Lavinia L. Dock Papers 1908-1949 (bulk 1935-1948)


Lavinia L. Dock Papers 1908-1949 (bulk 1935-1948)

Nurse, public health activist, and author. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to Dock's work with the American Association of the Red Cross, the Henry Street Settlement in New York, N.Y., and the International Council of Nurses.

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Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

The Henry Street Settlement was organized in 1893 by Lillian Wald and Mary Brewster in New York City's Lower East Side neighborhood. Miss Wald and Miss Brewster were nurses and the settlement's early work was principally a visiting nurse service. By the time the settlement was incorporated in 1903, its work had expanded to include many of the usual settlement services. Miss Wald was succeeded as headworker in 1933 by Helen Hall. In 1944, the settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service were legally...

American Association of the Red Cross (corporateBody)

Dock, Lavinia L., 1858-1956 (person)

International Council of Nurses. (corporateBody)