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


[Serial Volume 37] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (1938). — 1938

[Serial Volume 37:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (January, 1938). — 1938, January. — 1 issue

[Article 37:1] A New Temple to Hygieia. — January 1938
Creator: DeHoff, Leonora K.
Creation and functioning of the new Occupational Therapy section of Phipps on the roof garden of Phipps Clinic, enabling it to give more adequate help to psychiatric patients.

[Article 37:1] A Student's Impression of her First Christmas at Hopkins. — January 1938
Poignant and pleasant memories of this first Christmas spent at Hopkins as recorded by a Freshman student nurse.

[Article 37:1] Alumnae News. — January 1938

[Article 37:1] Book Reviews. — January 1938
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster ;  Holljes, Nelly
Reviews by Ruth B. Sherman on seventeen books of interest to nurses plus one longer review by Nelly Holljes on a book about the "biology" of human conflict. The subjects of the other books are varied -- from personal to several on Syphilis.

[Article 37:1] Ceramics as a Factor in Occupational Therapy. — January 1938
Development of ceramics instruction for patients in Phipps as part of its program of Occupational Therapy. Includes a history of ceramics and the actual process.

[Article 37:1] Christmas in our Hospital. — January 1938
Creator: Dick, Christina
Celebrations of Christmas throughout the hospital with Christmas trees on every unit, at the Main Entrance, and at Hampton House. Slso given are the celebrations in the special departments of Phipps, Wilmer, and Woman's Clinic.

[Article 37:1] Deaths. — January 1938

[Article 37:1] Do You Know. — January 1938
Brief announcements of events and changes in many places and categories within the hopsital.

[Article 37:1] Editorials (1) Greetings of the New Year! (2) Status of Child Labor Legislation. — January 1938
(1) Objectives of the magazine and concerns about both content and finances. (2) Negative status on ratification of Child Labor Ammendment before the nation at the present time.

[Article 37:1] Honorary Degrees (1) Remarks Introducing Alice G. Carr, 1914, for Honorary Degree from the Ohio State University. (2) Harvard University Confers Degree on Dr. Finney. . — January 1938
(1)The presentation gives the details of the illustrious career of Alice Carr during WWI and with the Red Cross following the war, plus following this her long work in Greece and Turkey. (2) Brief announcements of honorary awards to Dr. Finney and to Dr. Sabin.

[Article 37:1] In Memoriam. — January 1938
Tribute by four of the classmates of the recently deceased Geraldine Martin Horrax, Class of 1912

[Article 37:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Club of New York. — January 1938
Announcement of Luncheon Meeting to be held in New York City with Ernestine Wiedenbach as speaker.

[Article 37:1] Letters Letter Column. — January 1938
Creator: Craft, Bernice Kapp-Wienke ;  Clement, Ethel Weldon ;  Jamme, Anna C. ;  Harris, Emma Power
Excerpts from letters from four nurse alumnae, with one lengthy one updating her career (Bernice Kapp-Weinke Craft, 1929).

[Article 37:1] Marriages. — January 1938

[Article 37:1] Miss Nevins. — January 1938
Departure of Miss Nevins, a member of the first graduating class of nurses from Hopkins to live with her sister in Texas. There is a short biographical paragraph on Miss Nevins' career. There also is a brief announcement of a new position for Alta Dines with the American Red Cross.

[Article 37:1] Nursing in India. — January 1938
Creator: Clark, Alice M.
The course of study in nursing training programs in India; the several problems in giving good care to Indian patients.

[Article 37:1] Psychiatric Nursing Practical Application and Experience in Phipps Clinic. — January 1938
Creator: Hardin, Zelpha
Citing the inadequacy of the student nurses' beginning knowledge of psychiatric nursing, the new program is formulated. The article gives the details of the program for senior student nurses.

[Article 37:1] Quotations and Interesting Statistics from Dr. Smith's Annual Report. — January 1938
Brief report of some of items discussed by Dr. Smith in his annual report that made this the "most successful year" since the opening of the hospital.

[Article 37:1] Report of Quarterly Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — January 1938
Proceedings of the Quarterly meeting of the Alumnae Association including reports of several standing committees.

[Article 37:1] Request of Pavlov to the Academic Youth of his Country. — January 1938
Letter from Pavlov to those who become scientists to practice "gradualness, modesty and passion." (Letter just before Pavlov's death, at the age of 87 years, on February 27, 1936. Translated from the Russian by Professor P. Kupalov, chief assistant in the Pavlov Institute at Leningrad.)

