Helen Greenlee Haberneck Nursing Memorabilia, 1940-1943, circa 1943, 1993, undated

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Summary

Creator:
Haberneck, Helen Greenlee, 1922-2017
Abstract:
Helen Ada (Bunny) Greenlee Haberneck (1922-2017) graduated from Duke University School of Nursing in 1943. 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.
Extent:
0.6 Linear Feet (1 flat box, 1 letter folder) and 8 textiles
Collection ID:
MC.0165

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Scope and content:

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.

Biographical / historical:

Helen Ada (Bunny) Greenlee Haberneck (1922-2017) was born in 1922 in Mitchell County, North Carolina. She was the fourth daughter of Thomas Samuel and Amelia Meares Greenlee. Greenlee attended Harris High School and graduated in 1938 as Salutatorian of her class. She then attended Western Carolina Teachers College for two years and transferred to Duke University School of Nursing and graduated in 1943 with honors. While at Duke, she was the Vice President of her senior class.
After Duke, Haberneck worked for two years as an operating room nurse at Charlotte Memorial Hospital. When World War II ended, she married to Lt. William V. Haberneck of Caledenia, New York, and they moved to Oak Field, New York, where she worked at the hospital in Medina for two years. After moving back to Spruce Pine, North Carolina, she worked for ten years at the Spruce Pine Community Hospital and then as an office nurse for Dr. David Phillips for seventeen years.
Helen was a member of the Grassy Creek Presbyterian Church and served as First Woman Elder of the church. She also served as Secretary and Treasurer of the women of the church for many years.
Haberneck and her husband had two children.
Haberneck died in 2017 in Spruce Pine, North Carolina.

Acquisition information:
Accession A2018.013 (gift by Laura Haberneck, April 2018), Accession A2018.031 (gift by Laura Haberneck, June 2018)
Processing information:

Processed by Lucy Waldrop: May 2018

Arrangement:
Organized into the following series: School of Nursing Memorabilia, 1940-1943, circa 1943, 1993, undated.
Rules or conventions:
DACS

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Personal Name(s):
Haberneck, Helen Greenlee, 1922-2017
Corporate Name(s):
Duke University. School of Nursing
Topical Term(s):
Students, Nursing.
Clothing.
Nursing.

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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred citation:

[Identification of item], Helen Greenlee Haberneck Nursing Memorabilia, Duke University Medical Center Archives.