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


[Serial Volume 38] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (1939). — 1939

[Serial Volume 38:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (January, 1939). — 1939, January. — 1 issue

[Article 38:1] "Accrediting -- A Cooperative Venture". — January 1939
The School of Nursing becomes one of fifty schools selected by the National League for Nursing Education to help develop criteria to be used in accrediting schools of nursing.

[Article 38:1] "Until Time Shall be No More". — January 1939
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon
Memories of the founding of Johns Hopkins Hospital by an alumna who was 16 yeas old at the time and whose father was one of first Trustees and its second President. Much of the article is quoted from the account of its opening in a local newspaper from May 8, 1889.

[Article 38:1] A Golden Day in May!. — January 1939
Creator: Stevens, Anne
Excerpts from letters from alumnae who contributed to the Endowment Fund in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the school of nursing. In the middle of the article is a double page photographic display of the front of the hospital and two photos of students giving care to patients.

[Article 38:1] Alumnae News Alumnae and Hospital News. — January 1939

[Article 38:1] Book Reviews. — January 1939
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews on several books of interest to nurses plus listing of several new editions of older books of interest.

[Article 38:1] Deaths. — January 1939

[Article 38:1] Do You Know. — January 1939
Single sentence statements on a multitude of facts of interest to Hopkins nurses, most of which are promotions for the 50th anniversary celebration of the School of Nursing.

[Article 38:1] Dr. T. S. Cullen's 70th Birthday. — January 1939
Large celebration of Dr. Cullen's 70th birthday included his special thanks for roses from the Nurses' Alumnae Association and his tribute to them, plus the mention of a recent "Time" magazine having a feature article on Dr. Cullen and the "Big Four."

[Article 38:1] Dr. Welch's Letter. — January 1939
Creator: Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934.
The letter written by Dr. Welch sent in 1920 and reprinted here speaks of the importance of an endowment for the School of Nursing.

[Article 38:1] Editorial. — January 1939
Creator: Taylor, Effie J.
The writer details the several reasons why the school of nursing needs its own endowment funds.

[Article 38:1] Excerpts from Miss Isabel Hampton's Monthly Record. — January 1939
Brief monthly entries into Miss Hampton's monthly record book from the opening of the hospital and nurse appointments through the beginning of the school of nursing with its staff appointments.

[Article 38:1] Fiftieth Anniversary Program Tentative Program. — January 1939
Still tentative plans for celebration of school's fiftieth anniversary in May, 1939.

[Article 38:1] Johns Hopkins. — January 1939
This life of Johns Hopkins deals more with his personal life as it is written by a cousin who visited him many times in Baltimore.

[Article 38:1] Marriages. — January 1939

[Article 38:1] Miscellaneous News. — January 1939
Brief announcements of dedication of a new nursing magazine to Estelle Hall Speakman,1892; apppointment of Deaconess Anna McDonald,1929, as superintendent of hospital in Wshington, D.C.; honors to some other alumnae; other news of interest to nurse alumnae.

[Article 38:1] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — January 1939
Proceedings and reports of several standing committees from the regular meeting of the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumnae Association on November 5, 1938.

[Article 38:1] The Christmas Sale. — January 1939
Creator: Athey, Helen S. Wilmer
Record amount of money raised for the Alumnae Association Endowment Fund by the latest Christmas sale and luncheon.

[Article 38:1] The Flame Casts a Golden Glow!. — January 1939
Creator: Falls, Caroline E.
Plans for fund raising by various means to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the School of Nursing.

[Article 38:1] What Our Endowment Fund Has Already Accomplished. — January 1939
The use of the part of the Endowment Fund given to the Board of Trustees to fund public health instructors and an additional instructor in dietetics is cited in this brief article.

[Serial Volume 38:2] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (April, 1939). — 1939, April. — 1 issue

[Article 38:2] Alternative Affiliation in Public Health Nursing. — April 1939
Creator: Ames, Miriam
The development of the Dispensary Visiting Nurse Service (DVNS) to accommodate more senior nursing students in public health nursing experience, including the description of the program and experiences offered.

[Article 38:2] Alumnae News. — April 1939

[Article 38:2] Book Reviews. — April 1939
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of six new or revised books of interest to nurses.

