Collections (personal papers, books, manuscripts, pictures and other items) that document leaders of the nursing profession, records of statewide and regional nursing organizations, and other materials that document nursing history in Connecticut and New England.
The UConn School of Nursing has preserved the legacy of nursing's history with a body of artifacts, documents, and emphemera collected by nurse historians Josephine Dolan and Eleanor Krohn Herrmann, as well as donations by alumni and other benefactors.
The Florence Nightingale Digitization Project website allows researchers to search the original letters of Florence Nightingale by date, author, subject and partner name.
Some suggested search terms are provided on this page
Search results provide a description of the individual letters, the institution that houses each letter as well as option to view each letter
Digital collection dedicated to the health sciences at the University of Virginia and around the world. Explore online exhibits about yellow fever, Tuskegee Syphilis Study and ancient surgical instruments.
Historical collections related to health and disease and include digitized books, photographs, and videos. Select "Images from the History of Medicine" to access more than 64,000 historical images (not clinical images). Select "Digital Collections" and refine by Nurses (as a Subject).
The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. This growing collection of digitized medical rare books, pamphlets, journals, and films number in the tens of thousands, with representative works from each of the past six centuries, all of which are available here through the Internet Archive.