Index of the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Serial Volume 24] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (1925). — 1925

[Serial Volume 24:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (February, 1925). — 1925, February. — 1 issue

[Article 24:1] An American Red Cross Nurse in Santo Domingo. — February, 1925
Creator: Heilman, Charlotte Miller
The author, a Red Cross nurse, first gives a brief history and dscription of the country, then concentrates on the health needs of the people which are not as bad as the poor sanitary conditions would lead one to expect. She writes of enlisting the Women's Clubs of the country to do much of the work holding classes for the majority of the population.

[Article 24:1] Book Reviews. — February, 1925
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of five (5) books that may be of interest to nurses, plus mention of three (3) other books of interest.

[Article 24:1] Editorials (1) Our First Probationer. (2) "1925 Routine" (3) On Nursing Education. (4) Your Christmas Sale for the Endowment Fund (5) "Sisterhood" (6) "America First". — February, 1925
(1) Brief biography of Mrs. Brockway as introduction to article on her current work in this issue. (2) Encouragement to all to order a copy of this year's yearbook called "1925 Routine." (3) Introduction to article in this issue by Blanche Pfefferkorn, 1911. (4) Details of success of latest Christmas sale to earn money for the Endowment Fund. (5) Encouragement to attend commencement and Homecoming in May. (6) Quoted tribute to the United States" -- source of quote not given.

[Article 24:1] Hygiene of the Mouth. — February, 1925
Creator: Davis, Marjorie B.
Discussion of the importance of good mouth hygiene in the formation of a normal jaw and in the prevention of systemic infections all through life. At the end of the article, the editor (M. B. D. Cullen) briefly writes of improvements in the Hopkins Hospital for improving mouth hygiene.

[Article 24:1] Marion Turner Brockway, 1891 -- Our First Probationer. — February, 1925
Full page photograph of Marion Turner Brockway, 1891, to accompany an editorial and an article in this issue.

[Article 24:1] Marriages. — February, 1925
Also contains a correction from previous issue: marriage of Lalla Robinson, 1921, to William O. Prowse (not Brouse, as previously noted).

[Article 24:1] News Notes. — February, 1925

[Article 24:1] On Nursing Education. — February, 1925
Creator: Pfefferkorn, Blanche
The author laments the current situation of "nursing education" as being "vocational training," an "apprenticeship system." She reviews what the contents of professional education should be with the ends of educational and creative goals as opposed to service production. She then discusses admission requirements, educational parts of curriculum, and practice side of the curriculum. Finally, she discusses the means of achieving these goals, principally the university school of nursing, as well as the funding of these schools.

[Article 24:1] Preventing Simple Goiter. — February, 1925
Brief discussion including a section quoted from Hygeia Magazine giving the proposal to use iodized salt to prevent simple goiter. The article also gives a very short description of the recent annual meeting of the American Association for the study of goiter.

[Article 24:1] Report of the Quarterly Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — February, 1925
Creator: Bissell, Pauli
Minutes of Quarterly meeting of Alumnae Association, including little of any proceedings except a detailed account of the topic of the speaker of the evening by the Warden of the Maryland Penal Institutions.

[Article 24:1] The Present Work of our First Probationer. — February, 1925
Reprint of an article from the N.Y. Evening Sun on the career and duties of Marion Turner Brockway, 1891, our FIRST probationer, as house mother of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for its 7500 men and women employees.

[Article 24:1] The School of Public Health Nursing, The State University of Iowa. — February, 1925
Creator: Powell, Helen Boyd
Introduction to and description of a unique school of Public Health Nursing at the State University of Iowa that stresses public health services to small towns and rural area. The program participants receive "full credit towards a B.S. degree in the College of Liberal Arts."

[Article 24:1] The Treatment and Prevention of Disease by Serum and Vaccines. — February, 1925
Creator: Davison, Wilburt Cornell, 1892-1972.
The discovery of the organisms that caused various diseases has led to serums or vaccines to prevent each. This hope has been realized to a great extent in many of the diseases. The author then briefly discusses progress in the prevention or control of 19 specific diseases.

