University of Pennsylvania Finding Aids

Navigation Aids

University of Pennsylvania Finding Aids
Search Finding Aids
 

Main Content

Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) Training School for Nurses Miscellaneous Collection

MC 210

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Title:
Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) Training School for Nurses Miscellaneous Collection
Date [inclusive]:
1918-2006
Call Number:
MC 210
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
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.
Cite as:
Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) Training School for Nurses miscellaneous collection, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
PDF Version:

Return to Top »

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Bethany Myers

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Center with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.

Processing Information note

Folders are identified by accession number.

Return to Top »

Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

See also: MC 5A, Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing Records; MC 13A, Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital Training School For Nurses photographs; MC 71, Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital collection; MC 72, Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing Student Files collection.

You can view the collection on our Philadelphia General Hospital Photo Collection site.

Records of the Training School for Nurses, Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) can also be located at the Philadelphia City Archives. These materials primarily relate to activities from 1990's - 2005.

Return to Top »

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital.
  • Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital.
  • Philadelphia General Hospital.
Geographic Name(s)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject(s)
  • Nursing schools.
  • Nursing.

Return to Top »

Collection Inventory

Box
2010.28.  Yearbook, Scope of the Class of 1924, with Photograph and Graduation Program, 1924.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Theresa Stephany, 2010.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • School yearbooks
1

Return to Top »

2011.22.  Yearbooks: Scope of the Class of 1927, Scope of the Class of 1928, 1927. [2 folders].
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Theresa Stephany, 2011.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • School yearbooks
1

Return to Top »

2013.08.  PGH Class of 1963 collection, c. early 1900s. 0.1 Cubic feet.
Scope and Contents note

This file contains items that were donated at a PGH Class of 1963 event held at the Center in May 2013. This file consists of one nurse license (Emilie M. Riegel, Atlantic County NJ, 1904), one diploma (also for Emilie M. Riegel, undated and damaged), and two photographs: PGH processions, note on back reads "Philadelphia General Hospital, I graduated here. Later, was anaesthetist, Agnes Bancroft Hughes."

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Philadelphia General Hospital Class of 1963 alumni, 2013.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
  • Diplomas
  • Photographs
1

Return to Top »

2012.28.  Elizabeth Gavula PGH collection, 1975-1994. 0.1 Cubic feet.
Scope and Contents note

This file consists of: 50th anniversary favor - Blockley paper double frill, 1994; Life membership card for PGH alumni association, 1975; and a PGH Alumni Bulletin, 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Elizabeth Gavula, 2012.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Artifacts (object genre)
  • Printed ephemera
1

Return to Top »

2013.14.  Certified copy of Alice Fisher's birth certificate, July 16, 1999.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Karen Egenes, 2013.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
1

Return to Top »

2005.27.  Nurses of Pennsylvania March on Harrisburg VHS, 1997.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Videocassettes
1

Return to Top »

2013.15.  PGH History Project, circa 1977-1985.
Scope and Contents note

This file consists of materials relating to the Philaldephia General Hospital History Project. It includes a pamphlet entitled "The Origin of the Philadelphia General Hospital, Blockley Division" by Robert J. Hunter, papers about the archeological survey that took place in 1985, and descriptions of the project and the task force.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Nadine Landis.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
  • Printed ephemera
1

Return to Top »

2013.07.  PGH Silverware: fork, spoon, knife., undated.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Theresa Stephany, 2013.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Artifacts (object genre)
2

Return to Top »

2005.28.  Betty Estelow Halloween postcard, 1950s?.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Stephanie Stachniewicz, 2005.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Postcards
2

Return to Top »

2011.08.  Philadelphia General Hospital Announcement of Courses, 1925-1926, 1925.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Theresa Stephany, 2011.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
2

Return to Top »

2005.29.  Double frill cap, undated.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of M.V. Budney, 2005.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Artifacts (object genre)
2

Return to Top »

2005.30.  Alumni Association Bulletins: Fall 2004, Winter 2005, May 2005 (last issue), 2004-2005.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
2

Return to Top »

1998.16.  PGH Nursing Procedure Book: Contagious Disease Service, August 1961.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Betty J. Connor via Stephanie Stachniewicz, 1998.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Manuals (instructional materials)
2

Return to Top »

2007.20.  Stephanie Stachniewicz collection of PGH-related materials, accompanied by a set of Scientific American offprints, 1966-2006.
Scope and Contents note

This file consists of the following items: 1 set of Scientific American offprints on biology, circa 1966; 5 booklets: Annual Banquet of the Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing, 1984-1988; Booklet: Pioneers of American Medicine by Wyeth Laboratories; 1 print of a photograph of Alice Fisher portrait; Letters and financial statements from the time of the dissolution of the Alumni Association of PGH, 2003-2006.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Stephanie Stachniewicz, 2007.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
  • Photographs
  • Printed ephemera
2

Return to Top »

2009.34.  Helen Kane PGH pin, 1918.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Theresa Stephany, 2009.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Artifacts (object genre)
2

Return to Top »

2011.02.  PGH postcard, 1936, and photo of unidentified nurse, undated.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Theresa Stephany, 2011.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
  • Postcards
2

Return to Top »

2011.32.  Gizella Smith collection of PGH materials, 1929-1988. [5 folders].
Scope and Contents note

These folders consist of: Scope yearbooks 1929, 1930, 1931; photo of 1951 reunion dinner; alumni bulletin, 1986; banquet program, 1988; news clippings, 1980s

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Patricia Frey, 2011.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
  • Printed ephemera
  • School yearbooks
3

Return to Top »

1998.20.  "Put Here to Scrub" by Louise Fahl Bhoy (memoir of PGH), circa 1991?. 02 Linear feet.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Memoirs
3

Return to Top »

2013.27.  Dorothy del Bueno medal, photograph of the class of 1962, and frill, circa 1962.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Dorothy del Bueno, 2013.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Artifacts (object genre)
  • Photographs
3

Return to Top »

2013.31.  Photograph: nurse in snow, undated.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
3

Return to Top »

2008.30.  2 programs: PGH lecture series, "Nurses in Cinema"; Historical marker, 2007.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Julie Fairman, 2008.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
3

Return to Top »

2014.18.  Yearbook, Scope of the Class of 1941, 1941.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift from Dottie Turner, 2014. Items from Louise Maitland Thompson Schneider.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • School yearbooks
3

Return to Top »

2014.18.  Cape, 1941.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift from Dottie Turner, 2014. Items from Louise Maitland Thompson Schneider.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Artifacts (object genre)
4

Return to Top »

2014.37.  Yearbook, Scope of the Class of 1938, with signatures.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Edward J. Hilinski

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • School yearbooks
Subject(s)
  • Nursing students
3

Return to Top »

2014.37.  Diploma for Frances Josephine Cieslinska, 1938.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Edward J. Hilinski

3

Return to Top »

2014.37.  Framed picture of Frances.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Edward J. Hilinski

Return to Top »

Box

Alice Fisher memorial booklet.

3

Return to Top »

Correspondence from Barbara Bates to Nadine Landis regarding tuberculosis (TB) and Mary Mahony.

3

Return to Top »