OreD, Dorothea E. Orem Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Record group/Fonds 9] Photographs. — 1900s-2004
The photograph record group contains a wide variety of prints. Family individual and group portraits from the early twentieth century as well as snapshots at home with friends from the 1960s onward offer a personal glimpse of Orem's life. Many photographs also document award ceremonies, public speaking, and other career-related activities.
Box 153 consists of photographs documenting professional activities. Box 154 includes family photos. Box 155 includes informal snapshots of professional activities and photos of friends and colleagues.

[Folder 153/1] miscellaneous snapshots. — nd
Sent to Orem by Sarah E. Allison.

[Folder 153/2] unidentified conference snapshots. — nd

[Folder 153/3] Indiana University Nursing conference. — 1948 Jul

[Folder 153/4] Catholic University Alumni Award ceremony photograph. — 1980

[Folder 153/5] Discovery International Conference. — 1985
Sent to Orem by Rose Marie Rizzo Parse.
  • See conference records and correspondence with Rizzo Parse.
  • [Folder 153/6] workshop at Centre Hospitalier de Gatineau snapshots. — 1987
  • See conference records.
  • [Folder 153/7] St. Louis snapshots. — 1988
    Creator: Allison, Sarah Elizabeth

    [Folder 153/8] unidentified conference snapshots. — 1989
    Creator: Taylor, Susan G.

    [Folder 153/9] 1st International SCDNT Conference in Kansas City, Missouri - snapshots. — 1989
    Creator: Allison, Sarah Elizabeth
    This folder consists of four snapshots taken at this conference.
    Sent to Orem by Allison, along with photographs from the 1990 Institute in Toronto.
  • See conference records.
  • [Folder 153/10] workshop for the Los Angeles Veterans Administration. — 1990 Sep 19
    This folder includes snapshots from this workshop, at which Orem received a recognition plaque.
  • See conference records and material evidence.
  • [Folder 153/11] 7th Annual Institute on SCDNT in Toronto - snapshots. — 1990
    Creator: Allison, Sarah Elizabeth
    This folder includes three snapshot photographs from this workshop. Orem was unable to attend.
    Sent to Orem by Allison.
  • See also conference records.
  • [Folder 153/12] conference at University of California - Los Angeles. — 1990
    This folder includes three snapshots of attendees to this workshop led by Orem.
  • See conference records.
  • [Folder 153/13] book release party - 4th Edition of Nursing: Concepts of Practice . — 1991
    Creator: Allison, Sarah Elizabeth
    This folder includes snapshots taken of the release party held for the 4th Edition of Nursing: Concepts of Practice. It also has snapshots of other unidentified nursing gatherings.
    Sent to Orem by Allison.
  • See correspondence with Allison.
  • [Folder 153/14] American Academy of Nursing induction ceremony photographs. — 1992
    Creator: Allison, Sarah Elizabeth
    This folder includes three photographs from the induction ceremony into the American Academy of Nursing. One is a snapshot with Cora S. Balmat and Sarah E. Allison, and the others were taken by photographer Marsha Griffin.
  • See also awards records.
  • [Folder 153/15] visit from Emory University nurses. — 1992
    This folder includes snapshots taken when a group of nurses from Emory University visited Orem at her home in Savannah.
    Sent to Orem by Jim Dodds.
  • See correspondence from Jim Dodds.
  • [Folder 153/16] 4th International SCDNT Conference in San Antonio, Texas - snapshots. — 1995
    This folder contains snapshots of the conference possible taken by Walene Shields. Orem developed the film.

    [Folder 153/17] 4th International SCDNT Conference in San Antonio, Texas - snapshots. — 1995
    Creator: Allison, Sarah Elizabeth
    This folder consists of snapshots taken by Allison of this conference.
    Sent from Allison to Orem.

    [Folder 153/18] Free University of Nueva Leon, Mexico workshop - snapshots. — 1995
    This folder includes three snapshots taken during a visit to the Free University of Nueva Leon in Mexico.

    [Folder 153/19] Pembroke State University workshop - snapshots. — 1996
    This folder includes six black and white snapshots taken during Orem's workshop at Pembroke State University.
  • See also conference records.
  • [Folder 153/20] Sigma Theta Tau Edith Moore Copeland award ceremony - composite photographs. — 1997
    This folder includes panorama-style snapshots and digital composite sheets of photographs from the awards ceremony.

    [Folder 153/21] Sigma Theta Tau Edith Moore Copeland Award ceremony - snapshots. — 1997
    This folder includes snapshot photographs of the awards ceremony, as well as Orem before and after the ceremony with guests.

    [Folder 153/22] University of Missouri-Columbia Honorary Doctorate - snapshots. — 1998
    This folder contains snapshots taken by Orem or Walene Shields of the commencement ceremony at which Orem received her honorary doctorate. Orem, Shields, Susan G. Taylor, and Elizabeth Geden are all included in the photographs.

