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ITEM Identifier: H MS c438

Massachusetts General Hospital Training School for Nurses student photograph album Digital

Scope and Contents

Consists of one photograph album depicting Massachusetts General Hospital nursing students and doctors in hospital and leisure settings. Photographs are snapshots likely taken by the album's creator. Images are labels with a mixture of proper names, nicknames, and commentary; several pages are embellished with ink sketches. One photograph labeled "The Seniors" indicates that the album was created by a student at the Massachusetts General Hospital Training School for Nurses.


  • 1912-1913

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Conditions Governing Use

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0.8 cubic feet (1 small drop-front box)

Biographical / Historical

Unidentified student attended the Massachusetts General Hospital Training School for Nurses. The school began in 1873 as the Boston Training School for Nurses and later became the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing. The school's last class graduated in 1981.

Processing Information

Processed by Charlotte Lellman in January 2021. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.

Massachusetts General Hospital Training School for Nurses. Student photograph album, 1912-1913 (inclusive): A Finding Aid
Charlotte Lellman
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

The Center for the History of Medicine in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine is one of the world's leading resources for the study of the history of health and medicine. Our mission is to enable the history of medicine and public health to inform healthcare, the health sciences, and the societies in which they are embedded.

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