BarV, Vashti Bartlett Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Series 6] Records of Nursing Service
Series consists of materials relatd to Vashti Bartlett's nursing service around the world. Subseries are arranged chronologically. Subseries include correspondence, diaries and notes, documents and forms, publications and clippings, and ephemera. Photographs from Bartlett's nursing service are included in Series 7.

[Sub-series 6.01] Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses, class of 1906. — 1903-1906
Subseries includes correspondence, notes, programs, articles and clippings related to Bartlett's involvement with the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Johns Hopkins Training School for Nurses, and the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumnae Association. Material related to a salary dispute between private duty nurses and Johns Hopkins Hospital is included in correspondence with the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Association.

[Folder 5/1] Correspondence: Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses. — 1902-1912

[Folder 5/2] Correspondence and Notes: Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumni Association. — 1913-1922

[Folder 5/3] Programs: Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing and Nurses Alumni Association. — 1906-1907, 1914

[Folder 5/4] Articles about Vashti Bartlett in the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumni Magazine. — 1908-1969

[Folder 5/5] Clippings related to Johns Hopkins Hospital and Nursing. — 1905-1928

[Sub-series 6.02] Grenfell Mission in Labrador and Newfoundland. — 1908-1912

[Folder 6.2.3] Grenfell Mission, Clippings. — 1908-1929

[Sub-sub-series 6.2.1] Grenfell Mission, Correspondence

[Folder 5/6] Patient Correspondence. — 1908. — 5

[Folder 5/7] Clark, Scoville, Jr.. — 1908

[Folder 5/8] Grenfell, Anna Elizabeth MacClanahan. — 1909

[Folder 5/9] Grenfell Association of America. — 1909;1915

[Folder 5/10] Palmer, Douglas. — Sept. 20, 1908

[Folder 5/11] Sayre, Francis B.. — April 21, 1909;1913

[Folder 5/12] White, Emma E.. — Feb.-April, 1908;Jan. 17, 1910
Emma E. White was Secretary of the New England Grenfell Association.

[Sub-sub-series 6.2.2] Grenfell Mission, Diaries and Notes

[Folder 5/13] Diary from Grenfell Mission. — May 13-Nov. 9, 1908. — Diaries, Notes

[Folder 5/14] Notes: drafts of letters and diary accounts. — 1908. — Notes

[Sub-sub-series 6.2.4] Grenfell Mission, Publications

[Folder 5/16] Among the Deep Sea Fishers, Map of Labrador and Newfoundland. — n.d.. — Map

[Folder 5/21] Articles and Publications about Grenfell Mission. — c.1907-1908

[Folder 5/22] Publications by Wilfred Grenfell. — 1908;n.d.

[Folder 5/23] The Needlework Guild of America, The American Labrador Branch. — n.d.
includes knitting instructions

[Folder 5/25] Red Cross Line brochure, sailings between New York, Halifax, and St. Johns. — c.1908

[Serial Publication 5/24] The Outlook, volume 91, number 13. — March 27, 1909
See pages 667-669, 710-719

[Serial Publication 5/17-20] Among the Deep Sea Fishers. — 1908-1912;1917
Incomplete run

[Sub-series 6.06] Dayton, Ohio Flood Relief. — March-April, 1913

[Folder 6/4] Dayton: Diaries and Notes. — March 29- April 13, 1913. — Diaries, Notes
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca

[Sub-sub-series] Dayton: Clippings. — 1913. — Clippings

[Folder 6/5] Dayton: Clippings, Dayton Daily News. — April 1, 1913

[Folder 6/6] Dayton: Clippings, Washington Post. — March 29, 1913

[Folder 6/7] Dayton: Clippings, other newspapers. — 1913

[Sub-series 6.07] Watts Hospital, Durham NC. — 1913-1915

[Folder 6/8] Graduation and Report of the Superintendent. — 1913-1914

[Folder 6/9] Watts Hospital, blank forms. — c. 1914

[Folder 6/10] Nurses clothing and supply list. — c. 1914

[Folder 6/11] Correspondence: Lottie Eure. — July 1915

[Folder 6/12] Correspondence: Robina Tillingbast. — 1915

[Folder 6/13] Watts Hospital Poetry. — c. 1914

[Folder 6/14] Watts Hospital Publications. — c. 1914

[Sub-series 6.08] World War I, American Red Cross Unit B in Pau, France and La Panne, Belgium. — 1915-1916
Series consists of correspondence, diaries and notes, clippings, Red Cross documents, passports and visas, financial records, ephemera, and postcards. Correspondence to Bartlett's sister Alice and mother Amanda are particularly rich in documenting Bartlett's experiences in France and Belgium.

