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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1928-1964
Creator:
Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing.
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
The Albert Einstein Medical Center (AEMC) School of Nursing was founded in 1953 upon the consolidation of the nursing schools of Jewish Hospital and Mt. Sinai Hospital. Until its close in 1987, it had one of the highest enrollements in the Philadelphia area, including many students of color. This collection contains administrative records, catalogues, evaluation studies and reports, and other materials.
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Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing records
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Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 88
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.75 linear feet
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1928-1964
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The Albert Einstein Medical Center (AEMC) School of Nursing was founded in 1953 upon the consolidation of the nursing schools of Jewish Hospital and Mt. Sinai Hospital. Until its close in 1987, it had one of the highest enrollements in the Philadelphia area, including many students of color. This collection contains administrative records, catalogues, evaluation studies and reports, and other materials.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing. Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing. Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Training School for Nurses. Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Mt. Sinai Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Mt. Sinai Hospital Training School for Nurses (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1895-1954
Creator:
Alumnae Association of the Training School for Nurses of the Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Alumni Association of the Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing.
Mt. Sinai Nurses’ Alumnae Association (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.).
Nurses Alumnae Association of the Jewish Maternity Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.).
Extent: 44.5 linear feet
This collection contains materials documenting the development of nursing and nurse alumni groups at institutions founded by Jewish benevolent groups and organizations in Philadelphia from the 1890s through the 1990s. The historical material includes minutes, reports, administrative files, artifacts, and photographs depicting nursing and nurse education. These materials primarily concern three establishments which were merged to form the Albert Einstein Medical Center in 1952: the Jewish Hospital, established 1867; the Mt. Sinai Hospital, established in 1905; and the Northern Liberties Hospital established in 1920. (It should be noted that there are no significant records of the Northern Liberties Hospital in this collection.)
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Alumni Association of the Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing records and historical collection
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Alumnae Association of the Training School for Nurses of the Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Alumni Association of the Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing. Mt. Sinai Nurses’ Alumnae Association (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.). Nurses Alumnae Association of the Jewish Maternity Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.).
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PU-N.MC 127A
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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44.5 linear feet
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1895-1954
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This collection contains materials documenting the development of nursing and nurse alumni groups at institutions founded by Jewish benevolent groups and organizations in Philadelphia from the 1890s through the 1990s. The historical material includes minutes, reports, administrative files, artifacts, and photographs depicting nursing and nurse education. These materials primarily concern three establishments which were merged to form the Albert Einstein Medical Center in 1952: the Jewish Hospital, established 1867; the Mt. Sinai Hospital, established in 1905; and the Northern Liberties Hospital established in 1920. (It should be noted that there are no significant records of the Northern Liberties Hospital in this collection.)
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Alumnae Association of the Training School for Nurses of the Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Alumni Association of the Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing. Mt. Sinai Nurses’ Alumnae Association (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.). Nurses Alumnae Association of the Jewish Maternity Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.). Albert Einstein Medical Center (Philadelphia, Pa.). Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing. Alumnae Association of the Training School for Nurses of the Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Alumni Association of the Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing. Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Training School for Nurses. Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Jewish Hospital Association of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.). Jewish Maternity Association of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.). Jewish Maternity Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Mt. Sinai Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Mt. Sinai Hospital Training School for Nurses (Philadelphia, Pa.). Mt. Sinai Nurses’ Alumnae Association (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.). Northern Liberties Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.). Nurses Alumnae Association of the Jewish Maternity Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.). Heine, William I. Jarecki, Edwin A.
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Administrative records School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1802-1929
(Bulk: 1822-1899)
Creator:
Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Beasley family papers are comprised largely of documents relating to three generations of Beasleys who lived in the vicinity of Philadelphia in the nineteenth century: Frederick Beasley (1777-1845), Frederick Williamson Beasley (1808-1878), and Frederick Williamson Beasley, Jr. (1845-1873). The collection includes letters, certificates, published works of the Beasleys, memorabilia from the University of Pennsylvania, guidebooks to the city of Philadelphia, and auction catalogues relating to the interests of the Beasley and Bancker families. The collection includes items with dates ranging from 1802 to 1929, with the bulk of the material falling between 1822 and 1899.
