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300th General Hospital Unit Collection
Photographs, scrapbooks, unpublished reports, awards, and reunion material relating to the 300th General Hospital Unit, Vanderbilt's Medical Unit in World War II that served in Italy and North Africa. The collection also includes personal items such as scrapbooks from a few members of the unit. In addition, a few items found in the collection, primarily souvenirs, have no direct relation to the unit, but have some connection to Vanderbilt.
Sara Katherine Layton Archer biographical file
This file includes several newspaper clippings about Dr. Archer's time at Vanderbilt, especially focusing on her position as Dean of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.
Edith Brodie biographical file
File contains biographical information.
Amy Frances Brown (d.1983) biographical file
File includes two photographs, a scholarly chapter on nursing education, and other biographical information.
Amy Frances Brown Papers
The Amy Frances Brown Papers contain various documents relating to her professional career in Nursing at Vanderbilt for the years 1951-1970.
Margaret Buchanan biographical file
Biographical file contains one letter, one newspaper clipping, and an obituary. Margaret Buchanan donated several scrapbooks to the 300th General Hospital Collection which is a part of the Medical Center Archives housed in the Eskind Library Archives.
Alice Huffman Bugel (b.1917) biographical file
File contains one magazine article.
Alice Huffman Bugel Collection
Collection of personal recollections of Alice Huffman Bugel about her service in the 8th Evacuation Hospital during World War II Collection includes personal artifacts and memorabilia including her nurse’s uniform and accoutrements worn during her time of service in North Africa and Italy, as well as photographs, and certificates.
Gloria Calhoun biographical file
Biographical file contains Calhoun's curriculum vitae.
Luther P. Christman papers
Personal papers of Luther P. Christman, nurse, sociologist, educator, and Dean of Vanderbilt Nursing School from 1967-1972. Materials include photographs, correspondence, and other papers.
Luther Parmalee Christman (b.1915) biographical file
File contains a newsletter clipping, curriculum vitae, and other biographical information. Also includes ephemera, several pieces of correspondence related to awards and honors, a draft of a speech, and published articles relating to Christman's career.
Colleen Conway-Welch (b.1944) biographical file
Biographical file includes photographs, news clippings and biographical features, CDs, and correspondence about her participation in state and federal health commissions and other public service efforts.
Roger M. Des Prez (1929-2009) biographical file
Biographical file includes curriculum vitae, photographs, obituary, clippings and other biographical information.
Marjorie Elizabeth Mathias Dobbs (b.1920) biographical file
Biographical file includes an autobiographical work entitled Personally Speaking: My Years at Vanderbilt University Hospital, published December 1998.
Mary Louise Donaldson (1930-2007) biographical file
Biographical file includes articles, obituary, and reception invitation. This file also includes material from a photo album given to Donaldson as a retirement present, including family and faculty retirement party photographs, congratulatory note cards from close friends and others across the university, and other mementos.
Robert H. Elrod (1897-1997) biographical file
Biographical file includes two news clippings.
Rosamond Gabrielson (1922) biographical file
Biographical file includes photographs, news pubications, news clippings, and a collection of student memoirs for Miss Gabrielson.
Rosamond Gabrielson Papers
Personal papers of Rosamond Gabrielson, nurse and nursing director at Vanderbilt Medical Center from 1976-1987. Material includes: manuscripts, and speeches, biographical material, correspondence, reprints, articles, handbooks, pamphlets, proceedings, symposia, conferences, newspaper clippings, grant applications, committee work, photographs, and files pertaining to the American Nurse's Association.
Alma Gault (1891-1981) biographical file
biographical material, correspondence, newspaper clippings, ANA Hall of Fame Application for Alma Gault
Alma Elizabeth Gault Papers
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.
- Subject: Nursing X
- VUMC Historical Images and Biographies 27
- Vanderbilt University Special Collections 8
- Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection 8
- Nursing 42
- VUMC History 26
- Women in Medicine 13
- Military Medicine 6
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 6
- Vanderbilt University. School of Nursing. 5
- Health Administration 4
- Activists 3
- African Americans--Civil rights 3
- Civil rights--United States 3
- Political activists 3
- Social movements 3
- Tennessee History 3
- Vanderbilt History 3
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 3
- Medical Education 2
- Nursing Service, Hospital 2
- Surgery 2
- Vanderbilt University--History 2
- Cellular/Molecular Biology 1
- Dietetics -- nutrition 1
- History of Medicine 1
- Infectious Diseases 1
- Medicine 1
- Meharry Medical College 1
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History 1
- Nurse Administrators 1
- Nutrition 1
- Pathology 1
- Professional Associations 1
- Psychiatry 1
- Psychology 1
- United States. Army. Evacuation Hospital, 8th 1
- Vanderbilt University -- History -- Sources 1
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1
- educational institutions 1 ∧ less
- Bugel, Alice 1
- Christman, Luther P. 1
- Gabrielson, Rosamond 1
- Johnson, Dorothy 1
- Laben, Joyce Kemp 1
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