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Series XIII: Photographs and slides, 1775-1976


Scope and Contents

A small collection of photographs documenting the ancient origins of medicine, when studies of medicine were initiated in Grecian and Egyptian civilizations. The majority of contents from this box date from the 18th to 20th century and document the history of nursing through photography. From photographs of images memorializing the nursing initiatives at the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill to portraits of important icons of nursing history such as Lillian Wald and Florence Nightingale and the evolution of nursing schools in Connecticut, the achievements, advancements and triumphs of nursing have been preserved, including those who led and partook in them.


  • 1775-1976


The collection is open and available for research.


From the Collection: 6.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Photographs of scenes and individuals, photographs of newspaper headings, and photographs with written quotes, letters written in script. Postcards from England in the 1900s, and honor society memberships from the 1900s are depicted.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US