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


[Serial Volume 42] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (1943). — 1943

[Serial Volume 42:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (January, 1943). — 1943, January. — 1 issue

[Article 42:1] A Message from the Office of the Director of the School of Nursing and Nursing Service. — January 1943
Creator: Wolf, Anna Dryden
Description of the new class with changes in curriculum; activities in the hospital with personnel changes; movement of the school for increased enrollment.

[Article 42:1] A Traveled Road. — January 1943
Personal experience and general information about the recovery and partial recoveries of children who contract Infantile Paralysis with special emphasis on the emotional side and how others can help make it easier.

[Article 42:1] Alumnae News. — January 1943

[Article 42:1] Behind the Scenes with General Hospital No. 18. — January 1943
Creator: McLaughlin, Elizabeth K.
Description of life, personal and professional, serious and humorous, at a military compound for medical personnel on an island in the South Pacific during World War II.

[Article 42:1] Book Reviews. — January 1943
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Reviews of five (5) medically-oriented books not previously reviewed plus added comments on five (5) previously reviewed.

[Article 42:1] Deaths. — January 1943

[Article 42:1] Editorials (1) Helena Barnard, Our First President. (2) A Traveled Road. (30) Why Our Resident Dues were Increased. — January 1943
(1) In Memoriam tribute to Helena Barnard, 1892, first president of the nurses' alumnae group. (2) Introduction to an article found later in this issue. (3) Explanation that increase in dues is because of the increase in dues by the ANA.

[Article 42:1] General News. — January 1943
Brief items of general news of Red Cross Blood Donor Project awards, Canadian "ranks," news of JHH physicians, new federal bill establishing the Navy Nurse Corps, honors to JHH physicians, success of new sulfa drugs, progress of new medical "weapons."

[Article 42:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Club of New York. — January 1943
Creator: Herbst, Beatrice L.
Cancellation of October meeting due to its president being called into service, also decreasing attendance at the meetings of the group, also due to wartime service.

[Article 42:1] Letter from Sally Catlett from Hawaii. — January 1943
Creator: Catlett, Sally Nelson
Letter from 1922 graduate during World War II lamenting that she was "too old" for the Hospital Unit #18 and rejoicing that she was accepted by the American Red Cross and sserving in Hawaii. She describes the physical arrangements, the effect of the war on the civilian population, the Hopkins influence on the unit, the meeting of another nursing alumna.

[Article 42:1] Marriages. — January 1943

[Article 42:1] Meeting of the Maryland State Nurses' Association. — January 1943
Creator: Bunting, I. Gertrude
Report on the meeting of MD. State Nurses' Association on October 29, 1942 with emphasis on need to maintain supply of nurses during the war.

[Article 42:1] National Naval Medical Center. — January 1943
Creator: Fairhurst, Jean Orr
Description of the new Naval Medical Center in Bethesda; the Congressional act establishing the Navy Nurse Corps and bestowing rank on the female nurses in the corps, with its influence on the corps and the public;special description of the uniform.

[Article 42:1] News of Our Nurses in the Services. — January 1943
Creator: Maxwell, Inez Boyer Robson ;  Witmer, S. Kathryn
News of our military personnel alumnae, including excerpts from several letters from alumnae and a report from the Chief Nurse of the Army Nurse Corps.

[Article 42:1] Nursing Personnel -- General Hospital No. 118. — January 1943
Alphabetical listing of all nursing -- and non-nursing -- personnel of Hospital Unit No. 118.

[Article 42:1] Prayer and Benediction Offered by Rev. Theodore Ferris at Convocation, October 8, 1942. — January 1943
Short prayer offered for the new nurses at recent convocation.

[Article 42:1] The Library of the School of Nursing. — January 1943
Creator: McVicar, Jessie Black
Growth of the nurses library especially citing gifts from Dr. Kelly and specific alumnae.

[Article 42:1] The Nurse and the World of Tomorrow Address to the Graduatiing Class, September, 1942. — January 1943
Creator: Goodrich, Annie W.
In this speech, several different stories introduce the struggle of people and nations for freedom of thought and action leading to new and effective plans and programs after peace is back in the world. She relates the effects of three nursing pioneers: Isabel Hampton Robb, Lillian Wald, and Adelaide Nutting. She throws out the challenge of the "great adventure"of nursing to the new graduates.

