34

Collected Emergency Reference.

American Red Cross.
Box Folder

Pamphlet, "Wear it with Pride" - Badge of a Red Cross Nurse, 1956, and Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, Name Tag, "Lillian Brunner," 1950s.

12 35

First Aid Textbook, Revised Edition, 1945.

12 36

Brochure, "Your community could have a disaster", 1959.

12 37

Civil Defense Supplement to American Red Cross First Aid Textbook, 1951.

12 38

Disaster Action, manual for mass care, 1959.

12 39

Red Cross Home Nursing, for Red Cross Home Nurses and volunteer Nurses' Aides, 1951.

12 40

Accidental Poisoning in Children, Jay M. Arena, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, undated.

12 41
Civil Defense.
Box Folder

Brochure, "First Aid Kit", 1957-1958.

12 42

Handbook and brochure for emergency situations, 1957-1958.

12 43

Home Protection Exercises, 1959.

12 44

The Family fallout Shelter, 1959.

12 45

The Nurse in Civil Defense, 1952.

12 46

Civil Defense for Adult Americans, Adult Education Association, undated.

12 47

Atomic Medicine, Time, April 7, 1952.

12 48

How to Survive an Atomic Bomb, Richard Gerstoll, PhD, 1950.

12 49

Newspaper clippings, "Your Role in Civil Defense," 1958 and "Accidents Toll Outdistances U.S. War Losses," 1951.

12 50

Publishers and Professional Associations Listing of History of Nursing books, undated.

12 51

Japan.

Box Folder

Collier's, "Russo-Japanese War Extra, 1904.

12 52

Red Cross Society of Japan, "Regulations for Relief Service in Time of War", 1904.

12 53
Box Folder

J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA. "Toward a Century of Excellence", 1972.

12 54

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Series 3.  Awards, Addresses, and Publications, 1941-1994.

Scope and Contents note

This series includes: awards and recognition that Mrs. Brunner received for distinguished service to professional nursing; Brunner's thesis "What is Being Offered to Student Nurses in Basic Professional Program in the Course, Operative Aseptic Technique?" as well as, articles published in various journals and Nursing manuals for which consultation was provided. The address "Planning for Students Experience in Operating Room" is included.

Awards.

Box Folder

General Alumni Society, University of Pennsylvania, Alumni Award of merit, January 15, 1994.

13 1

Frances Payne Bolton, School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Distinguished Alumnus Award, May 3, 1980.

13 2

National League for Nursing, Distinguished Service Award, Atlanta, GA, April 30, 1979.

13 3

Who's Who, International Authors and Writers, 1976; Pennsylvania, 1974; World, 1973.

13 4

Publications of Women of Achievement including "Lillian S. Brunner," National and International, 1972-1988.

13 5

J.B. Lippincott Company, honoring Lillian S. Brunner, marking 25th Anniversary of Association with the company, 1975.

13 6

Awards Ceremony, NLN 16th biennial convention, 1983.

13 7

Lillian Sholtis Brunner Award for Innovative Practice in Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1989.

13 8

Annual Award for excellence in writing, (Lillian S. Brunner, one of the judges), 1982.

13 9

Alumni Award of Merit; General Alumni Society, University of Pennsylvania, correspondence, 1992.

13 10

Newspaper clippings, "Honor Received", 1979-1986.

13 11

Thesis, Articles, Addresses and Publications.

Box Folder

Thesis, What is Being Offered to Student Nurses In Basis Professional Program in the Course, Operative Aseptic Technique?, F.P. Bolton School of Nursing, Western Reserve University, July 15, 1947.

13 12
Articles by Lillian S. Brunner.
Box Folder

Student Experience in Operating Room, ORS, :31, September 1957.

13 13

Symposium on Operating Room Nursing, (Guest Editor), Nursing Clinics of North America, 3:4, 557-559.

13 14

Standards on Policies, Procedures, and How To Write Them, AORN Journal 13:39-55, May 1971.

13 15

Foreword, Nurses Reference Library, Intermed Communications, Inc., Horsham, PA, undated.

13 16

Nitrogen Mustard Therapy, Nursing News, Conneticut State Nurses Association, January 1948.

13 17
American Journal of Nursing.
Box Folder

Operating Aseptic Technique in Basic Curriculum, 49:2, February 1949.

13 18

Nursing the Elderly Surgical Patient, 51:12, December 1951.

13 19
Box Folder

Nursing World, "Nursing Today," 132:5, June 1958; "The Selection of Learning Experience in Operating Room, " 129:12, December 1953; "Planning for Student Experience in Operating Room," 131:5, May 1957; Appointment to Editorial Board, Clinical Nursing, 133:2, February 1959 and Advisory Board, 130:7, July 1956.

13 20

Nursing 73 and 76, "Vantage Point," 6:3, March 1976; "What to Do (And What To Teach Your Patient) About Peptic Ulcer," 6:11, November 1976; "Whipple Procedure," 111:12, December 1973.

13 21

RN Magazine, A Guide to Writing Your Policy Manual," 37:4, April 1974.

13 22

Journal Association of Operating Room Nurses, (AORN), "Standards on Policies, Procedures, And How to Write Them," 13:5, May 1971.

13 23

Operating Room Work Book, (autographed by L.A. Sholtis), circa 1941-1943.

13 24
Addresses.
Box Folder

Planning for Student Experience in Operating Room, Maryland State Nurses Association, November 19, 1956.

13 25

The Eldridge L. Eliason Professionalship in Surgery - Dedication Ceremony, University of Pennsylvania Medical School. "Dr. Eldridge from a Nurse's Perspective", January 18, 1994.

13 26
Publications.
Box Folder

OR Reporter, (Davis and Geck) 6:2, April 1971 (newspaper), "Expert Gives Practical Advice," producing OR Manuals, 1971.

13 27

Brochure, Workshop Announcement, "Principles of Management for the Operating Room Nurses", November 10-11, 1977.

13 28

Correspondence, J.B. Lippincott Company and Bingham Associates Fund, re: book publications, 1958-1974.

13 29

Manual, Nursing Procedure Manual (autographed copy) Delaware County Nursing Conference Group, and correspondence, 1992.

14 30

Nurses' Pocket Guide to Drugs and Procedures, 4th Edition, autographed copy, 1959.

14 31

A Manual of Operating Room Technology, Ginsberg, Brunner, Cantlin, J.B. Lippincott Co. (autographed copy) and correspondence, 1966.

14 32

A History of Nursing in Pennsylvania with a Specific Section on the History of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, by Lillian A. Sholtis, December 10, 1946.

14 33

The Responsibility of the Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing in Meeting the Needs of the Educationally Disadvantaged Student (research study), July 1975.

14 34

Study of Open Curriculum and Career Ladder: It's Relevancy to Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing, June 30, 1976.

14 35

J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA.

Marketing Promotion (Advertisements).
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Box Folder

First Edition, 1964.

14 36

Second Edition, 1970-1972.

14 37

Third Edition, 1975-1976.

14 38

Fourth Edition, 1980-1981.

14 39

Fifth Edition, 1983.

14 40

Sixth Edition, 1987-1988.

14 41
The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice.
Box Folder

First Edition, 1974-1975.

15 42

Second Edition, 1978-1980.

15 43

Third Edition, 1982-1983.

15 44

Fourth Edition, 1986.

15 45

Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing and The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, 1974-1975.

15 46

Spanish, Italian and French editions of The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice and Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 1981.

15 47

Miscellaneous nursing textbooks, 1950-1966.

15 48

Nursing Texts and References, Lippincott, 1967-1968.

15 49
Artwork for Textbooks.
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Box Folder

1975.

15 50

1978-1983.

15 51
Artwork including correspondence.
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 1985-1987.
Box
15
Folder
52
The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice.
Box Folder

1975-1976.

15 53

1977.

15 54

1980.

15 55

1981.

15 56

Neil O' Hardy, undated.

15 57
Medical and Scientific Artwork.
Box Folder

Shirley Baty, 1977.

16 58

Nancy Gahan, 1977-1978.

16 59
Neil O'Hardy.
Box Folder

1974-1978.

16 60

1979-1981.

16 61
Box Folder

F. Thompson Thayer, 1979.

16 62
Correspondence.
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Box Folder

Intense critical review and corrections, 1987-1992.

16 63

Acknowledgment of receiving sixth edition, Nursing, 1988.

16 64

Request to use copyright materials for textbooks, 1984-1987.

16 65
Box Folder

American Family Physician, re: approval to use illustration, 1972.

16 66

American Cancer Society: request to use picture of a laryngectomy patient, 1983.

16 67

To and from Doris Suddarth, re: illustrations and cost, 1979.

16 68
Barton H. Lippincott, Editor, re: Famous Women in American Nursing.
Box Folder

1956.

16 69

1957.

16 70
Box Folder

Harper & Row publishers, London, U.K., re: adaptation of Textbook, 1982-1989.

16 71
Resources for Illustrations, Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Box Folder

1980s.

17 72

1980s.

17 73

References and Resources for Illustrations for Textbooks, undated.

17 74
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Revisions.
Box Folder

6th Edition: Eye and colon.

17 75

Chapter 52: Ear disorder.

17 76

Chapter: Assessment and Management of Patient with Breast Disorder.

17 77
Box Folder

Competitor's advertisement and prefaces for medical and surgical nursing textbooks, 1980-1987.

17 78

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Series 4.  Photographs, 1910-1991.

Scope and Contents note

This series includes photographs of nursing directors and educators associated with schools of nursing in Pennsylvania, Florence Nightingale cabinet, and snapshots of the president of the National League of American Pen Women, in 1984.

Box Photo

(Oversized) Graduation Class Picture, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 1927.

18 1

Florence Nightingale Cabinet, 1970s.

18 2

Sara Neff Ransom, RN, Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, class of 1910.

18 3

Marion E. Smith, Superintendent of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, undated.

18 4

M. Louise Snyder, RN, Directress of Nurses, undated.

18 5

Esther Miller, RN, Second Assistant of Nurses, undated.

18 6

Student Nurse Uniforms, 1961.

18 7

Esther J. Tinsley, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, class of 1910.

18 8

Vern Bullough, Nursing Historian, leading traditional procession to Woodlands Cemetery honoring Alice Fisher and Lillian Clayton, 1991.

18 9

Two ladies being presented a certificate - no date nor identification of individuals.

18 10

Two ladies being presented a certificate - no date nor identification of individuals.

18 10a

V. Avery and R. Olanoff, March 20, 1984.

18 11

Virginia T. Avery, National President, National League of American Pen Women, March 20, 1984.

18 12

Lillian S. Brunner, gravesite of Jane Delano, Arlington cemetery, Washington, DC, May 30, 1970.

18 13

Hazel W. Johnson, RN, PhD, Brigadier General, Army Nurse Corps, 1980.

18 14

Hazel W. Johnson, RN, PhD, Brigadier General, Army Nurse Corps, 1980.

18 14a

Faye Abdellah, Deputy Surgeon General and Chief Nurse Officer, U.S. Public Health Service, 1983.

18 15

Isabel Stewart, undated.

18 16

Mary Beard, 1938.

18 17

Mary Sewell Gardner, 1952.

18 18

Elizabeth Sterling Soule (photograph of a portrait), 1950s.

18 19

Maude Muse, 1930s.

18 20

Maude Muse, 1920s.

18 21

Maude Muse, wearing cap and gown, undated.

18 22

Katherine Dewitt, early 1900s.

18 23

Katherine Dewitt, in nurse's uniform, holding infant, 1900s.

18 24

Katherine Dewitt, 1940s.

18 25

Katherine Dewitt, 1950s.

18 26

Florence M. Johnson, in nurse's uniform, early 19th.

18 27

Florence M. Johnson, in Red Cross uniform, 1940's.

18 28

Florence M. Johnson, in Red Cross uniform, 1947.

18 29

Florence M. Johnson, in Red Cross uniform, 1947.

18 29a

Florence M. Johnson, holding baby, 1947.

18 30

S. Lillian Clayton, 1900s.

18 31

Mary Mahoney, undated.

18 32

Elizabeth S. Soule standing beside her painted portrait with a gentleman, undated.

18 33

Elizabeth S. Soule with husband (picnic gathering), 1950s.

18 34

K. Hoffman, Ms. Schmitz, Ms. Tschudin, Mrs. Schmitz and Mrs. Soule, 1950s.

18 35

Mary Sewell Gardener, with a group of visiting nurses, 1907.

18 36

Group of Japanese Nurses, August 1904.

18 37

Children's Hospital, graduation class, 1923.

18 38

Class of February 1949, School of Nursing not identified.

18 39

First graduating class, Bellevue Hospital, 1875.

18 40

Group of first Head Nurses, Bellevue Hospital, 1800s.

18 41

Medallion, VNA Cleveland, OH, 1910.