[Folder 6.8.4] Red Cross Documents. — 1915-1916

[Folder 6.8.5] World War I: Visas and Passports. — 1915-1916

[Folder 6.8.6] World War I: Financial Records. — 1915-1916

[Folder 6.8.7] World War I: programs, schedules. — 1915-1916

[Folder 6.8.8] Presentation portraits of King Albert of Belgium and Queen Elizabeth. — n.d.

[Folder 6.8.9] Paintings of La Panne, Belgium. — n.d.

[Sub-sub-series 6.8.1] World War I: Correspondence. — 1915-1916
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca

[Folder 6/15] American Red Cross. — Sept. 1915

[Folder 6/16] Anna. — June 4, 1915

[Folder 6/17] Bartie. — 1915

[Folder 6/18] Sister, Alice Riggs Bartlett. — March-Sept. 1915

[Folder 6/19] Sister, Alice Riggs Bartlett. — Oct. 1915- Feb. 1916

[Folder 6/20] Correspondence to her mother, Amanda Bartlett, and Family. — April -Sept. 1915

[Folder 6/21] Correspondence to Mother, Amanda Bartlett, and Family. — Oct. 1915- Jan. 1916

[Folder 6/22] Correspondence from Mother, Amanda Bartlett. — Jan. 2, 1916

[Folder 6/23] Brother, Harry Bartlett, and his wife Helen. — April-July 1915

[Folder 6/24] Carrie, drafts of letters not sent. — 1915-1916

[Folder 6/25] Chapman, Madeleine. — 1915

[Folder 6/26] Delano, Jane. — 1915

[Folder 6/27] Edie, Caroline. — May-June 1915

[Folder 6/28] Elizabeth. — April 7, 1915

[Folder 6/29] Drafts of letters to Miss Henderson and Mrs. Hutton. — Nov. 1915

[Folder 6/30] Holmes, Marian, The American Hospital of Paris. — 1915

[Folder 6/31] Leutell, May. — 1916

[Folder 6/32] Mademoiselle. — June 18, 1915

[Folder 6/33] McClellan, Mrs. George B.. — April-Aug. 1915

[Folder 6/34] Minnie. — April 3, 1915

[Folder 6/35] Pedroso, Ysabel. — Aug. 27, 1915

[Folder 6/36] Riffel, Elizabeth. — Jan. 1915

[Folder 6/37] Stark, A.L.. — July 7, 1915

[Folder 6/38] Taylor, Reba J.. — 1915-1916

[Folder 6/39] United States Embassy in Paris. — 1915

[Folder 6/40] Vandepux, E.. — Aug. 16, 1916

[Folder 6/41] Virgie. — March 27, 1915

[Folder 6/42] Willingale, Mary, American Hospital of Paris. — 1915

[Folder 6/43] French correspondents. — 1915-1916

[Folder 6/44] Drafts and partial correspondence from Pau. — 1915

[Folder 6/45] Envelopes. — 1915-1916

[Sub-sub-series 6.8.10] World War I Postcards. — 1915-1916
Vashti Bartlett collected these postcards with the intention of using them in a slide show to accompany her lectures on her experinces in World War I.

[Sub-sub-series 6.8.2] World War I: Diaries and Notes. — 1915-1916
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca

[Folder 7/1] World War I Diary, Pau, France and La Panne, Belgium. — March 25, 1915-Jan. 1916
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca

[Folder 7/2] Notes on Hospitals in Pau, France and La Panne, Belgium. — 1916
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca

[Folder 7/3] Notes from France. — 1915-1916
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca

[Folder 7/4] World War I: Memory Album, La Panne, Belgium. — Oct. 8, 1915
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca

[Sub-sub-series 6.8.3] World War I: Clippings. — 1915-1916

[Folder 7/5] Clippings about Vashti Bartlett and other Baltimore Nurses. — 1915-1916

[Folder 7/6] Clippings about World War I or the Red Cross. — 1915-1916

[Folder 7/7] World War I: Magazine Photos. — 1915-1919

[Sub-series 6.09] World War I, Base Hospital 71. — 1918-1919
Subseries includes correspondence, a diary, Red Cross documents and forms, ephemera, poetry and songs, and clippings. The Red Cross documents and forms include listings of the nurses who served in Hospital Unit 71 under Brtlett and a record for each nurse with their name and background.

