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


[Serial Volume 25] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (1926). — 1926

[Serial Volume 25:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (February, 1926). — 1926, February. — 1 issue

[Article 25:1] Addresses at the Meeting Held at Mrs. John S. Gibbs on November 16, 1925 (1) Outline of Miss Nutting's Adress. (2) Address by Carolyn Gray. (3) Address by Mary B. Dixon Cullen. — February, 1926
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon
The meeting of the title was held for the benefit of the Nurse Alumnae Endowment Fund for the School of Nursing.(1) This section is a retelling of what Miss Nutting spoke at the meeting relating to the rapid growth of hospitals, schools of nursing, nurse graduates over the last 50 years, the history of nursing organizations, and the development of the Hopkins nurse alumnae Endowment Fund. (2) Miss Gray spoke of the "spirit" of Hopkins, the completeness and high standards of the school of nursing as well as some of the problems it faces, especially in recognition and equality. (3) As chairman of the Finance Committee, Mrs. Cullen reports on the efforts and accomplishments for the Endowment Fund up to the current time.

[Article 25:1] Book Reviews. — February, 1926
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Very brief reviews of three (3) books that are of interest to nurses.

[Article 25:1] Deaths. — February, 1926
Creator: Shearn, Mary E. ;  Bean, Mary Cloud, 1868-1953 ;  Gilpin, Lucy S.
Includes a very brief In Memoriam tribute to Susan Holmes Mellon by three of her classmates.

[Article 25:1] Editorials (1) The "Super-Nurse" and the "Half-Baked Student." (2) Attention, Membrs of the Alumnae Association.(3) Amy Miller, 1900. (4) The Gate House Shop. (5) Our Special Nurses. (6) An Epochal Meeting. — February, 1926
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon ;  Athey, Helen S. Wilmer
(1) Acclaims the need for educated nurses vs. the age old custom of having Sarey Gamps or "born-nurses" in familiies. This need was first proclaimed by Florence Nightingale and the editorial applauds the hospital for its seeking of an endowment for the School of Nursing.(2)Comments on the progress in achieving the financial goal for the school endowment. (3) Comments on the appointment of Amy Miller's sole job with the Endowment Fund. (4) Financial success of the Gate House Shop in aiding the Endowment Fund. (5) Praise for the special nurses with comments on financial contributions of their grateful patients. (6) Summary of the special meeting held about the school endowment included in the program of the Johns Hopkins Half Centruy Committee.

[Article 25:1] Endowment Fund News Reports of the Endowment Fund Committee. — February, 1926
Creator: Hoyt, Margaret Bliss ;  Miller, Amy P.
Minutes of the meetings of the Endowment Fund Committee by its secretary with a letter from new chairman Amy P. Miller. These are followed by a brief financial statement of the Fund and a listing of individual alumnae who have contributed to the Fund.

[Article 25:1] Johns Hopkins. — February, 1926
Full page sketch portrait of Johns Hopkins

[Article 25:1] Marriages. — February, 1926

[Article 25:1] News Notes. — February, 1926
Creator: McCormick, Mary Reeks
Besides announcements and excerpts from letters, this section contains a complete letter account from Mary Reeks McCormick, Class of 1924, of her life and work in Nigeria, West Africa.

[Article 25:1] Report of the Quarterly Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — February, 1926
Minutes and proceedings of the regular meeting of the Alumnae Association held on December 8, 1925, including report of Committee on Revision of the Constitution and By-Laws

[Serial Volume 25:2] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (May, 1926). — 1926, May. — 1 issue

[Article 25:2] "Nursing". — May, 1926
Creator: Taylor, Effie J.
Merging of one of the oldest schools in the country, Connecticut Training School, with the new Yale University School of Nursing. The article then covers the progress of nursing in the world and the interest in this with the Yale School of Nursing doing a study on educational improvement in its school.

[Article 25:2] A Few Sidelights on Private Duty Nursing. — May, 1926
Creator: Schouten, Irene Burch
The writer discusses the work and problems of the private duty nurse in hospitals, rest homes, and private homes.

[Article 25:2] Deaths. — May, 1926

[Article 25:2] Editorials (1) Our Aspirations and Our Disappointment. (2) Tired Nurses. (3) "Lest We Forget." . — May, 1926
(1) The position of the Alumnae Association on the need for Public Health Nursing, the importance of health care in addition to sick care, and its disappointment in the new School of Nursing Committee to recommend university affiliation. (2) Frustration of our nurses about the Endowment Fund efforts with their shift to attention to the welfare of the graduates. (3) Gaining of relative rank for nurses in the army achieved after great opposition.

