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.
Anna Cooper Painter Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1948 0.1 Linear Feet (3 folders)
Materials in is collection relate to Santa Filomena and Anna Cooper Painter's time as a nurse. The materials are all circa 1948.
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.
Biographical Files Collection, 1930s-present 9 Linear Feet (3 drawers) and 313 KB
Contains files of clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, obituaries, and other materials pertaining to biographical information of individuals associated with Duke University Medical Center and the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Materials range in date from the 1930s to the present.
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.
Contains interview tapes and transcript of an oral history interview with Donna Allen Harris, the first African-American to graduate from the Duke University School of Nursing. Harris's experiences integrating the school system in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and the Duke University School of Nursing are the major subjects of this interview.
Contains materials from the Duke Chapter of the American Association for Men in Nursing (DAAMN). Files contain the groups' administrative records, activities and events in which DAAMN is involved, as well as application materials and other supporting documentation for the American Association for Men in Nursing's award for the Best School for Men in Nursing. Files date from 2000 to 2022, with the bulk of the materials from 2019 to 2022.
Contains the administrative records of the Duke Chapter of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA). Includes meeting material, membership information, planning documents, programming information, the Duke Chapter of the NSNA constitution, bylaws, financial information, and notes. Materials date from 2020 to 2022.
Duke Endowment Awards Records, 1968-1998 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons)
Contains materials pertaining to the award of funds to the Duke University Medical Center by the Duke Endowment, a philanthropic agency established by the family of James Buchanan Duke. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, articles, press releases, pamphlets, and budgets. Materials range in date from 1968 to 1998.
Duke Medical Faculty Wives Records, 1968-2018 5.8 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 4 flat boxes, 1 map folder) and 34.3 KB
Contains materials documenting the Duke Medical Faculty Wives and their running of the Nearly New Shoppe as a means to raise money for scholarships to the Duke University School of Medicine and the Duke University School of Nursing. Types of materials include administrative records, by-laws, financial records, roosters, photo albums, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, invitations, architectural plans, and digital files. Materials date from 1968-2018.
Contains the administrative records for the Duke University School of Nursing Student Council. Files document the group's event flyers, membership, and meeting materials. Materials date to 2022.
Elizabeth Hodges Nursing Memorabilia, 1963-1966 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Includes personal photographs, newspaper clippings, and programs for the Duke University School of Nursing pin presentation and graduation exercises. The material dates from 1963 to 1966.
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.
Framed Items Collection, 1955-1995 63 items (items include framed photographs and portraits, plaques, and architectural drawings)
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 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.
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.
Intercom Photographs and Contact Sheet Collection, 1977-1986 9.5 Linear Feet (4 cartons, 5 manuscript boxes, and 2 card boxes)
Contains contact sheets, photographs, and informational index cards from the publication the "Intercom." Materials range in date from 1977 to 1986.
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.
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.
Louanne K. Watley Nursing Memorabilia, 1959-1960 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Contains 7 black and white photographs of nurse anesthesia students in front of Watts Hospital, Dr. Austin Herr, Mary Campbell teaching, Campbell posing with nurse anesthesia students during their 18 month course, and Louanne Watley posing with others at John Umstead Hospital. Photographs date from 1959 to 1960.
Dennis speaks about her background; the medical care in her small town; her decision to enter the nursing profession; her decision to go to Duke; testing to be accepted at Duke; three years' study at Duke; a few memories of being at Duke; especially ill patients on Nott Ward; the types of patients; standing up when authority figures entered the room; her favorite doctors; free time activities; the hands-on nature of nursing at the time; keeping uniforms clean; Dean Margaret Pinkerton; tuberculosis patients; polio patients; nurses administering medications; hands-on care; courses in the nursing school; private rooms; Drake Ward; general stories of the patients she remembers; perceptions of World War II; being a cadet nurse; Dean Florence Wilson; helping each other; working on the wards at night; penicillin; Baker House; the housemother; remembering an orderly who was a friend; uniforms; the capping ceremony; and her life after graduating from Duke.
- Dennis, Louise Williams.
- Duke University.
- Duke University. School of Nursing.
- History of Medicine -- North Carolina -- Personal Narratives.
- Women in medicine.
- Oral histories.
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.
Contains an oral history interview and transcript.