[Folder 6.9.2] Base Hospital 71: Diary. — 1918-1919
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca

[Folder 6.9.4] Base Hospital 71: Ephemera. — n.d.

[Folder 6.9.5] Base Hospital 71: Poetry and Songs. — 1918-1919

[Folder 6.9.6] Base Hospital 71: Clippings. — 1918-1933, n.d.

[Sub-sub-series 6.9.1] Base Hospital 71: Correspondence. — 1918-1933

[Folder 7/14] Amanda. — 1919

[Folder 7/15] American Red Cross. — 1919

[Folder 7/16] Mother, Amanda Bartlett, and Sister, Alice Riggs Bartlett. — 1918-1919

[Folder 7/17] Campbell, Maida G.. — 1919

[Folder 7/18] Coupland, Robert S.. — 1919

[Folder 7/19] De Lage, Madame Daniel. — March 20, 1919

[Folder 7/20] Finney, J.M.T.. — Dec 18, 1918

[Folder 7/21] Gray, Eva. — May 31, 1919

[Folder 7/22] Greeley, Helen Hoy. — June 7, 1919

[Folder 7/23] Hagen, Louise S.. — Oct. 11, 1918

[Folder 7/24] Holmes, Marian. — 1919

[Folder 7/25] Jackson, Y.H.. — Feb. 13, 1919

[Folder 7/26] MacRoberts, Margaret. — 1919

[Folder 7/27] Norcross, Ella Horst. — 1930-1933

[Folder 7/28] Noyes, Clara D.. — 1919

[Folder 7/29] Shelton, Nena. — 1919

[Folder 7/30] Stimson, Julia. — 1919

[Folder 7/31] Thompson, Dora. — 1918-1919

[Folder 7/32] War Department, concerning back pay. — 1924-1925

[Folder 7/33] Miss Watts. — 1919

[Folder 7/34] Woodman, James B.. — Jan. 28, 1919

[Sub-sub-series 6.9.3] Base Hospital 71: Documents and Forms. — 1918-1919

[Folder 7/36] American Expeditionary Forces, Circulars. — 1918

[Folder 7/37] Army Nurse Corps: Efficiency Reports and Record of Assignment and Pay. — 1918

[Folder 7/38] Army Nurse Corps Regulations. — 1918

[Folder 7/39] Forms, blank. — c. 1918

[Folder 7/40] Forms filled out to Mary or Jane Doe. — 1918

[Folder 7/41] Inspection of Base Hospital. — 1918

[Folder 7/42] Lists of Nurses and Hospital Units. — c. 1918

[Folder 7/43] Lists: Passenger Lists. — 1918

[Folder 9/1] Nurses Payroll and Insurance Forms. — 1918

[Folder 9/2] Orders and Forms for Vashti Bartlett. — 1918-1919

[Folder 9/3] Record for Each Nurse, B-K. — 1918
The photos that accompanied each record were separated and placed in the Photograph Series of this collection.

[Folder 9/4] Record for Each Nurse, L-W. — 1918
The photos that accompanied each record were separated and placed in the Photograph Series of this collection.

[Folder 9/5] Travel Orders for Nurses other than Vashti Bartlett. — 1918-1919

[Folder oversized] Lists: Baggage Lists. — c.1918

[Folder oversized] Lists: Property Lists. — 1918

[Sub-series 6.10] Red Cross Mission to Vladivostok, Siberia and China. — 1919

[Sub-sub-series 6.10.1] Siberia: Correspondence. — 1919-1934

[Folder 9/9] American Red Cross regarding assignment. — 1919-1920

[Folder 9/10] American Red Cross, unsigned correspondence from Omsk and Irkoutsk. — 1919-1920