18 42

First Residence for Nurses, Bellevue Hospital, 1873-1877.

18 43

Health Science Building, University of Washington, Seattle, 1950s.

18 44

World War I, Military Personnel, including nurses, France, 1917.

18 45

(Oversized) 50th Biennial Nursing Convention, ANA, NLNE, NOPHN Associations, Atlantic City, September 1946.

18 46

(Negative) Medallion, VNA Cleveland, OH, 1910.

18 42a

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Collection Inventory

MC 14.   Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987. Samuel X. Radbill papers, 1985-1989. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection includes notes on medical history, reminiscences, the Radbill Lectures, personal notes, and notes on childcare and nursing history.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Personal Name(s)
  • Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
1

His Life and Work, 1901-1987: An Appreciation Distributed at the Thirteenth Radbill Lecture, April 20, 1988.

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MC 20.   Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906. Mildred Gruber lecture notes, 1904-1905. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of two notebooks containing nursing lecture notes. Gruber's training school is unknown, but may be Gowanda State Hospital.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906
Box
1

Lecture notes, 1904-1905.

Lecture notes, 1905.

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MC 21.   Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947. Laura S. Witmer papers, 1934-1947. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection regards home deliveries in Somerset County, PA, with Witmer assisting Dr. I.C. Miller.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947
Subject(s)
  • Home care services.
Box
1

Patient lists of home deliveries, Somerset County, PA, 1934-1945.

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MC 23.   Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia. Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia records, 1973-1986. 0.1 Linear feet (5 folders).

Historical Sketch

Freedmen's Hospital was established in 1865 as the Freedmen's Bureau for the "relief of freed men and refugees" by the War Department of the United States. This was due in part to the many freed slaves who migrated to Washington, D.C. following the Civil War. Four years after the hospital's founding, they relocated to the campus of Howard University. The School of Nursing was founded in 1894 as an eighteen-month program which was later expanded two years. In 1909, the length of study was increased to three years. In the early twentieth century, the school affiliated with a number of institutions in the Washington area in addition to Howard, such as the Gallanger Municipal Hospital and the D.C. General Hospital. The hospital phased out the school and graduated its last class in 1973. Howard University opened their baccalaureate school of nursing the following year to replace Freedmen's. Over Freedmen's 79-year period, it graduated 1,700 nurses.

The Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Clubs, based in Washington, D.C., coordinates local clubs around the country. The Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia, founded in 1966, was established to promote goodwill among its graduates, to participate in the community health and cultural and educational programs, and to support the scholarship fund of the Freedmen's (and later) the Howard University Federation.

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes five folders of miscellaneous materials that document some of the activities of the Philadelphia club. There is also one publication of oral interviews produced by the national office.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
Subject(s)
  • African American nurses
Box
1
Philadelphia Club History, 1973.
Scope and Contents note

Copies of historical excerpts, club's purpose, list of charter members, and other activities.

History of school uniform, 1894-1973.

Photographs of presentation of Freedmen's Hospital nurses' painting to Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, 1986.

Postcard of Josephine McMillan's painting (nurse's cap, cape and lamp), 1985.

Book, "The Fifty Year Graduates of Freedmen's Hospital School of Nursing Tell Their Story, 1913-1935", October 1986.

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MC 44.   Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896. Florence Nightingale letters, 1856-1896. 02 (1 folder).

Biographical/Historical note

Florence Nightingale was born into a British well-connected, upper-class family in May 1820. She entered nursing in 1844 following a “call from God,” rebelling against expectations for a woman of the period. In October 1854 she set out with 38 volunteer nurses to aid the sick and wounded during the Crimean War. She is known for working for better conditions for military hospitals and general conditions for the nursing profession. She died at age 90 in August 1910.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains two letters and one envelope unrelated to the letters. All three items contain hand and type-written notations concerning gift status and dates for which there is no documentation authentication.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896
Subject(s)
  • Crimean War, 1853-1856--Medical care.
  • Nursing--History.
Box
1
Envelope.
Description

The envelope is addressed by hand to the Rev. T.S. Greene at Claydon Rectory. "To enquire particularly after the Rev. Greene with Florence Nightingale’s anxious and kindest regards 1/5/82." No authentication of handwriting.

Letter from Scutari Barrack Hospital, March 3, 1856.
Description

Personal letter wishing a woman well with her pregnancy and requesting the child, if a boy, be named after her father.

Letter to Major General Thomas Mannsell, October 31, 1896.
Description

This letter concerns conditions surrounding the purchase of Embley, the family home in England.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Mannsell, Thomas, Major General

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MC 45.   Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987. Mary Robinson Godfrey papers, 1910-1917. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Biographical/Historical note

Mary Margaret Robinson Godfrey (January 25, 1886- May 28, 1995) was a naval nurse during World War I and was the first Navy nurse to serve aboard ship. She graduated from the Thomas Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing in 1909, and joined the Navy Nurse Corps in 1910. Prior to World War I, Godfrey was stationed in the Philippines and Mare Island. She was also Chief Nurse at the Old Grey's Ferry Naval Home and Hospital. Later she was director of nursing at League Island Navy Hospital. While at League Island that she contracted -- and survived -- the Spanish flu. During the war she was called to be Chief Nurse on board the troop ship the Leviathan. She left the Navy in 1919.

Her obituaries can be found at the following links: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Z1sPAAAAIBAJ&sjid=-oQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6486%2C115052 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=85217739&PIpi=92384902

Scope and Contents note

This small collection includes Godfrey's letter of appointment; a reprint of an article titled "Iodized Catgut: Drying, Sterilizing, and Storing"; and a reprint of a presentation at nurses convention in Cleveland, OH, 1918.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing
  • World War, 1914-1918--Medical care
Box
1

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MC 46.   Oliner, Jane. Susan Francis collection, 1934-1962. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains biographical information about Susan Francis, RN.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Francis, Susan C., 1934-1987
Box
1

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MC 47.   Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986. Bernardine Heffernan collection, 1968-1986. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

Heffernan was a clinical nurse specialist. This small collection includes correspondence, job specifications, reprints, workshop agenda, application for workshop, and a cassette tape.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986
Box
1

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MC 48.   Hoff, Bertha, 1913-1914. Bertha Hoff lecture notes, 1913-1914. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of one notebook, labeled "Nurses Training School." Institution unknown.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Box
1

"Training School" lecture notes in notebook.

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MC 49.   Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960. Lydia Holman papers, 1868-1960. 05 Linear feet (2 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of two folders of correspondence, primarily regarding her work in public health nursing in North Carolina, along with Holman's death certificate.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Public health nursing
Personal Name(s)
  • Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960
Box
1

Correspondence, 1898-1899; summary of her public health nursing work in North Carolina; death certificate, 1960.

Personal correspondence and letters of reference.

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MC 50.   Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960. Jadwiga Izcka papers, 1987. 02 Linear feet (1 folder, 13 leaves).

Scope and Contents note

This is a paper on on preparing nurses for public health work in Poland, 1939-1960.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Geographic Name(s)
  • Poland.
Box
1

Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960. Introduction of Public Health from the Earliest Days of Student Nurses Training at School (Poland).

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MC 50.   Kennedy, Cecile, 1939-1957. Cecile Kennedy collection, 1939-1957. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of nine newspaper clippings on the American Red Cross.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
Subject(s)
  • American Red Cross
Box
1

Newspaper clippings of her American Red Cross Activities.

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MC 52A.   Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946. Elizabeth Kratz Jones papers, 1899-2008. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

These contracts document Jones' military nursing appointments with the US Army Medical Department and the Isthmian Canal Commission.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Contracts
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing
Box
1

Appointment papers for military service and Isthmian Canal Commission Nursing.

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MC 53.   Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888. Alice Lemley lecture notes, 1887-1888. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

The lecture notes are from the period of Alice Lemley's study at the Philadelphia Hospital Training School for Nurses, 1887-1888. Topics touched upon in the notes include obstetrics, nervous frustration, contagious diseases, and antiseptic use.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888
Box
1

Lecture notebook.

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MC 54.   JB Lippincott Company. J.B. Lippincott collection, 1871-1878. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

J.B. Lippincott Company, established 1885, was a prominent publishing house in Philadelphia, PA. This collection contains some correspondence related to publication of nursing books.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • JB Lippincott Company.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Box
1

Correspondence for "Handbook on Nursing" 1875, Connecticut Training School for Nurses, New Haven, CT; and "Godey's Lady Book" article on "Lady Nurses" 1871 (photograph copy).

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MC 56.   Newman, Edna Albert, 1924-1936. Edna Albert Newman papers, 1938-1982. 0.1 Linear feet (5 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains lecture notes and examinations from Newman's nursing education, which may have been at Lebanon Hospital in Lebanon, PA.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Lebanon Hospital (Lebanon, Pa.).
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Box
2

Examinations: hygiene and sanitation, anatomy and physiology, diet cooking, pediatric nursing, communicable diseases, obstetrical and gynecological.

Lecture notes; qualification of a nurse; history of nursing; principles of nursing.

Examinations: medical, surgical, pediatric, materia medica, communicable diseases, dietetics, elementary nursing, clinical microscopy and pathology, mental and nervous diseases and public sanitation.

Examination: University of the State of New York; surgical nursing; diet cooking, obstetric and gynecologic nursing; materia medica; hygiene and sanitation; pediatric nursing including communicable diseases and orthopedics.

Lebanon Hospital, case studies and nursing demonstration procedures.

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MC 58.  Nurses for the Future Conference, June 29-30, 1987, June 29-30, 1987. 0.3 Linear feet (2 folders, 1 unfoldered item).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of conference papers.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Nurses for the Future Conference.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Proceedings
Box
2
Original transcript, June 29-30, 1987.
Scope and Contents note

This transcript contains the first day's sessions: “An Analysis of the Effects of Current Initiatives to Attract Quality Undergraduate Nursing Students: Strategies for a Brighter Future,” “Riding the Yoyo: The Work and Worth of Nursing in the 20th Century,” “The Talent Pool in Nursing: A Comparative and Longitudinal Perspective,” “Factors Associated with Cyclical Nursing Shortages A Labor Economist's Analysis of Nursing.”

Original transcript, June 30, 1987.
Scope and Contents note

This transcript contains the second day's sessions: Nursing For College Graduates Panel Discussion: What Happens If..., Strategies for Change

Folder containing conference papers.
Scope and Contents note

This folder contains the following papers: Welcome letter by Claire Fagin, "A Labor Economist's Analysis of Nursing" by Charles R. Link, nursing program statistics, "Recurring Hospital Nurse Shortages: Explanations and Solutions" by Linda H. Aiken and Connie Flynt Mullinix, "The Talent Pool in Nursing, A Comparative and Longitudinal Perspective" by Kenneth C. Green. Nurses for the Future conference: "Strategies for Change," "Nursing for College Graduates" by Donna Diers, "Riding the Yo-yo: The Work and Worth of Nursing in the 20th Century."

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MC 60.   Ritter, Beatrice, 1947-1957. Beatrice Ritter collection, 1947-1957. 06 Linear feet (3 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This collection, assembled by Beatrice Ritter, includes information on Edith Cavell, Florence Nightingale, and European nursing.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Cavell, Edith Louisa
  • Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
3

Institut Edith Cavell-Marie Depage; Ecole Belge D'Infirmieres Diplomees booklet, 1948; Postcard of hospital facilities; brief outline of Edith Cavell arrest and death.

Florence Nightingale, writing commentary; photograph and postcard of Florence Nightingale and sister Parthenope, 1836.

International Council of Nurses, 50th Anniversary Conference programs - Sweden, 1949.

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MC 61.   Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920. Martha Lenora Collett Soper lecture notes, 1919-1920. 01 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection contains Soper's lecture notes from her time as a nursing student at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920
Box
3

Ledger with lecture notes, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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MC 62.   Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960. Beverly Peril Stern papers, 1955-1958. 04 Linear feet (2 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection contains Stern's issued manuals from her time as a student and employed nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, accompanied by a photograph of Stern in uniform.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Manuals (instructional materials)
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960

Nursing Arts Procedure Book from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP); photograph of Peril in probationary student nurses' uniform.

Orientation manual, General Staff Nurse, 1959.

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MC 63.   Todd, C. Edwina, 1947-1953. C. Edwina Todd collection, 1947-1953. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection contains items relating to Navy nursing.

Controlled Access Headings
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing

"Nursing Under Fire," reprint from the Military Surgeon; U.S.S. Consolation (AH-15) booklet, 1951; photograph, Pennsylvania nurses serving aboard U.S.S. Consolation, 1953.

