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Helen Conkling Bartlett Collection



Helen Conkling Bartlett
  • Creator: Bartlett, Helen Conkling (1866 - 1945)
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  • Collection Date: 1894, 1928
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  • Extent: 2 items
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Helen Conkling Bartlett
cropped from class photograph by unknown photographer
black and white photograph, 1894
 

Biography

Helen Conkling Bartlett was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She received her nursing diploma from the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1894. She served as night head nurse in 1895 and night superintendent in 1897 for the Johns Hopkins Hopsital. In 1897 she received a diploma from the Orthopedic School of Massage in Philadelphia. She was the Instructor of Massage at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses from 1898 to 1916. She was a member of the Publications Committee for the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Association and contributed to the first issue of the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine. She served as the Alumnae Association President from 1906 to 1907. She became a member of the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Nurses in 1911 and was its President from 1913 to 1938. During her tenure she successfully campaigned for mandatory nurses registration in the state of Maryland. In 1928 she wrote a history of the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Nurses and of the Maryland Nurses Association for its 25th anniversary.

Hopkins Affiliations

1892 - 1894 Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses, student
1895 - 1916 Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses

Scope and Content

The Helen Conkling Bartlett collection consists of her nursing diploma and her publication on the Maryland State Nurses' Association history.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

Permissions and Credits

When citing material from this collection, credit The Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. For permission to reproduce images, contact the holder of the copyright.

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