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Helen F. Barton papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/256
Scope and Contents The papers of Helen F. Barton, spanning 1896 to 1930, consist of photographs, an autograph album, clippings, and typescripts, all of which relate to the Philadelphia General Hospital and its Training School for Nurses.Series 1 contains twelve photographs taken at Philadelphia General Hospital, probably around 1896. Included are photographs of nurses and interns, the hospital grounds and buildings, and the Nurses' Home. Present is a photograph of an operation being performed...

Philadelphia General Hospital Training School for Nurses duty registers

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Identifier: MSS 6/005-04
Overview In September 1883, the Board of Guardians of Philadelphia General Hospital decided to establish a training school for nurses. At first, the program could be completed in one year; eventually, the program was expanded to include three years of course work. By 1931, the school had certified almost 2,000 nurses. This collection of duty registers of the Training School for Nurses of the Philadelphia General Hospital consists of fifteen bound volumes dating from 1885 to 1911. The volumes contain...

Records of the Philadelphia General Hospital Committee on the Celebration at the Philadelphia General Hospital of the 200th Anniversary of the building of the Philadelphia Almshouse

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Identifier: MSS 6/005-01
Overview The Committee on the Celebration at the Philadelphia General Hospital of the 200th Anniversary of the Building of the Philadelphia Almshouse was established in September 1929. The committee, consisting of five members of the Medical Board of the Philadelphia General Hospital, was appointed by the President of the Medical Board. The committee was responsible for fund raising, promotion, planning the program, selecting speakers, and making out the guest list. The bicentennial celebration was...

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