Collection contains a uniform, cap, pins, photographs, and a copy of the Duke Endowment. Major subjects include nursing student life, Santa Filomena honor society and Duke University School of Nursing.
Amy G. MacDonald Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 1.18 GB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Amy MacDonald conducted on September 27, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund.In the September 27, 2022 interview, MacDonald discusses the Duke Midwifery Service, hospital-based midwifery practices and nurse-led education, and then Centering Pregnancy program facilitated by Duke midwives. The themes of this interview include midwifery, pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal education, and medical training.
Anna Fetter Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1945 1 artifact
This collection consists of a Cushing Ward basket, circa 1945.
Ann Jacobansky Papers, 1932-1980 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons)
Contains correspondence, reports, evaluations, short writings, committee materials, grant materials, printed materials, and teaching materials of Ann Jacobansky, faculty member, dean (1955-1958), and interim dean (1970-1971) of the Duke University School of Nursing. Forms part of the Duke University School of Nursing records. Materials range in date from 1932 to 1980.
Bessie B. Baker Papers, 1930-1941 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Contains correspondence, writings, and teaching materials of Bessie Baker, faculty member and dean (1930-1938), of the Duke University School of Nursing. Forms part of the Duke University School of Nursing records. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1941.
Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview with Brenda Nevidjon, clinical professor at Duke University Medical Center's School of Nursing and former chief operating officer of Duke Hospital.
Carol O. Skipper Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1954 2 artifacts
Contains a Santa Filomena lantern, a Duke University nursing honor society, and a nursing cape. Materials are from circa 1954.
Catherine Lynch Gilliss Records, 1932-2017 14.5 Linear Feet (8 cartons, 4 flat boxes, 1 card box) and 1.65 GB
Contains the personal and professional papers of Catherine Lynch Gilliss. Types of materials include personal correspondence, professional correspondence, artwork, diplomas, programs, notes, photographic materials, clippings, scrapbooks, an oral history transcript, drafts, reports, budgets, minutes, notes, agendas, resumes, printed materials, programs, clippings, itineraries, survey data, grant applications, architectural renderings and plans, AV materials, and photographic materials. Major correspondents include Ruby Wilson. Major subjects include Duke University School of Nursing administrative records and academic affairs. The administrative files from her time as include office correspondence, faculty reviews, strategic planning, position searches, and committee meeting notes. Materials date from 1932 to 2017.
Eleanor B. Easley Papers, 1928-2000 2 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes)
Contains the professional papers or Eleanor B. Easley, doctor of obstetrics and gynecology. Easley was the first female graduate of Duke's School of Medicine's first four-year class. In 1941, Easley helped co-found the Durham Women's Clinic. Types of materials include notes from talks and presentations, short writings, meeting minutes, agendas, articles, reports, photographs, correspondence, memberships, degrees, awards, and clippings. Major subjects include Durham, North Carolina; nursing; obstetrics and gynecology; women physicians; women's health; and Watts Hospital. Materials range in date from 1928 to 2000 with the bulk ranging from 1967 to 1975.
Eugenia and Samuel Lambeth Papers, Circa 1925-2003 3.75 Linear Feet (1 carton, 1 half manuscript box, 4 flat boxes) and 1 artifact box and 1 volume
Contains the professional and personal papers of Eugenia and Samuel Lambeth, III. Types of materials include correspondence, clippings, programs, certificates, diplomas, Samuel Lambeth's army records, reprints, travel souvenirs, x-rays, photographic materials, Samuel Lambeth's WWII scrapbook, prints and watercolors, memorabilia, and artifacts pertaining to Samuel Lambeth's service in WWII and time at Duke University and Eugenia Lambeth's training at Duke University School of Nursing and work with the Duke University School of Nursing Alumni. Materials range from circa 1925 to 2003.
Florence K. Wilson Papers, 1933-1967 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)
Contains correspondence, conference materials, committee materials, professional association materials, short writings, and applications pertaining to the career of Florence K. Wilson, dean of the Duke University School of Nursing from 1946 to 1954. Materials range in date from 1933 to 1967.
Gladys S. Lewis Nursing Memorabilia, 1960 1 item (1 blazer)
Contains a cream blazer with a blue Duke University crest. Material dates to 1960.
