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Guide to the Florence Nightingale papers, 1870-1941 and undated, [bulk 1870-1897].

Summary

Papers include letters to William Howell Reed, thanking him for the gift of his Hospital life in the Army of the Potomac; to Lady Marian Alford, relating to the Lord Stratford de Redcliffe Memorial Fund; and a series of personal and very affectionate letters to Miss A.P. Lemon, later Mrs. L. Roscoria, a colleague and personal friend, regarding her health, as well as the illness of her mother, and affairs of the hospital. Other items are newspaper clippings about Nightingale and a postcard bearing her portrait.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10717
Title
Florence Nightingale papers
Date
1870-1941 and undated, [bulk 1870-1897].
Creator
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
Extent
14 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Papers include letters to William Howell Reed, thanking him for the gift of his Hospital life in the Army of the Potomac; to Lady Marian Alford, relating to the Lord Stratford de Redcliffe Memorial Fund; and a series of personal and very affectionate letters to Miss A.P. Lemon, later Mrs. L. Roscoria, a colleague and personal friend, regarding her health, as well as the illness of her mother, and affairs of the hospital. Other items are newspaper clippings about Nightingale and a postcard bearing her portrait.

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Florence Nightingale papers, 1870-1941 and undated, [bulk 1870-1897]., David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

British nurse.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.