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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1917-1990
Creator:
Brandywine Home Health Agency.
Extent: 8.3 linear feet
This collection documents the Brandywine Home Health Agency, Inc. from its inception through its subsequent growth during social, environmental, and legislative changes. As a non-profit volunteer agency, BHHA was conscious of its responsibility to foster innovative and relevant programs. Thus as health needs and technology evolved, it progressed accordingly. Over time, it became a multi-service agency delivering three categories of service: therapeutic, supportive, and preventative. The material in this collection covers all facets of these services and includes records of administration, financial, program services, and public relations.
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Brandywine Home Health Agency records
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Brandywine Home Health Agency.
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PU-N.MC 69
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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8.3 linear feet
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1917-1990
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This collection documents the Brandywine Home Health Agency, Inc. from its inception through its subsequent growth during social, environmental, and legislative changes. As a non-profit volunteer agency, BHHA was conscious of its responsibility to foster innovative and relevant programs. Thus as health needs and technology evolved, it progressed accordingly. Over time, it became a multi-service agency delivering three categories of service: therapeutic, supportive, and preventative. The material in this collection covers all facets of these services and includes records of administration, financial, program services, and public relations.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Brandywine Home Health Agency. Brandywine Home Health Agency.
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Administrative records Photographs Scrapbooks
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1899-2003
Extent: 1.4 linear feet
This is an artificial collection of miscellaneous items that came to the Bates Center unsolicited and/or for which provenance is unclear. These individual items are not related to each other by subject, material type, or provenance. Materials may include organizational records, correspondence, personal notebooks, and ephemera.
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Miscellaneous items collection
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PU-N.MC 207
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1.4 linear feet
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1899-2003
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This is an artificial collection of miscellaneous items that came to the Bates Center unsolicited and/or for which provenance is unclear. These individual items are not related to each other by subject, material type, or provenance. Materials may include organizational records, correspondence, personal notebooks, and ephemera.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Elwyn, Inc.. Grube, Wendy McClelland, Helen Grace Miner, Sylvia Pridmore, 1920-2002 Pennsylvania Hospital. Pepperman, Vesta Metherell Philadelphia Lying-In Charity. Philadelphia Nurses Association. Presbyterian School of Nursing. Trude, Sarah P. Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia. Woodbridge, Norma Jean Myers, Henrietta Walworth, Reubena H. (Reubena Hyde), -1898. Maass, Clara Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Prinzing, Martha American Hospital Association. United States. Department of Commerce.. United States. Department of Commerce.. Lewis, Edith Patton, 1914-2005 Stephany, Theresa M. Lewis, Edith Patton, 1914-2005 Meyerson, Margy Ellinar University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Heffern, Mary-Kate McCosh, Isabella Guthrie, 1897 Johnson, Marie G. Fedoronko, Vera Wall, Barbra Mann, Dr. Fairman, Julie, Dr.
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Printed ephemera Administrative records Personal papers Photographs Postage stamps Awards Clippings (information artifacts) Diplomas Compact discs Long-playing records Scrapbooks Letters (correspondence) Posters
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1909-1986
Creator:
Moorestown Visting Nurse Assocation.
Visiting Nurse Society of Riverton, Cinnaminson and Palmyra.
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
This collection contains the 20th-century records of two New Jersey Visiting Nurse Associations: the Moorestown Visiting Nurse Association (MVNA) and the Visiting Nurse Society of Riverton, Cinnaminson and Palmyra (VNSRCP). These two organizations merged in 1967.
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Moorestown Visiting Nurse Association records
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Moorestown Visting Nurse Assocation. Visiting Nurse Society of Riverton, Cinnaminson and Palmyra.
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PU-N.MC 66
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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3.5 linear feet
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1909-1986
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This collection contains the 20th-century records of two New Jersey Visiting Nurse Associations: the Moorestown Visiting Nurse Association (MVNA) and the Visiting Nurse Society of Riverton, Cinnaminson and Palmyra (VNSRCP). These two organizations merged in 1967.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Moorestown Visting Nurse Assocation. Visiting Nurse Society of Riverton, Cinnaminson and Palmyra. Moorestown Visting Nurse Assocation.
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Administrative records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1900-1990
Creator:
Neighborhood Visiting Nurse Association.
Extent: 13 linear feet
The Neighborhood Visting Nurse Association grew from the merger of several eastern Pennsylvania community and home health service agencies. These records document services provided to communities in Chester and Delaware counties during the 20th century. Materials include board minutes and reports, correspondence, photographs, financial information, and other administrative records.
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Neighborhood Visiting Nurse Association records
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Neighborhood Visiting Nurse Association.
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PU-N.MC 100
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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13 linear feet
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1900-1990
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The Neighborhood Visting Nurse Association grew from the merger of several eastern Pennsylvania community and home health service agencies. These records document services provided to communities in Chester and Delaware counties during the 20th century. Materials include board minutes and reports, correspondence, photographs, financial information, and other administrative records.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Neighborhood Visiting Nurse Association. Neighborhood Visiting Nurse Association.
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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1924-1950
(Bulk: 1924-1938)
Creator:
Princeton Community League. Visiting Nurse Committee.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
The Princeton Community League Visting Nurse Committee collection includes administrative, financial, and miscellaneous records, primarily dating from the 1920s and 1930s. The collection documents the growth and expanded services of the Visiting Nurse Committee, the relations with Princeton Hospital, and other individuals and agencies concerned with public health in the early twentieth century.