Helen M. Mikul Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 640 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Helen M. Mikul conducted on October 17, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund.In the October 17, 2022 interview, Mikul discusses her role as a midwife with Duke Midwifery Service, her dedication to working with Spanish-speaking clients, and the uniqueness of midwifery as a healthcare profession. The themes of this interview include medical training, midwifery, and family planning.
Jessie Parker Smith Oral History Interview, 2022 1 interview (1 transcript) and 1.49 GB
Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on June 13, 2022 with Jessie Parker Smith by Patara Williams and transcribed by Josephine McRobbie. Smith's daughter, LaHoma Romocki, was also part of the conversation, and the interview was attended by Heather Lowe (Duke University) and Josephine McRobbie (audio engineer contractor).In the interview, Smith discusses the Duke and Durham hospital systems, the work and culture of Licensed Practical Nursing throughout Smith's career, and Smith's perspectives on patient care. The themes of this interview includes nursing, racial integration in healthcare, and professional development.
Kathryn Ann Decker Nursing Memorabilia, 1941-1947 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Contains news clippings, newsletters, Duke bulletins, and an alumni register collected by Kathryn Ann Decker during her time as a student at Duke University School of Nursing, as well as after her graduation. A major subject of the materials is Duke student and alumni service in the United States Armed Forces. Materials date from 1941 to 1947.
Marjorie Goff Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1948 1 textile and 1 artifact
Contains uniform materials from Marjorie Goff's time as a student at Duke University School of Nursing. Types of materials include a nursing graduate uniform with long sleeves and RN Cufflinks. Materials date from circa 1948.
Mary Ann Fuchs Oral History Interview, 2022 1 interview (1 transcript) and 950 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on October 31, 2022 with Mary Ann Fuchs by Josephine McRobbie.In the interview, Fuchs discusses her background and education; research and care at Duke Hospital; career paths for nurses, healthcare mentors, and colleagues; and the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The themes of this interview include nursing, nursing education, and healthcare leadership.
Mary Ann Kelly Nursing Uniform, circa 1954 0.5 Linear Feet (1 flat box) and 1 textile
Contains uniform materials from Mary Ann Kelly's time as a student at Duke University School of Nursing. Types of materials include a uniform bib, apron, cap, and collar. Other materials include uniform buttons and a uniform dress. Materials date to circa 1954.
Mary Jane Byrd Penland Nursing Memorabilia, 1940-1942 0.2 Linear Feet (3 folders)
Contains materials from Mary Jane Byrd Penland's time as a student at Duke School of Nursing. Types of materials include publications related to nursing and Duke University and an invitation and program for capping exercises. Materials date from 1940 to 1942.
Mary Thomson Champagne Records, 1979-2016 13.5 Linear Feet (9 cartons) and 1.26 GB
Contains the professional papers of Mary Thomson Champagne, former Dean of Duke University's School of Nursing. Types of materials include correspondence, notes, photographs, clippings, newsletters, handbooks, grant applications, reports, charts, speeches, brochures, presentations, meeting minutes, meeting agendas, evaluation forms, curriculum vitae, survey results, and budgets. Materials range in date from 1979 to 2016.
Myrtle Irene Brown Papers, 1946-1975 3 Linear Feet (2 cartons)
Contains lectures, correspondence, evaluations, committee records and minutes, rosters, financial aid materials, conference and council records, reports, standards, supply lists, blueprints, and plans of Myrtle Irene Brown, faculty member and dean (1967-1970) of the Duke University School of Nursing. Major subjects include the graduate and undergraduate curriculum, faculty and administration, admissions, student activities, and facilities at the School of Nursing. Materials range in date from 1946 to 1975.
North Carolina League of Nursing Education Records, 1946 - 1948 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
This collection contains North Carolina League of Nursing Education Board of Directors minutes, committee lists, committee and membership letters, member lists, and correspondence. Also includes the North Carolina League of Nursing Education constitution and bylaws and the program for the forty-fifth annual convention program. Materials date from 1946 to 1948.
Photograph Collection, 1928-2023 22.75 Linear Feet (39 manuscript boxes, 4 flat boxes, 5 lantern slide boxes) and 21.09 GB
Contains photographs of the Duke University Medical Center, staff, students, professors, departments, events and educational activities, class reunions, class photographs, and student life. Photographs of affiliated local hospitals such as Watts Hospital and Lincoln Hospital are also included. The collection includes photographs appearing in the publications "The Intercom" (1979-1986) and "Perspectives" (1980-1991). Materials were created by various Duke University photographers, including staff in the Division of Educational Medial Services and Duke Photography, individuals, and the United States government. Types of materials include photographic prints of varying sizes, 35mm slides, film negatives of varying sizes, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1928 to 2023.