[Serial Volume 42:2] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (April, 1943). — 1943, April. — 1 issue

[Article 42:2] About Our Units and Our Nurses in the Armed Forces. — April 1943
News from different groups of nursing units serving in the military.

[Article 42:2] Address at Convocation. — April 1943
Address emphasizes contributions of nursing to humanity and two essential qualities needed for individual nursing futures: alertness and patience. Speaker makes a plea for greater emphasis on the human qualities in nursing, often criticized by the public. Speaker also addresses post-war nursing opportunities.

[Article 42:2] Alumnae News News of Our Alumnae. — April 1943
Also includes several "Items of Interest" for (1) federal subsidy for building a nurses' home, (2) establishment of an army inddustrial hygiene laboratory at Hopkins, (3) start of Spanish class for nurses at JHH, (4) donation of fee to alumnae association by Dr. TeLinde.

[Article 42:2] An Historical Relic. — April 1943
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
"Travels" of a set of Japanese cups and saucers purchased at the end of the Spanish-American War, given to two alumnae who then donated them to the old Hopkins Nurses Club in Baltimore to Canada to an 1893 graduate of our school of nursing and finally to Ruth Sherman who has given it to the School of Nursing. Miss Sherman asks that any other of these small cups and saucers also be donated to the club to get a full set.

[Article 42:2] An Introduction to the Student Reserve. — April 1943
Creator: Schoonover, Lillian B.
Introduction to the Red Cross Student Reserve to speed up the process of enrollment in the Red Cross and immediate service after graduation.

[Article 42:2] Book Reviews. — April 1943
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of four (4) books of interest to nurses.

[Article 42:2] Deaths. — April 1943
Includes a news article from NY Times Jan.1, 1943 of the death of Hazel Mackay in Lisbon, Portugal while she was awaiting the delivery of hundreds of refugee children.

[Article 42:2] Dr. Howard Atwood Kelly. — April 1943
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon
Tribute to recently deceased Dr. Howard A. Kelly with particular emphasis on his Florence Nightingale collection which he gave to the Hopkins Nursing Alumnae, his love of the Bible and his love of nature.

[Article 42:2] Editorial Janet Nesbitt Smith. — April 1943
In Memoriam tribute with professional biography of recently deceased alumna Janet Nesbitt Smith, class of 1917.

[Article 42:2] Excerpts from "News Letters" Sent Out by the American Red Cross Nursing Service. — April 1943
Different items of interest relating to Red Cross, Red Cross Nursing, and the War.

[Article 42:2] Greetings The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing February 18, 1943. — April 1943
Creator: Gibbs Jr., John S.
Greetings at convocation by President of the Board of Trustees of JHH.

[Article 42:2] Letters. — April 1943
Excerpts of several letters giving news of alumnae.

[Article 42:2] Marriages. — April 1943

[Article 42:2] Meetings of the Maryland State Nurses Association . — April 1943
Creator: Frederick, Hester K. ;  VandeGrift, Dorothy E. Blackman
Series of meetings of the state nursing association involving education for nurses, lengthy report of the Nursing Defense Council with its recruitment and defense plans for the counties in Maryland, including the limitations due to scarcity of nurses among other factors. Also includes report by the president of the JHHNAA on its activities for the year.

[Article 42:2] Planning for Today and Tomorrow. — April 1943
Creator: Wolf, Anna Dryden
Tribute and challenge to the graduating class during these war years; the composition of the class; changes in the School and hospital.

[Article 42:2] Program of Convocation The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing February 18, 1943. — April 1943
Program of order of activities for convocation of School of Nursing.

[Article 42:2] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — April 1943
Reports from the JHHNAA meeting on February 18, 1943.

[Article 42:2] Staff of General Hospital No. 118. — April 1943
Full page group photograph of the General Hospital No. 118 staff -- on frontispiece of issue.

[Article 42:2] The Waste of War. — April 1943
Creator: Adams, Emma M.
Original poem written by Emma Adams, class of 1912

[Serial Volume 42:3] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (July, 1943). — 1943, July. — 1 issue

[Article 42:3] Alumnae News News of Alumnae. — July 1943

[Article 42:3] Book Reviews. — July 1943
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Review of typed manuscript of "The Development and Content of the First Three Prelimary Courses for Nurses: An Historical Study" plus mention of new editions of seven (7) textbooks of interest to nurses.

