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.
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.
Helen Greenlee Haberneck Nursing Memorabilia, 1940-1943, circa 1943, 1993, undated 0.6 Linear Feet (1 flat box, 1 letter folder) and 8 textiles
Contains Haberneck's School of Nursing uniform, nursing caps, aprons, 2 sets of wrist cuffs, 2 sashes, a bib, a letter, biographical information, clippings, a "Whitecaps" newsletter, and a notebook. Materials date to 1940-1943, circa 1943, 1993, undated.
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.
Helen Rearden Nursing Memorabilia, 1944-circa 1993 0.25 Linear Feet (1 half manuscript box)
Contains Helen Rearden's Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) memorabilia. Rearden graduated from DUSON in 1947. Includes clippings, notes, Report of the Graduate Committee, DUSON orientation information, a DUSON pin, and a nursing cap. Materials date from 1944 to circa 1993.
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.
Julia Glenn Hester Nursing Memorabilia, 1959 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder) and one nursing cape
Contains Julia Glenn Hester's Duke University School of Nursing diploma and blue-gray wool nursing cape. Materials date to 1959.