Contains correspondence related to Richard S. Lyman's professional career at Duke University Medical Center, as well as at other institutions and organizations, particularly his time as the chair of Duke's Department of Psychiatry. Also contains applications, reports, memoranda, projections, schedules, policies, budget records, program information, and general files related to the Department of Psychiatry, Duke Clinics and Mental Health Agencies, and other major subjects including techniques for treating various mental illnesses, African-American patients and employees, conscientious objectors, Department of Neuropsychiatry, the Department of Psychology, the Duke Parapsychology Lab, Highland Hospital, government-sponsored studies on motion sickness, psychiatric attendants, teaching, U.S. Public Health Grants, U.S. Veterans Administration, and areas of the Duke University Medical Center such as the Meyer Ward and the Children's Spastic Dormitory. Materials range in date from 1927 to 1957.
Contains CD and transcript of an oral history interview with Ruby Leila Wilson, former dean of the Duke University School of Nursing.
Ruby Leila Wilson Papers, 1930-2008 46 Linear Feet (29 cartons, 5 manuscript boxes)
1 oversize box; 1 folder
School of Nursing Records, 1930-2017 80.25 Linear Feet (50 cartons, 6 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 4 flat boxes) and 286.9 MB
This collection documents the School of Nursing (SON) at Duke University. The collection contains accreditation files; administrative records; correspondence; class records; committee information; subject files; conference information; faculty meeting materials; grant materials; records pertaining to the Nursing Student Government Association; planning materials, records pertaining to student associations, social, and honorary groups; publications, photographic material, ephemera, lectures, programs, bulletins, scrapbooks, audiovisual materials, optical media, printed materials, and other records pertaining to the SON. Materials date from 1930 to 2017.
Subject Files Collection, 1920-2022 6 Linear Feet (2 filing cabinet drawers) and 764 KB
Contains files of clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, speeches, booklets, and ephemera pertaining to departments, divisions, groups, activities, events, and public relations materials associated with Duke University Medical Center. Materials date from 1920 to 2022.
Sue Ellen Clevenger Biswell Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1955-1959 1 Linear Foot (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box) and 2 textile
Contains materials from Sue Ellen Clevenger Biswell's time as a student at Duke University School of Nursing. Types of materials include uniform clothing and textiles, student tools, and a procedural booklet. Materials range in date from circa 1955 to 1959.
Thelma Ingles Papers, 1936-2012 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons) and 1 oversized folder
Contains correspondence, diaries, reports, schedules, writings, reprints, biographical materials, and photographs pertaining to the career of Thelma M. Ingles. Major subjects include nursing education, nurse-patient relations, nursing service in hospitals, Duke Hospital, Duke University School of Nursing faculty, and Duke University Department of Nursing. Materials range from 1936 to 2014.
Tracy K. Gosselin Oral History Interview, 2021 1 interview (1 transcript) and 1.13 GB
Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on October 13, 2021 with Tracy K. Gosselin by Josephine McRobbie.In the interview, Gosselin discusses early interest in nursing and later oncology nursing, her career trajectory into leadership roles, and her thoughts on workplace culture and nursing as a profession. The themes of this interview include nursing education, patient care, and the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on healthcare.
Watts School of Nursing Records, 1975-2013 5.5 Linear Feet (3 flat boxes, 5 map folders)
Contains nursing student composites, photographs of Watts Hospital, and a certificate pertaining to Durham's Watts School of Nursing. Materials date from 1975 to 2013.
William G. Anlyan Oral History Interviews, 1978-2007 9 interviews (2 CDs, 1 DVD, 12 audio cassette tapes, 7 U-Matic tapes, 4 transcripts)
William G. Anlyan Papers, 1930-2015 213.75 Linear Feet (135 cartons, 6 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 1 card box, 3 flat boxes) and 1 artifact and 23.3 megabytes
This collections documents Anlyan's career at Duke School of Medicine. Materials include correspondence, grant information, Anlyan's memberships, School of Medicine materials, committee records, meeting materials, reports, artifacts, photographic materials, administrative and subject files, and conference materials. The materials date from 1930 to 2015.