8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Nursing.

  1. Christian A. Fleetwood papers, 1797-1945

    400 items. 2 containers plus 2 oversize. 1 linear foot. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and civic leader. Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs pertaining to Fleetwood's military and civilian career during and after the Civil War, education, nursing, and slavery, and other civic and social concerns of the African-American community. Material relates chiefly to the District of Columbia where Fleetwood held various government and business positions. Includes papers of his wife Sara Iredell Fleetwood, a nurse, and correspondence of other family members.

  2. Florence Deakins Becker papers, 1891-1963

    3,000 items. 10 containers plus 21 oversize. 8.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nurse and volunteer worker. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Becker’s volunteer activities on behalf of various health and medical causes, especially the crusade against tuberculosis and cancer.

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  3. Frans August Larson family papers, 1864-2021

    6,700 items. 19 containers plus 2 oversize. 7.7 linear feet. 21 digital files (322.95 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Frans August Larson, Swedish-born missionary, expedition guide, entrepreneur, and diplomatic advisor in Mongolia; his wife, Mary Rodgers Larson, American missionary in northern China; their children, especially Mary Larson Walker and her husband, writer C. Lester Walker. Correspondence, photographs, writings, and other records relating to family life and activities during their time in Mongolia and Kalgan (now known as Zhangjiakou), China, 1893-1939, and subsequent years in the United States, primarily in Alabama, California, and Connecticut, and on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

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  4. Clara Barton papers, 1805-1963

    66,000 items. 189 containers plus 18 oversize. 100 linear feet. 123 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Philanthropist, nurse, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, legal and financial papers, organizational records, lectures, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Barton's work to provide relief services during the Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, the work of the American National Red Cross which she founded, and the National First Aid Association of America.

  5. Frontier Nursing Service, Inc., Washington Committee records, 1976-1994

    350 items. 1.5 containers. .5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nursing service. Correspondence, minutes, membership rosters, and printed matter documenting the fund-raising activities of the Washington Committee of the Frontier Nursing Service, an organization based in Wendover, Kentucky, providing rural health care.

  6. Lavinia L. Dock papers, 1908-1949

    350 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nurse, public health activist, and author. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to Dock's work with the American Association of the Red Cross, the Henry Street Settlement in New York, N.Y., and the International Council of Nurses.

  7. Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson papers, 1846-2003

    90,000 items. 330 containers plus 1 classified, 4 oversize, and 1 artifact. 132.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer, journalist, radio broadcaster, cinematographer, diplomat's spouse, and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, family papers, photographs, subject files, notebooks and albums, clippings, printed matter and other material documenting Patterson's early life and family history, her career, her activities while accompanying her husband to various diplomatic postings, her activism with various clubs and organizations, and her philanthropy.

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  8. John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966

    400 items. 3 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World War II.