[Serial Volume 24:2] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (May, 1925). — 1925, May. — 1 issue

[Article 24:2] Book Reviews. — May, 1925
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of four (4) books that might be of interest to nurses.

[Article 24:2] Editorial. — May, 1925
Tribute to M. Adelaide Nutting citing her many contributions to nursing, especially to the professionalization of nursing as demonstrated by Teachers College of Columbia University.

[Article 24:2] Goiter Prevention. — May, 1925
Creator: Davis, Marjorie B.
The article reports in detail the history of the connection of iodine with the development of thyroid disease. It also gives in some detail the results of controlled studies among groups of children to establish this relationship.

[Article 24:2] Marriages. — May, 1925

[Article 24:2] Mary Adelaide Nutting. — May, 1925
Full page portrait of Mary Adelaide Nutting, 1891, to accompany an editorial in this issue on the occasion of Miss Nutting's retirement as professor of nursing at Columbia Teachers College.

[Article 24:2] News Notes. — May, 1925
News includes items about the hospital, the Harriet Lane Home, the new Nurses Home as well as news items and long excerpts from letters of various individual alumnae from many classes.

[Article 24:2] Report of the Endowment Fund Committee. — May, 1925
Creator: Hoyt, Margaret Bliss
Report of the latest meeting of the Endowment Fund Committee which includes the several unsuccessful meetings with representatives of the university, the hospital, the Medical Advisory Board and the School of Hygiene Committee. Also includes the report of the Gate House Committee and its fund raising for the Endowment Fund. The article also includes the financial status of the Fund, including contributions by listed individual alumnae.

[Article 24:2] Report of the Quarterly Meeting. — May, 1925
Creator: Warfield, Elizabeth Polk
Minutes and proceedings of the quarterly meeting of the Alumnae Association held on February 19, 1925. Included is the report from the Registry committee which gave the daily wage for private duty nurses in various cities.

[Article 24:2] Social Service in the Gynecological Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital. — May, 1925
Creator: Krueger, Elisabeth
Detailed account, including several specific and actual examples, of the numerous and different types of social care needed by gyneocological patients. The article includes the use of volunteers, "charity organizations," student nurses with many home visits in this care.

[Article 24:2] The Morale in a Sanatorium for Tuberculous Patients. — May, 1925
Creator: Saxton, Mary Howard
The writer brings out the need for "human kindness and sympathy" over any physical care, but reminds the reader of the dangers of abuse possible from sympathy.

[Article 24:2] The Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada. — May, 1925
Creator: Smellie, Elizabeth L.
This article writes of the broad spectrum of the Victorian Order in Canada: its history, its support, its purpose, and its specific activities.

[Serial Volume 24:3] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (August, 1925). — 1925, August. — 1 issue

[Article 24:3] Annual Report to the Trustees. — August, 1925
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Annual report telling of changes and growth in the hospital and the school of nursing and how those needs have been met. Included, also, was the defeat of any notion of a university nursing school due to the recently announced change in the university of the elimination of all undergraduate degrees.

[Article 24:3] Commencement Week. — August, 1925
Creator: Davis, Marjorie B.
On the evening before graduation, the seniors attended a banquet and dance in their honor. The following afternoon saw the actual commencement exercises which were begun with a prayer, which is printed in its entirety in this article. The article also includes the list of all the scholarships awarded to the students.

[Article 24:3] Education of the Nurse of Today. — August, 1925
Graduation speech by Dr. Joseph Howland, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston Massachusetts. In it, he points out that, despite the efforts and attitudes of some physicians who lament the passing of the "old time nurse," the field has broadened just as the need for nurses has increased. In addition, this need is for nurses with that broader education and scope. He also deals with the advantages and disadvantages of "apprenticeship" education, just as he looks forward to the recognition of the need for better education for nurses.