[Article 42:3] Deaths. — July 1943
Includes tributes and some biographical information about several of these recently deceased alumnae: Mary James Ledlie, Marion E. Nelson, Helen Ross Macdonald.

[Article 42:3] From General Hospitals 18 and 118. — July 1943
Creator: McLaughlin, Elizabeth K. ;  Weber, Helen J.
Accounts of work done by each of these hospital units, one in South Pacific (NZ) and the other in Europe.

[Article 42:3] Intravenous Anesthesia. — July 1943
Creator: Berger, Olive Louise
The movement from inhalation anesthesia to intravenous anesthesia, the description of the currently most used medications for this purpose with details on the use of sodium pentothal and the precautionary measures in its use.

[Article 42:3] Items of Interest. — July 1943
Brief announcements of news, appointments, other items of interest to those at the School of Nursing and JHH.

[Article 42:3] Letters. — July 1943

[Article 42:3] Marriages. — July 1943

[Article 42:3] Nominees for Office The Johns Hopkins Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association, Inc. 1943 - 1944. — July 1943
Nominees for offices in the Alumnae Association for election at next Homecoming meeting.

[Article 42:3] Notes from the Office of the Director of the School of Nursing. — July 1943
Report on various activities, changes, appointments within the school of nursing. Also mentioned are appointment of nurse alumnae at other places.

[Article 42:3] Nurse Recruitment for Military Service. — July 1943
Creator: Cross, Ollie D.
Activities of the Nurse Recruitment Committee and its use of the invaluable Red Cross chapters across the nation in obtaining the numbers of nursing personnel needed for wartime service.

[Article 42:3] Opening a New Station Hospital. — July 1943
Creator: Witmer, S. Kathryn
Establishing a new station hospital in Pennsylvania from the arrival and the smell of fresh paint to the furnishing and busy life of all in caring for their patients, already plus planning for its enlargement.

[Article 42:3] Our Graduates Who Give Volunteer Service. — July 1943
Creator: Gleitsman, Gladys M.
Volunteers now serving in various departments in the hospital, including where each is serving.

[Article 42:3] Reminiscences The Origin of our Cap and our Pin. — July 1943
Story of the creation of the cap of the School of Nursing and of the pin of the Alumnae Association.

[Article 42:3] Report of an Alumnae Member of the Advisory Board of the School of Nursing. — July 1943
Creator: Dunbar, Virginia
Developments within the School of Nursing that have seemed significant in the journey towards collegiate status: (1) strengthening of the faculty and its significance, (2)role of the Board of Trustees to the Advisory Board, (3)availability of national funds and acceleration of the program for wartime needs. Also included is a letter from Alta Dines, 1914, also a member of the Advisory Board.

[Article 42:3] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — July 1943
Minutes for the regular meeting of the Alumnae Association May, 1943, including reports of all committees and a complete Auditor's Report.

[Article 42:3] Surgical Technique in the Gynaecological Operating Room Fifty Years Ago. — July 1943
Creator: Patterson, Adah H.
The old operation room for Dr. Kelly before the use of rubber gloves, when sterilization was a long -- and often dangerous -- procedure, when all sutures were of catgut: all fond memories for this nurse.

[Article 42:3] The Dome. — July 1943
Creator: Duncan, Louise Davis
Creation of student handbook called "The Dome," suggested and created by the students.

[Article 42:3] The Hopkins Antonym for "Absenteeism". — July 1943
The story of Hattie Webb, a JHH laundry worker, who has worked 45 years at her job with never a single day's absence -- and was still working at the time of the writing of this article.

[Article 42:3] The Johns Hopkins Nurses Club of New York. — July 1943
Activities of the Nurses Club of New York at a luncheon with a talk by Elisabeth Phillips, another meeting with Loula Kennedy as guest of honor.

[Article 42:3] The Mobile Unit of the Blood Donor Service. — July 1943
Creator: Briggs, Ward W.
Description of the work of the Blood Donor Service of the American Red Cross as it pushes to collect huge amounts of donations for military and civilian needs. Includes the addition of the Mobile unit to accommodate those who are unable to get to the stationary locations.

[Article 42:3] The System of Libraries that Carry Our Alumnae Magazine. — July 1943
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
The history of the Alumnae Magazine and a report to alumnae of the use of the copies that have been returned so they could be distributed to other libraries.

