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Cynthia Flynn Capers papers

MC 132

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
Creator:
Capers, Cynthia Flynn
Title:
Cynthia Flynn Capers papers
Date:
1978-1983
Call Number:
MC 132
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Cynthia Capers was the first black graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's nursing doctoral program, and has worked as a nurse, family therapist, consultant, researcher, professor, dean, and special assistant to the provost at the University of Akron. This collection contains some of her papers and records, including biographical information, outlines for courses at the Germantown Dispensary Hospital School, and doctoral program materials from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Cite as:
Cynthia Flynn Capers papers, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Cynthia Capers is a nursing leader recorgnized for her service as dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Akron, Chair of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, a national advisor to the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future, and a board member of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. She was the first black graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's nursing doctoral program.

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 Cynthia Flynn Capers, 1988.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Faculty papers
Occupation(s)
  • Nurse
  • Nursing schools--Faculty
Personal Name(s)
  • Capers, Cynthia Flynn
Subject(s)
  • African American nurses

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  Biographical files.

Box Folder

Biographical sketch.

1 1

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Series 2.  School of Nursing, Germantown Dispensary and Hospital, Nursing Course materials, 1978-1980.

Box Folder

Background.

1 2

Germantown Dispensary Hospital School of Nursing.

1 3

Germantown Dispensary Hospital School of Nursing Unit 2: toddlers, pre-schoolers.

1 4

Health problems and abnormalities, 1978.

1 5

Course outline revision, 1980.

1 6

Syllabus, Care of the Childbearing Family, 1980.

1 7

Course Outlines and Unit Exams - Care of the Child: Nursing 204.

1 8

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Series 3.  Community Health Education.

Box Folder

Outline for preparation for childbirth classes, undated.

1 9

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Series 4.  Doctoral Program materials, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 1981-1983.

Box Folder

Current issues and problems in nursing, 1981.

2 10

Statistical Applications - Print Outs, 1982.

2 11

Application of statistics to nursing research I, class notes, 1982.

2 12

Application of statistics to nursing research II, class notes, 1982.

2 13

Proseminar in Health Profession Education, class notes and refrence materials, 1982.

2 14

Proseminar in nursing research, class notes, 1982.

2 15

Commission 600- content analyses class notes, 1983.

2 16

References, 1983.

2 17

Proposal: Perceptions of problematic behavior as held by black adult Americans and registered nurses, 1983.

2 18

Grant application: "Minority content in B.S.N. curricula, 1983".

2 19

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