Helen Murphey and Mary Murphey Hankinson collection
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Helen Murphey graduated from Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) in 1925. After additional education from the University of Pennsylvania, she became an obstetric nursing educator and supervisor of prenatal clinics and obstestrics at PGH. She also initiated a LPN program for the Philadelphia Board of Education. After 20 years at PGH, Murphey joined a government aid program as a director of nursing education. She served in South America and in Liberia as the Director of the Nursing School at Monrovia General Hospital. Murphey retired in 1963.
Mary Murphey Hankinson graduated from PGH in 1935 and worked as a nurse in Lancaster, PA.
Gift of Mary Ellen Braly, 2010.
- Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital.
- Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital.
- Philadelphia General Hospital.
- University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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- Finding aid prepared by Bethany Myers
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