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Barton, Clara
AII POW-MIA - FaxNetwork, American Red Cross - Clara Barton, Astrocartography of Clara Barton's Least-Aspe, Biography - Clara Barton, Clara Barton, Clara Barton, Clara Barton - American Treasures, Clara Barton - Notable Women Ancestors, Clara Barton in Dansville, Clara Barton's Memorabilia
Dix, Dorothea Lynde
Dorothea Dix, Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities: Dorot, Psychiatric News: Dorothea Lynde Dix, A Woman Ahea
Florence Nightingale
About Florence Nightingale, Country Joe's Florence Nightingale Tribute, Florence Nightingale, Florence Nightingale, Florence Nightingale, Florence Nightingale Museum Web Site, Florence Nightingale, Avenging Angel, Florence Nightingale: Lady with the Lamp, MSN Learning & Research: Nightingale, Florence, Rural Hygiene
Military Nurses
"I had the nickname, `Miss Irish'", 1940's: The Country Goes to War: World War II, A People at War: Women Who Served, An American Nurse At War, Angels of Mercy: Nurses' Tales, Army Nurse Corps, Australian Nurses in Vietnam, Captain Sally, Civil War Nurses, Dusty's Poetry
Adah Belle Samuel Thoms, Aunt Lizzie Aiken from Peoria, Edith Cavell, Edith Cavell: A Norfolk Heroine, Florence Guinness Blake, Hall of Fame Inductee: Clara Louise Maass, Leaders of the American Red Cross, Linda Richards, Louisa Maertz, Mary Eliza Mahoney
A Journey Through Time
An online scrapbook for University of Virginia Medical and Nursing Alumni.
AAHN Nursing History 2000 Calendar
A calendar of significant historical events in nursing history.
About Nurses and Nursing
A collection of net links on nursing history and notable nurses, from About.com.
American Association for the History of Nursing
Fosters the importance of history in guiding the future of nursing. Membership and conference information, online gift shop, and nursing history calendar. Also provides photographs of the graves of historically significant nurses with short biographies.
American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Historical overview of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit nurses(PACU, formerly known as Recovery Rooms).
An 1895 Look At Nursing
Excerpt from "Ambulance Work and Nursing" provides an enlightening look at the nursing environment of the day.
Bangor Area Visiting Nurses
In 1913, Edith Bicknell was the sole registered nurse of the Bangor Area Visiting Nurses. A short history of this nursing service, which still exists today.
Beyond Bed Pans
"The Life of a Late Nineteenth Century Young Nurse". A story by former nurse Mary Roberts Rinehart, of what awaited new nursing recruits in 1893.
Black Nurses in History
Is both an excellent bibliography and guide to online resources.
Canadian Association for the History of Nursing
Founded in 1987, CAHN promotes interest in the history of nursing and promotes scholarship in the field. Membership and scholarship information, book reviews and news.
Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry
Established in 1991 at the University of Virginia for the preservation of the history of Nursing. Especially interesting are the online photographs and a highlighted collection.
Center for the Study of Nursing History
Historical scholarship on health care history and nursing in the United States.
Cherry Ames Series
Devoted to the juvenile series about a mystery-solving nurse, written by Helen Wells and Julie Tatham, from 1943 to 1968.
From the Decline/Dark Ages to Rebirth/Renaissance
Describes nursing conditions and influences during the late Middle Ages and Renaisaance.
History of African-Americans in White
A nurse educator's research and findings about early African-American nurses.
History of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Established in the late 1800s. Brief history page of the nurse anesthetists from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
History of Nursing at NNC
Information about Northwest Nazarene University nursing department from 1918 to 1998. Archived photographs available for viewing.
History of Nursing Slides
Online slides, from the Concepts of Nursing Course given at Montgomery County Community College. The topic, "Duties of the Floor Nurse 1887", makes for interesting reading.
How Nursing Advanced from the 19th Century
Archived articles on nursing history from the University of Toledo libraries.
Men in American Nursing History
From prehistory to the present, an informative review. Includes suggestions for further reading.
My Aunt, My Hero
The story of Helen Fairchild, RN, a nurse in Flanders during the Battle of Passchendaele 1917. Written by Mrs Fairchild Rote, her niece.
My Beloved Poilus
Letters from France from 1914 written by a Canadian nurse. Several pictures depicting scenes during the war are featured on the site.
National League for Nursing
A timeline of the history of the National League for Nursing, the pioneers in nursing education.
An international mailing list for the discussion of nursing history.
Nurses Uniforms Past and Present
Provides a growing image gallery of Nurses Uniforms from the '30s to the present. An interesting resource for historians and costume designers. Includes useful links.
Nursing Practice Act 1903 - The Armstrong Bill
An account of the development of the term "Registered Nurse" in the US.
Nursing Times - Past Times
Articles on the history of nursing, featuring personal accounts of nursing, midwifery and health visiting many years ago.
Nursing: In the United States
Article by Lillian D. Wald referencing dates and descriptions of nursing associations, services and organizations.
Symbol of a Profession: One Hundred Years of Nurse
Provided by the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation. Includes an introduction, the evolution of the cap, capping ceremony, and demise of the cap. An array of vintage photographs are provided.
The Virtual Nurses' Memorial
Dedicated to nurses who have died in the line of duty.
UBC School of Nursing
A brief history page from the University of British Columbia, one of the oldest schools of nursing in Canada.
United Kingdom Centre for the History of Nursing
A virtual centre dedicated to developing and strengthening links among nurses, scholars and students of the history of nursing. Of interest are the articles from the archives (in Adobe .pdf format).
Virginia Nursing History
Highlights pertaining to the history of nursing schools, programs and organizations in Virginia from the 1890's to present.
Voices from the Past: Visions of the Future
Nurses' Associated Alumnae of the United States and Canada, history page.
Wilcox College of Nursing
University of Connecticut's Archives and Special Collections: Wilcox College of Nursing started in 1908. Includes history of school, a list of graduates, and finding aid. (Almost all personnel and student files were held by the Middlesex Hospital and will be destroyed after the year 2000).
Zwerdling Nursing Archives
Some very unique historic art and postcards of Nursing, medical, and healthcare.