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Birdie May Adair Collection of items pertaining to the Training Camp for Nurses at Vassar College, 1918 1918-1921
**AC 8 V3 A191m Rare  
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Box 1, Folder 1

Provenance. 1967

Scope and Content Note

1) Miss Adair's letter of gift; 2) list of the six items received.
Box 1, Folder 2

Miscellaneous items. 1918

Scope and Content Note

1) certificate awarded on completion of Vassar Training Camp for Nurses, issued to Birdie May Adair, Sep. 13, 1918; 2) reprint of "Apprenticeship to Duty" by M. Adelaide Nutting, speaking to the students of the Vassar Training Camp for Nurses, Sep. 9, 1918; 3) announcement booklet: "The Training Camp for Nurses at Vassar College"; under the auspices of the National Council of Defense & the American Red Cross. 38 p.; 4) eleven snapshots and photographs of the Vassar nurses training camp, with identification written by Miss Adair on verso: Students Hall; faculty, first term; individual faculty members Winslow, Harmer, Folin, & Sabin; the Camp parade; our squad at the corner table in cooking, instructors in white
Box 1, Folder 3

"The Thermometer," v. 1, nos. 1-12. Poughkeepsie, N.Y. June 17- Sept. 12, 1918

Scope and Content Note

weekly newspaper published by the Farm Unit and the Nurses in Training at Vassar College
Box 1, Folder 4

The Thermometer, v. 2, nos. 1-4, 6. Jan., Aug., Nov. 1919 & Mar. 1921

Scope and Content Note

newspaper published occasionally by the Graduates of the First Vassar Training Camp for Nurses