Alma Elizabeth Gault Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0167

Scope and Contents

The Alma Elizabeth Gault Papers (.84 linear feet) contains writings by Alma Gault including correspondence, speeches and addresses, journal articles, and class notes and papers from her days as a student at the University of Chicago. Additionally, the collection includes meeting minutes and reports, awards, clippings, photographs and a tape recording of Alma Gault Day.

Dates

  • 1906 - 1974

Chronology

  • Sept. 28, 1891 Born in Farnwood, OH; daughter of Dorison Stewart and Nancy Emma Stark Gault
  • 1906-1910 Attended Wells High School, Steubenville, OH
  • 1916 Ph.B., College of Wooster, Wooster, OH
  • 1918 Attended Vassar Training Camp
  • 1918-1920 Attended Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing
  • 1922-1925 Clinic Nurse in Tuberculosis, Ohio State Department of Health
  • 1926-1927 Clinic Nurse in Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • 1927-1937 Associate Director and Instructor in Public Health Nursing, Cooke County School of Nursing (Chicago)
  • 1936-1937 Attended course at Philadelphia School of Health and Social Work; University of Chicago
  • Summers, 1927-1930 Instructor in Nursing, University of Florida
  • 1938-1943 Director, Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
  • 1943-1944 Director of Nursing Service, Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Illinois
  • 1944-1953 Director, Meharry Medical College School of Nursing
  • 1953-1967 School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University
  • 1953-1959, Associate Professor
  • 1958-1959, Acting Dean
  • 1965-1967, Dean
  • 1968 Consultant, Tennessee Mid-South Regional Medical Program
  • July 12, 1981 Died in Ohio

Sept. 28, 1891
Born in Farnwood, OH; daughter of Dorison Stewart and Nancy Emma Stark Gault
1906-1910
Attended Wells High School, Steubenville, OH
1916
Ph.B., College of Wooster, Wooster, OH
1918
Attended Vassar Training Camp
1918-1920
Attended Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing
1922-1925
Clinic Nurse in Tuberculosis, Ohio State Department of Health
1926-1927
Clinic Nurse in Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital
1927-1937
Associate Director and Instructor in Public Health Nursing, Cooke County School of Nursing (Chicago)
1936-1937
Attended course at Philadelphia School of Health and Social Work; University of Chicago
Summers, 1927-1930
Instructor in Nursing, University of Florida
1938-1943
Director, Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
1943-1944
Director of Nursing Service, Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Illinois
1944-1953
Director, Meharry Medical College School of Nursing
1953-1967
School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University
1953-1959,
Associate Professor
1958-1959,
Acting Dean
1965-1967,
Dean
1968
Consultant, Tennessee Mid-South Regional Medical Program
July 12, 1981
Died in Ohio

Extent

.84 Linear Feet (2 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Alma Elizabeth Gault Papers (.84 linear feet) contains writings by Alma Gault including correspondence, speeches and addresses, journal articles, and class notes and papers from her days as a student at the University of Chicago. Additionally, the collection includes meeting minutes and reports, awards, clippings, photographs and a tape recording of Alma Gault Day.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Title
Finding Aid for the Alma Elizabeth Gault Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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