[Article 25:2] Marriages. — May, 1926

[Article 25:2] News Notes (1) From the Johns Hopkins Hospital. (2) From the Maryland State Nurses Association. (3) Toronto Notes. . — May, 1926
News of events in the JHH and news of alumnae from some specific sources plus many news items in general of different alumnae.

[Article 25:2] News Via the Endowment Fund Committee. — May, 1926
Creator: Miller, Amy P.
Report on the meeting of the Training School Committee with its recommendations to improve the school of nursing by enlarging the graduate staff in the hospital and increasing the number of instructors to enable the student nurses to get improved instruction and practice. It also recommended continued pursuit of the other goals of the school. Also included is a listing of the annual contributions to the Endowment Fund.

[Article 25:2] Our Contributors. — May, 1926
Brief biographical information on the nursing alumnae who have written articles for this issue of the Alumnae Magazine.

[Article 25:2] Poliomyelitis After-Care in Vermont. — May, 1926
Creator: Allen, Bertha Weisbrod
The writer tells of her work in "follow-up care" of 500 cases of poliomyelitis scattered over 9565 square miles after a severe epidemic of the disease in Vermont.

[Article 25:2] Report of the Quarterly Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — May, 1926
Minutes and proceedings of the regular meeting of the Alumnae Association held on February 18, 1926. Also includes Action of the Medical Board and Trustees of the Hospital on the Program for the Developent of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, a letter and the Minutes of an action adopted by the Board of Trustees about the funding for the School of Nursing via an Endowment Fund, plus a report of a committee meeting of the Endowment Fund Committee.

[Article 25:2] The University of Minnesota School of Nursing. — May, 1926
Creator: Vannier, Marion L.
Story of Miss Vannier's appointment to the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and a brief discussion of the curriculum there.

[Article 25:2] To the Class of 1923. — May, 1926
Creator: Kyles, Georgia
The article tells of "chasing the cure" for Tuberculosis progressing from Bed Rest (for at least three months) to Chair Rest (length of time dependent on progress) to Five Minutes of Exercise to discharge when the patient can walk at least an hour and a half twice a day. The author then describes the physical grounds, but concentrates on the development of stamina and putting up with set-backs.

[Article 25:2] Unique Experiences. — May, 1926
Creator: Fitzgerald, Alice Louise Florence, 1874-1962
The author writes of a series of "unique expriences" from the 1923 Japanese Disaster; Bangkok for a study of nursing conditions where she also became acquainted with the country of Siam and where she encountered another Hopkins nursing alumnawho was establishing a nursing school there; Singapore with another school of nursing; sailing for Europe via Penang, Ceylon, Port Sudan, finally some time with family in Florence, Italy and then home to New York.

[Serial Volume 25:3] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (August, 1926). — 1926, August. — 1 issue

[Article 25:3] Address. — August, 1926
Creator: Emerson, Haven
The speaker addresses the history of the development of public health, calling it the "individualization of preventive medicine," dividing this development into three periods, and acknowledging the increasing role of nursing in this field. (Address given at Graduation Exercises of the Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing, May 27, 1926.)

[Article 25:3] Annie Warburton Goodrich, RN, Sc.D, Dean of Yale School of Nursing. — August, 1926
Full page photograph of Annie W. Goodrich, Dean of Yale School of Nursing, with her message to the JHNAA: "Work -- to make yours the first School of Nursing in the country to require a college degree for admission."

[Article 25:3] Announcement. — August, 1926
Paragraph telling of the Alumnae Association representatives elected to serve on the "Special Committee" to present to the Board of Trustees reasons and plans for the development of our School of Nursing.

[Article 25:3] Commencement Day. — August, 1926
Creator: Wirt, Verna
Beginning with the festivities of the night before, this article reviews the events of the day of graduation. It includes the listing of the scholarship awards to different students.

[Article 25:3] Deaths. — August, 1926
Announcement of deaths of two alumnae with brief tributes to each by several of her classmates.

[Article 25:3] Dinner of the Alumnae Association, Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses Held at the Hotel Rennert, Baltimore, MD., May 28, 1926. — August, 1926
Report of addresses given at the Homecoming Dinner of the Alumnae Association from Annie Goodrich, Katherine Olmsted, and Mary Beard. It also includes a report from the Endowment Committee by Amy Miller.

