Videotape collection of Hildegard E. Peplau, 1968-2000
Videotapes of speeches by, and interviews with, educator and psychiatric nurse, Hildegard E. Peplau.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
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Copyright. Copyright varies from tape to tape. Copyright in the videotapes created by Hildegard E. Peplau is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other materials in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
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The videotape collection of educator and psychiatric nurse, Hildegard E. Peplau contains interviews with, lectures by, or panel discussions including Peplau. All are VHS, except where noted. For videotape reels #1-3, please see the Papers of Hildegard E. Peplau, 84-M107. Titles in quotes and/or italics were transcribed from tape labels. All other titles were devised by the processor.
Hildegard Elizabeth Peplau (1909-1999), educator and psychiatric nurse, was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Polish and Russian immigrants Gustav and Ottylie Peplau. Educated at local schools, she received a diploma in nursing from Pottstown Hospital Training School in Pennsylvania, in 1931; an A.B. from Bennington College (1943); an A.M. (1947) and Ed.D (1953) both from Teachers College, Columbia University; and a certificate in Psychoanalysis Applied for Teachers from William Alanson White Institute (1954). Peplau served in the United States Army Nurse Corps (1943-1945), and was a faculty member at the College of Nursing at Rutgers University (1954-1974), becoming chair of the Department of Psychiatric Nursing and director of the graduate program in 1955, and Professor in Nursing in 1960. An advocate of professionalization and graduate training for nurses, Peplau was active in the leadership of many nursing and health associations.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession numbers: 90-M132, 2000-M85
These videotapes were included wth the papers of Hildegard E. Peplau (MC 604), that were given to the Schlesinger Library by Hildegard E. Peplau and the College of Nursing, Rutgers, between 1990 and 2000.
Processed: October 2009
By: Melissa Dollman
- Peplau, Hildegard E. Videotape collection of Hildegard E. Peplau, 1968-2000: A Finding Aid
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