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Beasley family papers
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Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1217
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1802-1929
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1822-1899
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The Beasley family papers are comprised largely of documents relating to three generations of Beasleys who lived in the vicinity of Philadelphia in the nineteenth century: Frederick Beasley (1777-1845), Frederick Williamson Beasley (1808-1878), and Frederick Williamson Beasley, Jr. (1845-1873). The collection includes letters, certificates, published works of the Beasleys, memorabilia from the University of Pennsylvania, guidebooks to the city of Philadelphia, and auction catalogues relating to the interests of the Beasley and Bancker families. The collection includes items with dates ranging from 1802 to 1929, with the bulk of the material falling between 1822 and 1899.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878 Bancker, Charles Nicoll, 1778-1869 Beasley, Frederick W., 1845-1873 Beasley, Frederick, 1777-1845 Episcopal Church. Diocese of Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania.
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Auction catalogs Certificates Correspondence Family papers Poems School records Sermons Speeches Travel guidebooks Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1709-2017 (bulk: 1776-1952)
Creator:
Biddle family.
Extent: 14.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
The Biddle family has a long history on American land with Quaker ancestors emigrating in 1681 and settling in Philadelphia around 1725. This collection documents the family relationships, and to a lesser extent, the work and military service of six generations of one branch of that family, starting with Clement Biddle (1740-1814), and following the descendants of two of his sons: Thomas Alexander Biddle (1776-1857) and Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855). These papers tell the stories, to varying degrees, of more than 30 individual Biddle family members through correspondence, financial records, professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.
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Biddle family papers
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Biddle family.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1351
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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14.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
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1709-2017 (bulk: 1776-1952)
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The Biddle family has a long history on American land with Quaker ancestors emigrating in 1681 and settling in Philadelphia around 1725. This collection documents the family relationships, and to a lesser extent, the work and military service of six generations of one branch of that family, starting with Clement Biddle (1740-1814), and following the descendants of two of his sons: Thomas Alexander Biddle (1776-1857) and Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855). These papers tell the stories, to varying degrees, of more than 30 individual Biddle family members through correspondence, financial records, professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.
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Biddle family. Barclay, John, 1749-1816 Biddle, Alfred Alexander, 1885-1967 Biddle, Arthur, 1852-1897 Biddle, Christine Williams, -1861 Biddle, Edith F. Biddle, George W. (George Washington), 1818-1897 Biddle, Gertrude Heckscher, 1894-1942 Biddle, Julia, 1819-1896 Biddle, Julia, 1858-1952 Biddle, Julian Cornell, 1890-1917 Biddle, Maria Cox McMurtrie, 1818-1901 Biddle, Thomas, 1776-1857 Biddle, Thomas, 1814-1888 Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 Thos. A. Biddle & Co. University of Pennsylvania. Yale University.
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Business records Correspondence Diaries Estate records Family papers Financial records Military records Photographs School records Scrapbooks
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1769-1988
(Bulk: 1906-1988)
Creator:
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
Extent: 20.45 linear feet
The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 1
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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20.45 linear feet
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1769-1988
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1906-1988
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The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing. Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing. Chestnut Hill Hospital.
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Administrative records Hospital records School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1897-1987
Creator:
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Extent: 17.7 linear feet
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was one of the earliest pediatric hospitals to open a training school for nurses. This collection consists of materials relating to the Hospital, the School of Nursing, and the School of Nursing Alumnae Assocation. It includes administrative records, student files, and photographs.
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia School of Nursing records
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
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PU-N.MC 8
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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17.7 linear feet
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1897-1987
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was one of the earliest pediatric hospitals to open a training school for nurses. This collection consists of materials relating to the Hospital, the School of Nursing, and the School of Nursing Alumnae Assocation. It includes administrative records, student files, and photographs.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
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Administrative records Hospital records School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1924-1934
Creator:
Walker, David B.
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
David B. Walker lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Smedley Elementary, the Alexander Henry School, Harding Junior High, Frankford High, and Northeast High Summer School probably between 1924 and 1934. This collection contains his school notebooks and projects from elementary school to high school as well as practice forms and notes from his junior and senior business courses.
