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Section I, Series 10. Pennsylvania Hospital Nursing Collection, 1876-1995.

Helen Grace McClelland Papers, 1914-1985 (MG 3.13, Boxes 1-4)

Helen Grace McClelland served as the Hospital’s Nursing Director for 23 years (1933-1956). This series consists of news clippings, photographs, letters, programs, professional reports and journal articles relating to her work and achievements. This series also contains materials relating to her experiences in WWI, including a scrapbook.

Box 3 contains letters written by H.G. McClelland to Barbara Miller, R.N., Nursing Alumnae Association President, who played a vital role in establishing the Nursing Collection at Pennsylvania Hospital. Many of the letters express her concern and thoughts about the nursing museum being planned for the Hospital. There is a transcript of an oral history interview with McClelland conducted by Miller.

Box 4 contains the minutes of committee meetings attended by McClelland, in her role as Nursing Director, between 1950 and 1956.

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