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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
creator
Presbyterian School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 35
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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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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Presbyterian School of Nursing. Presbyterian School of Nursing.
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Administrative records Hospital records Photographs School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1894-1973
Creator:
Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia.
Extent: 5.5 linear feet
The Starr Centre was a settlement house with an extensive array of programs in South Philadelphia and Germantown. Through its Medical Department and a cooperative agreement (later a merger) with the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, the Starr Centre provided home health care to Philadelphia's African American and immigrant communities. This collection contains the agency's administrative records documenting its long history of service, as well as photographs, artifacts, and scrapbooks.
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Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia
creator
Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia.
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PU-N.MC 9
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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5.5 linear feet
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1894-1973
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The Starr Centre was a settlement house with an extensive array of programs in South Philadelphia and Germantown. Through its Medical Department and a cooperative agreement (later a merger) with the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, the Starr Centre provided home health care to Philadelphia's African American and immigrant communities. This collection contains the agency's administrative records documenting its long history of service, as well as photographs, artifacts, and scrapbooks.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia. Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia. Starr, Theodore, 1841-1884
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Administrative records Financial records Photographs