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Dolan, Josephine A.


Biographical Note

Josephine A. Dolan was the first instructor in the School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut (1944), where she taught a course on the history of nursing. She pursued nursing history for the remainder of her lengthy career, including her work with the Committee on Historic Source Materials in Nursing. Dolan received many honors, including the first National League for Nursing Distinguished Service Award (1972), an honorary degree from Boston College (1987), and the Massachusetts Nurses Association's Lucy Lincoln Drown Nursing History Society's award (1992). Dolan died in 2004.

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Josephine A. Dolan collection of nursing history


Collection compiled by nursing historian Josephine A. Dolan composed of artifacts, letters, ephemera, and photographs, with a particular focus on Florence Nightingale. Included are both original and reproductions of Florence Nightingale's correspondence.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Audiovisual items may be restricted depending on format, condition, and availability of playback equipment.

Dates: 1855-2005, undated