[Article 38:2] Christus Consolator. — April 1939
Full page photo of statue of Christ in the lobby of the hospital

[Article 38:2] Deaths. — April 1939

[Article 38:2] Do You Know. — April 1939
Brief announcements of the hospital or school of nursing of interest to nurses.
Includes marriage of Ruth Marker, 1930, to Frederick Caspari, Jr. as reported on page 88 in Alumnae News section

[Article 38:2] Editorial Endowment for the School of Nursing. — April 1939
Creator: Smith, Winford H., 1877-1961
Importance of an endowment for schools of nursing as presented by the president of the JH Hospital.

[Article 38:2] Letter from an Ex-Patient. — April 1939
Letter of appreciation from a former patient citing the physical, psychological, and completely individualized care he received while in the hospital.

[Article 38:2] Letter from Calista Banwarth, 1935. — April 1939
Creator: Salmon, Calista Banwarth
Letter from Miss Banwarth as a student at the Florence Nightingale International Foundation in London about her beginning activities and school there, a visit froom Miss Lawler and Miss Stewart, felings about the dangers of a war coming.

[Article 38:2] Marriages. — April 1939

[Article 38:2] Miscellaneous News. — April 1939
Brief announcements of happenings and other news of interest to the nurses at Hopkins.

[Article 38:2] Report of Regular Quarterly Meeting of Alumnae Association. — April 1939
Proceedings and reports of all standing and special committees from the quarterly meeting of the Alumnae Association on February 9, 1939.

[Article 38:2] Retrospect and Prospect. — April 1939
Graduation address to the Class of 1938 by the president of the National League of Nursing Education. The speaker begins with the historical (1889) expectations and responsibilities of the student nurse and the hospital, then proceeds to the future "professional field."

[Article 38:2] Staff Education in the Johns Hopkins Hospital. — April 1939
The writer gives the reasoning behind staff education programs and includes examples of some of the programs held Tuesday of each month during the school year.

[Article 38:2] Teaching the Practical Application of Nutrition and Dietetics. — April 1939
Creator: Nelson, Katherine R.
The rationale for and the development of a new eight (8) week course in practical dietetics for the student nurses is given in clear detail in this article.

[Article 38:2] Tentative Program for 50th Anniversary Celebration. — April 1939
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M. ;  Thuma, Marion E.
Listing of the programs for Homecoming 50th anniversary celebration of the School of Nursing with some instructions on obtaining information. Also included is information from several alumnae who sent letters about plans for attending the special occasion.

[Article 38:2] The Endowment Fund "To Keep the Spirit of Service"; Extract from the Minutes -- Board of Trustees Meeting -- February 7, 1939; The Flight of Dimes; Order Your Copy Now!; Local Chairmen of Endowment Fund Committees; News from Three Fronts. — April 1939
Creator: Falls, Caroline E.
A series of six (6) articles devoted to the push for increasing the contributions to the Endowment Fund as part of the celebration of the 50the anniversary of the School of Nursing. Includes a drawing of the "Seal of the Endowment Fund Campaign" and a listing of the chairmen for the project from 31 states and Canada.

[Article 38:2] The Johns Hopkins Hospital Student Affiliation with the Eastern Health District. — April 1939
Creator: Harman, Lilly
Detailed description of this new program for nursing students in already operating Eastern Health District of the city, made possible by earnings from the Endowment Fund administered by the hospital for new programs in education of student nurses.

[Article 38:2] The New York Club. — April 1939
Very brief report of activities of members of this group of nursing alumnae.

[Article 38:2] The School of Nursing Library. — April 1939
Details and progress of the remodeling of the library in the Main Nurses' Home.

[Article 38:2] Thorwaldsen's Statue "Christus Consolator". — April 1939
From an apparent suggestion from President Gilman, the statue at the main entrance was presented to the hospital by William Wallace Spence.

[Article 38:2] What the Endowment Fund Already Raised Has Made Possible for Our School of Nursing. — April 1939
Two brief paragraphs citing the use of Endowment Fund's earnings for Public Health Nursing in the School of Nursing.

