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Guide to Audiocassette recording of "The voice of Florence Nightingale, introduced by Adelaide Nutting," 1939

Summary

Two audiocassette copies of a short oral introduction recorded in 1939 by nursing historian Adelaide Nutting to accompany a re-release of Florence Nightingale's 1890 Edison cylinder recording. The original re-mastered version of the few sentences spoken by Nightingale, along with Nutting's introduction, is about seven minutes long, and seems to have been originally published on an audiodisc by the Omnivox Company in 1939. The audiocassettes were produced sometime in the 1970s and the 1990s by Duke University Medical Center Library staff from an unknown sound recording source; the later copy may be used as a listening copy. A printed transcript is available with the cassettes. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11283
Title
Audiocassette recording of "The voice of Florence Nightingale, introduced by Adelaide Nutting"
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 1 pamphlet binder; 2 audiocassettes
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Two audiocassette copies of a short oral introduction recorded in 1939 by nursing historian Adelaide Nutting to accompany a re-release of Florence Nightingale's 1890 Edison cylinder recording. The original re-mastered version of the few sentences spoken by Nightingale, along with Nutting's introduction, is about seven minutes long, and seems to have been originally published on an audiodisc by the Omnivox Company in 1939. The audiocassettes were produced sometime in the 1970s and the 1990s by Duke University Medical Center Library staff from an unknown sound recording source; the later copy may be used as a listening copy. A printed transcript is available with the cassettes. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

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How to Cite

Audiocassette recording of "The voice of Florence Nightingale, introduced by Adelaide Nutting," David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Audiocassettes, 1970s, 1990s?
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Florence Nightingale was a pioneer in nursing, hospital management, and patient care. Adelaide Nutting was affiliated with John Hopkins University as head of nursing in the hospital, and pioneered the field of nursing education as a member of the John Hopkins and Columbia universities.


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Provenance

The audiocassette recordings of "The voice of Florence Nightingale, introduced by Adelaide Nutting," were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer from the Duke Medical Library in 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Paula Jeannet, August 2016