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Sara Maiter Errickson papers

MC 42

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:
Errickson, Sara Maiter, 1937-1989
Title:
Sara Maiter Errickson papers
Date [inclusive]:
1937-1989
Call Number:
MC 42
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Sara Cecelia Maiter Errickson was a graduate of Seton Hall University, class of 1946. Her public health nursing career involved many New Jersey area nursing and community health organizations. She retired in 1979. This collection includes Errickson's personal files as well as files relating to Errickson's organizational activities. The vast majority of this collection is composed of xeroxed copies.
Cite as:
Sara Maiter Errickson papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Sara Cecelia Maiter Errickson was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1907. She attended the Monmouth Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1925, and received a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree from Seton Hall University in 1946. From 1928-1936 she worked as a staff nurse and assistant supervisor at Long Branch Public Health Nursing Association. Her public health nursing career started in 1936 when she became supervisor at the Monmouth County Local Health Unit #2. From 1942-1952, she held various positions at the Monmouth County Organization for Social Service, the New Jersey State Department of Health, and the Nursing Home and Chronic Disease Hospital, in Long Island. She joined the New Jersey State Nurses Association in 1953 and worked there as associate executive director, director, and editor. She retired in 1979.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes personal files as well as files relating to organizations that Errickson was active in. The vast majority of this collection is composed of xeroxed copies of the original documents held by Errickson.

Administrative Information

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

Sponsor

This collection was processed with funds provided by the University of Pennsylvania Research Foundation.

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Sara Errickson via Norma Lang.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • New Jersey State Nurses Association.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Public health nursing
Personal Name(s)
  • Errickson, Sara Maiter, 1937-1989

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Personal, 1937-1989.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of material documenting Errickson's educational accomplishments as well as general correspondence and miscellaneous files.

Box Folder

Awards/Degrees.

1 1

Correspondence.

Box Folder

1937-1989.

1 2

undated.

1 3

Merit Rating Forms.

1 4

Monmouth Memorial School of Nursing.

1 5

Photographs.

1 6

Resumes.

1 7

Speeches.

1 8

Transcripts.

1 9

Miscellaneous.

1 10

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Series 2.  Organizations, 1946-1988.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of records of organization with which Errickson was involved. There are various reports that she either wrote herself or made contributions to over the course of her career.

Box Folder

American Nurses Association, 1946-1988.

1 1

Boston University.

1 2

New Jersey State Department of Health.

1 3

New Jersey State Nurses Association.

Box Folder

Correspondence, 1957-1989.

1 4

80th Anniversary Materials.

1 5

Job Descriptions.

1 6

New Jersey Nurse.

1 7

Organizational Chart.

1 8

Reports.

Box Folder

Nursing Needs, Resources, & Supply in New Jersey, 1950.

2 9

Report to NJSNA Relative To A Consultation Visit, 1960.

2 10

Nursing Education in Transition, 1968.

2 11

What is a Professional Organization, and why Have One?, 1972.

2 12

Chronological Historical Facts, 1963-1972, 1972.

2 13

Health Professions Education Master Plan, 1972.

2 14

Resolutions.

2 15

Resumes.

2 16

Roll of Honor Committee.

2 17

Other Documents, 1954-1982.

2 18

Seton Hall University.

Box Folder

Correspondence, 1982-1988.

2 19

Educational Materials.

2 20

Programs, 1985-1988.

2 21

Sigma Theta Tau.

2 22

Miscellaneous Organizations.

2 23

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