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David B. Walker school notebooks
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Walker, David B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1034
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
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1924-1934
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David B. Walker lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Smedley Elementary, the Alexander Henry School, Harding Junior High, Frankford High, and Northeast High Summer School probably between 1924 and 1934. This collection contains his school notebooks and projects from elementary school to high school as well as practice forms and notes from his junior and senior business courses.
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1920s 1930s
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English
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Walker, David B.
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Notebooks Notes Printed ephemera School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1887-1977
Creator:
Nunan, Edith, 1887-1976
Extent: 21 linear feet
Edith Nunan was a librarian at Philadelphia General Hospital. This collection contains publications, correspondence, and other materials related to Philadelphia General Hospital's Training School for Nurses and its nurse graduates. This collection also includes the records of a Nurse Biography Project, which documented significant nurses, as well as Nunan's collection of non-PGH materials related to nursing history.
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Edith Nunan collection
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Nunan, Edith, 1887-1976
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PU-N.MC 80
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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21 linear feet
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1887-1977
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Edith Nunan was a librarian at Philadelphia General Hospital. This collection contains publications, correspondence, and other materials related to Philadelphia General Hospital's Training School for Nurses and its nurse graduates. This collection also includes the records of a Nurse Biography Project, which documented significant nurses, as well as Nunan's collection of non-PGH materials related to nursing history.
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Nunan, Edith, 1887-1976 Nunan, Edith, 1887-1976 Philadelphia General Hospital.
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Hospital records School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1935-1946
Creator:
Davis, Florence, 1909-
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Florence Davis (born 1909) was the wife of Russell Deaner (1905-1935) and Worth L. Davis and the mother of Forrest (1928-2001). These papers document her life, largely through correspondence with her family and friends and through the educational papers of her son.
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Florence Davis papers
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Davis, Florence, 1909-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 887
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1935-1946
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Florence Davis (born 1909) was the wife of Russell Deaner (1905-1935) and Worth L. Davis and the mother of Forrest (1928-2001). These papers document her life, largely through correspondence with her family and friends and through the educational papers of her son.
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1930s 1940s
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English
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Davis, Florence, 1909- Deaner, Forrest Girard College.
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Correspondence School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1900-1998
Creator:
Germantown Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 48.75 linear feet
This collection contains records of the Germantown Hospital and Community Health Services School of Nursing, in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA. Materials include student records, Nursing Alumni Association records, yearbooks, and minutes.
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Germantown Hospital and Community Health Services records
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Germantown Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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PU-N.MC 183
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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48.75 linear feet
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1900-1998
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This collection contains records of the Germantown Hospital and Community Health Services School of Nursing, in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA. Materials include student records, Nursing Alumni Association records, yearbooks, and minutes.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Germantown Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Germantown Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Nurses Alumni Association of the Germantown Hospital and Medical Center.
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Administrative records School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1914-1918
Creator:
Gynecean Hospital School of Nursing.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Gynecean Hospital was a women's hospital in Philadelphia, operating from 1888 until 1939, when it merged with the University of Pennsylvania. This collection contains details of 34 student nurses at this hospital during the 1914 to 1918 period. Demographic information from application forms, letters of reference, grades, details of courses, and evaluations of these students are included. Also part of this collection are requests for information from institutions for information after the students had graduated.
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Gynecean Hospital School of Nursing records
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Gynecean Hospital School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 162
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.5 linear feet
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1914-1918
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Gynecean Hospital was a women's hospital in Philadelphia, operating from 1888 until 1939, when it merged with the University of Pennsylvania. This collection contains details of 34 student nurses at this hospital during the 1914 to 1918 period. Demographic information from application forms, letters of reference, grades, details of courses, and evaluations of these students are included. Also part of this collection are requests for information from institutions for information after the students had graduated.
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1910s
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English
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Gynecean Hospital School of Nursing. Gynecean Hospital School of Nursing.
