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.