Instructive District Nursing Association Records, 1912-1926, 1914-1918.

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Instructive District Nursing Association (Boston, Mass.). Instructive District Nursing Association Records, 1912-1926, 1914-1918.

Instructive District Nursing Association Records, 1912-1926, 1914-1918.

The Community Health Association, first named the Boston Instructive District Nursing Association (IDNA), was founded in 1886 and incorporated in 1888. The IDNA cared for the sick in the patients' homes and instructed the ill and their families on how to prevent future illness. In 1922 the IDNA reorganized and combind its work with the Baby Hygiene Association and changed its name to the Community Health Association. Materials in the collection include correspondence, budgets, minutes, annual reports, course materials from the Simmons College School of Public Health Nursing and a photograph. Major correspondents include Mary Beard, Jeffrey Brackett, Mary Adelaide Nutting, Curtis Morrison Hilliard and Anne Hervey Strong.

1 manuscript container (5 linear in.)

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Beard, Mary, 1876-1946

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Mary Beard was a nurse and author. She served as Associate Director of the International Health Division of the Rockefeller Foundation, 1924-1938, and was Director of Nursing Services of the American National Red Cross. Cornell University School of Nursing Class of 1903. From the description of Mary Beard papers, 1926-1948. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63541584 Mary Beard was a nurse and author. She served as Associa...

Hilliard, Curtis M.

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Boston School for Social Workers

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Nutting, M. Adelaide (Mary Adelaide), 1858-1948

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Nurse, nursing educator. Nutting was the Director of the Dept. of Nursing Education at Teachers College, and the first nurse to achieve the rank of professor. From the description of Papers, 1868-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122589078 ...

Brackett, Jeffery Richardson, 1860-1949.

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Simmons College (Boston, Mass.). School of Social Work

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Baby Hygiene Association (Boston, Mass.)

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Simmons College (Boston, Mass.). School of Public Health Nursing

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Strong, Anne Hervey, 1876-1925

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Instructive District Nursing Association (Boston, Mass.)

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Established 1886; incorporated 1888; united in 1922 with Baby Hygiene Association to form Community Health Association (later Visiting Nurse Association of Boston). From the description of Records, 1912-1926 (bulk 1914-1918). (Simmons College). WorldCat record id: 28418528 ...

Community Health Association (Boston, Mass.)

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