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MC 64.   van der Peet, Roberta. Roberta van der Peet papers, 1989. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains one paper, "The Nightingale Model of Nursing," written by van der Peet.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896
  • van der Peet, Roberta
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
3

"The Nightingale Model of Nursing," address; Mainlaan 74, 5627VG Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

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MC 74.   Overholt, Ella Florence. Ella Florence Overholt papers, 1921-1923. 0.2 Linear feet (11 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains mostly hand-written lecture notes (a few typed pages), both loose and in notebooks, on all aspect of nurses training (e.g., ethics, gymnastics, dietetics, gynecology, lab techniques, operations and operating room techniques, venereal disease, etc). The notes were taken by Overholt as a student from 1921 – 1923 at the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. There also are senior exam questions in different subjects, and a page of the State Board exam questions for “Medical Nursing and Specialties”, June 8th, 1922.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • Overholt, Ella Florence
Box
3

Small tan flip notebook containing class notes - Ethics?.

Notes on various topics.

Notes on various topics; exercises, dietetics.

Notes on various topics; dietetics, fever nursing, mental diseases, psychoanalysis.

Two pages, front and back, of gynecological notes.

Three pages of notes, labolation techniques.

Four pages, front and back, of operation notes; two pages, front and back, venereal disease notes.

Notes, operating room techniques.

Four pages of notes, venereal diseases.

Notes, miscellaneous.

Senior Exams, May 1921, and Philadelphia Examination, June 8, 1922.

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MC 96.   York, Edith M., 1922-1923. Edith York collection, 1915-1923. 08 Linear feet (4 folders).

Biographical/Historical note

York was Superintendent of Nurses at Hahnemann Hospital, Scranton, PA.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hahnemann Hospital.
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • York, Edith M., 1922-1923
Box
4

Operations seen in training, 1915-1916.

Graduating exercises of the Hahnemann Hospital, Scranton, PA, 1922-1923.

Correspondences; Lecture schedule, 1923.

Rules for graduate nurses, Hahnemann Hospital, Scranton, PA; House rules for nurses and nursing procedures, 1922.

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MC 111.   Shapiro, Judith Newman. Judith Newman Shapiro papers, 1936-1988. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of photos and program of the 1936 graduation of the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Training School for Nurses.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box
4

Program for 43rd Annual Commencement of the Training School for Nurses at the Jewish Hospital of Philadelphia; 3 photographs; note from Susan Shapiro.

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MC 176.   Currier, Hazel Lynn, Russel R.. Hazel Peterson Currier collection, 1938-2005. 05 Linear feet (2 folders).
Scope and Contents note

This small collection includes printed materials collected by Currier, along with one photograph of an American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) meeting from 1938. It also includes an oral history transcript of an interview with Russel Lynn about Currier's life and career, conducted when Currier was 102 years old.

Biographical/Historical note

Hazel Peterson Currier was born November 7, 1903. She attended nursing school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1925. She became a nurse anesthetic and was actively involved in professional organizations such as the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) and the Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetists. She retired in 1970.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Oral histories
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Currier, Hazel
Box
6
Printed materials and artifacts, 1938-2003.

Slide: Photograph of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists banquet, photographed by Geo. E. Marshall Studio, Dallas Texas (produced by CCHA), 2006.

Pins: West Penn School of Nursing Hospital, engraved "Eleanor Ann Lynott 1959"; American Association Nurse Anesthetists.

Pennsylvania Tidings 15, No. 2 [News and Views of Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetists], with photograph of Ms. Currier during her term as Vice President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and candidate for President-elect of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, August 1965.

Photograph of Helen Featherson, President Elect of AANA [clip from unidentified publication].

Highlights [WellSpan Health, York County [?], Pennsylvania], containing photograph and biographical article, December 1, 2003.

AANA News Bulletin, 36, No. 3. With article on Florence A. McQuillen, fomer AANA executive director, March 1982.

Photograph of Bernice Baum and Florence McQuillen at the National Convention in Chicago [clipping from unidentified publication].

Transcription: oral history interview by Russel Lynn, 2005.

FlatFile Drawer

Photograph of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists banquet, photographed by Geo. E. Marshall Studio, Dallas Texas 1938.

B 5

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MC 181.   Fondes, Tabitha Parker, 1912-1996. Tabitha Fondes papers. 0.4 Linear feet (12 folders).

Biographical/Historical note

Tabitha Parker Fondes was born in Parsonsburg, Maryland. She helped her widowed mother raise four siblings until the age of 23 when she learned about a career in nursing. This information was carried in a newspaper ad – a call for student nurses at the Mercer Hospital in Trenton, New Jersey – that was blowing across a field she was hoeing. Thus began her 50-year career in nursing. Initially, she was involved in private duty nursing.

She met her husband, James Peter Fondes, while in Philadelphia for a nursing convention after World War I. They raised three children during the Depression. After World War II, her son Alex brought home an Army buddy, William Marchant, who became integrated into the family. A writer for the theater, he is responsible for many successful plays and screen plays. In 1975, he dedicated his biography of Noel Coward, “The Privilege of his Company” to Tabitha Parker Fondes.

She spent time with her son Alex, a theatrical researcher, and became a motherly figure to prominent American actors such as Anthony Franciosa, Ben Gazzara, Shelly Winters, Elaine Stritch, and Maureen Stapleton. While living in England her son became friends with Sir Michael Redgrave and his family as well as members of the Queens household. When Tabitha Fondes visited, she had a meeting with the Queen Mother.

Another son, Robert Parker Fondes, is an avid historian and preservationist. He established the Robert Parker Fondes Endowment in Nursing in her memory at Salisbury State University in Maryland. Her son states it was created in “celebration of a life that took a farm girl from Parsonsburg to demanding motherhood in Philadelphia, to some of the most sophisticated and lively circles in the world.” (Information from the “Alumni News” Vol. 11 No.1 Spring 1996, page 3.)

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains records of significant achievements in Fondes' career, notably her New Jersey and Pennsylvania nursing licenses and registration.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Box
4

List of patients since 1915.

Photocopy of acceptance letter, Mercer Hospital Training School, 1912.

Exams at Mercer Hospital Training School, 1912-1915.

Photocopy of acceptance letter, Mercer Hospital Training School, 1912, 1916.

50th Anniverary booklet, Mercer Hospital, 1945.

New Jersey and Pennsylvania State Board registration certificates, 1955-1970.

New Jersey and Pennsylvania State Board certificate of licensure, 1953.

Written report of analysis of Mrs. Fondes' handwriting, 1968.

Congratulatory letters received on the occasion of her 92nd and 93rd birthdays, 1981-1982.

Biographical sketch.

Miscellaneous items.

Photographs, 1912-1971.

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MC 191.   Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer. Dorothy L. Feifer Renz papers, 1953-1957. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

Dorothy L. Feifer Renz annotated this Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Procedure Manual during her time at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) School for Nursing between 1953-1954. It documents Renz's understanding of HUP's nursing curriculum and clinical practice procedures during the midcentury period.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Manuals (instructional materials)
Personal Name(s)
  • Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer
Box
5

Hospital of University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Procedure Manual, Annotated, circa 1954.

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MC 199.   Zwerdling, Michael B. Michael Zwerdling postcard collection, 1907-1916. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection was donated by Michael Zwerdling, a collector of healthcare-related postcards. See donor file for photocopies of other postcards in his personal collection.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Postcards
Subject(s)
  • Nursing.
Box
4

4 postcards.

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MC 200.  Nursing postal stamp collection, 1970-1986. 0.1 Linear feet (4 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains nursing stamps, envelopes, and embossed postal cards.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Postage stamps
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
5

Nursing stamps.

Bloomfield, Dorothy Reese. Nursing stamps, gift by Dorothy Reese Bloomfield. 28 first day covers, 2 Canadian stamps, and signed envelopes by Lucile Petry Leone.

Nursing stamp press releases, remarks, newspaper clippings and other information. Gift by Dorothy Reese Bloomfield.

Vogel, Joan R.  4 stamps, Clara Maass. Gift by Joan R. Vogel.

Alumni Association of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Framed Nursing Stamps. Gift by the Alumnae Association of the Hospital of Pennsylvania.

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MC 201.  Edith Louisa Cavell collection, 1913-1922. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of a photograph and biography of Edith Cavell, with a facsimile of a Luxemburg landscape.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Cavell, Edith Louisa
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
4

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MC 204.   Osborne, Estelle M. Estelle M. Osborne papers, December 13-14, 1954 . 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains a paper about African American nurses authored by Osborne.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Osborne, Estelle M.
Subject(s)
  • African American nurses
Box
5

"Some Facts, Impressions, and Recommendations, RE Negro Nurses," and a memo regarding the paper, 1954.

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MC 206.   Mahoney, Jean L. Jean L. Mahoney photographs, 1942-1945. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of photographs of Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania nurses.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
Subject(s)
  • Pediatric nursing
Box
5

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MC 208.   Kennedy, Marion Kern. Marion Kern Kennedy papers, 1940. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a Students' Nursing Practice Record for training completed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, November 1940.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Personal Name(s)
  • Kennedy, Marion Kern
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box
6

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Student Nursing Practice Record.

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MC 209.   McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider. Marjorie E. Snider McNeil papers, 1942-2005. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Biographical/Historical note

Marjorie Elizabeth Snider McNeil was born in 1922. She graduated from the University of Michigan School of Nursing in 1943, and joined the Army Nurse Corps the following year. After five weeks of basic training, she was posted to Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri. Her war service took her overseas to the 103rd General Hospital Unit in England. After the war she married and moved to Cambridge, Massachussetes, where she worked as an obstetrical nurse. In 1948 the McNeils relocated again, this time to Ann Arbor. She did not resume her nursing work except for a brief period around the time of her father's death in 1964. In the 1970s she entered the kitchenware business and became president of a local store until her retirement in 1989. McNeil died in Vienna, Virginia, in 2005.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of approximately 200 pages of obstetrics class lecture notes taken by Marjorie E. McNeil, University of Michigan School of Nursing, July - September 1942. The notes are accompanied by a few pages of biographical material prepared by Laurie McNeil.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Michigan School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider
Box
6

Marjorie E. Snider McNeil biography prepared by Laurie E. McNeil (daughter), 2005.

Copy of photograph of Snider, original taken April 1944, 2005.

Photocopy of the notebook's cover.

University of Michigan School of Nursing lecture notes, 1943.

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MC 227.  World War I Materials, 1918-1919. 0.2 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of several letters written by an Army nurse during World War I.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Subject(s)
  • World War, 1914-1918
Box
2014.33.   Mason, Joan D. World War I Letters, 1918-1919.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Subject(s)
  • World War, 1914-1918
6

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MC 235.   Ruggere, Christine Stallknecht, Kristin. Museum of Danish Nursing History. 0.2 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

Materials in this collection consist of printed materials regarding the Musuem of Danish Nursing History.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Musuem of Danish Nursing History.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
Box

Printed Materials.

6

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MC 236.   D'Antonio, Patricia. Nursing Calendar Collection, 1986-1997.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains 7 calendars of nurses from photographs to fine art.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Women social workers
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing
  • World War, 1939-1945--Medical care
Box
7

Nursing: The Finest Art, 1986.

Vital Signs: Images of Nursing (2 calendars), 1989, 1990.

The Women's Memorial, 1995.

Nurses in Uniform, 1996.

Nurses in Action, 1996.

The Women's Memorial: Honoring Women Pioneers of World War I, 1996.

The Women's Memorial: Honoring American Women in Uniform in World War II, 1997.

RN: Nursing School Pin Collection, 1997.

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MC 197.   Rosenberg, Charles E. St. Mary's Hospital (Troy, N.Y.), c.1920. 0.2 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

This collection was donated by Charles Rosenberger. These photographs are images of the students, teachers, and wards of St. Mary's Hospital in Troy, N.Y.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • St. Mary's Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photograph albums
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box

Photograph album.

EDMO:0001

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MC 198.   Lynaugh, Joan E., Dr., 1935-2011. St. Luke's Hospital of Philadelphia, c. 1900. 1 Items.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Joan Lynaugh.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • St. Luke's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photograph albums
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box

Photograph album, 1900.

MSSM:0003

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MC 239.   Short, Peter. Peter Short Photograph Collection. 1 Linear feet (Oversized).

Scope and Contents note

This collection was donated by Peter Short and consists of photographs of critical care nursing in hospital settings.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Subject(s)
  • Hospice Care
Box

11x14" black and white photographs (13) of critical care nursing.

MSOS:0011

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MC 238.   Erikson, Ruth, 1932-1935. Ruth Erikson Meissner papers. 0.5 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of lecture notes from Ruth Erikson (Messiner) while she attended the Phildelphia General Hospital Training School for Nurses (PGH).

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Philadelphia General Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box
EDMO:0001
Box Folder

Medical Diseases for Nurses, 1931.

1 1

Nursing Procedures, PGH, c. 1931.

1 2

Case Study, Broncho Pneumonia, 1934.

1 3

Graduation photograph.

1 4

Bacteriology notes, 1931.

1 5

Anatomy notes.

