Dorothy E. Johnson biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-1014

  • Staff Only

Abstract

Photographs, memorabilia, handwritten notes, reprints, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Dates

  • 1936 - 1994

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Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections.

Historical or Biographical Note

Dorothy E. Johnson was born in Savannah, Georgia on August 21, 1919. She attended Armstrong Junior College, Savannah, GA from 1936-1938. In 1942 Johnson graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BSN. At Vanderbilt she was the outstanding student in her class and received the Founder's Medal. After graduation she joined the faculty of the Nursing School at Vanderbilt. In 1948 she received the MA/MPH from Harvard University. From Harvard she went to UCLA and remained there for the rest of her career. Dorothy Johnson published widely during her career in academic nursing. She was considered one of the outstanding nurse theorists of the 20th century.

Extent

1 mb

Language of Materials

English

Title
Dorothy E. Johnson biographical file
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2007-03-28
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

Contact:
Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


 

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