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Miscellaneous items collection

MC 207

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:
Miscellaneous items collection
Date [inclusive]:
1899-2003
Call Number:
MC 207
Extent:
1.4 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
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.
Cite as:
Miscellaneous items collection, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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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

Items are identified by accession number, and may be removed from this collection at any time as provenance becomes known.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Elwyn, Inc..
  • Pennsylvania Hospital.
  • Philadelphia Lying-In Charity.
  • Philadelphia Nurses Association.
  • Presbyterian School of Nursing.
  • Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia.
Personal Name(s)
  • Grube, Wendy
  • McClelland, Helen Grace
  • Miner, Sylvia Pridmore, 1920-2002
  • Pepperman, Vesta Metherell
  • Trude, Sarah P.
  • Woodbridge, Norma Jean

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Collection Inventory

Box
2009.30.  Elwyn, Inc. pamphlet: A Short Biography of the Smiths and Bickham Family, circa 1990s.
Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Elwyn, Inc..
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
1

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2008.24.  Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, Henrietta Myers' bedside notes, 1926. [photocopy].
Related Archival Materials note

See also: MC 5B, Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia records.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia.
Personal Name(s)
  • Myers, Henrietta
1

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2013.13.  Sarah P. Trude Army records, 1945-1954.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
Personal Name(s)
  • Trude, Sarah P.
Subject(s)
  • Military nursing
1

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2004.14.  Sylvia Pridmore (Miner) papers and biographical materials, 1938-2004.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Wanda M. Miner, 2004.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Miner, Sylvia Pridmore, 1920-2002
1

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2007.04.  Philadelphia Nurses Association Founders' Committee minutes, early 20th century. [2 folders].
Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Philadelphia Nurses Association.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
2

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2004.06.  Photo of nurse with infant; pamphlet re: Reubena Hyde Walworth, 1899-1910?.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Patricia McGrath, 2004.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
  • Printed ephemera
Personal Name(s)
  • Walworth, Reubena H. (Reubena Hyde), -1898.
1

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Helen Grace McClelland. [1 folder, 2 oversized].

Box
2011.30.  Helen Grace McClelland materials.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Kara Dixon Vuic and Grace Watt, 2011.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
Personal Name(s)
  • McClelland, Helen Grace
1
FlatFile Drawer
2005.32.  Photographs: Helen McClelland, circa 1920s-1930s, Pennsylvania Hospital, Christmas 1929.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Suzanne Berry, 2005.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Pennsylvania Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
Personal Name(s)
  • McClelland, Helen Grace
B 2

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2011.31.  Clara Maass stamps, 1961-1976.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Christina Pavlock, 2011.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Postage stamps
Personal Name(s)
  • Maass, Clara
1

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2010.26.  Letitia White Award presented to Norma Jean Woodbridge, 1952.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Norma Jean Woodbridge, 2010.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Awards
Personal Name(s)
  • Woodbridge, Norma Jean
1

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2008.18.  Wendy Grube (nurse practitioner) clippings, 1993-1999.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Wendy Grube, 2008.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse practitioners
Personal Name(s)
  • Grube, Wendy
1

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2001.05.  Pennsylvania Hospital photographs from Johns Hopkins University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Phoebe Evans Letocha at the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

Conditions Governing Use note

This copyright is not held by the Bates Center. No reproduction of this item is permitted.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Pennsylvania Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
1

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2008.29.  Prescription for Pennsylvania: HB 44, 2003.
Controlled Access Headings
Geographic Name(s)
  • Pennsylvania.
Subject(s)
  • Legislation.
1

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2013.21.  Vesta Metherell Pepperman. [4 folders].

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Alicia Stine, 2013.

Related Archival Materials note

A photographic doll of Pepperman, also part of this accession, is on display in the Center's reading room.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Pepperman, Vesta Metherell
Box

2013.21.  Photographs, clippings, copy of The First Fifty Years (signed), HUP yearbook, 1929.

1
FlatFile Drawer
2013.21.  Vesta Metherell Pepperman: Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital post graduate certificate, 1931.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Diplomas
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Personal Name(s)
  • Pepperman, Vesta Metherell
B 2

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Box
2013.31.  Photograph: Visiting Nurse on Rooftop (VNS - NY?), undated.
Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Visiting Nurse Service of New York.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
Subject(s)
  • Visiting nurses
1

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2013.31.  Pennsylvania Hospital photo CD, 1950s.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Michael Lenkowski.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Pennsylvania Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Compact discs
  • Photographs
1

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2013.31.  Photographs and photocopies of nurses at work, 1950s-1980s?.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Photographs
1

