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NIGHTINGALE, Florence, 1820 - 1910, reformer of hospital nursing


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 0097 NIGHTINGALE

Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science

Title: NIGHTINGALE, Florence, 1820 - 1910, reformer of hospital nursing

Date(s): 1851-1897

Level of description: collection

Extent: 28 volumes

Name of creator(s): Nightingale Florence, 1820 - 1910, reformer of hospital nursing

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

Florence Nightingale, 1820-1910, was born in Florence and educated in nursing by the Protestant Sisters of Mercy at Kaiserwerth on the Rhine. She went to the Crimea in 1854, and made her reputation in the military hospitals there. When she returned to England she devoted a 50,000 testimonial to the foundation of the Nightingale home for the training of nurses. She spent much of the rest of her life writing and lecturing.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Works by Florence Nightingale, and works by various authors, the property of, or containing contributions by Florence Nightingale, on subjects including nursing, public health, hospital administration, and military hospitals.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

This collection is arranged in 28 volumes: Vols. 1-22, Works by Florence Nightingale, arranged chronologically, 1851-1897. Vols. 23-28, Works by various authors, the property of, or containing contributions by Florence Nightingale, arranged chronologically, 1865-1894.

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APPLY TO ARCHIVIST

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Printed handlist and online catalogue available.

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note:

Archivist's note: Output from CAIRS using template 14 and checked by hand on May 29, 2002

Date(s) of descriptions: 29 May 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Health policy | Health
Hospital administration | Hospitals | Health services
Hygiene | Health
Military medicine | Medical sciences
Nursing | Medical sciences
Surgery | Medical sciences
Medical institutions
Social sciences
Social welfare

Personal names
Nightingale | Florence | 1820-1910 | reformer of hospital nursing

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