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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1875-1963
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Norris, George William, 1875-1965
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
George William Norris (1975-1963) was a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and chief of Medical Service at the Pennsylvania Hospital. After a successful career and a period of overseas service with the Medical Corps during the first World War, Norris retired to a country house in northeast Pennsylvania. There, Norris was able to dedicate himself to his greatest interests: photography and family history. This collection contains four scrapbooks (1875-1963) compiled by Norris which feature many photographic portraits of Norris family members and landscapes of the Pennsylvania countryside. The scrapbooks also contain background information about Norris’ family and one scrapbook is filled with some of George Norris’ correspondence, certificates of membership to philanthropic and academic societies, and other papers. This collection also includes a short account of a 1963 Christmas trip to Guatemala.
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George W. Norris scrapbooks and photograph albums
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Norris, George William, 1875-1965
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1121
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1875-1963
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George William Norris (1975-1963) was a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and chief of Medical Service at the Pennsylvania Hospital. After a successful career and a period of overseas service with the Medical Corps during the first World War, Norris retired to a country house in northeast Pennsylvania. There, Norris was able to dedicate himself to his greatest interests: photography and family history. This collection contains four scrapbooks (1875-1963) compiled by Norris which feature many photographic portraits of Norris family members and landscapes of the Pennsylvania countryside. The scrapbooks also contain background information about Norris’ family and one scrapbook is filled with some of George Norris’ correspondence, certificates of membership to philanthropic and academic societies, and other papers. This collection also includes a short account of a 1963 Christmas trip to Guatemala.
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Norris, George William, 1875-1965 Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Mutual Assurance Company for Insuring Houses from Loss by Fire. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Photograph albums Scrapbooks
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1886-1937
Extent: 10 linear feet
The collection consists of material compiled and used by Miss West and the History Committee for the writing of the History of Nursing in Pennsylvania. It contains a large amount of data about nurses' training and practice from hospitals all over the state. It also contains original documents of the Graduate Nurses' Association of the State of Pennsylvania in its formative years.
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Roberta M. West collection
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PU-N.MC 57
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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10 linear feet
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1886-1937
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The collection consists of material compiled and used by Miss West and the History Committee for the writing of the History of Nursing in Pennsylvania. It contains a large amount of data about nurses' training and practice from hospitals all over the state. It also contains original documents of the Graduate Nurses' Association of the State of Pennsylvania in its formative years.
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania. West, Roberta M., 1862-1931
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