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Abortion Rights Association of Illinois records, 1963-1976
The records of Illinois Citizens for the Medical Control of Abortion, later the Abortion Rights Association of Illinois document their efforts to change Illinois abortion law in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Adele Heineman collection, 1908
Adele Heineman, a Swedish American, taught nursing classes at St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago in the early 1900s. This collection consists of two postcards.
Alice Hamilton collection, 1913-1995
This collection includes published material by Alice Hamilton, newspaper clippings regarding her career, a commemorative U.S. postage stamp, and a book review of Barbara Sicherman's biography. Correspondence with Nicolette Malone, Lea D. Taylor, Russell Ward Ballard, and Francesca Molinaro is als...
Anne Zimmerman papers, 1942-2003
Collection includes material from Anne Zimmerman’s career in Montana, California, and Illinois, including her years at Loyola University in Chicago. It includes documents from her involvement with the California State Nurses’ Association (CSNA, now the CNA), the Illinois Nurses’ Association (INA)...
Bertha Van Hoosen papers, 1931-1960
Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen was the first female faculty member of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She experimented with the use of scopolamine-morphine anesthesia in surgery and received the highest score in the 1913 Civil Service Board examinations for gynecological staff at Cook Coun...
Chicago Area Pharmacy Photograph Collection, 1955
This collection of 35 mm color slides of Chicago and suburban drugstores was created by an unidentified photographer in 1955. It depicts pharmacies in various Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs. This collection was donated by Dr. Richard J. Anzalone, an alumnus of the College of Pharmacy, and reti...
Chicago Nursing Students Collection, 1922-1993
This collection holds small collections of nursing education materials from nursing students.
Chicago Veteran Druggists' Association Records, 1839-1967
The Chicago Veteran Druggists’ Association (commonly abbreviated as CVDA) was a social and pharmaceutical organization founded by Thomas Nevins Jamieson in 1898. This collection documents the history of the CVDA, with some documentation of its sister organizations in Minnesota.
Cook County School of Nursing records, 1883-1981
The Cook County School of Nursing (CCSN) began in 1929 when students from the last graduating class of the Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) finished their final year of coursework at this newly formed institution. CCSN emerged out of two pressing factors: the need to provide continued n...
Cook County School of Nursing records, Addenda, 1881-1979
The Cook County School of Nursing (CCSN) began in 1929 when students from the last graduating class of the Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) finished their final year of coursework at this newly formed institution. In 1949, the Cook County School of Nursing, along with three other local ...
Council of Health Sciences Libraries to the Midwest Health Sciences Libraries Network records, 1975-1977
The Midwest Health Sciences Libraries Network was created to handle the inter-library loan requests received by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). ather than establish costly branch libraries, the NLM decided to work with already existing health sciences libraries, making them Regional Medic...
Ellenor T. Dolowy papers, 1932-1957
This collection contains a set of diaries kept by Ellenor Dolowy while she was district supervisor for the Visiting Nurse Association of Chicago. The diaries contain photographs and descriptions of the people visited by the VNA.
Elsie C. Reese Lang's Cook County School of Nursing papers, 1928-1980
Elsie C. Reese Lang graduated from the Cook County School of Nursing in 1940. This collection documents aspects of her education and employment at the Visiting Nurse Association of Chicago.
Frayn Garrick Utley papers, 1963-1975
The Frayn Garrick Utley papers concern her work as Supervising Coordinator for Educational Programs at the Cook County School of Nursing. These materials include administrative files, reports, memoranda, correspondence, policy statements, minutes, and clippings.
Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (ILOTA) records, 1908-2015
This collection documents the history of the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (also known as IOTA or ILOTA) and occupational therapy in Illinois.
Illinois Training School for Nurses records, 1881-1980
The records of the Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) document the history of the school from its inception until well after it ceased operation. The collection has been divided into four series: Student records, Administrative records, Oversize items, and Indexes. Student records (1881-1...
James Etheridge papers, 1872-1897
Dr. James H. Etheridge was a physician who specialized in gynecology and obstetrics at Rush Medical College in Chicago. He was also an inventor and entrepreneur who developed a compound of manganese and iron called "artificial spiegeleisen" used in the Bessemer steel making process. The James H. ...
Jane Dent Home for the Aged records, 1898-1970
The Home for Aged and Infirm Colored People was founded in 1893 by Gabriella Knighten Smith, Fannie Mason, and others for the purpose of caring for older African Americans, without regard to creed, who were dependent on the charity of others. The records consist mainly of annual reports, board of...
League of Women Voters of Cook County records, Bulk, 1950-1980
The collection contains minutes of Board of Directors' annual meetings, correspondence, programs, studies, memoranda, pamphlets, annual reports, and surveys from 1923 until the present. The materials pertain to such issues as corrections, housing, health care, elections, the environment, and the ...
Medical Pamphlet and Ephemera collection, 1851-1998
This collection contains a large number of small collections from multiple accessions. These include small manuscripts, ephemera, memorabilia, written reports, publications, and other items or documents containing information on a variety of topics related to medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. Much...
Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing records, 1893-1981
Michael Reese Hospital was founded on the near south side of Chicago in 1881 with a mandate to treat patients regardless of race, creed, or nationality. From 1890 to 1981, the hospital operated a training program for nurses. The Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing Student Enrollment records ...
Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association records, 1949-2014
The Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association is a professional association of medical librarians from states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The records of the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association document its a...