[Article 25:3] Editorials (1) The Message from Miss Goodrich to the Alumnae Associaition. (2) A Question and an Answer. (3) Loyalty. — August, 1926
(1) Introduction to article later in this issue by Annie Goodrich; also includes Dr. Goodrich's professional biography. (2) Protest about the refusal of the hospital Board of Trustees to accept a Director of the School of Nursing on an equal basis with a Superintendent of Nurses. (3) Comments about the "lack of interest" shown by graduates of the Classes of 1925, 1926, 1927.

[Article 25:3] Marriages. — August, 1926

[Article 25:3] Miss Lawler's Report. — August, 1926
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Annual report given by the superintendent of nursing at graduation. It includes different problems, achievements and changes in the School and in the Hospital.

[Article 25:3] Officers of the Alumnae Association 1926 - 1927. — August, 1926
List of officers, chairmen of the standing comittees, members of each committee for 1926 - 1927. (Only the chairman of each committee is included in this compilation for the computer index.)

[Article 25:3] Report of the Board of Directors. — August, 1926
Creator: Ewing, Maud L.
Minutes of the first regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Nurses Alumnae Association, June 3, 1926, including appointments to the various committees with a ballot sent to alumnae members for vote for members of special Committee to meet Trustees of the Johns Hopkins Hospital about the future of the school.

[Article 25:3] Report of the Endowment Fund Committee. — August, 1926
Creator: Hoyt, Margaret Bliss
Minutes of the meeting of the Endowment Fund Committee held on May 31, 1926. It includes names recommended for a committee to meet with the Board of Trustees of JHH about the Endowment Fund and its purpose.

[Article 25:3] Report of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — August, 1926
Minutes and proceedings of the annual meeting with report of the president, a complete auditors' report, reports of all standing and special committees. It also includes a verbatim lengthy discussion about the need for a committee to promote the alumnae positions on endowment of the school of nursing as well as the collection of money for this fund.

[Serial Volume 25:4] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (November, 1926). — 1926, November. — 1 issue

[Article 25:4] Book Reviews. — November, 1926
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief review of one (1) book plus mention of five (5) other books that are of interest to nurses.

[Article 25:4] Class Contributions to the Endowment Fund Financial Statement. — November, 1926
Itemized listing by classes of individual contributions to the Endowment Fund with totals of funds from January 1, 1926.

[Article 25:4] Deaths. — November, 1926
Includes a memorial tribute to Anna Rutherford Dickey, 1891, from a classmate, Evelyn Pope Lord, 1891.

[Article 25:4] Editorials (1) The Special Committee. (2) An Achievement of Importance. (3) The Christmas Sale. (4) A Tribute to Percy Belches, 1906. (5) The Sick Benefit Fund. — November, 1926
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon ;  Sherman, Ruth Brewster ;  Athey, Helen S. Wilmer
(1) Because of the severe modifications by the Board of Trustees to the program proposed for the reorganization of the School of Nursing, the Alumnae Association sought and was granted a new meeting with the Board. This editorial introduces the alumnae elected to this special committee and its objectives for the meeting. (2) Introduction to Alice Carr, 1914 and her work in Greece to improve sanitation and health. (3) Very brief announcement of dates of the upcoming Gate House Shop Chistmas Sale. (4) A Tribute to Percy Belches, 1906, who died earlier in the year. (5) Discussion of the purposes and resources of the Sick Benefit Fund.

[Article 25:4] Hampton House. — November, 1926
Full page photograph of Hampton House. This accompanies a detailed article describing the new student nurses residence opened a month earlier.

[Article 25:4] Hampton House. — November, 1926
Creator: Carr, Patience
Very detailed presesntation of the new nurses residence, Hampton House. The descriptions begin with the outside and proceed -- floor by floor -- from the main living room to the residences of Miss Lawler and Miss Dick to the floors occupied by the students, to the elaborate "roof" where other entertainment features are presnt.

[Article 25:4] Marriages. — November, 1926

[Article 25:4] News Notes (1) From the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. (2) From Our Alumnae in New York. (3) Canadian News. (4) Alumnae News Notes. — November, 1926
Creator: Frederick, Hester K. ;  Hulsizer, Mary B. ;  Barwick, Ethel B.
Besides the news from specific areas, there is extensive news of alumnae in general, including excerpts from many letters.

[Article 25:4] The Increasing Demand for the Educated Nurse. — November, 1926
Creator: Vannier, Marion L.
The author explains that there is greater need and greater demand for nurses who have received degrees from University Schools of Nursing to produce specialists in teaching and public health. She briefly covers the available programs at the University of Minnesota.