[Article 24:3] Marriages. — August, 1925

[Article 24:3] Officers of the Alumnae Association 1925 - 1926. — August, 1925
Listing of the new officers, Board of Directors, Chairmen and members of all committees. (For this record, only the officers, members of the Board and chairmen of the committees are included; where there is no chairman, all members are included)

[Article 24:3] President's Address to the Alumnae Association. — August, 1925
Creator: McBride, Dorothy Filler
In these remarks to the Alumnae Association, its president comments on four stipulations in its stated purpose: promotion of unity and good feeling among the alumnae, advancement of the profession of nursing, maintenance of a "home" for its members, and provisions and help for ill or disabled alumnae.

[Article 24:3] Report of the Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — August, 1925
Minutes and proceedings of the annual meeting of the Alumnae Association, including reports of all standing and special committees as well as a complete and detailed Auditor's Report. Among the items discussed was the future purpose of the Gate House Shop.

[Article 24:3] The Alumnae Supper. — August, 1925
Creator: Davis, Marjorie B.
Description of the various activities at the Alumnae Supper at Homecoming. It includes three (3) original poems written by alumnae for the occasion.

[Article 24:3] The First Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. — August, 1925
Very brief announcement of first meeting of the new Board of Directors to appoint committees for the following year.

[Serial Volume 24:4] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (November, 1925). — 1925, November. — 1 issue

[Article 24:4] A Record of Achievement. — November, 1925
Creator: Willard, Daniel
Fund raising appeal and explanation of the need for the Johns Hopkins Half-Century celebration of the Hopkins institutions which includes $500,000 for the Nursing School endowment and $650,000 for the new nurses' residence currently being built.

[Article 24:4] Book Reviews. — November, 1925
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of three (3) books that are of interest to nurses.

[Article 24:4] Deaths. — November, 1925
Includes an In Memoriam tribute to Lucy Bryden, 1902, from a group of her classmates who especially mention the 14-month long attention and care given by Emily Baechtel, Class of 1894.

[Article 24:4] Editorials (1) The Campaign for Funds for University, Hospital and School of Nursing. (2) The Fifth Christmas Sale of the Gate House Shop. (3) Friendship. (4) Red Cross Annual Roll Call for Members. — November, 1925
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon ;  Noyes, Clara D.
(1) Added appeal from the Editor for support for the Half-Century campaign for funds. (2) Announcement of the upcoming Gate House Shop Annual Christmas Sale with an accompanying request for donations from alumnae. (3) Brief tribute to the friendship between two of our alumnae, one of whom ill and incurable, the other caring for her friend until that death. (4) Review of the multi-faceted work of the American Red Cross and its need for increased and continued membership.

[Article 24:4] Marriages. — November, 1925

[Article 24:4] News Notes. — November, 1925
Includes news from the JH Hospital, news from many of the alumnae of different classes, plus frequent excerpts from long alumnae letters.

[Article 24:4] The Dick Treatment of Scarlet Fever. — November, 1925
Creator: Wirt, Verna
The writer writes in great detail of the development of the Dick Test for Scarlet Fever, then the development by the Doctors Dick of the anti-toxin for its treatment.

[Article 24:4] The Interdependence of Body and Mind in Health and Sickness. — November, 1925
Creator: Richards, Esther Loring, 1885-1956
The writer deals with the different angles of approach between metaphysics (philosophy) and theology. Then she applies this knowledge to the physician and nurse and their professions. To demonstrate this, she uses a case study.

[Article 24:4] The International Congress of Nurses in Finland. — November, 1925
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Description of the writer's reaction to the beauty of the country, of the hospitality demonstrated by official and unofficial people and organizations of the country, and a detailed description of one of the programs during the convention: the admission of five new organizations to the Congress. She also mentioned each of the Hopkins alumnae attending the meetings.

[Article 24:4] The International Congress of Nurses in Finland. — November, 1925
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Description of the writer's reaction to the beauty of the country, of the hospitality demonstrated by official and unofficial people and organizations of the country, and a detailed description of one of the programs during the convention: the admission of five new organizations to the Congress. She also mentioned each of the Hopkins alumnae attending the meetings.