1 6

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Lillian Sholtis Brunner papers

MC 114

Lillian Sholtis Brunner papers

MC 114

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

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Brunner, Lillian S., 1910-1995
Title:
Lillian Sholtis Brunner papers
Date [inclusive]:
1910-1995
Call Number:
MC 114
Extent:
20.33 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Lillian S. Brunner, author and educator, is a native Pennsylvanian who is known nationally and internationally for her contributions to nursing practice, particularly in the area of medical surgical nursing. She is perhaps best known for writing Textbook of Medical and Surgical Nursing and  The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice. This collection documents Brunner's professional nursing and writing experience and her association and membership with various institutions she attended or served. Also included are her articles, awards and photographs.
Cite as:
Lillian Sholtis Brunner papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Title:
Nursing History Small Collections
Date [inclusive]:
1856-2008
Call Number:
Small Collections
Extent:
1.87 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Bates Center's Small Collections are various, unrelated accessions that have been individually assigned collection numbers. Many of the Small Collections consist of a single folder.
Cite as:
Nursing History Small Collections, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Lillian S. Brunner (b. 1918), author and educator, is a native Pennsylvanian who is known nationally and internationally for her contributions to nursing practice, particularly in the area of medical surgical nursing. Brunner graduated from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing in 1940. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Education (Nursing Major) in 1945 and a Master of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) in 1947. Brunner also completed post Masters' coursework at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Education from 1960-1963.

Brunner's professional experience consists of a variety of nursing and instructor positions at hospitals and schools of nursing. She has authored or collaborated on nine books on medical and surgical nursing. These books have appeared in as many as 12 languages and many are standard textbooks in nursing schools and educational programs around the world. She is perhaps best known for Textbook of Medical and Surgical Nursing and  The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, both of which have run in at least six editions.

Brunner has served actively in many professional organizations including the Pennsylvania League for Nursing, the Board of Trustees of the Presbyterian Medical Center (Philadelphia, PA), the National League of American Pen Women (Philadelphia Branch), the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Alumni Association, and the Advisory Board of the Center for The Study of The History of Nursing (Philadelphia, PA).

Mrs. Brunner's contributions to nursing have been recognized by several awards including Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, University of Pennsylvania, 1985; Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, Cedar Crest College, (Allentown, PA), 1978; Distinguished Alumnus Award, Nurses' Alumni Association, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 1976; and 25 Years as an Outstanding Author, J.B. Lippincott Publishing Co., (Philadelphia, PA) 1975.

Scope and Contents

Most of the collections included here consist of personal papers, student lecture notes from various nursing schools, and assorted nursing memorabilia and ephemera. Of particular significance are the two letters written by Florence Nightingale (MC 44).

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

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Bethany Myers

Access Restrictions

A portion of Series 1 is restricted. Please contact the Center for more information.

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

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

Use Restrictions

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Lillian S. Brunner.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Alumni Association of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Brunner, Lillian S., 1910-1995
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
  • Nursing.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
  • Nursing.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Institutions and Professional Associations, 1938-1995.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of materials reflecting Brunners' professional life. Included here are her curriculum vitae and correspondence with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Nurses Alumnae Association, Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania League for Nursing ,and the National League of American Pen Women.

Box Folder

Curriculum Vitae, 1940-1978.

1 1

American Association for the History of Nursing.

Correspondence, re: membership; election of officers; changes in constitution and by-laws; and conferences.
Box Folder

1983-1986.

1 2

1987-1993.

1 3

American Red Cross.

Box Folder

Application for nurse enrollment and service record (blank), 1953.

1 4

Correspondence - Lottie Chaikin, re: enrollment and appointment to Army Reserve Hospital, 1938.

1 5

Boston University, Nursing Archives Associates, Boston, MA.

Box Folder

Correspondence and Nursing Archives News, 1989-1993.

1 6

Journal of Nursing History, November 1985, 1986, and 1987, and April 1988.

1 7

Center for The Study of The History of Nursing.

Box Folder

Anne L. Austin, [b.1891- d.1986] biographical papers and correspondence, 1948-1992.

1 8
Correspondence, re: board meetings, program planning, social activities and reference material.
Box Folder

1986.

1 9

1987.

1 10

1988.

1 11

1989.

1 12

1990.

2 13

1991.

2 14

1992.

2 15
Box Folder

Correspondence, Bonnie M. Devlin, Director of Development, School of Nursing and Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, re: fund raising, 1986.

2 16

Correspondence, Nursing History Committee, meetings and reports, 1984-1985.

2 17

Correspondence, organization of Center and Fund Raising, 1985.

2 18

Correspondence, Ruth Albina Fulton, re: Sara Neff Ransom, Jefferson Hospital, School of Nursing, Class of 1910 and Fulton Family, 1977.

2 19

Donor List for Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, 1990-1991.

2 20

Ellen D. Baer, PhD, RN, Correspondence and reprints of articles by E.D. Baer, 1984-1987.

2 21

Guide to Women's History Resources in Philadelphia Area "Notable Philadelphia Women", undated.

2 22

History of Nursing in Philadelphia, correspondence, program for professional nurses, May 10, 1974.

2 23

Lillian Sholtis Brunner Archives, dedication ceremony; Resolution for naming the archives, L.S. Brunner; Address given by L.S. Brunner, October 7, 1989; Newsletter, Fall 1988, "A New Room of Our Own," Fall 1989, and "L.S. Brunner Summer Fellowships," 1988-1989.

3 24

Nursing at Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1974.

3 25

Nurses at Moderate Rates Directory for Nurses of The Philadelphia School for Nurses, 1930s.

3 26

Prospectus for The Center for The Study for The History of Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, undated.

3 27

The Thalmus, Centennial History Project, 1991-1995.

3 28

Traveling Exhibit, "Send Us a Lady Physician: Women Doctors in America," 1985: and "Report of Training School for Nurses," Woman's Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1876.

3 29

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Nurses' Alumni Association.

Box Folder

Ad Hoc Committee of Twelve and Paper of Lillian S. Brunner, 1969-1973.

3 30

Annual General Meeting Minutes, April 10, 1972.

3 31

Biographies of selected graduates from classes 1910-1937 (E.C. Berrang, 1922; V.M. Bulshefski, 1937; C.R. Bower, ?; F.A. Hixson, 1924; L.F. Keesey, 1913; E.J. Tinsley, 1910), correspondence, biographical data, 1972-1981.

3 32

Board meeting minutes, 1986.

3 33
Compilation of Association's Activities, personal copy.
Box Folder

1968-1969.

3 34

1970.

3 35

1971.

3 36

1972.

3 37

1991.

3 38
Correspondence.
Box Folder

History of Alumni Association, 1973-1979.

3 39

Hospital pin to be converted into a charm, 1968.

3 40

Letters of acknowledgment for successful 80th Anniversary Reunion, 1966.

3 41

Pencil notes and correspondence from Brunner and Lynch - in reference to writing school of nursing history - 1936-1972.

3 42

Responses from Alumni to the article - "A Challenge - What will Be the Future of Our Nurses' Alumni Association?", 1984-1985.

3 43

Directory of Graduates, 1886-1971.

3 44

Financial Statement Report, 1968 and 1970.

3 45

Bronzed artifact - graduate cap, HUP School of Nursing, 1972.

3 46
Box Folder

Nurses Alumni History Collection Index, 1970s.

4 47

Summary of Report on Nursing Education by Margaret Bridgman, consultant, National League for Nursing, undated.

4 48

History data correspondence, 1968-1971.

4 49

Charter, by-laws and beneficial Association, 1950.

4 50
First Fifty years, cut pages for reading and revision done by Brunner and Lynaugh.
Box Folder

Content, list of illustrations and pp. 1-27.

4 51

pages 28-83.

4 52

pages 84-124.

4 53

pages 125-173.

4 54

pages 174-206 (bound cover for original book).

4 55

The First Fifty Years, School of Nursing, HUP, (bound copy), 1940.

4 56

Hospital School of Nursing, 1886-1986, Celebration of the First One Hundred Years, University of Pennsylvania, booklet, 1986.

5 57

Historical data significant to Alumni Association, correspondence, history exhibit list and other memorabilia, 1970-1975.

5 58

Florence Nightingale Cabinet; correspondence and photograph, 1971-1973.

5 59
Lillian S. Brunner, Class of 1940.
Box Folder

Address (handwritten), presented to Alumni meeting, October 29, 1966.

5 60

Correspondence, Newsletter, June, 1969 and January and July, 1972 and program for 85th Anniversary reunion, 1971.

5 61

Alumni Newsletter, "News of Our Graduate" L.S. Brunner, class of 1940, 1976-1988.

5 62

Disaster Nursing Institute, Registration Card and handwritten notes, 1962.

5 63

Graduation Invitation, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, April 7, 1974.

5 64

Presentation to Board of Directors, Nurses Alumni Association, "Source of Action"; and Future of Our Nurses Alumni Association, 1984-1985.

5 65

Recipient of Alumnus Award, Correspondence, resume of accomplishments and words of acceptance, November 6, 1976.

5 66

75th Anniversary Nurses Alumni Association, program, directory of Graduates, place card, and narrative for slide presentation, 1961.

5 67

95th Anniversary Reunion, Nurses Alumni Association, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Program, 1981.

5 68

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Article, "Ladies of the Board," Vital Signs, Summer, 1984; correspondence from Mrs. Louis R. Fox to Arthur Newbold, re: contribution to nursing school, 1896.

5 69

Letter of instruction for preparing for abdominal section to physician from William Goudell, Professor of Gynecology, 1892.

5 70

Nursing Administrative Personnel, Inquirer Magazine, "Ms E. Cloves Rothrock," by Grace Madley, September 20, 1970.

5 71

Operative Technique Manual, 1905.

5 72

School of Nursing - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Committee, Nursing Education.
Minutes, correspondence and reference material.
Box Folder

1959-1961.

5 73

1962-1963.

5 74

1964-1965.

5 75

1966-1967.

6 76

Letters of Acceptance, 1922 and 1924; Rules for Admission of Pupils, undated; Nurses' Lecture courses, first year, 1895-96; Senior Obstetrics examination, 1919.

6 77
Box Folder

Lecture, "Care of Patient and Baby After Delivery," by Viola V. Woodward, 1901.

6 78

Newspaper Article, "Choosing a Career" by Dean Elizabeth S. Bider. New Haven Register, May 9, 1948.

6 79

Student Handbook Manual, 1961-1962.

6 80

Surgical Technique Manual, 1900.

6 81

The Trained Nurse, "Post Graduate Course," by M.E.P. Davis, January 1896.

6 82

Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Correspondence re: "Third Annual Lillian S. Brunner Distinguished Lecturer Presentation," 1991; Center Post, 6:3, July-August, 1979; Presbyterian's Nursing Network, 4:3, Summer, 1992; Report to Our Donors, 1987.

6 83

Correspondence: Record of Deposit Agreement with the Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, 1992-1994.

6 84
Nursing Committee.
Box Folder

Minutes, reports and correspondence, 1946-1991.

6 85

Resource materials, 1987-1992.

6 86
Box Folder

Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, History of Nursing Invitational Conference, 1988 and 1989.

6 87

Sigma Theta Tau, Inc, XI, Chapter, transfer card to XI Chapter, 1984; Installation ceremonies programs, 1966 and 1982; correspondence re: commemorative brick verification with photograph; donation of book to Nursing Library, 1985-1989, spring election information, 1989.

6 88

Student Nurses' Association of Pennsylvania, correspondence: participation with program activities, 1973-1977; Snips, "With Midnight Oil Burning," SNAP publication, 1974; The Snap Newsletter, June, 1982.

6 89

The Museum of Nursing History, Inc. Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, correspondence; Museum Muse publications; and program announcements, and minutes: 1984-1993.

6 90

The Society for Nursing History, correspondence; meeting schedules; membership list, constitution and by-laws; and publications, Gazette, 1983-1986.

7 91

University of Pennsylvania.

Box Folder

Booklets, Trustees, Board and Committees, The Administration, 1982-1984; Guidelines for Board of Overseers, 1989.

7 92
Nursing Education in the University of Pennsylvania and in its hospital, by Margaret Bridgman and Consultants, Educational Survey, 1958.
Box Folder

Contents and pages 1-96.

7 93

pages 97-161.

7 94

pages 162-235.

7 95

List of Appendices.

7 96
Trustees' Council of Penn Women.
Correspondence, Re: meetings, minutes and other council activities.
Box Folder

1987-1988.

7 97

1990-1992.

7 98
Box Folder

Fundraising Committee, updated membership material and manual, 1988.

7 99
Box Folder

Lucille Petry Leone, letter to S. Hackney, president of the University of Pennsylvania, acknowledging the award of "Medal of Special Recognition", 1985.