[Folder 9/11] Bartie. — 1919

[Folder 9/12] Bartlett, Alice. — 1919

[Folder 9/13] Bartlett, Amanda. — 1919

[Folder 9/14] Bartlett, Dorothy. — 1919

[Folder 9/15] Buadill, Georgette. — July 23, 1919

[Folder 9/16] Bridge, Helen L.. — 1919

[Folder 9/17] Flick, Margarete K.. — 1919, 1924

[Folder 9/18] Frolkova, Nadia, travel papers and expenses. — 1919

[Folder 9/19] Jones, Easley S.. — 1919

[Folder 9/20] Kingsbury, Melinda B.. — 1919

[Folder 9/21] My Dear Lady. — 1919

[Folder 9/22] Leutell, Mary. — 1921

[Folder 9/23] Noyes, Clara D., American Red Cross. — 1919

[Folder 9/24] Pinder, Ethel G.. — 1919

[Folder 9/25] Rossiter, Miss. — 1919

[Folder 9/26] Shufford, Miss. — 1919

[Folder 9/27] Tittman, Anna L., American Red Cross. — 1919

[Folder 9/28] Virginia and Bartie. — 1919

[Folder 9/29] White, Miss, American Red Cross. — 1919

[Folder 9/30] Engineer's letter from Irkoutsk, Siberia. — Aug. 10, 1919

[Folder 9/31] Draft letters and notes. — 1919-1920

[Sub-sub-series 6.10.2] Siberia: Diaries and Notes. — 1919-1920

[Folder 9/32] Siberia Trip Diary. — June 1919- Feb. 1920

[Folder 9/33] Russian English Translation Notes. — c. 1919

[Folder 9/34] Description of trip from Vladivostok to Harbin and the cholera epedemic. — 1919

[Folder 9/35] An Evening at a Chinese Theatre. — 1919

[Folder 9/36] Notes and draft letters from Harbin. — 1919

[Folder 9/37] News Release from Czecho-Slovak Information Bureau regarding the Army. — Nov. 16, 1919

[Folder 9/38] Political Propaganda. — 1919-1920

[Folder 9/39] Translations of Russian poetry. — 1919-1920

[Folder 9/40] Miscellaneous notes. — c. 1919

[Bound volume 10/1] Siberia Scrapbook. — 1919-1920
Creator: Bartlett, Vashti Rebecca
This scrapbook contains Vashti Bartlett's diary accounts of her service with the American Red Cross Siberia Commission. It includes reports by Bartlett and others, correspondence, lists of Red Cross personnel, poetry, clippings and articles, proclamations by various political factions in Siberia, calling cards, and ephemera. It covers her travel in Japan, her service in Harbin, Manchuria during the cholera epidemic, and her service in Vladivostock. It includes an account of the Gaida Uprising of Nov. 16-17, 1919.

[Sub-sub-series 6.10.3] Siberia: Documents and Forms. — 1919

[Folder 9/41] Reports to American Red Cross, Siberia Commission for classes taught by Bartlett. — 1919-1920

[Folder 9/42] Names and addresses of next of kin of nurses on Siberian trip. — 1919

[Folder 9/43] Employment contract between Vashti Bartlett and American Red Cross, Siberia Commission. — 1919

[Folder 9/44] American Red Cross forms. — 1919

[Sub-sub-series 6.10.4] Siberia: Clippings and Newsletters. — 1919-1929

[Folder 11/1] American Red Cross Newsletter produced in Vladivostok Publicity Bureau. — Jan. 1920

[Folder 11/2] The Siberian See-Chas, newletter for Americans who had served in Siberia. — 1927

[Folder 11/3] Clippings about Siberia, Japan, and China. — 1919-1931

[Sub-sub-series 6.10.5] Siberia: Ephemera. — 1919

[Folder 11/4] Japanese ephemera, guidebook, notecards. — c. 1919

[Folder 11/5] Souvenir photo cards of Japan from Toyo Kisen Kaisha, S.S. Shinyo Maru, sailing from San Francisco to Yokohama. — June 1919

[Folder 11/6] Maps: Japan and Siberia, Trans-Siberian Services of the International Sleeping Car Co.. — c. 1919

[Folder 11/7] Chinese Anatomy Drawings. — c. 1919

[Sub-series 6.11] Red Cross Small Pox Mission to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. — 1920-1921

[Folder 6.11.5] Maps of Haiti. — c.1920

[Folder 6.11.6] Haitian currency, une courde. — 1920

[Sub-sub-series 6.11.1] Haiti: Correspondence. — 1920-1922

[Folder 11/8] Red Cross Correspondence, Ida Butler. — 1920-1921

[Folder 11/9] Correspondence from Haitian nurses and Red Cross. — 1921-1922

[Folder 11/10] Postcards from Haitian nursing students. — New Year's 1922

[Sub-sub-series 6.11.2] Haiti: Diaries and Notes. — 1920-1922

[Folder 11/11] Scrapbook. — 1919-1921
This scrapbook contains correspondence, clippings, reports of the school of nursing to the Red Cross and the US Navy by Vashti Bartlett and her predecessor, L.D. Jordan, calling cards, dinner invitarions, autographs, documents related to travel plans, lists of personnel with the Public Health Service in Haiti and of nursing students enrolled at the Training School, and diary entries. It also includes a wedding announcement for her sister Alice Riggs Bartlett Griffith.

