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Annie Warburton Goodrich papers

MC 4

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Creator:
Goodrich, Annie Warburton, 1871-1955
Title:
Annie Warburton Goodrich papers
Date [inclusive]:
1871-1955
Call Number:
MC 4
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Annie Warburton Goodrich is best known for establishing the United States Student Nurse Reserve, more commonly known as the Army School of Nursing, in 1918-1919. She later became the first dean of the Yale University School of Nursing. Her papers include files of organizations with which she associated, biographical material, miscellaneous documents, and photographs. The collection also includes a typed manuscript of Harriett Rose (Berger) Koch's biography, America's Militant Angel.
Cite as:
Annie Warburton Goodrich papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Annie Warburton Goodrich (1866-1954) trained at New York Hospital School of Nursing from 1890 to 1892. Following her training, she went on to become head nurse at New York Hospital. Goodrich held a number of supervisory positions in New York City including the Post-Graduate Hospital, St.Luke's Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, Allied Hospital, and Visiting Nurse Service of Henry Street Settlement. She also taught in the Department of Nursing and Health at Teachers College, Columbia University. From 1914 until 1923, Goodrich served as an inspector of training schools for the New York State Department of Education. Goodrich established the United States Student Nurse Reserve, more commonly known as the Army School of Nursing, in 1918-1919. In 1923, she became 1st Dean of the new Yale University School of Nursing begun with money from Rockefeller Foundation. In 1935, now Dean Emerita, she spent a year helping the now University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing serving as Special Lecturer on Nursing Education.

Scope and Contents

Goodrich's papers constitute 1.25 linear feet and include files of organizations with which she associated, biographical material, miscellaneous documents, and photographs. The collection is particularly strong in documenting her role as dean of the Army School of Nursing and Yale University School of Nursing.

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 Center staff, updated 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • United States Student Nurse Reserve.
  • Yale University School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Faculty papers
  • Personal papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Nursing schools--Faculty
Personal Name(s)
  • Goodrich, Annie Warburton, 1871-1955
  • Koch, Harriett Rose Berger

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Organizations, 1913-1938.

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of records that document the organizations with which Goodrich was active. There is one brief file documenting her work as an inspector of training schools for the New York State Department of Education. The United States Student Nurse Reserve, more commonly known as the Army School of Nursing, is represented with reproductions from the National Archives. The files representing Goodrich's work at Yale University School of Nursing consist of reports relating to the establishment of the school, lectures delivered in class and at professional meetings, reports prepared for the Connecticut's Board of Examination and Registration of Nurses, and the proceedings of a 1938 National Health Conference.

Box Folder

New York State Nurses' Association, "Report of the Inspector for the Year Ending 1913".

1 1

United States Student Nurse Reserve (Army School of Nursing).

Box Folder

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1918.

1 2

Reports.

Box Folder

The Contribution of the Army School of Nursing.

1 3

The History of the Army School of Nursing.

1 4

Report of the Plan and Creation of the Army School of Nursing.

1 5

Yale University School of Nursing.

Box Folder

Development.

1 6

Lectures.

Box Folder

The Fundamental Principles Underlying the Training of the Nurse forPublic Health Work, 1931.

1 7

Education Verses Training, 1931.

1 8

Community Responsibility, circa 1932.

Box Folder

Session I. Community Nursing - The Patient.

1 9

Session II. Community Nursing - The Nurse.

1 10

Session III. Community Nursing - The Nurse of Tomorrow.

1 11

The Evolution of Nursing Education, undated.

1 12

How the Nurse Can Contribute the Service the Public Expects, undated.

1 13

A New Emphasis in Nursing Education, undated.

1 14

Connecticut Board of Examination and Registration of Nurses, "Reports of Visits to Yale School of Nursing", 1935.

1 15

Proceedings, National Health Conference, 1938.

1 16

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Series 2.  Biographical, 1949-1955.

Scope and Contents note

This series includes the unpublished biography of Annie Goodrich by Harriet Rose Berger. In addition to the Berger manuscript, this series also contains some of Berger's general files and correspondence.

Box Folder

General, 1955.

1 1

Koch, Harriet Rose Berger.

Box Folder

Admission/Regulations to the National Archives.

1 2

Correspondence, Incoming.

Box Folder

Louise DeWilde.

1 3

Mrs. Maud M. Jack, 1949.

1 4

Annie W. Goodrich, 1949.

1 5

Manuscript, America's Militant Angel.

Box Folder

Introduction, etc.

1 6

The Formative Years.

1 7

Early Professional Responsibilities.

1 8

St. Luke's Hospital, New York.

1 9

New York Hospital.

1 10

Bellevue and Allied Hospitals.

1 11

Army School of Nursing.

1 12

The Yale School of Nursing.

1 13

Retirement.

1 14

Notes.

1 15

Publisher's Notes and Editorial Comments.

1 16

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Series 3.  Miscellaneous Documents, 1930-1948.

Box Folder

Publication, "The Definition of Nursing".

1 1

Miscellaneous Notes, 1930-1948.

1 2

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Series 4.  Photographs, 1871-circa 1950s.

Scope and Contents note

The photographs that make up this collection are arranged chronologically and consist of her early life through training at New York Hospital, the Army School of Nursing, the 1935 Rockefeller tour of Europe, Western Reserve University, Atlantic City, NJ, Yale University School of Nursing and her retirement.

Box Folder

Early Life, 1871-circa 1905.

2 1

United States Student Nurse Reserve (Army School of Nursing), circa 1919.

2 2

Rockefeller Tour, 1935.

2 3

Western Reserve University, 1940.

2 4

Atlantic City, NJ, circa 1946.

2 5

Yale University School of Nursing, 1948.

2 6

Retirement, 1946-circa 1950s.

2 7

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