7 100
School of Nursing Alumni Association.
Joint Planning Committee of Alumni and HUP Alumni Meeting minutes, program, flyers, by-laws and correspondence.
Box Folder

(100th and 50th anniversary of the schools), 1985.

7 101

1985-1986.

7 102

1985-1986.

7 103

1991-1993.

7 104
Box Folder

Caring for the Future, (The Case for Support), undated.

7 105

Correspondence, Annual giving program and establishing "Chair" in nursing, 1980.

8 106

Silver Anniversary celebration, correspondence, brief history and program, 1975.

8 107

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 50 years Nursing Education, May 18, 1985 to Spring, 1986; Correspondence, programs, invitation and newspaper clipping, 1985-1986.

8 108

Correspondence, fund raising for "Chair" for University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 1980.

8 109

Bryn Mawr Hospital.

Box Folder

Correspondence, Classroom instruction and clinical conference, Operating Room Nursing, 1964.

8 110

Friends of Bryn Mawr Hospital, Seminars, correspondence and programs, 1983.

8 111
Box Folder

National League for Nursing, Editorial Review Board, Nursing and Health Care, correspondence, 1981-1983.

8 112

Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing.

History of Nursing Project.
Box Folder

Programs and Seminars, 1974-1976.

8 113

Submitted histories by Schools of Nursing and individuals, 1974.

8 114
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Box Folder

Oral History of Nursing, mechanisms for obtaining oral histories from Alumni and correspondence, 1979.

8 115

Correspondence and reference material for writing history of the school, 1965-1972.

8 116

Pennsylvania League for Nursing.

Personal Looseleaf book; L.S. Brunner, 1970s.
Box Folder

History, by-laws and immunization correspondence.

8 117

Educational loan fund, personnel policies and practices, and public relations.

8 118

Finance, nominating, membership, program, conference, resolutions and goals and honorary rewards.

8 119

News Bulletin and Pittsburgh Annual Meeting.

8 120
Box Folder

Correspondence, re: membership, committee members, and awards; reports Nursing History and Archives committee, 1979-1989.

8 121

Accomplishment as president, L.S. Brunner, 1976-1978.

8 122

Correspondence, re: L.S. Brunner elected president, awards and notes of congratulations; News Bulletins, 1972-1984.

8 123

Short-term program for LPNs and LVNs employed in nursing homes (workshop), 1976.

9 124

News Bulletin, "Workshop for Operating Room Nurses", November 10-11, 1977.

9 125

History of Nursing in Philadelphia, A program for professional nurses, May 10, 1974.

9 126

History of Nursing Project.

Box Folder

Anne L. Austin's correspondence and references, 1974-1978.

9 127
Lillian S. Brunner, Personal file, correspondence, committee meeting minutes, and news clippings.
Box Folder

November 1973-July 1974.

9 128

August 1974-June 1975.

9 129

July 1975-December 1975.

9 130

January 1976-May 1976.

9 131

June 1976-December 1977.

9 132
National League of American Pen Women.
Box Folder

Biennial Letter, banquet and luncheon programs; folder, celebration, bicentennial, 1876-1976, and poem, "The Pen Women", April 1976.

9 133

Application and membership acceptance notification, 1974.

9 134

Brochures, undated.

9 135

NLAPW, Anthology of Members Works, Philadelphia, PA Branch, 1990.

9 136

Early History of New York City Branch Founded January 24, 1920; The First Pen Women 1897-1921, reprints, 1963.

9 137

Board Meeting minutes, example of minutes and scope of activities, 1986.

9 138

The Pen Woman, L VIV:5-9, February, 1964, recording secretary, picture and professional background, 1984.

9 139
Philadelphia Branch.
Box Folder

Brief History, 1977.

10 140

Meeting minutes, 1974-1984.

10 141

Report by M.S. Ewer, corresponding secretary, May 13, 1956.

10 142

Correspondence, 1976-1987.

10 143

Membership list, 1987-1990.

10 144
Box Folder

Pennsylvania Nurses Association, booklet, "The Path to Here and Now," 1903-1978, by Dorothy A. Mereness, 1978.

10 145

American Academy of Nursing, Fellowship - Annual meeting program, correspondence and news release, 1978-1979.

10 146

American Nurses' Association, Medical-Surgical Nurse of the Year Award, 1984.

10 147

American Nurses Association, Council on Medical-Surgical Nursing, Nominating Committee correspondence, 1986-1991.

10 148

Association of Operating Room Nurses, Inc., Correspondence program and Announcement for "Fifth AORN Congress", 1957-1973.

10 149

Dorothy Williams, Lecturer, Frances Bolton School of Nursing, Western Reserve University, Newspaper Article, 1946 and correspondence, 1956.

10 150

Elizabeth K. Porter, President, American Nurses Association, Nursing News, photograph and congratulations, 1950.

10 151

Workshop "Implementation of Clinical Instruction in Medical and Surgical Nursing," Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1955-1956.

10 152

Certificates, recognition for contribution of service and participation in continuing education course, 1952-1991.

10 153

Board member, Neighborhood League Nursing Service, newspaper clipping and brochure, 1972.

10 154

Hospital Association of Pennsylvania, "Statewide Nursing Study Update", 1991.

10 155

Hospital Trustee Association of Pennsylvania, correspondence re: Education Committee, 1983-1988.

10 156

New Jersey League for Nursing, 1980 Annual Convention, Speaker, Lillian S. Brunner, RN, "Building Bridges: Postulating How," and program, 1980.

10 157

Philadelphia County District, PA Nurses Association, correspondence, re: ANA membership on JACN, board of commissioners, 1979.

10 158

Philadelphia General Hospital, letter from S. Lillian Clayton to Susan G. Francis, re: Reference, 1925.

10 159

The Origin of the Philadelphia General Hospital, Blockley Division, 1955.

10 160

Correspondence, incoming from Elizabeth Cathcart, M.P.N., RN, CNAN, 1986 and 1990.

10 161

Correspondence, to and from Andrew W. Shearer, writer of history of Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing, 1983.

10 162

Correspondence.

Box Folder

Educational Tour, Copenhagan and Stockholm, 1979.

10 163

Educational Tour, Greece and Egypt, 1980-1981.

10 164

Requesting consultation in reference to student assignment and selection of nursing school, 1989-1990.

10 165

International: re: Medical and Surgical Textbook, 1990-1994.

10 166

Nursing Life, Lillian S. Brunner, advisory board member, correspondence and first issue Nursing Life, July-August 1981 (Nursing Journal), 1981.

11 167

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Series 2.  Collected Articles and Publications, 1945-1991.

Scope and Contents note

Included in this series are reprints of others which Mrs. Brunner collected regarding American history and/or nursing education. The series also contains reference materials of the American Red Cross, first aid procedures, and civil defense reference for emergency situations.

Box Folder

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, "The President's Message the End of the Beginning" (Address, AACN's National Teaching Institute) May 1984, 13:3.

11 1
American Journal of Nursing, U.S.A. Bicentennial, 1776-1976 (reprints).
11 2
Box Folder

Nurses in American History, The Revolution, April 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Wartime Volunteer - 1861-1965, May 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Three Schools - 1873, June 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, The Fateful Decade, 1890-1900, July 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Our First Four Licensure Laws, August 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Nursing and Early Feminism, September 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Vassar Training Camp for Nurses, November 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Nursing and the Great Depression, December, 1975.

11 2

Nurses in American History, The Lasting Impact of World War II on Nursing, January 1976.

11 2

Nurses in American History, The Cadet Nurse Corps in World War II, February 1976.

11 2

Nurses in American History, Black Nurses: Their Service and Struggle, March 1976.

11 2

That's How It Was, April 1967.

11 2

Why Florence Nightingale, November 1967.

11 2
American Journal of Nursing, "Famous Women in Nursing", 1953-1956.
11 3
Box Folder

Katherine Dewitt Journal of Nursing , 55:3, March 1955.

11 3

Maude B. Muse, 56:11, November 1956.

11 3

Florence M. Johnson, 54:7, July 1954, July 1954.

11 3

Mary Eliza Mahoney, 54:4, April 1954.

11 3

S. Lillian Clayton, 54:11, November 1954.

11 3

Linda Richards, 48:9, September 1948.

11 3

Mary Sewall Gardner, 1:12, December 1953.

11 3

Mary Sewall Gardner, 2:1, January 1954.

11 3

American Journal of Nursing, 75th Anniversary Issue, October 1900-1975 (bound copy).

11 4

American Nurses Association - "A Position Paper, Educational Preparation for Nurses and Assistants to Nurses", 1965.

11 5

American Journal of Nursing and Its Company, "A Chronicle", 1900-1975.

11 6

American Nurses Association - "Tomorrow and Yesterday, 1896-1946".

11 7

From Almshouse to Hospital: The Shaping of Philadelphia General Hospital, Quarterly/Health and Society, 60:1, 1982.

11 8

Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, "Tugboat Annie": Nursing Hero of Pearl Harbor - Grace Lally (1897-1983), 23:3, Fall 1991.

11 9

Journal of Nursing Administration, "The Knowledge Worker", April 1977.

11 10

Journal of Nursing Washington State, re: Elizabeth Soule, October 1950.

11 11

American Journal of Epidemiology," Methylxanthines and Benign Breast Disease, October 1986.

11 12

Missing Data: Nurses with their Patients, (compiled by K. Buhler-Wilkerson and Julie Fairman), undated.

11 13
Nursing and Health Care.
11 14
Box Folder

Heroine Out of Focus: Media Image of Florence Nightingale, Part I, April 1983.

11 14

Heroine Out of Focus: Media Image of Florence Nightingale, Part II, May 1983.

11 14

The Nurse-Detective in American Movies, March 1982.

11 14
Nursing Forum, "The Origins of Modern American Nursing, The Civil War Era" -II:2, 1963.
11 15
Box Folder

Untrained But Undaunted: The Women Nurses of the Blue and The Gray, XV:1, 1976.

11 15

Who and Where Are Nursing's Historians? XX:2, 1981.

11 15

National League for Nursing News, "In Unity and Diversity There is Strength" (editorial), September 1976.

11 16
Nursing Outlook.
11 17
Box Folder

Clinical Research in Nursing Homes, April 1977.

11 17

Nationwide Hunt for Nursing's, January 1965.

11 17

Preserving the Structures of the Past, February 1958.

11 17

The Nurse in Civil War Literature, May 1962.

11 17

25 Years of Nursing Leadership, April 1977.

11 17

Public Health Nursing: A Photographic Study", September/October 1988.

11 17
RN Magazine Magazine Bicentennial Forecast.
11 18
Box Folder

Nursing and Education, March 1976.

11 18

OBG Nursing, April 1976.

11 18

Nursing and Research, May 1976.

11 18

Nursing in Industry, June 1976.

11 18

Politics Begins at Work, July 1976.

11 18

Critical-Care Nursing, September 1976.

11 18

The Promises in Your Future, December 1976.

11 18

Nursing Research, 25th Anniversary Issue, special issue commemorates the journal by placing not only its founding, but also professional occurrences within a historical context, January-Febuary, 1987.

11 19

Post Graduate Medicine, Filing Medical Literature, "Taming the Medical Literature Monster", July 1983.

11 20

The Historic Role of the Medical Profession in Pennsylvania, Dr. Richard H.Shyrock, Second Rose Hill Seminar, Waynesboro, PA, June 13, 1965.

11 21

The Uses of Medical History, Surgical Rounds, December 1983.

11 22

Reprints, Katherine Tucker and Susan C. Francis, National League of Nursing Education, undated.

11 23

The Trained Nurse and Hospital Review, CVI:6, June 1941.

11 24

Hospitals, Dispensaries and Nursing, Sectional Meetings, "The Trustees of the Hospital," by Richard Wood, 1974.

11 25

Bulletin of History of Medicine, "Benjamin Franklin and the Rise of Free Treatment of the Poor by the Medical Profession of Philadelphia", March-April 1957.

11 26

Mother R Eleanor Roosevelt's Untold Story, "How Eleanor Roosevelt Forgave Other Woman", 1977.

11 27

Newspaper clippings and brochures - Early and later histories of hospitals, near Freeland, PA (near L.S. Brunner's birthplace), 1889-1981.

11 28

Hospice, references, journal articles, 1981-1984.

11 29

A Manual of Nursing, Bellevue Hospital, 1878, correspondence, 1985.

11 30

Philadelphia Hospital Report, Vol. II, 1893 and including copy Alice Fisher's will, 1888.

11 31

Squibb Nurses Notes, "Nurse and Spy", 1965.

11 32

The Hemlock City, Austin, Pennsylvania, "A Nurse Goes to War", 1890-1910.

11 33

What you Need to Know to Help Prevent and Treat Them "About Bedsores", 1974.

11 34

Collected Emergency Reference.

American Red Cross.
Box Folder

Pamphlet, "Wear it with Pride" - Badge of a Red Cross Nurse, 1956, and Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, Name Tag, "Lillian Brunner," 1950s.

