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

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Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]Claire Fagin Hall, 418 Curie Boulevard, Floor 2U, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-4217

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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Folders are identified by accession number.

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

This collection is unrestricted.

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Collection Inventory

2010.28. Yearbook, Scope of the Class of 1924, with Photograph and Graduation Program, 1924.
Box 1
2011.22. Yearbooks: Scope of the Class of 1927, Scope of the Class of 1928, 1927. [2 folders].
Box 1

[2 folders]

2013.08. PGH Class of 1963 collection, c. early 1900s. 0.1 Cubic feet.
Box 1
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."

0.1 Cubic feet

2012.28. Elizabeth Gavula PGH collection, 1975-1994. 0.1 Cubic feet.
Box 1
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.

0.1 Cubic feet

2013.14. Certified copy of Alice Fisher's birth certificate, July 16, 1999.
Box 1
2005.27. Nurses of Pennsylvania March on Harrisburg VHS, 1997.
Box 1
2013.15. PGH History Project, circa 1977-1985.
Box 1
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.

2013.07. PGH Silverware: fork, spoon, knife., undated.
Box 2
2005.28. Betty Estelow Halloween postcard, 1950s?.
Box 2
2011.08. Philadelphia General Hospital Announcement of Courses, 1925-1926, 1925.
Box 2
2005.29. Double frill cap, undated.
Box 2
2005.30. Alumni Association Bulletins: Fall 2004, Winter 2005, May 2005 (last issue), 2004-2005.
Box 2
1998.16. PGH Nursing Procedure Book: Contagious Disease Service, August 1961.
Box 2
2007.20. Stephanie Stachniewicz collection of PGH-related materials, accompanied by a set of Scientific American offprints, 1966-2006.
Box 2
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.

2009.34. Helen Kane PGH pin, 1918.
Box 2
2011.02. PGH postcard, 1936, and photo of unidentified nurse, undated.
Box 2
2011.32. Gizella Smith collection of PGH materials, 1929-1988. [5 folders].
Box 3
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

[5 folders]

1998.20. "Put Here to Scrub" by Louise Fahl Bhoy (memoir of PGH), circa 1991?. 02 Linear feet.
Box 3

0.02 Linear feet

2013.27. Dorothy del Bueno medal, photograph of the class of 1962, and frill, circa 1962.
Box 3
2013.31. Photograph: nurse in snow, undated.
Box 3
2008.30. 2 programs: PGH lecture series, "Nurses in Cinema"; Historical marker, 2007.
Box 3
2014.18. Yearbook, Scope of the Class of 1941, 1941.
Box 3
2014.18. Cape, 1941.
Box 4
2014.37. Yearbook, Scope of the Class of 1938, with signatures.
Box 3
2014.37. Diploma for Frances Josephine Cieslinska, 1938.
Box 3
2014.37. Framed picture of Frances.
Alice Fisher memorial booklet.
Box 3
Correspondence from Barbara Bates to Nadine Landis regarding tuberculosis (TB) and Mary Mahony.
Box 3

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