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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1939-1987
Creator:
Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
This collection consists of two parts: records of the alumnae association in the period of Mercy Hospital and records of the organization under its present name. It complements the Mercy-Douglass Hospital records (MC 78) in that the latter are exclusively hospital and school records organically created before the hospital closed in 1973. The alumnae association collection contains historical accounts of the hospital and the school as prepared by the alumni, minutes of alumni meetings, programs of various kinds of activities the association sponsored, newsletters, correspondence, clippings, and material the association collected of other organizations.
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Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass Hospital School of Nursing records
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Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 27
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1.5 linear feet
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1939-1987
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This collection consists of two parts: records of the alumnae association in the period of Mercy Hospital and records of the organization under its present name. It complements the Mercy-Douglass Hospital records (MC 78) in that the latter are exclusively hospital and school records organically created before the hospital closed in 1973. The alumnae association collection contains historical accounts of the hospital and the school as prepared by the alumni, minutes of alumni meetings, programs of various kinds of activities the association sponsored, newsletters, correspondence, clippings, and material the association collected of other organizations.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing. Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing. Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
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Administrative records Photographs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1885-1977
Extent: 19.2 linear feet
This collection contains photographs related to Philadelphia General Hospital. Images includes people, activities, buildings, and equipment, ranging in date from the early 1900s through the 1970s.
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Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital Training School For Nurses photographs
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PU-N.MC 13A
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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19.2 linear feet
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1885-1977
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This collection contains photographs related to Philadelphia General Hospital. Images includes people, activities, buildings, and equipment, ranging in date from the early 1900s through the 1970s.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital. Philadelphia General Hospital.
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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1919-1989
Creator:
American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses Post No. 412.
Extent: 2.25 linear feet
This collection documents one of the largest and most active American Legion nurses' posts: the Helen Fairchild Nurses' Post No. 412 of Philadelphia. In its heyday, the Fairchild Post engaged in a multitude of community activities, and enjoyed a large membership base. These files provide a glimpse of the long and eventful history of the Post, beginning in 1919 and continuing to 1989.
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American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses' Post No. 412 records
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American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses Post No. 412.
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PU-N.MC 39
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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2.25 linear feet
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1919-1989
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This collection documents one of the largest and most active American Legion nurses' posts: the Helen Fairchild Nurses' Post No. 412 of Philadelphia. In its heyday, the Fairchild Post engaged in a multitude of community activities, and enjoyed a large membership base. These files provide a glimpse of the long and eventful history of the Post, beginning in 1919 and continuing to 1989.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses Post No. 412. American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses Post No. 412. Fairchild, Helen, 1884-1918
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Administrative records Photographs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1871-1992
Creator:
Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing.
Extent: 52.5 linear feet
This collection chronicles the long history of one of Philadelphia's most respected diploma schools of nursing, that of the Lankenau Hospital. It contains records which span the entire life of the school, from its inception in 1899 (at Lankenau's institutional predecessor, the German Hospital) to its eventual close in May of 1992.
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Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing records
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Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 98
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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52.5 linear feet
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1871-1992
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This collection chronicles the long history of one of Philadelphia's most respected diploma schools of nursing, that of the Lankenau Hospital. It contains records which span the entire life of the school, from its inception in 1899 (at Lankenau's institutional predecessor, the German Hospital) to its eventual close in May of 1992.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing. Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing.
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Hospital records Photographs School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1896-1977
Creator:
Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
Extent: 26 linear feet
The Mercy-Douglass Hospital was an African-American hospital and the first black nurse training school in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It existed from 1895-1960. This collection contains the institutional records of Mercy-Douglass, along with over 200 photographs of the hospital and nursing school.
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Mercy-Douglass Hospital records
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Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
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PU-N.MC 78
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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26 linear feet
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1896-1977
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The Mercy-Douglass Hospital was an African-American hospital and the first black nurse training school in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It existed from 1895-1960. This collection contains the institutional records of Mercy-Douglass, along with over 200 photographs of the hospital and nursing school.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Mercy-Douglass Hospital. Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing. Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
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Hospital records Photographs School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1918-2006
Extent: 0.8 linear feet
This artificial collection contains miscellaneous small donations related to the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing. They were primarily given by alumni over a period of many years, but some items are of unknown provenance. This collection may include artifacts, publications, personal papers, photographs, and records related to the PGH Training School for Nurses.
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Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) Training School for Nurses Miscellaneous Collection
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PU-N.MC 210
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.8 linear feet
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1918-2006
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This artificial collection contains miscellaneous small donations related to the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing. They were primarily given by alumni over a period of many years, but some items are of unknown provenance. This collection may include artifacts, publications, personal papers, photographs, and records related to the PGH Training School for Nurses.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital. Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital. Philadelphia General Hospital.
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School yearbooks Administrative records Diplomas Photographs Artifacts (object genre) Printed ephemera Videocassettes Postcards Manuals (instructional materials) Memoirs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1871-1988
Creator:
Presbyterian School of Nursing.
Extent: 152 linear feet
This collection documents the founding, flourishing and eventual closing of the Presbyterian School of Nursing, a hospital-based nursing school in Philadelphia. The hospital itself was founded in 1871 under the sponsorship of the Presbyterian Church. Its nurse training program was begun in 1889. The collection's strength is the relative completeness of student records, good documentation of the school's curricula and teaching materials. The supportive role both the Ladies Aid Society and the Alumni Association played in the growth of the School are evident in these records.
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Presbyterian School of Nursing records
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Presbyterian School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 35
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
152 linear feet
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1871-1988
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This collection documents the founding, flourishing and eventual closing of the Presbyterian School of Nursing, a hospital-based nursing school in Philadelphia. The hospital itself was founded in 1871 under the sponsorship of the Presbyterian Church. Its nurse training program was begun in 1889. The collection's strength is the relative completeness of student records, good documentation of the school's curricula and teaching materials. The supportive role both the Ladies Aid Society and the Alumni Association played in the growth of the School are evident in these records.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Presbyterian School of Nursing. Presbyterian School of Nursing.
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Administrative records Hospital records Photographs School records
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