12 35

First Aid Textbook, Revised Edition, 1945.

12 36

Brochure, "Your community could have a disaster", 1959.

12 37

Civil Defense Supplement to American Red Cross First Aid Textbook, 1951.

12 38

Disaster Action, manual for mass care, 1959.

12 39

Red Cross Home Nursing, for Red Cross Home Nurses and volunteer Nurses' Aides, 1951.

12 40

Accidental Poisoning in Children, Jay M. Arena, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, undated.

12 41
Civil Defense.
Box Folder

Brochure, "First Aid Kit", 1957-1958.

12 42

Handbook and brochure for emergency situations, 1957-1958.

12 43

Home Protection Exercises, 1959.

12 44

The Family fallout Shelter, 1959.

12 45

The Nurse in Civil Defense, 1952.

12 46

Civil Defense for Adult Americans, Adult Education Association, undated.

12 47

Atomic Medicine, Time, April 7, 1952.

12 48

How to Survive an Atomic Bomb, Richard Gerstoll, PhD, 1950.

12 49

Newspaper clippings, "Your Role in Civil Defense," 1958 and "Accidents Toll Outdistances U.S. War Losses," 1951.

12 50

Publishers and Professional Associations Listing of History of Nursing books, undated.

12 51

Japan.

Box Folder

Collier's, "Russo-Japanese War Extra, 1904.

12 52

Red Cross Society of Japan, "Regulations for Relief Service in Time of War", 1904.

12 53
Box Folder

J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA. "Toward a Century of Excellence", 1972.

12 54

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Series 3.  Awards, Addresses, and Publications, 1941-1994.

Scope and Contents note

This series includes: awards and recognition that Mrs. Brunner received for distinguished service to professional nursing; Brunner's thesis "What is Being Offered to Student Nurses in Basic Professional Program in the Course, Operative Aseptic Technique?" as well as, articles published in various journals and Nursing manuals for which consultation was provided. The address "Planning for Students Experience in Operating Room" is included.

Awards.

Box Folder

General Alumni Society, University of Pennsylvania, Alumni Award of merit, January 15, 1994.

13 1

Frances Payne Bolton, School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Distinguished Alumnus Award, May 3, 1980.

13 2

National League for Nursing, Distinguished Service Award, Atlanta, GA, April 30, 1979.

13 3

Who's Who, International Authors and Writers, 1976; Pennsylvania, 1974; World, 1973.

13 4

Publications of Women of Achievement including "Lillian S. Brunner," National and International, 1972-1988.

13 5

J.B. Lippincott Company, honoring Lillian S. Brunner, marking 25th Anniversary of Association with the company, 1975.

13 6

Awards Ceremony, NLN 16th biennial convention, 1983.

13 7

Lillian Sholtis Brunner Award for Innovative Practice in Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1989.

13 8

Annual Award for excellence in writing, (Lillian S. Brunner, one of the judges), 1982.

13 9

Alumni Award of Merit; General Alumni Society, University of Pennsylvania, correspondence, 1992.

13 10

Newspaper clippings, "Honor Received", 1979-1986.

13 11

Thesis, Articles, Addresses and Publications.

Box Folder

Thesis, What is Being Offered to Student Nurses In Basis Professional Program in the Course, Operative Aseptic Technique?, F.P. Bolton School of Nursing, Western Reserve University, July 15, 1947.

13 12
Articles by Lillian S. Brunner.
Box Folder

Student Experience in Operating Room, ORS, :31, September 1957.

13 13

Symposium on Operating Room Nursing, (Guest Editor), Nursing Clinics of North America, 3:4, 557-559.

13 14

Standards on Policies, Procedures, and How To Write Them, AORN Journal 13:39-55, May 1971.

13 15

Foreword, Nurses Reference Library, Intermed Communications, Inc., Horsham, PA, undated.

13 16

Nitrogen Mustard Therapy, Nursing News, Conneticut State Nurses Association, January 1948.

13 17
American Journal of Nursing.
Box Folder

Operating Aseptic Technique in Basic Curriculum, 49:2, February 1949.

13 18

Nursing the Elderly Surgical Patient, 51:12, December 1951.

13 19
Box Folder

Nursing World, "Nursing Today," 132:5, June 1958; "The Selection of Learning Experience in Operating Room, " 129:12, December 1953; "Planning for Student Experience in Operating Room," 131:5, May 1957; Appointment to Editorial Board, Clinical Nursing, 133:2, February 1959 and Advisory Board, 130:7, July 1956.

13 20

Nursing 73 and 76, "Vantage Point," 6:3, March 1976; "What to Do (And What To Teach Your Patient) About Peptic Ulcer," 6:11, November 1976; "Whipple Procedure," 111:12, December 1973.

13 21

RN Magazine, A Guide to Writing Your Policy Manual," 37:4, April 1974.

13 22

Journal Association of Operating Room Nurses, (AORN), "Standards on Policies, Procedures, And How to Write Them," 13:5, May 1971.

13 23

Operating Room Work Book, (autographed by L.A. Sholtis), circa 1941-1943.

13 24
Addresses.
Box Folder

Planning for Student Experience in Operating Room, Maryland State Nurses Association, November 19, 1956.

13 25

The Eldridge L. Eliason Professionalship in Surgery - Dedication Ceremony, University of Pennsylvania Medical School. "Dr. Eldridge from a Nurse's Perspective", January 18, 1994.

13 26
Publications.
Box Folder

OR Reporter, (Davis and Geck) 6:2, April 1971 (newspaper), "Expert Gives Practical Advice," producing OR Manuals, 1971.

13 27

Brochure, Workshop Announcement, "Principles of Management for the Operating Room Nurses", November 10-11, 1977.

13 28

Correspondence, J.B. Lippincott Company and Bingham Associates Fund, re: book publications, 1958-1974.

13 29

Manual, Nursing Procedure Manual (autographed copy) Delaware County Nursing Conference Group, and correspondence, 1992.

14 30

Nurses' Pocket Guide to Drugs and Procedures, 4th Edition, autographed copy, 1959.

14 31

A Manual of Operating Room Technology, Ginsberg, Brunner, Cantlin, J.B. Lippincott Co. (autographed copy) and correspondence, 1966.

14 32

A History of Nursing in Pennsylvania with a Specific Section on the History of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, by Lillian A. Sholtis, December 10, 1946.

14 33

The Responsibility of the Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing in Meeting the Needs of the Educationally Disadvantaged Student (research study), July 1975.

14 34

Study of Open Curriculum and Career Ladder: It's Relevancy to Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing, June 30, 1976.

14 35

J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA.

Marketing Promotion (Advertisements).
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Box Folder

First Edition, 1964.

14 36

Second Edition, 1970-1972.

14 37

Third Edition, 1975-1976.

14 38

Fourth Edition, 1980-1981.

14 39

Fifth Edition, 1983.

14 40

Sixth Edition, 1987-1988.

14 41
The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice.
Box Folder

First Edition, 1974-1975.

15 42

Second Edition, 1978-1980.

15 43

Third Edition, 1982-1983.

15 44

Fourth Edition, 1986.

15 45

Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing and The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, 1974-1975.

15 46

Spanish, Italian and French editions of The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice and Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 1981.

15 47

Miscellaneous nursing textbooks, 1950-1966.

15 48

Nursing Texts and References, Lippincott, 1967-1968.

15 49
Artwork for Textbooks.
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Box Folder

1975.

15 50

1978-1983.

15 51
Artwork including correspondence.
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 1985-1987.
Box
15
Folder
52
The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice.
Box Folder

1975-1976.

15 53

1977.

15 54

1980.

15 55

1981.

15 56

Neil O' Hardy, undated.

15 57
Medical and Scientific Artwork.
Box Folder

Shirley Baty, 1977.

16 58

Nancy Gahan, 1977-1978.

16 59
Neil O'Hardy.
Box Folder

1974-1978.

16 60

1979-1981.

16 61
Box Folder

F. Thompson Thayer, 1979.

16 62
Correspondence.
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Box Folder

Intense critical review and corrections, 1987-1992.

16 63

Acknowledgment of receiving sixth edition, Nursing, 1988.

16 64

Request to use copyright materials for textbooks, 1984-1987.

16 65
Box Folder

American Family Physician, re: approval to use illustration, 1972.

16 66

American Cancer Society: request to use picture of a laryngectomy patient, 1983.

16 67

To and from Doris Suddarth, re: illustrations and cost, 1979.

16 68
Barton H. Lippincott, Editor, re: Famous Women in American Nursing.
Box Folder

1956.

16 69

1957.

16 70
Box Folder

Harper & Row publishers, London, U.K., re: adaptation of Textbook, 1982-1989.

16 71
Resources for Illustrations, Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Box Folder

1980s.

17 72

1980s.

17 73

References and Resources for Illustrations for Textbooks, undated.

17 74
Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Revisions.
Box Folder

6th Edition: Eye and colon.

17 75

Chapter 52: Ear disorder.

17 76

Chapter: Assessment and Management of Patient with Breast Disorder.

17 77
Box Folder

Competitor's advertisement and prefaces for medical and surgical nursing textbooks, 1980-1987.

17 78

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Series 4.  Photographs, 1910-1991.

Scope and Contents note

This series includes photographs of nursing directors and educators associated with schools of nursing in Pennsylvania, Florence Nightingale cabinet, and snapshots of the president of the National League of American Pen Women, in 1984.

Box Photo

(Oversized) Graduation Class Picture, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 1927.

18 1

Florence Nightingale Cabinet, 1970s.

18 2

Sara Neff Ransom, RN, Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, class of 1910.

18 3

Marion E. Smith, Superintendent of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, undated.

18 4

M. Louise Snyder, RN, Directress of Nurses, undated.

18 5

Esther Miller, RN, Second Assistant of Nurses, undated.

18 6

Student Nurse Uniforms, 1961.

18 7

Esther J. Tinsley, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, class of 1910.

18 8

Vern Bullough, Nursing Historian, leading traditional procession to Woodlands Cemetery honoring Alice Fisher and Lillian Clayton, 1991.

18 9

Two ladies being presented a certificate - no date nor identification of individuals.

18 10

Two ladies being presented a certificate - no date nor identification of individuals.

18 10a

V. Avery and R. Olanoff, March 20, 1984.

18 11

Virginia T. Avery, National President, National League of American Pen Women, March 20, 1984.

18 12

Lillian S. Brunner, gravesite of Jane Delano, Arlington cemetery, Washington, DC, May 30, 1970.

18 13

Hazel W. Johnson, RN, PhD, Brigadier General, Army Nurse Corps, 1980.

18 14

Hazel W. Johnson, RN, PhD, Brigadier General, Army Nurse Corps, 1980.

18 14a

Faye Abdellah, Deputy Surgeon General and Chief Nurse Officer, U.S. Public Health Service, 1983.

18 15

Isabel Stewart, undated.

18 16

Mary Beard, 1938.

18 17

Mary Sewell Gardner, 1952.

18 18

Elizabeth Sterling Soule (photograph of a portrait), 1950s.

18 19

Maude Muse, 1930s.

18 20

Maude Muse, 1920s.

18 21

Maude Muse, wearing cap and gown, undated.

18 22

Katherine Dewitt, early 1900s.

18 23

Katherine Dewitt, in nurse's uniform, holding infant, 1900s.

18 24

Katherine Dewitt, 1940s.

18 25

Katherine Dewitt, 1950s.

18 26

Florence M. Johnson, in nurse's uniform, early 19th.

18 27

Florence M. Johnson, in Red Cross uniform, 1940's.

18 28

Florence M. Johnson, in Red Cross uniform, 1947.

18 29

Florence M. Johnson, in Red Cross uniform, 1947.

18 29a

Florence M. Johnson, holding baby, 1947.

18 30

S. Lillian Clayton, 1900s.

18 31

Mary Mahoney, undated.

18 32

Elizabeth S. Soule standing beside her painted portrait with a gentleman, undated.

18 33

Elizabeth S. Soule with husband (picnic gathering), 1950s.

18 34

K. Hoffman, Ms. Schmitz, Ms. Tschudin, Mrs. Schmitz and Mrs. Soule, 1950s.

18 35

Mary Sewell Gardener, with a group of visiting nurses, 1907.

18 36

Group of Japanese Nurses, August 1904.

18 37

Children's Hospital, graduation class, 1923.

18 38

Class of February 1949, School of Nursing not identified.

18 39

First graduating class, Bellevue Hospital, 1875.

18 40

Group of first Head Nurses, Bellevue Hospital, 1800s.

18 41

Medallion, VNA Cleveland, OH, 1910.

18 42

First Residence for Nurses, Bellevue Hospital, 1873-1877.

18 43

Health Science Building, University of Washington, Seattle, 1950s.

