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Sara Maiter Errickson papers


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

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Sara Cecelia Maiter Errickson was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1907. She attended the Monmouth Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1925, and received a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree from Seton Hall University in 1946. From 1928-1936 she worked as a staff nurse and assistant supervisor at Long Branch Public Health Nursing Association. Her public health nursing career started in 1936 when she became supervisor at the Monmouth County Local Health Unit #2. From 1942-1952, she held various positions at the Monmouth County Organization for Social Service, the New Jersey State Department of Health, and the Nursing Home and Chronic Disease Hospital, in Long Island. She joined the New Jersey State Nurses Association in 1953 and worked there as associate executive director, director, and editor. She retired in 1979.

This collection includes personal files as well as files relating to organizations that Errickson was active in. The vast majority of this collection is composed of xeroxed copies of the original documents held by Errickson.

Gift of Sara Errickson via Norma Lang.

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
This collection was processed with funds provided by the University of Pennsylvania Research Foundation.
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This collection is unrestricted.

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Collection Inventory

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of material documenting Errickson's educational accomplishments as well as general correspondence and miscellaneous files.

Box 1 Folder 1
Box 1 Folder 2
Box 1 Folder 3
Merit Rating Forms.
Box 1 Folder 4
Monmouth Memorial School of Nursing.
Box 1 Folder 5
Box 1 Folder 6
Box 1 Folder 7
Box 1 Folder 8
Box 1 Folder 9
Box 1 Folder 10

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of records of organization with which Errickson was involved. There are various reports that she either wrote herself or made contributions to over the course of her career.

American Nurses Association, 1946-1988.
Box 1 Folder 1
Boston University.
Box 1 Folder 2
New Jersey State Department of Health.
Box 1 Folder 3
Correspondence, 1957-1989.
Box 1 Folder 4
80th Anniversary Materials.
Box 1 Folder 5
Job Descriptions.
Box 1 Folder 6
New Jersey Nurse.
Box 1 Folder 7
Organizational Chart.
Box 1 Folder 8
Nursing Needs, Resources, & Supply in New Jersey, 1950.
Box 2 Folder 9
Report to NJSNA Relative To A Consultation Visit, 1960.
Box 2 Folder 10
Nursing Education in Transition, 1968.
Box 2 Folder 11
What is a Professional Organization, and why Have One?, 1972.
Box 2 Folder 12
Chronological Historical Facts, 1963-1972, 1972.
Box 2 Folder 13
Health Professions Education Master Plan, 1972.
Box 2 Folder 14
Box 2 Folder 15
Box 2 Folder 16
Roll of Honor Committee.
Box 2 Folder 17
Other Documents, 1954-1982.
Box 2 Folder 18
Correspondence, 1982-1988.
Box 2 Folder 19
Educational Materials.
Box 2 Folder 20
Programs, 1985-1988.
Box 2 Folder 21
Sigma Theta Tau.
Box 2 Folder 22
Miscellaneous Organizations.
Box 2 Folder 23

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