Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Nursing classics added

A wonderful donation of seventeen books, courtesy of former OHSU School of Nursing faculty member Wilma Peterson, has brought several nursing classics into the historical collections--along with some colorful commentary.

In addition to important titles such as Amy Frances Brown's Research in nursing (1958) and the paired reports Abstract for Action (1970) and From Abstract Into Action (1973) edited by Jerome Lysaught, the donation contained a copy of Blanche Pfefferkorn and Marian Rottman's Clinical education in nursing (1932). The previous owner, SON faculty member Lucile Gregerson, jotted her critique of the book, and its author, on the front flyleaf:

Lucile also extra-illustrated her copy of Margaret Bridgman's Collegiate education for nursing (1953) with a photograph of herself with the author and SON faculty members Eleanor Palmquist and Olive Slocum:

A complete list of the titles donated by Wilma Peterson is below. Once through cataloging, they will be available to researchers through the OHSU Library. Enjoy!

Guinée, Kathleen K. The aims and methods of nursing education [by] Kathleen K. Guinée. New York, Macmillan [c1966]. With d-j. Signature of Lucille Gregerson.

Abdellah, Faye G. Better patient care through nursing research / Faye G. Abdellah, Eugene Levine. New York : Macmillan, c1965. 1st ed., 2nd printing. Signature of Wilma Peterson.

Bridgman, Margaret. Collegiate education for nursing / by Margaret Bridgman. New York, Russell Sage Foundation, 1953. With signature of Lucille Gregerson and extra-illustrated with photo of Gregerson, author, Eleanor Palmquist, and Olive Slocum at UOMS.

Pfefferkorn, Blanche, 1884-1961. Clinical education in nursing, by Blanche Pfefferkorn and Marian Rottman. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1932. With signature and mss. annotations of Lucille Gregerson.

Stewart, Isabel Maitland. The education of nurses; historical foundations and modern trends, by Isabel Maitland Stewart. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1943. With signature of Lucille Gregerson.

Brown, Esther Lucile, 1898- Nursing for the future, a report prepared for the National Nursing Council. New York, Russell Sage Foundation, 1948. With d-j. Signature of Lucille Gregerson.

Brown, Esther Lucile, 1898- Newer dimensions of patient care. New York, Russell Sage Foundation, 1961-1964. 3 vols. Signature of Lucille Gregerson.

Brown, Esther Lucile, 1898- Nursing reconsidered: a study of change. Pt. 1, The professional role in institutional nursing. Phila. : Lippincott, 1970.

Lysaught, Jerome P. An abstract for action. New York, McGraw-Hill [1970]. Signature of Wilma Peterson.

Lysaught, Jerome P. From abstract into action. New York, McGraw-Hill [1973]. Signature of Lucille Gregerson.

Wolf, Lulu Kathryn 1903- Nursing / by Lulu Kathryn Wolf. New York [etc.] Appleton-Century [1947].

Henderson, Virginia. ICN basic principles of nursing care. London : ICN, 1961, 1960. Signature of Wilma Peterson.

Brown, Amy Frances. Research in nursing. Philadelphia, Saunders, 1958. Signature of Lucille Gregerson.

Schmahl, Jane A. Experiment in change: an interdisciplinary approach to the integration of psychiatric content in baccalaureate nursing education. New York, Macmillan 1966.

Sand, Ole. Curriculum study in basic nursing education. New York, Putnam 1955. Signature of Effie Swenson.

Sand, Ole. An experience in basic nursing education/ by Ole Sand and Helen C. Belcher. New York, Putnam 1958. With d-j. Signature of Lucille Gregerson.

Bixler, Roy W. Administration for nursing education in a period of transition, by Roy W Bixler and Genevieve Bixler. New York, Putnam, 1954. Signature of Effie Swenson.

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