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Florence Nightingale Ward papers
MSS 2011-08  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Florence Nightingale Ward papers
    Dates: 1879-1919
    Collection Number: MSS 2011-08
    Creator/Collector: Ward, Florence Nightingale
    Extent: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box, 2 medical kits).
    Repository: UC San Francisco. Special Collections
    Abstract: The collection contains correspondence and two homeopathic medical kits.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Library & Center for Knowledge Management. All requests for permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the UCSF Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Library & Center for Knowledge Management as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Florence Nightingale Ward papers. UC San Francisco. Special Collections

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Susan Stone on behalf of Dr. John Erskine in 2012.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Dr. Florence Nightingale Ward was a prominent homeopathic physician who specialized in obstetrics and gynecology in San Francisco, CA. She was the first American woman to study medicine in European hospitals and later became the Vice President of the American Institute of Homeopathy.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains a binder of correspondence and two homeopathic medical kits. The majority of letters were written by Ward to others while she was in the United States and Europe.

    Indexing Terms

    Women physicians