[Serial Volume 38:3] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (July, 1939). — 1939, July. — 1 issue

[Article 38:3] Alumnae Library Exhibit. — July 1939
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Special exhibit for the 50th anniversary of the Hopkins Hospital and School of Nursing at the Alumnae Library featuring "general interest subjects," e.g. invitation to the graduation of the first class of student nurses, a photograph of Dr. Osler's mother on her 100th birthday. The writer cited Helena Barnard, Class of 1891, as the creator of the idea for a library. The writer also included a recent addition to the library by Agnes Lease, Class of 1893.

[Article 38:3] Alumnae News. — July 1939

[Article 38:3] Anniversary Celebration Notes (1) News from the First Class (2) Some of Many Letters and Telegrams on the Bulletin Board at J.H.H. — July 1939

[Article 38:3] Commencement Day: An Impression. — July 1939
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon
The events of commencement -- from the "looking around," the march of the 400 attendees, the actual outdoor exercises to the alumnae supper at the conclusion. Includes three photographs.

[Article 38:3] Deaths. — July 1939

[Article 38:3] Demonstrations of the Newer Developments in the Teaching of Student Nurses. — July 1939
Creator: Torrance, Jane Taylor
Series of demonstrations showing the newest developments in the teaching of student nurses. Loula E. Kennedy presided over the presentation.

[Article 38:3] Editorials (1) The Fiftieth Anniversary. (2) Fifty Years Afterwards. — July 1939
Creator: Hussey, Elma J.
(1) Tribute by a visiting nurse alumna to the activities and atmosphere of the 50th year anniversary. (2)Short appreciation to the hospital administrators who put together the 50th anniversary celebration.

[Article 38:3] Endowment Progress. — July 1939
Creator: Falls, Caroline E. ;  O'Brien, Helen M.
Chairman of the Endowment Fund Committee reports on the latest results of the campaign to increase funds for endowment of the school of nursing. Also includes a report of the Canadian alumnae and their progress with the Endowment Fund.

[Article 38:3] Greetings from Teachers College, Columbia University, on the Fiftieth Anniversary of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Nursing, May 5, 1939. — July 1939
Creator: Stewart, Isabel M.
From a nurse who had a long history with nursing from the days of the very beginning, through some of the progress to its position and practices of the present, with great emphasis on the contributions and spirit of the founders and pioneers. Of special emphasis is the "battle" about who should control nursing and nursing education -- nurses or hospital administration and doctors?

[Article 38:3] Greetings from the International Council of Nurses. — July 1939
Creator: Taylor, Effie J.
The formation and composition of the International Council of Nurses, its work and objectives. The writer also celebrates her own graduation from the Hopkins School of Nursing and brings greetings from the countries represented in the ICN. She also speaks of the contributions of Isabel Hampton Robb and Lavinia Dock, and of the interest of Elsie Lawler in the ICN.

[Article 38:3] Impressions of the Fiftieth Anniversary Expressed by Members of the Class of 1939. — July 1939
Creator: Bonney, Virginia L. ;  Woodruff, Harriet Baker
Two letters from the graduating class of 1939 expressing their outlooks on the celebration and the changes in nursing education.

[Article 38:3] Marriages. — July 1939

[Article 38:3] Members of the First Class . — July 1939
Five members of the first class of student nurses in a full page photograph

[Article 38:3] Pertinent Parts of the Program of the Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration. — July 1939
Detailed listing of the schedule of the various activities over three days for the 50th year anniversary celebration.

[Article 38:3] Registration. — July 1939
Some highlights of the initial process in the 50th anniversary celebration.

[Article 38:3] Report of the Forty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — July 1939
Proceedings of the annual Homecoming meeting, held on May 4, 1939, including reports of all standing and special committees and a complete, detailed Auditors' Report.

[Article 38:3] The Alumnae Supper. — July 1939
Brief account of alumnae supper held in Hampton House. Includes lyrics to class song of graduating Class of 1939.

[Article 38:3] The Banquet. — July 1939
Creator: Thomas, Henry M., 1891-1966
Activities at the banquet in honor of the Johns Hopkins Hospital's 50th anniversary related with mention of the various humorous activities, including an original song parody written by two of the physicians, the lyrics of which are printed in their entirety.