    [Folder 153/23] 6th International SCDNT Conference in Bangkok, Thailand - snapshots. — 2000
    Creator: Allison, Sarah Elizabeth
    This folder contains two snapshots, including one with Susan G. Taylor and Marjorie Isenberg.
    Sent from Allison to Orem on March 8, 2000.
  • See conference records.
  • [Folder 153/24] 8th International SCDNT Conference in Ulm, Germany - snapshots. — 2004
    This folder consists of three snapshots and four composite sheets of printed digital photographs.
    Sent to Orem by Sarah E. Allison. Handwriting on some photos is from Gerd Bekel, so he may have sent them to Allison.

    [Folder 154/1] portraits of Dorothea Orem and Monica Orem. — 1960s-1980s

    171677[Dorothea Orem, head-and-shoulders portrait]. — 1988;2010-08-05. — 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in
    Creator: Nickle, Lynne
    Photograph is subject to copyright restrictions. Contact the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives for reproduction permissions.
    Photograph is accompanied by letter from Lynne Nickle to Dorothea Orem regarding the photograph, dated March 15, 1989. Lynne Nickle and Sarah Allison had the photo cropped and enlarged from a group photo taken at a party given by Linda Rose at the Institute in Vancouver in 1988.

    [Folder 154/2] Portrait of Dorothea Orem. — circa 1980. — 1 photograph : color print ; 8 x 10 in
    Olan Mills Studios

    [Folder 154/3] Portrait of Dorothea Orem. — circa 1960. — 1 photograph : black and white print ; 8 x 10 in
    Brooks Photography of Washington and Bethesda

    [Folder 154/4] Dorothea and Monica Orem childhood photographs. — 1915-1930
    This folder includes 25 black and white snapshots chronicling the childhood years of Dorothea and Monica Orem until Monica's graduation from college. It also contains a small album of other baby and family photographs.

    [Folder 154/5] Orem family photographs including Dorothea, Monica and parents. — 1920s

    [Folder 154/6] Orem family photographs - parents. — 1900s
    This folder includes mounted photographs of Orem's parents and other relatives.

    [Folder 154/7] Orem family photographs - father's family. — 1910s-1940s
    This folder includes photographs of Orem's father's family members, including Orem's aunts and uncles.

    [Folder 154/8] Ohler family photographs. — 1920s-1930s

    [Folder 154/9] Ohler family photographs. — 1930s-1950s

    [Folder 154/10] Ohler family photographs - Ambrose and Bernard Ohler. — 1920s

    [Folder 154/11] Ohler family photographs - Sr. Edith and Sr. Inez. — 1920s-1950s

    [Folder 154/12] Ohler family photographs - Sr. Inez trip to Bolivia. — 1952

    [Folder 154/13] Alfred Haddad's photographs. — nd
    Unidentified photographs taken by Orem's friend Alfred Haddad.

    [Folder 154/14] Eudora Welty photograph - Political Speaking in North Mississippi. — circa 1935?
    This print of a photograph by Eudora Welty was given to Orem by Sarah E. Allison.

    [Folder 155/1] Numbered photograph list with identifications by Orem. — 1980s

    [Folder 155/2] Graduation from Providence Hospital School of Nursing. — 1934

    [Folder 155/3] Providence Hospital - Orem school and work photographs. — 1930s-1940s
    This folder includes photographs from Orem's time as a student at Providence Hospital in Washington, DC, and when she later worked at Providence Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

    [Folder 155/4] photographs of picnic outing on the Potomac River. — 1957
    This folder includes snapshots taken by Sarah E. Allison of Orem, Walene Shields, Evelyn Geller, and Mabel Mundell on a picnic.

    [Folder 155/5] visit to Shields family farm photographs. — 1964
    This trip included Orem, Walene Shields, and Sarah E. Allison.

    [Folder 155/6] photographs from Catholic University and friends. — 1964-1969
    This folder includes photographs from Orem's tenure at Catholic University, as well as photographs of friends from this time period. It also contains pictures from Orem's visit with Joan Backscheider to Ireland.

    [Folder 155/7] Catholic University period photographs. — 1960s
    This folder includes a photograph of Orem with Sarah E. Allison on her graduation, and other snapshots with CUA colleagues.

    [Folder 155/8] snapshots with friends. — 1950s-1960s

    [Folder 155/9] snapshots with friends. — 1950s-1970s
    Includes events and casual photographs in homes of friends.

    171770[Joan Backscheider -- informal snapshot, party at Georgetown]. — 1971;2010-08-06. — 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 2.5 x 3.5 in

    [Folder 155/10] portraits of Walene Shields. — 1960s-1983
    This folder includes several formal portrait photographs of Orem's friend Walene Shields.

    [Folder 155/11] Photographs of friends - Alfred Haddad, Nellie Lee Powell

    [Folder 155/12] photographs of visit of Lynne Nickle Gallagher to Savannah. — 1987
    This folder includes snapshots of a consultation visit made by Lynne Nickle-Gallagher to Orem's home in Savannah. Susan G. Taylor is also present.

    [Folder 155/13] photographs of the 1st International SCDNT Conference in Belgium. — 1997
  • See conference records
  • [Folder 155/14] Orem Study Group snapshots. — 1995-1997
    This folder includes photographs of visits of Orem Study Group members to Orem's home in Savannah.
  • See institutional records and publications of the Orem Study Group.
  • [Folder 155/15] friends and family miscellaneous photographs. — 1940s-1990s