18 44

World War I, Military Personnel, including nurses, France, 1917.

18 45

(Oversized) 50th Biennial Nursing Convention, ANA, NLNE, NOPHN Associations, Atlantic City, September 1946.

18 46

(Negative) Medallion, VNA Cleveland, OH, 1910.

18 42a

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Collection Inventory

MC 14.   Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987. Samuel X. Radbill papers, 1985-1989. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection includes notes on medical history, reminiscences, the Radbill Lectures, personal notes, and notes on childcare and nursing history.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Personal Name(s)
  • Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
1

His Life and Work, 1901-1987: An Appreciation Distributed at the Thirteenth Radbill Lecture, April 20, 1988.

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MC 20.   Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906. Mildred Gruber lecture notes, 1904-1905. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of two notebooks containing nursing lecture notes. Gruber's training school is unknown, but may be Gowanda State Hospital.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906
Box
1

Lecture notes, 1904-1905.

Lecture notes, 1905.

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MC 21.   Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947. Laura S. Witmer papers, 1934-1947. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection regards home deliveries in Somerset County, PA, with Witmer assisting Dr. I.C. Miller.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947
Subject(s)
  • Home care services.
Box
1

Patient lists of home deliveries, Somerset County, PA, 1934-1945.

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MC 23.   Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia. Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia records, 1973-1986. 0.1 Linear feet (5 folders).

Historical Sketch

Freedmen's Hospital was established in 1865 as the Freedmen's Bureau for the "relief of freed men and refugees" by the War Department of the United States. This was due in part to the many freed slaves who migrated to Washington, D.C. following the Civil War. Four years after the hospital's founding, they relocated to the campus of Howard University. The School of Nursing was founded in 1894 as an eighteen-month program which was later expanded two years. In 1909, the length of study was increased to three years. In the early twentieth century, the school affiliated with a number of institutions in the Washington area in addition to Howard, such as the Gallanger Municipal Hospital and the D.C. General Hospital. The hospital phased out the school and graduated its last class in 1973. Howard University opened their baccalaureate school of nursing the following year to replace Freedmen's. Over Freedmen's 79-year period, it graduated 1,700 nurses.

The Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Clubs, based in Washington, D.C., coordinates local clubs around the country. The Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia, founded in 1966, was established to promote goodwill among its graduates, to participate in the community health and cultural and educational programs, and to support the scholarship fund of the Freedmen's (and later) the Howard University Federation.

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes five folders of miscellaneous materials that document some of the activities of the Philadelphia club. There is also one publication of oral interviews produced by the national office.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
Subject(s)
  • African American nurses
Box
1
Philadelphia Club History, 1973.
Scope and Contents note

Copies of historical excerpts, club's purpose, list of charter members, and other activities.

History of school uniform, 1894-1973.

Photographs of presentation of Freedmen's Hospital nurses' painting to Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, 1986.

Postcard of Josephine McMillan's painting (nurse's cap, cape and lamp), 1985.

Book, "The Fifty Year Graduates of Freedmen's Hospital School of Nursing Tell Their Story, 1913-1935", October 1986.

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MC 44.   Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896. Florence Nightingale letters, 1856-1896. 02 (1 folder).

Biographical/Historical note

Florence Nightingale was born into a British well-connected, upper-class family in May 1820. She entered nursing in 1844 following a “call from God,” rebelling against expectations for a woman of the period. In October 1854 she set out with 38 volunteer nurses to aid the sick and wounded during the Crimean War. She is known for working for better conditions for military hospitals and general conditions for the nursing profession. She died at age 90 in August 1910.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains two letters and one envelope unrelated to the letters. All three items contain hand and type-written notations concerning gift status and dates for which there is no documentation authentication.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896
Subject(s)
  • Crimean War, 1853-1856--Medical care.
  • Nursing--History.
Box
1
Envelope.
Description

The envelope is addressed by hand to the Rev. T.S. Greene at Claydon Rectory. "To enquire particularly after the Rev. Greene with Florence Nightingale’s anxious and kindest regards 1/5/82." No authentication of handwriting.

Letter from Scutari Barrack Hospital, March 3, 1856.
Description

Personal letter wishing a woman well with her pregnancy and requesting the child, if a boy, be named after her father.

Letter to Major General Thomas Mannsell, October 31, 1896.
Description

This letter concerns conditions surrounding the purchase of Embley, the family home in England.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Mannsell, Thomas, Major General

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MC 45.   Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987. Mary Robinson Godfrey papers, 1910-1917. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Biographical/Historical note

Mary Margaret Robinson Godfrey (January 25, 1886- May 28, 1995) was a naval nurse during World War I and was the first Navy nurse to serve aboard ship. She graduated from the Thomas Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing in 1909, and joined the Navy Nurse Corps in 1910. Prior to World War I, Godfrey was stationed in the Philippines and Mare Island. She was also Chief Nurse at the Old Grey's Ferry Naval Home and Hospital. Later she was director of nursing at League Island Navy Hospital. While at League Island that she contracted -- and survived -- the Spanish flu. During the war she was called to be Chief Nurse on board the troop ship the Leviathan. She left the Navy in 1919.

Her obituaries can be found at the following links: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Z1sPAAAAIBAJ&sjid=-oQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6486%2C115052 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=85217739&PIpi=92384902

Scope and Contents note

This small collection includes Godfrey's letter of appointment; a reprint of an article titled "Iodized Catgut: Drying, Sterilizing, and Storing"; and a reprint of a presentation at nurses convention in Cleveland, OH, 1918.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing
  • World War, 1914-1918--Medical care
Box
1

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MC 46.   Oliner, Jane. Susan Francis collection, 1934-1962. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains biographical information about Susan Francis, RN.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Francis, Susan C., 1934-1987
Box
1

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MC 47.   Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986. Bernardine Heffernan collection, 1968-1986. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

Heffernan was a clinical nurse specialist. This small collection includes correspondence, job specifications, reprints, workshop agenda, application for workshop, and a cassette tape.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986
Box
1

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MC 48.   Hoff, Bertha, 1913-1914. Bertha Hoff lecture notes, 1913-1914. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of one notebook, labeled "Nurses Training School." Institution unknown.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Box
1

"Training School" lecture notes in notebook.

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MC 49.   Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960. Lydia Holman papers, 1868-1960. 05 Linear feet (2 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of two folders of correspondence, primarily regarding her work in public health nursing in North Carolina, along with Holman's death certificate.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Public health nursing
Personal Name(s)
  • Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960
Box
1

Correspondence, 1898-1899; summary of her public health nursing work in North Carolina; death certificate, 1960.

Personal correspondence and letters of reference.

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MC 50.   Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960. Jadwiga Izcka papers, 1987. 02 Linear feet (1 folder, 13 leaves).

Scope and Contents note

This is a paper on on preparing nurses for public health work in Poland, 1939-1960.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Geographic Name(s)
  • Poland.
Box
1

Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960. Introduction of Public Health from the Earliest Days of Student Nurses Training at School (Poland).

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MC 50.   Kennedy, Cecile, 1939-1957. Cecile Kennedy collection, 1939-1957. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of nine newspaper clippings on the American Red Cross.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
Subject(s)
  • American Red Cross
Box
1

Newspaper clippings of her American Red Cross Activities.

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MC 52A.   Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946. Elizabeth Kratz Jones papers, 1899-2008. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

These contracts document Jones' military nursing appointments with the US Army Medical Department and the Isthmian Canal Commission.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Contracts
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing
Box
1

Appointment papers for military service and Isthmian Canal Commission Nursing.

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MC 53.   Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888. Alice Lemley lecture notes, 1887-1888. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

The lecture notes are from the period of Alice Lemley's study at the Philadelphia Hospital Training School for Nurses, 1887-1888. Topics touched upon in the notes include obstetrics, nervous frustration, contagious diseases, and antiseptic use.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888
Box
1

Lecture notebook.

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MC 54.   JB Lippincott Company. J.B. Lippincott collection, 1871-1878. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

J.B. Lippincott Company, established 1885, was a prominent publishing house in Philadelphia, PA. This collection contains some correspondence related to publication of nursing books.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • JB Lippincott Company.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Box
1

Correspondence for "Handbook on Nursing" 1875, Connecticut Training School for Nurses, New Haven, CT; and "Godey's Lady Book" article on "Lady Nurses" 1871 (photograph copy).

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MC 56.   Newman, Edna Albert, 1924-1936. Edna Albert Newman papers, 1938-1982. 0.1 Linear feet (5 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains lecture notes and examinations from Newman's nursing education, which may have been at Lebanon Hospital in Lebanon, PA.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Lebanon Hospital (Lebanon, Pa.).
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Box
2

Examinations: hygiene and sanitation, anatomy and physiology, diet cooking, pediatric nursing, communicable diseases, obstetrical and gynecological.

Lecture notes; qualification of a nurse; history of nursing; principles of nursing.

Examinations: medical, surgical, pediatric, materia medica, communicable diseases, dietetics, elementary nursing, clinical microscopy and pathology, mental and nervous diseases and public sanitation.

Examination: University of the State of New York; surgical nursing; diet cooking, obstetric and gynecologic nursing; materia medica; hygiene and sanitation; pediatric nursing including communicable diseases and orthopedics.

Lebanon Hospital, case studies and nursing demonstration procedures.

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MC 58.  Nurses for the Future Conference, June 29-30, 1987, June 29-30, 1987. 0.3 Linear feet (2 folders, 1 unfoldered item).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of conference papers.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Nurses for the Future Conference.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Proceedings
Box
2
Original transcript, June 29-30, 1987.
Scope and Contents note

This transcript contains the first day's sessions: “An Analysis of the Effects of Current Initiatives to Attract Quality Undergraduate Nursing Students: Strategies for a Brighter Future,” “Riding the Yoyo: The Work and Worth of Nursing in the 20th Century,” “The Talent Pool in Nursing: A Comparative and Longitudinal Perspective,” “Factors Associated with Cyclical Nursing Shortages A Labor Economist's Analysis of Nursing.”

Original transcript, June 30, 1987.
Scope and Contents note

This transcript contains the second day's sessions: Nursing For College Graduates Panel Discussion: What Happens If..., Strategies for Change

Folder containing conference papers.
Scope and Contents note

This folder contains the following papers: Welcome letter by Claire Fagin, "A Labor Economist's Analysis of Nursing" by Charles R. Link, nursing program statistics, "Recurring Hospital Nurse Shortages: Explanations and Solutions" by Linda H. Aiken and Connie Flynt Mullinix, "The Talent Pool in Nursing, A Comparative and Longitudinal Perspective" by Kenneth C. Green. Nurses for the Future conference: "Strategies for Change," "Nursing for College Graduates" by Donna Diers, "Riding the Yo-yo: The Work and Worth of Nursing in the 20th Century."

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MC 60.   Ritter, Beatrice, 1947-1957. Beatrice Ritter collection, 1947-1957. 06 Linear feet (3 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This collection, assembled by Beatrice Ritter, includes information on Edith Cavell, Florence Nightingale, and European nursing.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Cavell, Edith Louisa
  • Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
3

Institut Edith Cavell-Marie Depage; Ecole Belge D'Infirmieres Diplomees booklet, 1948; Postcard of hospital facilities; brief outline of Edith Cavell arrest and death.

Florence Nightingale, writing commentary; photograph and postcard of Florence Nightingale and sister Parthenope, 1836.

International Council of Nurses, 50th Anniversary Conference programs - Sweden, 1949.

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MC 61.   Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920. Martha Lenora Collett Soper lecture notes, 1919-1920. 01 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection contains Soper's lecture notes from her time as a nursing student at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920
Box
3

Ledger with lecture notes, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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MC 62.   Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960. Beverly Peril Stern papers, 1955-1958. 04 Linear feet (2 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection contains Stern's issued manuals from her time as a student and employed nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, accompanied by a photograph of Stern in uniform.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Manuals (instructional materials)
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960

Nursing Arts Procedure Book from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP); photograph of Peril in probationary student nurses' uniform.

Orientation manual, General Staff Nurse, 1959.

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MC 63.   Todd, C. Edwina, 1947-1953. C. Edwina Todd collection, 1947-1953. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection contains items relating to Navy nursing.

Controlled Access Headings
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing

"Nursing Under Fire," reprint from the Military Surgeon; U.S.S. Consolation (AH-15) booklet, 1951; photograph, Pennsylvania nurses serving aboard U.S.S. Consolation, 1953.