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Princeton Community League Visiting Nurse Committee records
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Princeton Community League. Visiting Nurse Committee.
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PU-N.MC 3
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.2 linear feet
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1924-1950
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1924-1938
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The Princeton Community League Visting Nurse Committee collection includes administrative, financial, and miscellaneous records, primarily dating from the 1920s and 1930s. The collection documents the growth and expanded services of the Visiting Nurse Committee, the relations with Princeton Hospital, and other individuals and agencies concerned with public health in the early twentieth century.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1920s 1930s
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English
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Princeton Community League. Visiting Nurse Committee. Doody, Dennis W. Princeton Community League. Visiting Nurse Committee.
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Administrative records Financial 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
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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
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1918-1990
Creator:
Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County.
Extent: 6.5 linear feet
The records of the Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County document a wide range of issues in home nursing that appeared in the period from the association’s founding in 1919, up to the high-tech period of home care in the 1980s. The collection includes Board of Directors minutes, committee reports, and some substation files. There is a significant amount of material documenting the advances in the agency’s health care practices. One of the ways that home care changed was in moving away from the care of patients with declining communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, and moving towards more specialized care like chemotherapy. This collection also includes 300 photographs and several scrapbooks.
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Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County records
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Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County.
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PU-N.MC 106
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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6.5 linear feet
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1918-1990
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The records of the Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County document a wide range of issues in home nursing that appeared in the period from the association’s founding in 1919, up to the high-tech period of home care in the 1980s. The collection includes Board of Directors minutes, committee reports, and some substation files. There is a significant amount of material documenting the advances in the agency’s health care practices. One of the ways that home care changed was in moving away from the care of patients with declining communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, and moving towards more specialized care like chemotherapy. This collection also includes 300 photographs and several scrapbooks.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County. Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County.
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Administrative records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1922-1987
Creator:
Visiting Nurse Association of Ambler and Vicinity.
Extent: 8.5 linear feet
This collection contains the records of the Visiting Nurse Association of Ambler and Vicinity, which merged into the Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Montgomery County in 1984. These records, which include board and commitee minutes, agreements, policy manuals, and nine scrapbooks, document the development of a suburban visiting nurse association.
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Visiting Nurse Association of Ambler and Vicinity records
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Visiting Nurse Association of Ambler and Vicinity.
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PU-N.MC 92
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
8.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1922-1987
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This collection contains the records of the Visiting Nurse Association of Ambler and Vicinity, which merged into the Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Montgomery County in 1984. These records, which include board and commitee minutes, agreements, policy manuals, and nine scrapbooks, document the development of a suburban visiting nurse association.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Visiting Nurse Association of Ambler and Vicinity. Visiting Nurse Association of Ambler and Vicinity. Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Montgomery County (Pa.).
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Administrative records Scrapbooks
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1928-1986
Creator:
Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Montgomery County (Pa.).
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
This collection documents the development of a visiting nursing association in east Montgomery County, PA, from 1919 to the present. The collection consists of some historical material of the agency in its early years, fairly large proportion of formal records since the early 1930s, administration files, and files of other organizations.
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Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Montgomery County records
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Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Montgomery County (Pa.).
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PU-N.MC 25
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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2.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1928-1986
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This collection documents the development of a visiting nursing association in east Montgomery County, PA, from 1919 to the present. The collection consists of some historical material of the agency in its early years, fairly large proportion of formal records since the early 1930s, administration files, and files of other organizations.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Montgomery County (Pa.). Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Montgomery County (Pa.).
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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1905-1987
Creator:
Milford Visiting Nurse Association.
Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut.
Extent: 5 linear feet
The Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut was founded in 1904 as the Visiting Nurse Association of New Haven. The Milford Visiting Nurse Association, founded in 1919, became part of the VNA of New Haven in 1966. This collection includes records mainly from the 1930s to 1990s. Documents include the Association's service evaluations, National League for Nursing accreditation, committee planning for meeting community health and service needs, annual reports (1960-1993) and service manuals.
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Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut records
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Milford Visiting Nurse Association. Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut.
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PU-N.MC 105
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
5 linear feet
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1905-1987
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The Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut was founded in 1904 as the Visiting Nurse Association of New Haven. The Milford Visiting Nurse Association, founded in 1919, became part of the VNA of New Haven in 1966. This collection includes records mainly from the 1930s to 1990s. Documents include the Association's service evaluations, National League for Nursing accreditation, committee planning for meeting community health and service needs, annual reports (1960-1993) and service manuals.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Milford Visiting Nurse Association. Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut. Milford Visiting Nurse Association. Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut.
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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1855-1987
Creator:
Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia.
Extent: 23.8 linear feet
The records of the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia document a wide range of themes and issues in home nursing and the care of the indigent poor. The collection includes trustees' minutes, board correspondence, committee reports, and branch association files. Also included is a well documented collection of photographs.
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Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia records
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Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia.
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PU-N.MC 5B
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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23.8 linear feet
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1855-1987
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The records of the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia document a wide range of themes and issues in home nursing and the care of the indigent poor. The collection includes trustees' minutes, board correspondence, committee reports, and branch association files. Also included is a well documented collection of photographs.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia. Community Home Health Services of Philadelphia (CHHSP). Jenks, William Furness Tucker, Katherine Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia.
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Administrative records
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