Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Resources for the history of nursing

It's not always easy to determine from our collection information online which archival collections and other materials in the Historical Collections & Archives might be useful for a study of the history of nursing. The following list was just put together for folks at the OHSU School of Nursing, and is current as of today (but stay tuned for new receipts!)--



1998-007 Hills, Hilderbrandt and Richards Papers
Nurses with 46th General Hospital, WWII

1999-007 University of Oregon Medical School Business Office
Information on Dept. of Nursing Education fees, 1932-33, 1941-42

2000-006 Colonel Strohm's Nurses Photograph Album
Nurses with 46th General Hospital, WWII

2000-007 Charles F. Norris Photograph Album
Photographs of campus activities and people, including nurses and nursing events, ca. 1920s-1960s

2003-001 Kathryn D. Hilterbrandt Collection
Nurses with 46th General Hospital, WWII

2003-004 Naida Hoffman Collection
Nurses with 46th General Hospital, WWII

2003-006 President's Office Papers
SON administration, ca. 1970s-1980s

2004-001 Richard B. Dillehunt Photograph Album
Photographs of campus activities and people, including nurses, ca. 1918-1927

2004-002 University News and Publications Video Collection
Media clips on news stories, including nursing

2004-003 University News and Publications Print Collection
Publications produced by OHSU units, including SON

2004-008 University Relations, Public Affairs
Materials pertaining to administration of UOMS Dept. of Nursing education 1930s-1970s

2004-029 Carol A. Lindeman Collection
Papers of Dean Lindeman

2005-002 School of Nursing Collection
Records of the School

2005-003 All Hill Council Image Collection
Scrapbook of the student organization, 1988-89

2006-008 Catherine Prideaux Holmes Collection
Items belonging to 1932 graduate of the Multnomah Training School for Nurses

2008-005 UOMS Nursing Clerkship Papers
Research conducted by students in clerkships, 1943-45

2008-012 Oregon Nurses Association Records
Materials pertaining to the ONA, 1949-63

2008-013 University of Oregon Department of Nursing Records
Administrative records, 1927-1968

(Unaccessioned to date) Eleanor Donaldson Papers
Nurse with the 46th Base Hospital, WWI


#9 Barbara C. Gaines, R.N. Ed.D.
#11 May E. Rawlinson, R.N., Ph.D.
#14 Bernice Orwig Cochran
#17 Sarah E. Porter, R.N., Ph.D.
#25 Ruby Hills, Katherine (Kay) Fisher Hilterbrant, Edith Moore Richards
#26 Carol Ann Lindeman, R.N., Ph.D.
#46 Barbara Hiatt Jacob
#52 Grace Phelps Williams
#66 Bernice Jones
#67 Carol Pearson Storer
#74 Betty Weible
#98 Kathleen Potempa, R.N., D.N.Sc.
#99 Mary McFarland, Ph.D.


77-39.4.2 Nurse’s syringe with chain
77-116.1 Cold pack from the Dept. of Nursing Education
77-280.1.7 Dissection kit from the Dept. of Nursing Education
2008-3.1.4 Nursing uniform, 1965 (Linda Goodman Miller)


Images of people, places, and subjects associated with the history of OHSU, including clinical nurses, nursing students, and nursing faculty


Reference collections of ephemera such as clippings, brochures, prints and other materials; includes files on many nursing faculty as well as files on history of nursing, nursing education in Oregon and SON and its predecessor institutions


SON yearbooks, catalogs, commencement and convocation programs, alumni directories, histories and memoirs, faculty and student handbooks, accreditation documents, and other miscellaneous publications; check library catalog for complete holdings

(Collection searchable through library catalog)

Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
Hospital sketches / By L. M. Alcott. (Boston : J. Redpath, 1863.)

Billroth, Theodor, 1829-1894.
The care of the sick at home and in the hospital; a handbook for families and for nurses. Tr. by J.B. Endean. (London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1880?) 6th ed.

Dock, Lavinia L., 1858-1956.
Short papers on nursing subjects / by L.L. Dock. (New York : M.L. Longeway, 1900.)

Domville, Edward James.
A manual for hospital nurses and others engaged in attending on the sick / by Edward J. Domville. (Philadelphia : P. Blakiston, 1881.) 4th ed.

Donné, Alfred, 1801-1878.
Mothers and infants, nurses and nursing / by Al Donné ; translation from the French of a treatise on nursing, weaning, and the general treatment of young children. (Boston : Brown, Taggard & Chase, 1860.) 3rd ed.

Fullerton, Anna M.
A handbook of obstetric nursing for nurses, students and mothers : comprising the course of instruction in obstetric nursing given to the pupils of the training school for nurses connected with the Woman's Hospital of Philadelpia / Anna M. Fullerton. (Philadelphia : P. Blakiston's Son, 1900, c1899)

Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905.
My story of the war : a woman's narrative of four years personal experience as nurse in the Union Army, and in relief work at home, in hospitals, camps, and at the front during the war of the rebellion. With anecdotes, pathetic incidents, and thrilling reminiscences portraying the lights and shadows of hospital life and the sanitary service of the war / By Mary A. Livermore . (Hartford : A.D. Worthington and Company, 1888.)

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
The Nightingale pledge. (Philadelphia : W. B. Saunders, [19--])

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
Notes on nursing : what it is, and what it is not / by Florence Nightingale. (New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1860)

Storer, Horatio Robinson, 1830-1922.
On nurses and nursing : with especial reference to the management of sick women / By Dr. Horatio Robinson Storer. (Boston : Lee and Shepard, 1868.)

Weeks-Shaw, Clara S.
A text-book of nursing : for the use of training schools, families, and private students / compiled by Clara S. Weeks. (New York : D. Appleton, 1892, c1885.)

Weeks-Shaw, Clara S.
A text-book of nursing for the use of training schools, families, and private students / compiled by Clara S. Weeks-Shaw. (New York : D. Appleton, 1899, c1892.). 2nd ed., rev. and enl. with illustrations.

Wheelock, Julia S., 1833-
The boys in white : the experience of a hospital agent in and around Washington / by Julia S. Wheelock. (New York : printed by Lange & Hillman, 1870.)

Wilson, J. C. (James Cornelius), 1847-1934.
Fever-nursing: designed for the use of professional and other nurses, and especially as a text-book for nurses in training. By J. C. Wilson. (Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Company [1899]). 3d ed., rev. and enl.

Wise, P. M. (Peter Manuel), 1851-1907.
A text-book for training schools for nurses : including physiology and hygiene and the principles and practice of nursing / by P. M. Wise ; with an introduction by Edward Cowles. (New York : Putnam, 1898-1900 [c1896])

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