Nursing -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Scope and Contents The bibliography of Florence Nightingale is not an extensive one when considered in terms of her contribution to and impact on our world; many public figures of her time and since whose influence has been measurably less wrote more themselves and have had more written about them than she. Her own published works were limited to a handful of quasi-official reports, a slim book, and a few pamphlets, but it would be presumptuous to attempt assessing the importance of their influence on the...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1850-1900; 1812-2003
Abstract Harper Hospital was founded in May 1863 on land donated by Walter Harper. The hospitals first patients were Civil War soldiers, and it continued its designation as a military hospital during both World Wars. In 1866 Harper Hospital opened as a general hospital and would add a nursing school in 1883. The hospital's records relate to the history of both the hospital and its School of Nursing.
Dates: 1857 - 1989