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Children's Hospital of San Francisco Nurses' Alumnae Association collection
MSS 2006-17  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Children's Hospital of San Francisco Nurses' Alumnae Association collection
    Dates: 1925-2015
    Collection Number: MSS 2006-17
    Creator/Collector: Children's Hospital of San Francisco. Nurses' Alumnae Association
    Extent: 3.1 linear ft. (2 cartons, 1 oversize box)
    Repository: UC San Francisco. Special Collections
    San Francisco, California 94143-0840
    Abstract: Collection includes materials related to the Children's Hospital San Francisco Nurses' Alumnae Association.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is unprocessed, open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Children's Hospital of San Francisco Nurses' Alumnae Association collection. UC San Francisco. Special Collections

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Kathleen Allan, the family of Ruth Steuben Betterton, and Joan Vermond from 2007-2015.

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Children's Hospital San Francisco Training School for Nurses was founded in 1882 by Dr. Charlotte Brown. It was the first formal two-year training program for nurses in San Francisco.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection includes materials related to the Children's Hospital San Francisco Nurses' Alumnae Association, including class notes, yearbooks, photographs, uniform aprons, school records, and corresponce by alumna, Ruth Steuben, as well as organizational bylaws, newsletters, photographs, correspondences, and memorabilia. Also included in the collection are correspondence, minutes, newsletters, membership lists, photograph, list of graduates, and newspaper clippings that were transferred to the archives after the Association was dissolved in 2015. SEE ALSO MSS 89-20, MSS 91-101.

    Indexing Terms

    Nursing -- California -- San Francisco -- Societies, etc. -- History
    Nursing records