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School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1898-1992
Creator:
Furber, Holden, 1903-
Extent: 1.75 linear feet (5 boxes and oversized folder)
Holden Furber (1903-1993) was a professor of South Asian studies at the University of Pennsylvania from 1948 to 1973. His papers include his correspondence to his family while traveling; records relating to his education from grammar school to graduate school; his writings; his research; and his professional papers, largely as a professor.
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Holden Furber papers
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Furber, Holden, 1903-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1238
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.75 linear feet (5 boxes and oversized folder)
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1898-1992
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Holden Furber (1903-1993) was a professor of South Asian studies at the University of Pennsylvania from 1948 to 1973. His papers include his correspondence to his family while traveling; records relating to his education from grammar school to graduate school; his writings; his research; and his professional papers, largely as a professor.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Furber, Holden, 1903- University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Photographs Reprographic copies Research notes Reviews (document genre) School records Writings (document genre)
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1886-1989
Creator:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Extent: 36.25 linear feet
This unprocessed collection contains the records of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. It primarily consists of administrative files such as reports, minutes, memos, correspondence, and handbooks and manuals, among other materials.
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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing records
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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 94
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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36.25 linear feet
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1886-1989
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This unprocessed collection contains the records of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. It primarily consists of administrative files such as reports, minutes, memos, correspondence, and handbooks and manuals, among other materials.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
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Administrative records School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1910-1972
Creator:
Felker, James Kay, 1922-1988
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (2 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
This is a collection of materials from the life of James Kay Felker (1922-1998) providing insight into the thoughts of a young man in the United States Navy during World War II and supplemented by extensive documentation between these two parties. A fair amount of Felker's personal life is captured here as well, through general correspondence, educational information, family photographs and general ephemera.
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James Kay Felker papers
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Felker, James Kay, 1922-1988
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PUSp.Ms. Coll.1272
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear foot (2 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
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1910-1972
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This is a collection of materials from the life of James Kay Felker (1922-1998) providing insight into the thoughts of a young man in the United States Navy during World War II and supplemented by extensive documentation between these two parties. A fair amount of Felker's personal life is captured here as well, through general correspondence, educational information, family photographs and general ephemera.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Felker, James Kay, 1922-1988 Felker, James Kay, 1922-1988 United States. Navy.
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Correspondence Diaries Family papers Military records Photographs School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1833-2007
Creator:
Wallis, Jane Wright Proctor, 1875-1956
Extent: 10 linear feet (18 boxes)
A Philadelphia native, Jane Wright Proctor Wallis (1875-1956) was the daughter of Sarah Jane Wright and Josiah Kendall Proctor (the founder and owner of several prominent city businesses) and a mother of ten children. The Jane Wright Proctor Wallis family papers provide a glimpse into early 20th-century family life through correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection dates from 1833 to 2007, revealing a pride in the history and genealogy of the Proctor Wallis family across its many generations. In addition to familial topics, this collection features many materials documenting events of the early 20th Century as well as various Philadelphia-area social and charitable clubs.
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Jane Wright Proctor Wallis family papers
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Wallis, Jane Wright Proctor, 1875-1956
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1310
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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10 linear feet (18 boxes)
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1833-2007
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A Philadelphia native, Jane Wright Proctor Wallis (1875-1956) was the daughter of Sarah Jane Wright and Josiah Kendall Proctor (the founder and owner of several prominent city businesses) and a mother of ten children. The Jane Wright Proctor Wallis family papers provide a glimpse into early 20th-century family life through correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection dates from 1833 to 2007, revealing a pride in the history and genealogy of the Proctor Wallis family across its many generations. In addition to familial topics, this collection features many materials documenting events of the early 20th Century as well as various Philadelphia-area social and charitable clubs.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Wallis, Jane Wright Proctor, 1875-1956 Friends' Central School‏. Proctor family Proctor, Josiah Kendall, 1848-1920 Smith College‏. Wallis family
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Correspondence Family papers Genealogies (histories) Negatives (photographic) Photographs School records Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1908-1980
Creator:
Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
Extent: 37 linear feet (37 boxes)
John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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John W. Mauchly papers
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 925
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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37 linear feet (37 boxes)
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1908-1980
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John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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English
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980 Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995 Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.). Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics. Moore School of Electrical Engineering. Remington Rand, Inc. Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division. United States. Army. Ordnance Corps. Univac Applications Research Center. University of Pennsylvania. Ursinus College.