[Folder 11/12] Notes from Haiti. — n.d.

[Sub-sub-series 6.11.3] Haiti: Documents and Forms. — 1920-1921

[Folder 11/13] Quarterly and Annual Reports of the General Hospital and Training School to Sanitary Engineer of Haiti. — Dec. 1920- March 1921

[Folder 11/14] Visa to travel to Haiti. — July 12, 1920

[Folder 11/15] Forms, City General Hospital, Port au Prince, Haiti. — c. 1920

[Folder 11/16] Individual Recipes, English Translations, by Vashti Bartlett. — 1921
This is the English draft of Vashti Bartlett's cookbook for nurses.

[Folder 11/17] Individual Recipes, French Translations, by Vashti Bartlett. — 1921
This is the French draft of Vashti Bartlett's cookbook for nurses.

[Folder 11/18] Individual Recipes (Recettes Individuelles) by Vashti Bartlett. — 1921

[Sub-sub-series 6.11.4] Haiti: Clippings and Articles. — 1920-1934

[Folder 11/19] Clippings. — 1921

[Folder 11/20] Magazine articles about Haiti. — c.1920

[Folder 11/21] Clara Noyes, "Implanting the Nursing Standard in Haiti". — April, 1934
The Red Cross Courier, 13:10, April 1934.

[Folder 11/22] W.L. Mann, J.B. Helm, and C.J. Brown, "An Edema Disease in Haiti". — n.d.

[Sub-series 6.12] Chilocco, Oklahoma Indian School. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/23] Advertisements for Indian Arts and Crafts. — 1928-1929

[Sub-sub-series 6.12.1] Chilocco: Correspondence. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/1] American Red Cross, Rene Haig and Sena Anderson, regarding course on Home Hygiene and Care for the Sick. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/2] Civil Service Commission. — 1928

[Folder 12/3] Elinor D. Gregg, Supervisor of Nurses, Office of Indian Affairs. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/4] Department of Interior, Office of Indian Affairs, C.F. Hauke, L.E. Correll. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/5] Clara Noyes. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/6] Correspondence from students and nurses. — 1929

[Folder 12/7] Invitations to social events. — 1928-1929

[Sub-sub-series 6.12.2] Chilocco: Diaries, Notes, Essays, and Classwork. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/8] Chilocco: Diary. — Aug. 25, 1928- May, 1929

[Folder 12/9] Notes regarding work schedule for staff at Chilocco, duties of chief nurse, and objections to work at Chilocco. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/10] Essay about Chilocco. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/11] Miscellaneous notes and jottings. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/12] Poetry. — n.d.

[Folder 12/13] Student essays and poetry. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/14] Student drawings and Easter cards. — 1929

[Sub-sub-series 6.12.3] Chilocco: Clippings, Articles and Indian Affairs Publications. — 1925-1929

[Folder 12/15] Walter S. Stevens, "Indian Service Doctor Replaces the Medicine Man". — June 1925

[Folder 12/16] Health and Education related publications from the US Indian Service. — 1924-1928

[Folder 12/17] Blank forms and suggested final exams, U.S. Indian Schools. — 1928

[Folder 12/18] Chilocco Indian Agricultural School programs. — 1927-1929

[Folder 12/19] Chilocco Indian Agricultural School yearbooks. — 1928-1929

[Folder 12/20] Chilocco Indian Agricultural School, class of 1929, composite photo. — 1929

[Folder 12/21] Vera L. Connolly, "We Still Get Robbed" and "The Cry of a Broken People". — March 1929

[Folder 12/22] Newspaper and magazine clippings. — 1928-1929

[Folder 6.03] President Taft's Inauguration. — Jan.-March, 1909
  • See Material Evidence for Red Cross arm band worn by Bartlett at the inauguration.
  • [Folder 6.04] Garfield Memorial Hospital. — 1909-1910

    [Folder 6.05] Holman Association, Altapass, North Carolina. — May-Oct. 1911