[Article 37:1] Tentative Program for General Staff Meetings at Hopkins from October to June. — January 1938
List of the eight topics tentatively scheduled for staff education for the six months starting in October 1938.

[Article 37:1] Thanks. — January 1938
Thanks to several specific alumnae who have returned their copies of the Alumnae Magazine for distribution to other university libraries.

[Article 37:1] The Christmas Sale. — January 1938
Creator: Athey, Helen S. Wilmer
The results of the annual Gate House Shop Christmas Sale with the various items and events that brought in a record profit.

[Article 37:1] The Hospital Service Plan in Baltimore. — January 1938
This is a non-profit health service plan to help the "average person" receive adequate care in any hospital in the area. It is cooperative among the hospitals. Each participant contributes a small sum monthly and, in turn, receives adequate care at the hospital of his/her choice.

[Article 37:1] The Part of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Campaign Against Syphilis. — January 1938
The efforts of the U.S Public Health Service in education about and treatment of syphilis combined with the account of what Hopkins had been doing (and is still doing) to investigate and treat the disease.

[Article 37:1] Why We ALL Should Read ALL of our Magazine. — January 1938
A two page drawing of the United States with quotes of different alumnae on different articles.

[Serial Volume 37:2] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (April, 1938). — 1938, April. — 1 issue

[Article 37:2] A Unique Health Service. — April 1938
Creator: Allen, Katherine Devine
The writer describes and gives examples of the Health Service at the very large clubhouse of the American Woman's Association in New York City. The Health Service is free, available 24 hours, with a physician on call 24 hours/day and nurses always present. The writer emphasizes the focus of the service in health maintenance, prevention of serious health problems, and the importance of emotional/mental care.

[Article 37:2] Alumnae News Our Nurses. — April 1938

[Article 37:2] Book Reviews. — April 1938
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Short reviews by Ruth B. Sherman on twelve books of interest to nurses. The subjects of the books are varied -- from congenital abnormalities and food books to the life of King George VI of England.

[Article 37:2] Deaths. — April 1938

[Article 37:2] Dr. Thomas B. Futcher. — April 1938
Short paragraphs informing alumnae of the sudden death of Dr. Futcher who had been at Hopkins since 1894.

[Article 37:2] Editorials (1) Lucy Wortham James. (2) Our Gate House Shop. (3) The Flaming Light. — April 1938
(1)Tribute to Mrs. James who gave a large donation for the construction of Women's Clinic (photograph of the bronze tablet acknowledging her contribution is the Frontispiece of this issue). (2)History of the constuction of the "lodge" at the main entrance and its development into the Gate House Shop. (3) Progress in gaining funds for the Endowment Fund of the Alumnae Association.

[Article 37:2] Four Chiefs A Reminiscence of 1897 - 1904. — April 1938
Creator: Jamme, Anna C.
Personal memories of Dr. Osler, Dr. Halsted, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Welch by a nurse graduate of the Class of 1897. The article emphasizes the emphasis on the "teamwork" between doctors and nurses. (Includes a full page photo of the painting of "The Big Four.")

[Article 37:2] In Memoriam (1) Katherine de Long. (2) Mary Cooper. — April 1938
Tributes to two recently deceased nursing alumnae: a longer one on Kathrine de Long and a very short one on Mary Frehsee Cooper

[Article 37:2] Johns Hopkins Nurses Club of New York. — April 1938
Very brief preview of the next meeting of the New York Club at an afternoon tea.

[Article 37:2] Letters Letter Column. — April 1938
Excerpts from letters from three (3) nurse alumnae

[Article 37:2] Letter from Sarah Glenn from China. — April 1938
Creator: Glenn, Sarah
Description of the trials, travels, and other difficulties in nursing in China during the Japanese invasion.

[Article 37:2] Marriages. — April 1938

[Article 37:2] Maryland Nursing and Medical News. — April 1938
Brief announcements of topics and/or organizations of interest to medical and nursing personnel, e.g. leading causes of death in Baltimore, a "medical gymnasium," pneumonia serum for indigent patients.

[Article 37:2] Monthly Staff Meetings at Hopkins. — April 1938
Brief report of happenings at different monthly staff meetings to update staff and to acquaint staff from one area of the hospital with the work at another area.

[Article 37:2] News. — April 1938
Several announcements of people and events in the hospital that are of interest to nursing and nursing staff.

