Nursing. Nursing History
The collection provides context and support to the materials found in the University of Connecticut School of Nursing Archives. This area is particularly strong in its documentation of the professional development, status, and legal activities associated with nursing by the organizations in Connecticut on behalf of their members as well as 20th century nurse training. There is limited, but significant, documentation of information on 19th century nursing activities during the American Civil War in the Josephine Dolan Collection. Formats accepted include manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, sound recordings, and moving images.
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Photocopies of articles from different newspapers related to a strike by employees of the Milford Mental Health Clinic in 1983. The strikers were a part of AFSCME Local 1303, a labor union that represents public service workers throughout Connecticut, and the United States.
Abstract Committee materials pertaining to the naming of University buildings.
Abstract Professional papers of Peggy Chinn, emerita Professor of Nursing at the University of Connecticut.
Dates: undated, 1969-2003
Abstract Administrative records of the Connecticut League for Nursing whose mission is to: foster partnerships between academic and clinical nursing leaders; facilitate access to formal nursing education programs in the State of Connecticut; provide affordable, accessible, and contemporary continuing education programs and forums; and support the National League for Nursing's initiatives related to Nurse Faculty Development, Nursing Research and Nursing Workforce Demographics (from CLN mission...
Dates: undated, 1952-2003
Abstract The Connecticut Nurses' Association (CNA) is a professional organization of registered Nurses in Connecticut and a member of the American Nurses' Association (ANA). CNA was established in 1904 as the Graduate Nurses' Association (GNA) of Connecticut out of the Connecticut Training School. Its main objective was to draft and introduce into legislation a bill to regulate nursing practice in Connecticut. The main headquarters of the CNA is located in Meriden, Connecticut.
Abstract The Connecticut Training School (CTS) for Nurses opened in 1873 and closed in 1926. The Connecticut Training School for Nurses Alumnae Association was formed in January 1891 and was dissolved in 1964. An addition to the collection includes correspondence and notes from individuals associated with the establishment of CTS.
Abstract Josephine A. Dolan was the first professor of nursing at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing. Miss Dolan collected materials to write a book on the history of nursing from dealers or, in the case of the Wolcott series, from descendants of the family.
Dates: undated, 1833-1993
Abstract The Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) is comprised of RNs and others interested in nursing research. It was established in 1988 as the research arm of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Nursing Association (MARNA) and the New England Organization for Nursing (NEON). The ENRS region includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington, D.C.
Abstract Twenty-three letters addressed to either Philip and/or Hazel Greene between 1941 and 1947 regarding life during World War II. Included are correspondence with family and friends of Winsted, Connecticut.
Abstract Materials collected by Eleanor Herrmann, Professor of Nursing at the University of Connecticut, regarding the history of nursing.
Abstract The professional papers of Clyde Jones, faculty member in the School of Family Studies (Home Economics) at the University of Connecticut from 1961 to 1985.
Dates: undated, 1962-1987
Abstract The Meriden-Wallingford School of Nursing traces its history to the establishment of the Meriden Hospital Nursing program in 1892. The program flourished from the 1890s until 1973 when it was phased out, following the national trend to move nursing programs from the hospital environment to a collegiate environment. The last class graduated in 1976.
Dates: undated, 1929-1999
Abstract Official records of the major New England regional nursing association.
Abstract Materials pertaining to Mr. Ratchford's term of office as United States Congressman representing Connecticut's fifth Congressional district.
Dates: undated, 1961-1986
Abstract Administrative records documenting the work of the School of Allied Health at the University of Connecticut.
Abstract Records of the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, established in 1942 and accredited since 1943. The collection contains faculty meeting minutes, project documentation, photographs, multimedia and ephemeral materials. Further information is available from the School's
Dates: undated, 1938-2008
Abstract The Middlesex Memorial Hospital was founded in 1904 and given authority to operate a school of nursing in 1908. The first class of three students graduated 20 February 1910. The school was approved by the State Board of Examiners in 1918, and first granted accreditation by the National League for Nursing in 1946. In 1970, in honor of a graduate and 45 year employee, the school changed its name to Ona M. Wilcox School of Nursing, and again when it was granted accreditation by the state as a...
Dates: undated, 1907-2007