News Service Clippings Collection, 1927-1986 30 Linear Feet (20 cartons)
Office of Creative Services and Marketing Communications Records, 1970-2022 19.5 Linear Feet (13 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 CD box) and 47.17 GB
Contains photographs, negatives, and contact sheets taken for publication purposes, including for the publication "INSIDE Duke Medicine." Other materials include promotional flyers, brochures, posters, annual reports, long range plans, handbooks, buttons, pins, and other materials intended for an internal audience. The collection also contains the binders and files of Marsha Green, the former manager of internal communications and assistant director of communications and editor of "INSIDE Duke Medicine," materials including correspondence, clippings, handwritten notes, presentations, news releases, drafts, reports, handbooks, brochures, publications, and resumes. Also includes digital files. Digital files document Duke Health's response to COVID-19 and include images distributed to external news organizations and content from Duke Health's COVID-19 website (https://covid-19.dukehealth.org/). The files document the document library, marketing plans, Duke Health COVID-19 Response Team and Duke Health Nursing virtual town hall videos, and other video messages pertaining to Duke Health's clinical response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The digital files also document Moments to Movement (M2M), Duke Health's collective stand against systemic racism, injustice, and hate, panel series and associated virtual town halls for Duke University Health System Duke University School of Nursing, and Duke University School of Medicine. Materials date from 1970 to 2022.
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.
The Promising Practices Records contains the records of the Pastoral/Parish Nursing component. These materials range in date from 1999 to 2004. Subjects include administrative records, meeting minutes, correspondence with area churches and the original program handout. Materials are arranged alphabetically. The Parish Nursing component was under the Divinity School and School of Nursing with funding from the Duke Endowment. The Parish Nursing component was active from 1999 to 2004. It ended when the grant to fund it ended.
Publications Collection, 1932-present 47.25 Linear Feet (9 cartons, 36 manuscript boxes, 3 half manuscript boxes,15 flat boxes, 16 index card boxes) and 61 bound volumes and 54.45 MB
Contains newsletters and periodicals produced for the Duke University Medical Center and Health System communities. Most materials were created and published by Duke University groups. Duke Medical Alumni materials were created for graduates of the School of Medicine, as well as faculty and house staff who worked at Duke. Items are arranged into boxes by date and ordered by title. Due to irregular collection, some titles may be missing issues. Materials date from 1932 to present.
Organized by accession: A2004-010, 2001-2002; A2004-034, 1994-2004; A2004-038, 1990-2004; A2004-047, 1967-2004.
Ralph Snyderman (Personal) Papers, 1899-2006 57.5 Linear Feet (38 cartons, 1 flat box)
Contains the collected papers of Ralph Snyderman. Materials document Snyderman's professional appointments at both Duke University and Genentech, Inc., a biomedical technology firm in San Francisco, California. The papers consist of publications, manuscript materials, research materials, collected publications and citations, presentations and related correspondence, travel files, Genentech, Inc. research and administrative materials, subject files, business records from Snyderman's role as Duke's Chancellor for Health Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) committee and working group files, and papers from other committees and professional organizations of which Snyderman was a member. Major subjects include Snyderman's research in inflammation, immunology, and rheumatology; health care reform; medical administration and the role of the academic health center; and integrative and prospective medicine. Materials range in date from 1899 to 2006.
Realia and Memorabilia Collection, 1955-2018 3.25 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 2 flat boxes), 35 loose artifacts, 9 loose plaques [5 artifacts are on loan and on display at the School of Nursing; 6 artifacts are on loan and on display in the Richmond Room D]
Includes various artifacts documenting Duke Health. Types of materials include medical instruments, plaques, a trophy, patches, buttons, pins, a key chain, holiday ornaments and a Duke AHEAD ornament, medals and awards, a flagpole, tie clips and tacks, a fishing rod, vases, a doll, paperweights, and other types of artifacts documenting Duke Health. A small amount of the items in this collection are displayed in the Richmond Room and in the School of Nursing. Materials date from 1955 to 2018, but the bulk of the items are undated.
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.
Student Affairs Records, 1978-2018 2 Linear Feet (4 manuscript boxes)
Contains booklets and programs describing Duke University School of Medicine's Hippocratic Oath ceremony and the Order of Exercises for its graduation ceremony. Also contains photographs and records for faculty and entering classes, a Student Affairs Committee's report to the Duke University Board of Trustees, and records from the 2005 SGEA/SGSA/SMAS/SOSR Annual Spring Meeting. Materials date from 1978 to 2018.
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.
Vice Provost's Advisory Committee Records, 1963-1977 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Includes correspondence, minutes, handwritten notes, and meeting agendas pertaining to Duke University Medical Center's Vice Provost's Advisory Committee. Materials date from 1963 to 1977.