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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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

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

Collection Inventory

2009.30. Elwyn, Inc. pamphlet: A Short Biography of the Smiths and Bickham Family, circa 1990s.
Box 1
2008.24. Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, Henrietta Myers' bedside notes, 1926. [photocopy].
Box 1
Related Archival Materials note

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

[photocopy]

2013.13. Sarah P. Trude Army records, 1945-1954.
Box 1
2004.14. Sylvia Pridmore (Miner) papers and biographical materials, 1938-2004.
Box 1
2007.04. Philadelphia Nurses Association Founders' Committee minutes, early 20th century. [2 folders].
Box 2

[2 folders]

2004.06. Photo of nurse with infant; pamphlet re: Reubena Hyde Walworth, 1899-1910?.
Box 1

[1 folder, 2 oversized]

2011.30. Helen Grace McClelland materials.
Box 1
2005.32. Photographs: Helen McClelland, circa 1920s-1930s, Pennsylvania Hospital, Christmas 1929.
Flat File B Drawer 2
2011.31. Clara Maass stamps, 1961-1976.
Box 1
2010.26. Letitia White Award presented to Norma Jean Woodbridge, 1952.
Box 1
2008.18. Wendy Grube (nurse practitioner) clippings, 1993-1999.
Box 1
2001.05. Pennsylvania Hospital photographs from Johns Hopkins University.
Box 1
Conditions Governing Use note

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

2008.29. Prescription for Pennsylvania: HB 44, 2003.
Box 1

Related Archival Materials note

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

[4 folders]

2013.21. Photographs, clippings, copy of The First Fifty Years (signed), HUP yearbook, 1929.
Box 1
2013.21. Vesta Metherell Pepperman: Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital post graduate certificate, 1931.
Flat File B Drawer 2
2013.31. Photograph: Visiting Nurse on Rooftop (VNS - NY?), undated.
Box 1
2013.31. Pennsylvania Hospital photo CD, 1950s.
Box 1
2013.31. Photographs and photocopies of nurses at work, 1950s-1980s?.
Box 1
2013.17. Lying-in Charity diploma, 1894.
Flat File B Drawer 2
Scope and Contents note

This diploma was received by Martha Prinzing.

2014.03. LP: A History of American Nursing. Dedicated to the Memory of Mary M. Roberts, R.N., undated.
Flat File C Drawer 4
2014.03. LP: The Presbyterian Hospital Student Nuses Choir presents "With a Voice of Singing", undated.
Flat File C Drawer 4
2014.05. American Hospital Association. . Hospital Textiles report, 1926-1927.
Box 2
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.

2011.33. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Silverstein Pavilion materials, 1977-1986.
Box 2
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.

2008.32. Lewis, Edith Patton, 1914-2005 . 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.

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.

[3 folders]

Acc. 2009.01. Meetings and related records, University of Pennsylvania, 1979-2004.
Box 3
Acc. 2009.01. University of Pennsylvania Bicentennial Conference on Health Policy, papers and conference information, November 11-12, 1976.
Box 3
Acc. 2009.01. Correspondence and clipping.
Box 3
1992.15. Heffern, Mary-Kate . The Heritage of Isabella McCosh: A History of the Health Services at Princeton University.
Box 2
2014.39. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, First Annual Meeting, Clinical Nurse Scholars Alumni, Mar 7, 1992.
Box 2
1990.45. Johnson, Marie G. . The Press- Philadelphia, 1862, 1865, 1869.
Box 2
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.

1990.46. Fedoronko, Vera . 'Some Benevolent Institutions of 1859' Their History and Present Status [photocopy of book].
Box 2
2007.14. Stephany, Theresa M. . "Unlikely Entrepreneurs: Catholic Sisters and the Hospital Marketplace, 1865-1925", Barbra Mann Wall (cd).
Box 2

"The Origins of Nursing by the Sisters of Mercy in the United States: 1843-1910" by Mary Patricia Tarbox, 1986.
Box 3
"The Relationship Among the Four Professional Nursing Organizations and Woman Suffrage: 1893-1920" by Sandra Beth Lewenson, 1989.
Box 3
2015.10. Fairman, Julie . Men and Nursing (2 folders), c. 1990s. 0.3 Linear feet.
Box 3
Scope and Contents note

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

0.3 Linear feet

Miscellaneous Nursing Images.
Box 3
Hand colored, Illustrated Print- "How 'B.-P.' Succeeded in Recruiting A Large Staff of Nurses" from The Graphic (England), Jan 1901.
Map Case B File 4

Print, Suggest