Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965

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In 1925, Mary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service to provide infant and maternal care in the mountains of southeastern Kentucky. She was the granddaughter of Kentucky statesman and former vice-president of the United States, John Cabell Breckinridge.

From the description of Letter, 1960, July 12. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38488930

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Frontier Nursing Service, inc. Frontier Nursing Service collection, 1902-2006 University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Bullitt family. Bullitt family papers - Oxmoor collection, additional papers, 1920-1968. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn John C. Campbell and Olive D. Campbell papers, 1836-2005 (bulk 1865-1950). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Frontier Nursing Service newspaper articles, 1935-1940. Middlebury College
referencedIn Berea College. Hutchins Library. Special Collections,. Frontier Nursing Service Collection 1923-1970. Berea College, Hutchins Library
referencedIn Family Planning Oral History Project. Records, 1909-1984 (inclusive), 1973-1977 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Winslow, C.-E. A. (Charles-Edward Amory), 1877-1957. Charles-Edward Amory Winslow papers, 1874-1977 (inclusive), 1915-1945 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), b. 1891. Papers, 1870-1978 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1898-1975 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Frontier Nursing Service, inc. Frontier Nursing Service records, 1789-1985, 1925-1985 (bulk dates) University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Wallace, Tom, 1874-1961. Tom Wallace papers, 1925-1960. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Lexington Cemetery (Lexington, Ky.). Cemetery records, 1849-[ongoing]. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Guide Project Office
referencedIn Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. Washington Committee. Frontier Nursing Service, Inc., Washington Committee records, 1976-1994 (bulk 1988-1994). Library of Congress
creatorOf Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965. Letter, 1960, July 12. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Frontier Nursing Service, Washington Committee Records, 1976-1994, (bulk 1981-1994) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Johnson family. Johnson family : papers, 1859-1971. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Interviews, 1973-1977 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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associatedWith Berea College. Hutchins Library. Special Collections, corporateBody
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Bullitt family. family
correspondedWith Coleman, Frances person
associatedWith Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), b. 1891. person
associatedWith Family Planning Oral History Project family
associatedWith Family Planning Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Frontier Nursing Service, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. Washington Committee. corporateBody
correspondedWith Johnson family. family
associatedWith Lexington Cemetery (Lexington, Ky.) corporateBody
associatedWith MARTHA MAY ELIOT, 1891-1978 person
correspondedWith Martin, Edward Sanford, 1856-1939 person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Wallace, Tom, 1874-1961. person
associatedWith Winslow, C.-E. A. (Charles-Edward Amory), 1877-1957. person
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Nurse administrators--Correspondence
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Birth 1881-02-17

Death 1965-05-16

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