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MC 64.   van der Peet, Roberta. Roberta van der Peet papers, 1989. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains one paper, "The Nightingale Model of Nursing," written by van der Peet.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896
  • van der Peet, Roberta
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
3

"The Nightingale Model of Nursing," address; Mainlaan 74, 5627VG Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

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MC 74.   Overholt, Ella Florence. Ella Florence Overholt papers, 1921-1923. 0.2 Linear feet (11 folders).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains mostly hand-written lecture notes (a few typed pages), both loose and in notebooks, on all aspect of nurses training (e.g., ethics, gymnastics, dietetics, gynecology, lab techniques, operations and operating room techniques, venereal disease, etc). The notes were taken by Overholt as a student from 1921 – 1923 at the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. There also are senior exam questions in different subjects, and a page of the State Board exam questions for “Medical Nursing and Specialties”, June 8th, 1922.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • Overholt, Ella Florence
Box
3

Small tan flip notebook containing class notes - Ethics?.

Notes on various topics.

Notes on various topics; exercises, dietetics.

Notes on various topics; dietetics, fever nursing, mental diseases, psychoanalysis.

Two pages, front and back, of gynecological notes.

Three pages of notes, labolation techniques.

Four pages, front and back, of operation notes; two pages, front and back, venereal disease notes.

Notes, operating room techniques.

Four pages of notes, venereal diseases.

Notes, miscellaneous.

Senior Exams, May 1921, and Philadelphia Examination, June 8, 1922.

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MC 96.   York, Edith M., 1922-1923. Edith York collection, 1915-1923. 08 Linear feet (4 folders).

Biographical/Historical note

York was Superintendent of Nurses at Hahnemann Hospital, Scranton, PA.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hahnemann Hospital.
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • York, Edith M., 1922-1923
Box
4

Operations seen in training, 1915-1916.

Graduating exercises of the Hahnemann Hospital, Scranton, PA, 1922-1923.

Correspondences; Lecture schedule, 1923.

Rules for graduate nurses, Hahnemann Hospital, Scranton, PA; House rules for nurses and nursing procedures, 1922.

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MC 111.   Shapiro, Judith Newman. Judith Newman Shapiro papers, 1936-1988. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of photos and program of the 1936 graduation of the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Training School for Nurses.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box
4

Program for 43rd Annual Commencement of the Training School for Nurses at the Jewish Hospital of Philadelphia; 3 photographs; note from Susan Shapiro.

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MC 176.   Currier, Hazel Lynn, Russel R.. Hazel Peterson Currier collection, 1938-2005. 05 Linear feet (2 folders).
Scope and Contents note

This small collection includes printed materials collected by Currier, along with one photograph of an American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) meeting from 1938. It also includes an oral history transcript of an interview with Russel Lynn about Currier's life and career, conducted when Currier was 102 years old.

Biographical/Historical note

Hazel Peterson Currier was born November 7, 1903. She attended nursing school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1925. She became a nurse anesthetic and was actively involved in professional organizations such as the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) and the Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetists. She retired in 1970.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Oral histories
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Currier, Hazel
Box
6
Printed materials and artifacts, 1938-2003.

Slide: Photograph of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists banquet, photographed by Geo. E. Marshall Studio, Dallas Texas (produced by CCHA), 2006.

Pins: West Penn School of Nursing Hospital, engraved "Eleanor Ann Lynott 1959"; American Association Nurse Anesthetists.

Pennsylvania Tidings 15, No. 2 [News and Views of Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetists], with photograph of Ms. Currier during her term as Vice President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and candidate for President-elect of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, August 1965.

Photograph of Helen Featherson, President Elect of AANA [clip from unidentified publication].

Highlights [WellSpan Health, York County [?], Pennsylvania], containing photograph and biographical article, December 1, 2003.

AANA News Bulletin, 36, No. 3. With article on Florence A. McQuillen, fomer AANA executive director, March 1982.

Photograph of Bernice Baum and Florence McQuillen at the National Convention in Chicago [clipping from unidentified publication].

Transcription: oral history interview by Russel Lynn, 2005.

FlatFile Drawer

Photograph of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists banquet, photographed by Geo. E. Marshall Studio, Dallas Texas 1938.

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MC 181.   Fondes, Tabitha Parker, 1912-1996. Tabitha Fondes papers. 0.4 Linear feet (12 folders).

Biographical/Historical note

Tabitha Parker Fondes was born in Parsonsburg, Maryland. She helped her widowed mother raise four siblings until the age of 23 when she learned about a career in nursing. This information was carried in a newspaper ad – a call for student nurses at the Mercer Hospital in Trenton, New Jersey – that was blowing across a field she was hoeing. Thus began her 50-year career in nursing. Initially, she was involved in private duty nursing.

She met her husband, James Peter Fondes, while in Philadelphia for a nursing convention after World War I. They raised three children during the Depression. After World War II, her son Alex brought home an Army buddy, William Marchant, who became integrated into the family. A writer for the theater, he is responsible for many successful plays and screen plays. In 1975, he dedicated his biography of Noel Coward, “The Privilege of his Company” to Tabitha Parker Fondes.

She spent time with her son Alex, a theatrical researcher, and became a motherly figure to prominent American actors such as Anthony Franciosa, Ben Gazzara, Shelly Winters, Elaine Stritch, and Maureen Stapleton. While living in England her son became friends with Sir Michael Redgrave and his family as well as members of the Queens household. When Tabitha Fondes visited, she had a meeting with the Queen Mother.

Another son, Robert Parker Fondes, is an avid historian and preservationist. He established the Robert Parker Fondes Endowment in Nursing in her memory at Salisbury State University in Maryland. Her son states it was created in “celebration of a life that took a farm girl from Parsonsburg to demanding motherhood in Philadelphia, to some of the most sophisticated and lively circles in the world.” (Information from the “Alumni News” Vol. 11 No.1 Spring 1996, page 3.)

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains records of significant achievements in Fondes' career, notably her New Jersey and Pennsylvania nursing licenses and registration.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Box
4

List of patients since 1915.

Photocopy of acceptance letter, Mercer Hospital Training School, 1912.

Exams at Mercer Hospital Training School, 1912-1915.

Photocopy of acceptance letter, Mercer Hospital Training School, 1912, 1916.

50th Anniverary booklet, Mercer Hospital, 1945.

New Jersey and Pennsylvania State Board registration certificates, 1955-1970.

New Jersey and Pennsylvania State Board certificate of licensure, 1953.

Written report of analysis of Mrs. Fondes' handwriting, 1968.

Congratulatory letters received on the occasion of her 92nd and 93rd birthdays, 1981-1982.

Biographical sketch.

Miscellaneous items.

Photographs, 1912-1971.

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MC 191.   Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer. Dorothy L. Feifer Renz papers, 1953-1957. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

Dorothy L. Feifer Renz annotated this Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Procedure Manual during her time at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) School for Nursing between 1953-1954. It documents Renz's understanding of HUP's nursing curriculum and clinical practice procedures during the midcentury period.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Manuals (instructional materials)
Personal Name(s)
  • Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer
Box
5

Hospital of University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Procedure Manual, Annotated, circa 1954.

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MC 199.   Zwerdling, Michael B. Michael Zwerdling postcard collection, 1907-1916. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection was donated by Michael Zwerdling, a collector of healthcare-related postcards. See donor file for photocopies of other postcards in his personal collection.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Postcards
Subject(s)
  • Nursing.
Box
4

4 postcards.

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MC 200.  Nursing postal stamp collection, 1970-1986. 0.1 Linear feet (4 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains nursing stamps, envelopes, and embossed postal cards.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Postage stamps
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
5

Nursing stamps.

Bloomfield, Dorothy Reese. Nursing stamps, gift by Dorothy Reese Bloomfield. 28 first day covers, 2 Canadian stamps, and signed envelopes by Lucile Petry Leone.

Nursing stamp press releases, remarks, newspaper clippings and other information. Gift by Dorothy Reese Bloomfield.

Vogel, Joan R.  4 stamps, Clara Maass. Gift by Joan R. Vogel.

Alumni Association of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Framed Nursing Stamps. Gift by the Alumnae Association of the Hospital of Pennsylvania.

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MC 201.  Edith Louisa Cavell collection, 1913-1922. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This small collection consists of a photograph and biography of Edith Cavell, with a facsimile of a Luxemburg landscape.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Cavell, Edith Louisa
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
Box
4

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MC 204.   Osborne, Estelle M. Estelle M. Osborne papers, December 13-14, 1954 . 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains a paper about African American nurses authored by Osborne.

Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Osborne, Estelle M.
Subject(s)
  • African American nurses
Box
5

"Some Facts, Impressions, and Recommendations, RE Negro Nurses," and a memo regarding the paper, 1954.

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MC 206.   Mahoney, Jean L. Jean L. Mahoney photographs, 1942-1945. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of photographs of Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania nurses.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
Subject(s)
  • Pediatric nursing
Box
5

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MC 208.   Kennedy, Marion Kern. Marion Kern Kennedy papers, 1940. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a Students' Nursing Practice Record for training completed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, November 1940.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Personal Name(s)
  • Kennedy, Marion Kern
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box
6

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Student Nursing Practice Record.

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MC 209.   McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider. Marjorie E. Snider McNeil papers, 1942-2005. 02 Linear feet (1 folder).

Biographical/Historical note

Marjorie Elizabeth Snider McNeil was born in 1922. She graduated from the University of Michigan School of Nursing in 1943, and joined the Army Nurse Corps the following year. After five weeks of basic training, she was posted to Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri. Her war service took her overseas to the 103rd General Hospital Unit in England. After the war she married and moved to Cambridge, Massachussetes, where she worked as an obstetrical nurse. In 1948 the McNeils relocated again, this time to Ann Arbor. She did not resume her nursing work except for a brief period around the time of her father's death in 1964. In the 1970s she entered the kitchenware business and became president of a local store until her retirement in 1989. McNeil died in Vienna, Virginia, in 2005.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of approximately 200 pages of obstetrics class lecture notes taken by Marjorie E. McNeil, University of Michigan School of Nursing, July - September 1942. The notes are accompanied by a few pages of biographical material prepared by Laurie McNeil.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Michigan School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Personal Name(s)
  • McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider
Box
6

Marjorie E. Snider McNeil biography prepared by Laurie E. McNeil (daughter), 2005.

Copy of photograph of Snider, original taken April 1944, 2005.

Photocopy of the notebook's cover.

University of Michigan School of Nursing lecture notes, 1943.

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MC 227.  World War I Materials, 1918-1919. 0.2 Linear feet (1 folder).

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of several letters written by an Army nurse during World War I.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Subject(s)
  • World War, 1914-1918
Box
2014.33.   Mason, Joan D. World War I Letters, 1918-1919.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Subject(s)
  • World War, 1914-1918
6

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MC 235.   Ruggere, Christine Stallknecht, Kristin. Museum of Danish Nursing History. 0.2 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

Materials in this collection consist of printed materials regarding the Musuem of Danish Nursing History.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Musuem of Danish Nursing History.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
Box

Printed Materials.

6

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MC 236.   D'Antonio, Patricia. Nursing Calendar Collection, 1986-1997.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains 7 calendars of nurses from photographs to fine art.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Women social workers
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing
  • World War, 1939-1945--Medical care
Box
7

Nursing: The Finest Art, 1986.

Vital Signs: Images of Nursing (2 calendars), 1989, 1990.

The Women's Memorial, 1995.

Nurses in Uniform, 1996.

Nurses in Action, 1996.

The Women's Memorial: Honoring Women Pioneers of World War I, 1996.

The Women's Memorial: Honoring American Women in Uniform in World War II, 1997.

RN: Nursing School Pin Collection, 1997.

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MC 197.   Rosenberg, Charles E. St. Mary's Hospital (Troy, N.Y.), c.1920. 0.2 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

This collection was donated by Charles Rosenberger. These photographs are images of the students, teachers, and wards of St. Mary's Hospital in Troy, N.Y.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • St. Mary's Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photograph albums
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box

Photograph album.

EDMO:0001

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MC 198.   Lynaugh, Joan E., Dr., 1935-2011. St. Luke's Hospital of Philadelphia, c. 1900. 1 Items.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Joan Lynaugh.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • St. Luke's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photograph albums
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box

Photograph album, 1900.

MSSM:0003

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MC 239.   Short, Peter. Peter Short Photograph Collection. 1 Linear feet (Oversized).

Scope and Contents note

This collection was donated by Peter Short and consists of photographs of critical care nursing in hospital settings.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Subject(s)
  • Hospice Care
Box

11x14" black and white photographs (13) of critical care nursing.

MSOS:0011

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MC 238.   Erikson, Ruth, 1932-1935. Ruth Erikson Meissner papers. 0.5 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of lecture notes from Ruth Erikson (Messiner) while she attended the Phildelphia General Hospital Training School for Nurses (PGH).

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Philadelphia General Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Lecture notes
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
Box
EDMO:0001
Box Folder

Medical Diseases for Nurses, 1931.

1 1

Nursing Procedures, PGH, c. 1931.

1 2

Case Study, Broncho Pneumonia, 1934.

1 3

Graduation photograph.

1 4

Bacteriology notes, 1931.

1 5

Anatomy notes.

1 6

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