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EASTON, Grace (fl 1907-1944)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0387 LH/X/85
Held at: Royal London Hospital
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Full title: EASTON, Grace (fl 1907-1944)
Date(s): 1906-1944
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 0.25 linear metre
Name of creator(s): Easton | Grace | fl 1907-1944 | nurse


Administrative/Biographical history:

Grace Easton joined the London Hospital as a Probationer Nurse in 1907. She completed her training in October 1910 and joined the Private Nursing Staff. Subsequently, she worked in the Nurses' Sick Room and then as Lückes' Home Sister. She left for family reasons in January 1932.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Grace Easton, 1906-1944, comprising records relating to her career at the London Hospital, notably standing orders, notices, and timetables, regarding training of Probationers, 1906-1907; notes on medical lectures, [1907-1908], nursing lectures and Elementary Anatomy and Physiology lectures for Probationers, [1907-1910]; timetable and examination papers relating to Sick Room Cookery, 1907; record of Grace Easton's training, 1907-1909;
London Hospital Matron's Annual Letters to her Sisters and Nurses, 1908, 1910-1917; copy letter from Florence Nightingale to Nurses and Probationers, 1881; Nursing as a profession by Viscount Knutsford, [post-1914]; programme of bazaar, organised by nurses of the London Hospital, 1921; London Hospital Pharmacopoeia, 1925; menus for the London Hospital Sister' dinners, 1928-1930; London Hospital Christmas card, undated; notes on testing urine; photograph album, containing views in and around the Hospital, members of the Nursing Staff, wards, bazaars and bomb damage, 1914-1944; photograph of [Probationers at Tredegar House], 1907; Children's Ward, [1910].

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The papers are arranged as outlined in the scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the archives should first contact the Trust Archivist, the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London, E1 1BB, for an appointment.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Finding aids:

A list is available at the Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from Bexleyheath Local Studies Library in 1986.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June 2001

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