[Article 37:2] Nursing at the Medical College of Virginia. — April 1938
Creator: Tunnell, Helen (Frances) Ziegler
On the 100th anniversary of the Medical College of Virginia the dean of the School of Nursing gives a review of the history of the medical divisions of the college, with the collegiate level school of nursing beginning in 1925. The writer cites the contributions of several Hopkins nurse graduates during the period.

[Article 37:2] Our Health Service at J.H.H.. — April 1938
Creator: Purcell, Mary Stewart
Discussion of the location and activities of the Nurses' Infirmary located in Thayer building with special information on its services for the student nurses.

[Article 37:2] Our School of Nursing. — April 1938
Some statistics about the February Class of 1938, the incoming September class of students, announcement of next commencement, visits by a researcher alumna and by a group of graduate students.

[Article 37:2] Plaque for Women's Clinic. — April 1938
Plaque at the entrance of Women's Clinic acknowledging the financial gift given by Lucy Wortham James that "made possible" the erection of the Women's Clinic.

[Article 37:2] Recent Trends in Obstetrics. — April 1938
Creator: Eastman, Nicholson J. (Nicholson Joseph), 1895-
The high mortality rate in obstetrics has prompted concerted efforts "to render child-bearing safer." The writer discusses several of the emphasized areas of diligence: education, prevention of anemia, x-ray measurement of the pelvis and child, syphilis, and the increasing use of local anesthesia and analgesia.

[Article 37:2] Report of Quarterly Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — April 1938
Proceedings of the regular quarterly meeting of the Nurses' Alumnae Association including reports of several of the standing and special committees.

[Article 37:2] Rockefeller Foundation Torch Kindled by Sir William Osler. — April 1938
According to this article, The Rockefeller Foundation was founded after John D. Rockefeller read a book by Dr. Osler. What Dr. Osler actually wrote was printed in The Sun, August 8, 1937 and is reprinted here.

[Article 37:2] The Personnel Health Clinic. — April 1938
Creator: Tilghman, R. Carmichael
The establishment (in September, 1937) of a Personnel Health Clinc to examine new employees for health and fitness and to assist in maintaining health of Hopkins Hospital employees in every department. It is called by the author "a public health venture in preventive medicine."

[Article 37:2] Who's Who. — April 1938
News of new and/or current positions of several alumnae plus appointments of two physicians at JHH.

[Serial Volume 37:3] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (July, 1938). — 1938, July. — 1 issue

[Article 37:3] Alumnae Banquet. — July 1938
Creator: McCormick, Virginia
Description by a new nursing graduate of the Alumnae Banquet given to the graduating class by the Alumnae Association.

[Article 37:3] Alumnae News News Notes. — July 1938

[Article 37:3] Another "Commencement". — July 1938
Brief summary of the new Class of 1940 assembling at the statue of Jesus Christ, receiving their "blue books" from Miss Lawler, then their caps.

[Article 37:3] Book Reviews. — July 1938
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Short reviews by Ruth B. Sherman on five books of interest to nurses plus one longer review on a book about doctors in American history from 1735 to 1878.

[Article 37:3] Commencement Day. — July 1938
Creator: Bestul, Harriet R.
Brief summary of graduation by a member of the graduating class with the extra comment of what graduation in nursing meant to her.

[Article 37:3] Deaths. — July 1938

[Article 37:3] General Staff Meetings at J.H.H.. — July 1938
Summary of the various regular educational meetings held for staff of the hospital throughout the year.

[Article 37:3] Helen Conkling Bartlett. — July 1938
Tributes to Helen Conkling Bartlett upon her retirement from the MD Board of Nursing.

[Article 37:3] Hospital Day. — July 1938
Celebration of annual J.H.H. Hospital Day with an enlarged exhibit of the Florence Nightingale collection from the nurses' library.

[Article 37:3] Humanity in Nursing. — July 1938
Creator: Finney, J. M. T. Jr.
The difference between a "nurse" and a "good nurse" lies in the care of a "person" rather than a "patient." He speaks of an individual being "letter perfect" in theory and yet "hopelessly lacking in the application of that knowledge," "oustanding in her theoretic work in the classroom, but ...a total loss on the ward." He goes on to try to determine the factors that differentiate the two abilities and the need for constant education and information and experience. (Graduation speech made at Jefferson Hospital, Roanoke, VA on May 12, 1938)

[Article 37:3] Letter Column. — July 1938
Excerpts from letters from six (6) alumnae.