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FlatFile Drawer
2013.17.  Lying-in Charity diploma, 1894.
Scope and Contents note

This diploma was received by Martha Prinzing.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Pennsylvania Hospital.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Diplomas
Personal Name(s)
  • Prinzing, Martha
Subject(s)
  • Maternity nursing
B 2

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2014.03.  LP: A History of American Nursing. Dedicated to the Memory of Mary M. Roberts, R.N., undated.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Long-playing records
Subject(s)
  • Nursing--History.
C 4

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2014.03.  LP: The Presbyterian Hospital Student Nuses Choir presents "With a Voice of Singing", undated.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Betsy Weiss.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Presbyterian School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Long-playing records
C 4

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2014.05.   American Hospital Association. United States. Department of Commerce.. Hospital Textiles report, 1926-1927.
Scope and Contents note

This file contains 3 reports relating to hospital textiles and linens: "Summary Report of the General Conference on Simplification of Hospital and Institutional Textiles", June 10, 1927; "American Hospital Association Linen Survey", November 1926; and "Hospital Survey: Use of Color in Hospitals" by Herbert A. Ehrman, undated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Cheryl Boberick and Martie McCartney, 2011.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • United States. Department of Commerce..
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
2

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2011.33.  Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Silverstein Pavilion materials, 1977-1986.
Scope and Contents note

This file contains printed programs and brochures discussing the Silverstein Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. It also includes a handmade folder, titled "The Best of '12'", containing pasted nurse uniform catalog pages with typed captions.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Printed ephemera
  • Scrapbooks
2

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2008.32.   Lewis, Edith Patton, 1914-2005 Stephany, Theresa M.. 3 letters to Theresa Stephany from Edith Patton Lewis, 1992-1994.
Scope and Contents note

These three letters were sent to Theresa Stephany by Edith "Pat" Lewis, a nurse editor at the American Journal of Nursing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Theresa Stephany, 2008.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Letters (correspondence)
Personal Name(s)
  • Lewis, Edith Patton, 1914-2005

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Acc. 2009.01.  Margy Meyerson. [3 folders].

Scope and Contents note

Meyerson donated a number of printed items, mostly pamphlets, that have been cataloged in the Center's book collection. These folders contain her donations of University of Pennsylvania-related material, mostly concerning health sciences events.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Margy Meyerson, 2009.

Controlled Access Headings
Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Personal Name(s)
  • Meyerson, Margy Ellinar
Subject(s)
  • Health policy.
Box

Acc. 2009.01.  Meetings and related records, University of Pennsylvania, 1979-2004.

3

Acc. 2009.01.  University of Pennsylvania Bicentennial Conference on Health Policy, papers and conference information, November 11-12, 1976.

3

Acc. 2009.01.  Correspondence and clipping.

3

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1992.15.   Heffern, Mary-KateThe Heritage of Isabella McCosh: A History of the Health Services at Princeton University.
Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • McCosh, Isabella Guthrie, 1897
2

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2014.39.  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, First Annual Meeting, Clinical Nurse Scholars Alumni, Mar 7, 1992.

2

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1990.45.   Johnson, Marie G.  The Press- Philadelphia, 1862, 1865, 1869.
Scope and Contents note

Donated by Marie G. Johnson, these articles relate to medicine and nursing, primarily about the Civil War and Philadelphia's involvement.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
Subject(s)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
2

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1990.46.   Fedoronko, Vera'Some Benevolent Institutions of 1859' Their History and Present Status [photocopy of book].

2

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2007.14.   Stephany, Theresa M. Wall, Barbra Mann, Dr. "Unlikely Entrepreneurs: Catholic Sisters and the Hospital Marketplace, 1865-1925", Barbra Mann Wall (cd).

2

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1989.73.  Nursing Dissertations.

Box

"The Origins of Nursing by the Sisters of Mercy in the United States: 1843-1910" by Mary Patricia Tarbox, 1986.

3

"The Relationship Among the Four Professional Nursing Organizations and Woman Suffrage: 1893-1920" by Sandra Beth Lewenson, 1989.

3

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2015.10.   Fairman, Julie, Dr. Men and Nursing (2 folders), c. 1990s. 0.3 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

This series contains a collection of articles related to men, nursing, and staffing.

Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
Subject(s)
  • Male nurses
Box
3

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Miscellaneous Nursing Images.

3

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Map-case File
Hand colored, Illustrated Print- "How 'B.-P.' Succeeded in Recruiting A Large Staff of Nurses" from The Graphic (England), Jan 1901.
Controlled Access Headings
Form/Genre(s)
  • Posters
B 4

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