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Jessie Chivas diploma
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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: Jessie Chivas diploma
    Dates: Jun. 30, 1916
    Collection Number: MS 457
    Creator/Collector: Chivas, Jessie
    Extent: 1 folder
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Diploma issued to Jessie Chivas (a graduate of the Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland, Training School for Nurses) on June 30, 1916 for completion of a post graduate course in the practice of nursing at the Southern Pacific General Hospital [San Francisco].
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM 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 reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Jessie Chivas diploma. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Juanita Day [daughter of Jessie Chivas], 1982

    Biography/Administrative History

    Ms. Chivas was born in 1888 in Portsoy, Scotland, and later married a Mr. Davis. She came to California in 1914 and worked as a nurse for the Southern Pacific Railroad in Roseville and Sparks.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diploma issued to Jessie Chivas (a graduate of the Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland, Training School for Nurses) on June 30, 1916 for completion of a post graduate course in the practice of nursing at the Southern Pacific General Hospital [San Francisco].