General Nursing History

Title Type Length Author Level
Timeline of Nursing History Text/Chart 10 pgs Multiple Beg
Formal Training for Nurses, the Beginning Text & Audio 15 pgs MSV University Beg
Australian Nurses in Vietnam Text 2 pgs Royal Australian Nursing Federation Beg
An 1895 Look At Nursing Text 5 pgs Unknown Beg
The History of Nurses Week Text 1 pg Heather Gillies Beg
Military Nurses in Vietnam Text 3 pgs Mutiple Beg
A Nurse in Training Part 1 Video 4:51 A. Sporan Beg
A Nurse in Training Part 2 Video 4:29 A. Sporan Beg

Nurses in History

Title Type Length Author Level
Clara Barton
Founder American Red Cross Text 5 pgs Unknown Beg
Founder Clara Barton Text 4 pgs Red Cross Beg
Clara Barton, The Person Text 1 pg nps.gov Beg
Mary Bergland
Pioneered NP Role Text 5 pgs J. Abelson, RN Beg
Dorothea Dix
Dorothea Dix Text 5 pgs W. Viney, Ph.D Beg
Dorothea Dix Text 1 pg Smithosonian Inst. Beg
Dorothea Dix, Philanthropist Text 1 pg F. Tiffany, NY Times Beg
Dorothea Lynde Dix Text 1 pg History.com Beg
Dorothea Dix (1802-1887) Text 2 pg M. S. Parry Beg
Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale, 1820–1910 Text 1pg Harvard U. Beg
A Tribute to Florence Nightingale Text & Timelines 3 pgs J. McDonald Beg
Handwritten Letters Text 39 Letters F. Nightingale Beg
Mahatma Gandhi on Florence Nightingale Text 1 pg M. Ganddhi Beg
Margaret Shanks
Margaret Shanks Text 11 pgs E. S. Marsball, PhD, RN Beg
Mary Eliza Mahoney
Eyes on the Prize Text 2 pgs S. Wessling Beg
Margaret Sanger
Founder of Planned Parenthood Text 1 pg Public TV Beg
Margaret Sanger Mini Bio Video 3:20 bio. Beg
The Case For Birth Control Text 2 pgs Margaret Sanger Beg
Margaret Sanger Interview Video 30:00 Mike Wallace Beg
Mary Seacole
MarySeacole.com Site 5+ pgs E. Anionwu, RN Phd. Beg
Seacole/Nightingale (Spoof) Video 3:03 Horrible Histories
New Light on Seacole .pdf 2 pgs Multiple Beg
Anna Caroline Maxwell
Anna Caroline Maxwell Text 1 pg Jacksonville SON Beg
Anna Caroline Maxwell Text 1 pg AAHN Beg
Anna Caroline Maxwell Text 1 pg Obituary Beg
Updated 05/15/15

Historical Nursing Organizations

American Association for the History of Nursing Margaret M. Allemang Society for the History of Nursing
Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN) United Kingdom Centre for the History of Nursing & Midwifery