[Article 42:3] Wartime Activities at Duke Hospital. — July 1943
Creator: Davis, Beatrice McKellar
Changes at Duke Hospital, its Medical School, its Nursing School in response to wartime needs.

[Serial Volume 42:4] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (October, 1943). — 1943, October. — 1 issue

[Article 42:4] "Eagles' Wings". — October 1943
Creator: Stimson, Dorothy
Address given at Convocation at Goucher College Summer Preclinical Nursing Program 1943 to new group of student nurses receiving part of their nursing education at Goucher. Includes stories of Forence Nightingale and Mary Breckinridge.

[Article 42:4] A Letter from Miss Lawler. — October 1943
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Greetings and news from California after her discharge from the hospital and a renewal of some of her activities to help the war effort.

[Article 42:4] A Special Appeal to the Earliest Graduates. — October 1943
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Appeal for scrapbooks, etc. for the Libray Committee's work of making a bound volume of our nursing history.

[Article 42:4] Alumnae News. — October 1943

[Article 42:4] Anesthesia Needs Help. — October 1943
Creator: Colt, Beverly R.
Appeal by an alumna nurse anesthetist for more nurses to enroll in the schools of anesthesia to correct the severe shortage of this health worker.

[Article 42:4] Book Reviews. — October 1943
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Reviews of four (4) new books of medical and/or war relevance.

[Article 42:4] Deaths. — October 1943

[Article 42:4] Do You Know?. — October 1943
Brief announcements: JHHSON one of first three schools approved for Cadet Corps; increase in applicants for SON; additions to Hampton House; changes in curriculum due to war personnel shortages; lack of organdy for graduate caps; use of volunteers for housekeeping chores; course in Job Instruction Training.

[Article 42:4] Editorials Joseph Sweetman Ames; May Macdonald, 1903. — October 1943
Creator: Kennedy, Loula ;  Ellicott, Nancy P. ;  Butler, Frances K. M. ;  Chisolm, Lucie V. ;  Schorer, Margaret Shrive ;  Bigley, Alice K. Suydam ;  Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon
Tributes to recently deceased president emeritus of the JHU and to graduate of nursing class of 1903, the latter written by a group of her classmates.

[Article 42:4] From the Office of the Director of the School of Nursing. — October 1943
Preparation for graduation of current class; listing of new graduates to join American Red Cross Reserves or one of the services of the military; changes in the staffs of the School of Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

[Article 42:4] Hopkins News from the Armed Forces. — October 1943
News of Hopkins staff serving in the armed forces, most of the news coming from letters from alumnae.

[Article 42:4] Letters. — October 1943
Creator: Eldredge, Elizabeth (26 Feb 1917-) ;  Palliser, Elinor M. ;  Bayless, Martha Diller
Excerpts from three letters from alumnae updating their information.

[Article 42:4] Marriages. — October 1943

[Article 42:4] Reminiscences. — October 1943
Memories of two of the first class of student nurses and their activities after graduation.

[Article 42:4] Report of the Fifty-first Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — October 1943
Minutes of the annual Homecoming meeting of the Nurses Alumnae Association in September 1942, including reports of all standing and special committees.

[Article 42:4] School Activities Address given by Miss Wolf at Graduation Exercises September 16, 1943. — October 1943
Creator: Wolf, Anna Dryden
Continuing efforts to increase the numbers of nursing students to relieve the wartime shortage includes the Cadet Nurse Corps, summer programs by JHHSON. Gives statistical figures for the School and covers staff and staff changes. Also mentions new Mary Adelaide Nutting Award of the NLNE.

[Article 42:4] The Golden Jubilee of the League. — October 1943
Creator: Ames, Miriam
Activities at the meeting for the 50th anniversary of the National League of Nursing Education with emphasis on the activities with other Hopkins nursing alumnae.

[Article 42:4] The Story of the Hampton House Farms. — October 1943
Cartoon about unsuccessful attempt to grow a Victory Garden at Hampton House. (Creator is listed as Anita Tabor, Class of 1945,but no record is found of graduation.)
Cartoon by Anita Tabor, Class of 1945, who is not listed among the graduates of the School of N:ursing.

[Article 42:4] Treatment of Ruptured Intervertebral Disks Extracts from some recent papers of Dr. Walter E. Dandy. — October 1943
Creator: Dandy, Walter Edward, 1886-1946.
Diagnosis and treatment of two (2) types of disks: protruding and concealed.