Cynthia E. Northrop papers
- 1950, 1977-1990, undated
- Majority of material found within 1984 - 1989
Scope and Contents
This collection documents the life and work of Cynthia E. Northrop, nurse, attorney, and founder of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys. It includes correspondence, photographs, presentations, publications, resumes, and a scrapbook created by Northrop's father.
- Northrop, Cynthia E. (Person)
Restrictions on Acess
Collection is open for research.
Restrictions on Use
These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.
Cynthia E. Northrop was born on June 11, 1950, in North Tonawanda, New York. She earned a master's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland and studied law at the University of Baltimore. She founded the American Association of Nurse Attorneys in 1977 and served as president from the time of its incorporation in 1982 until 1985. Throughout her life she worked as public health nurse, a professor, and a lawyer in private practice. With Mary E. Kelly, she wrote the book Legal Issues in Nursing, published in 1987. Northrop married Harvey C. Dzodin in 1984. She died of colon cancer on November 6, 1989.
"About Us." The American Association of Nurse Attorneys. http://www.taana.org/about. Accessed April 24, 2017.
"Cynthia Ellen Northrop." U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Ancestry.com. Accessed April 24, 2017.
"Cynthia Northrop, 39, A Nurse and a Lawyer." The New York Times. November 7, 1989.
"Harvey C. Dzodin Married to Cynthia E. Northrop." The New York Times. January 30, 1984.
"In Memoriam." Addictions Nursing Network. 1, no. 4 (1989): 21. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/10884608909149644?journalCode=ijan18
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Language of Materials
This collection documents the life and work of Cynthia E. Northrop, a nurse, attorney, and the founder of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys.
Gifts of David M., Francis, and Marjorie Northrop (1998).
- Cynthia E. Northrop Papers
- 1950-1990 (bulk 1984-1989)
- Annalisa Moretti
- June 2017
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