[Article 38:3] The Hopkins Play. — July 1939
Creator: Athey, Helen S. Wilmer
Brief account of the original play about the events from the planning by Mr. Johns Hopkins and the first day of opening. The play ended the first day of celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

[Article 38:3] The Luncheons. — July 1939
Creator: Dick, Christina
Brief review of the buffet luncheons served in observance of the 50th anniversary of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. A photograph of a cake looking like the main entrance of the hospital is included.

[Article 38:3] The National League of Nursing Education Meeting. — July 1939
Creator: McBride, Dorothy Filler
Brief report of NLNE Annual Meeting including the Banquet and the Hopkins nurses' breakfast together, including a listing of the 26 Hopkins nursing alumnae attending this.

[Article 38:3] The School of Nursing -- Fifty Years in Retrospect. — July 1939
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Historical review of the 50 years of the Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing written by the Superintendant of Nurses

[Article 38:3] We Dress Up for our Fiftieth Birthday. — July 1939
Creator: Fradkin, Esther Weber
Descriptions of the many exhibits both in the hospital and in two windows at Central Library in Baltimore as part of the celebration of 50 years of Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Nursing.

[Serial Volume 38:4] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (October, 1939). — 1939, October. — 1 issue

[Article 38:4] Alumnae News. — October 1939

[Article 38:4] Anna C. Jamme. — October 1939
Tribute to recently deceased alumna, graduate of the Class of 1897, giving her many and varied contributions to nursing.

[Article 38:4] Baltimore Endowment Fund Group. — October 1939
Creator: Thuma, Marion E.
Activities of the Baltimore Endowment Fund Group in the effort to raise funds for this Fund.

[Article 38:4] Book Reviews. — October 1939
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of seven new books plus listing of eight revisions of books of interest to nurses.

[Article 38:4] Deaths. — October 1939

[Article 38:4] Dr. Cullen and Dr. Lewis Retire. — October 1939
Brief account of the retirement of Drs. Cullen and Lewis as professors of Gynecology and Surgery.

[Article 38:4] Editorials (1) Why Pay Your Dues in Advance? (2) Cross Listing of Married Members. — October 1939
(1) Reasons for paying dues early. (2) New way of listing married members in directories.

[Article 38:4] Experiences in Mexico. — October 1939
Creator: Legters, Elva McMahon
Primitive -- but often successful -- treatments and adventures of a Hopkins nurse in a very destitute and superstitious area of Yucatan in Mexico.

[Article 38:4] Graduate Course in Psychiatric Nursing. — October 1939
Creator: Hardin, Zelpha
New graduate course in psychiatric nursing being offered in Phipps Clinic with mention of several of the professors and of some of the requirements.

[Article 38:4] Harriet Lane Home Dispensary. — October 1939
Creator: Trainham, A. Genevieve
Development and description of the newly-opened out patient department for pediatrics at Harriet Lane.

[Article 38:4] Letters. — October 1939
Excerpts from letters from two alumnae living or working in other countries plus a third letter from the editor of a nursing magazine in South Africa.

[Article 38:4] Life of Isabel Hampton Robb. — October 1939
Creator: Bean, Mary Cloud, 1868-1953
Report that sufficient funds have been obtained to proceed with gathering material needed for the writing of the book on Isabel Hampton Robb/

[Article 38:4] Marriages. — October 1939

[Article 38:4] Medicine for the People. — October 1939
Creator: Sloan, Doris Edwards
The concept of "socialized medicine" in the United States, the perceptions of it by lay people and those in the medical profession, the arguments pro and con, plus the presentation and explanations of different types of medical insurance. (Article was written a a term paper in a course in Sociology in the JHH School of Nursing.)

[Article 38:4] Members of the Advisory Board of the School of Nursing. — October 1939
Listing of the members of the Advisory Board of the School of Nursing along with current positions of each member.

[Article 38:4] Red Cross Nurses Serve in War and Peace. — October 1939
The many functions of the American Red Cross in both war and peacetime with the recruitment goal for the current year.

[Article 38:4] Stewardess-Nurses on B & O R.R. Trains. — October 1939
The duties of the personnel and the results of the new service for both Pullman and Coach train passengers.

[Article 38:4] The Sun-Dial. — October 1939
History of the placement of the sun-dial in front of the main entrance of the hospital.