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Business records Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Family papers Financial records Lectures Notes Patents Publications (document genre) Research notes School records Writings (document genre)
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
creator
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
creator
Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
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PU-N.MC 78
repository
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]
circa 1900-1991
(Bulk: 1905-1944)
Creator:
Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
Extent: 18 linear feet
The Methodist Episcopal Hospital was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It opened in 1892 and soon afterwards established a nursing school. This collection contains student nurse records from the early 20th century and financial records from the World War II period.
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Methodist Episcopal Hospital (Philadelphia) School of Nursing records
creator
Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
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PU-N.MC 190
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
18 linear feet
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circa 1900-1991
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1905-1944
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The Methodist Episcopal Hospital was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It opened in 1892 and soon afterwards established a nursing school. This collection contains student nurse records from the early 20th century and financial records from the World War II period.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses. Magilton, Jean Kunkle Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
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Financial records School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1901-2015
(Bulk: 1968-2015)
Creator:
Strassfeld, Michael
Extent: 42 linear feet (70 boxes)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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Michael Strassfeld papers
creator
Strassfeld, Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1218
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
42 linear feet (70 boxes)
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1901-2015
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1968-2015
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Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Strassfeld, Michael Brandeis University. Havurat Shalom (Somerville, Mass.). Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Wyncote, Pa.). Society for the Advancement of Judaism (New York, N.Y.). Strassfeld, Michael Temple Ansche Chesed (New York, N.Y.).
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Audiovisual materials Photographs Prayer books Printed ephemera School records Sermons Writings (documents)
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1932-2008
Creator:
Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing.
Extent: 11 linear feet
This collection contains the records of Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing in Montclair, New Jersey. Materials include yearbooks, curriculum books, faculty minutes, and other administrative records.
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Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing (Montclair, NJ) records
creator
Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 158
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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11 linear feet
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1932-2008
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This collection contains the records of Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing in Montclair, New Jersey. Materials include yearbooks, curriculum books, faculty minutes, and other administrative records.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing. Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing.
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Hospital records School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1923-2016
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Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing, Records
creator
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PU-N.MC 230
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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17 urc box(es)
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1923-2016
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English
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Brennan, Bernice C., RN-C MSN Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing.
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School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1870-1984
(Bulk: 1930-1984)
Creator:
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
Extent: 27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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Otto Albrecht papers
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1106
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
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1870-1984
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1930-1984
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Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984 American Musicological Society. International Inventory of Musical Sources (Organization) . Music Library Association. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. Friends. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. University of Pennsylvania.
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Administrative records Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Receipts (financial records) Research notes School records Writings (documents)
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1885-1940
Creator:
Philadelphia General Hospital.
Extent: 1 linear feet (7 reels of microfilm)
These microfilm reels contain the records of students and nurses at Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) in the early 20th century.
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Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing student files
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Philadelphia General Hospital.
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PU-N.MC 72
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1 linear feet (7 reels of microfilm)
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1885-1940
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These microfilm reels contain the records of students and nurses at Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) in the early 20th century.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Philadelphia General Hospital. Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital. Buhler-Wilkerson, Karen, Dr., 1944-2010 City Archives of Philadelphia. Dopsovic, Helen, 1918-2001 Matela, Regina (Jean) Nunan, Edith, 1887-1976 Philadelphia General Hospital. Spengler, Josephine Stachniewicz, Stephanie A., 1967-1977 Troncelliti, Kathleen Y.
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Hospital records School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1889-1915
Creator:
Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. School of Nursing.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
This collection contains student records from the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases' training school for nurses (founded 1888). It primarily consists of two record books detailing students' personal and ward assignment information.
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Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases School of Nursing records
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Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 163
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.5 linear feet
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1889-1915
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This collection contains student records from the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases' training school for nurses (founded 1888). It primarily consists of two record books detailing students' personal and ward assignment information.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. School of Nursing. Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. School of Nursing.
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Hospital records School records
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