[Article 37:3] Marriages. — July 1938

[Article 37:3] Miss Lawler's Report. — July 1938
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Activities at the School of Nursing during the past year, changes in staff and events during the past year, description of the entering class of students and of some of the courses given in the School. (Report given at Graduation Exercises May 26, 1938)

[Article 37:3] Report of the Forty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — July 1938
Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Alumnae Association with the reports of all standing and special committees, plus the complete Auditor's Report.

[Article 37:3] Stony Wold Sanatorium. — July 1938
Initiation of a new Auxiliary at this sanatorium for women with tuberculosis to fund the treatment at Stony Wold of nurses or senior students who contract this disease.

[Article 37:3] The National Biennial Convention. — July 1938
Creator: Shipley, Angela Mitchell
Summary of the recent biennial nurses' convention including the usual Johns Hopkins Nurses' breakfast the last morning with a list of the 30 alumnae who attended.

[Article 37:3] The Turtle Race. — July 1938
Brief summary of the 8th annual Turtle Derby held at J.H.H.

[Article 37:3] Virginia Betzold's Experiences as an International Student. — July 1938
Creator: Betzold, K. Virginia
An alumna writes of her experiences -- good and less than good -- as one of twenty-one nurses from thirteen countries living the life of an Interntional Student in London. There were many trips, short and long, with the highlight being the trip to Northern Europe, about which there are many details.

[Serial Volume 37:4] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (October, 1938). — 1938, October. — 1 issue

[Article 37:4] Alumnae News. — October 1938

[Article 37:4] Book Reviews. — October 1938
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews on eleven (11) books on a variety of topics of interest to nursing and nurses.

[Article 37:4] Changes in the Curriculum at our School. — October 1938
Four changes in the nursing school curriculum in the bacteriology course, diet in disease course, Behavior Problems Common in Childhood course, and First Aid course.

[Article 37:4] Deaths. — October 1938

[Article 37:4] Editorial Our "List of Graduates". — October 1938
Explanation of new, less expensive form of listing graduates of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in the new directory being sent with this issue of the magazine.

[Article 37:4] Graduation Address at Rhode Island Hospital. — October 1938
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
The role of the graduate nurse in the modern field of care. There is emphasis on the growing importance of public health nursing, the recognition of private duty nursing as the largest field, the progress of nursing into other specialized fields, the question to be asked by each graduate for what field she is most suited, and the main characteristics needed by any nurse.

[Article 37:4] High Tribute Paid Dr. Finney on Seventy-Fifth Birthday. — October 1938
Creator: Stone, Harvey B.
Summary of the participants and activities at the dinner honoring Dr. Finney on his 75th birthday. The participants were from all walks of life and not just from the medical fields. Following the summary is a copy of the thank you note from Dr. Finney to the Nurses' Alumnae Association for its good wishes.

[Article 37:4] Hopkins Nurse Awarded High Honors in England Miss Virginia Betzold placed at head of class in international school. — October 1938
Brief clippoing from the Baltimore Sunpaper on Miss Betzold receiving "first honors" in course taken at Bedford College for Women in London, England.

[Article 37:4] In Memoriam (1) Tillie Spencer Cone. (2) Yssabella Waters. (3) Dr. Thomas Boggs. — October 1938
Brief tributes to two (2) recently deceased early graduates of the school of nursing and to a popular Hopkins physician.

[Article 37:4] Letters Letter Column. — October 1938
Excerpts from five (5) letters sent by or for several nursing school alumnae. Includes a long letter from Rebekah Hoffman Davies (1911) from India.

[Article 37:4] Marriages. — October 1938

[Article 37:4] Miss Northam and Miss Hussey Leave J.H.H.. — October 1938
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Announcement of the resignations of Ethel Northam to work as superintendant of nursing at Women's Hospital, of Elma Hussey to become suprintendant of nursing in a hospital in Rochester, NY. Also announced are their replacements.

[Article 37:4] Miscellaneous News. — October 1938

[Article 37:4] Nursing in the University of California. — October 1938
Creator: Dunbar, Virginia
History of the development of the School of Nursing at the University of California with discussion of the courses offered.

[Article 37:4] Report of Special Meeting of Alumnae Association. — October 1938
Creator: Price, Mary Sanders
Special meeting to decide whether or not to sell the Special Club concludes with the decision to wait at least a year before the attempt is made to sell.