HOMER G. PHILLIPS SCHOOL OF NURSING.
Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing records, 1929-1991 [bulk 1940-1980]

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/s2gtp


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing.
Title: Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing records, 1929-1991 [bulk 1940-1980]
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1393
Extent: 33 linear feet (33 boxes) and AV Masters: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:Records of the School of Nursing at the Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, include administrative records, curriculum plans, accreditation materials, and student materials from the 1930s through the 1900s.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Use copies have not been made for audiovisual material in this collection. Researchers must contact the Rose Library at least two weeks in advance for access to these items. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to audiovisual material.

Special restrictions apply: Materials including social security numbers and medical records are restricted.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

Sandra Payne papers, MSS1399

Source

Gift, 2016 with subsequent additions in 2017

Custodial History

The Rose Library obtained this collection from Sandra Payne, daughter of Pauline Payne, an administrator of the School of Nursing at the Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Arranged and described at the box level by Laura Starratt, May 2017.


Collection Description

Historical Note

The Homer G. Phillips Hospital opened in February 1937 as the successor to the St. Louis City Hospital No. 2 for Colored, which had opened in 1919. Named after its major benefactor, a St. Louis, Missouri-based African American lawyer, it served the black community of St. Louis, Missouri. Until 1954 when it integrated, Homer G. Phillips Hospital was the world’s largest exclusively black municipally operated general hospital. . The hospital was a Class “A” General Hospital approved for internships and residencies by the American Council of Medical Education and the American College of Surgeons. It was one of two institutions in America where African American doctors could go for hospital training.

The Hospital operated a nursing school as part of its mission to train health care professionals. The first graduates of the St. Louis City Hospital Number 2 School of Nursing graduated in 1922. The school's first integrated class was the class of 1955, The School of Nursing graduated its last class in 1968; the hospital closed in 1979.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records of the Homer G. Phillips Hospital School of Nursing from 1929-1991 as well as some administrative records from the Homer G. Phillips Hospital and materials collected by the nursing school administrators. The School of Nursing records include student work and applications, curriculum planning, accreditation records, and financial records. Much of the collection is general administrative materials including correspondence, receipts, and minutes and agendas of the nursing program meetings. Student materials include transcripts, attendance materials, and coursework. There is also a significant amount of materials regarding the accreditation of the organization.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in the order it was received.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Homer G. Phillips Hospital records, EMS records, 1973-1982
2 - Homer G. Phillips Hospital records, 1940-1979
3 - Homer G. Phillips Hospital records, Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing accreditation materials, 1940-1960
4 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing applications, 1940-1960
5 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing applications, 1943-1962
6 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing applications, 1960-1980
7 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1957-1971
8 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1945-1977 [MOLD]
9 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1950-1979 [MOLD]
10 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1953-1977
11 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration and St. Louis Hospital records, 1980-1984
12 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1976-1993
13 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1951-1988
14 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1956-1979
15 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1967-1979
16 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1940-1960s
17 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1940-1962
18 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, 1950-1960s
19 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration and manuals, 1947-1974
20 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, minutes, and agendas, 1947-1986
21 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration and financial/receipts, 1943-1985
22 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration and financial records, 1964-1972
23 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing financial records, 1950-1980
24 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing financial records, 1940-1970
25 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing accreditation materials, 1947-1969
26 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing curriculum, circa 1970s
27 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing curricula materials, 1950-1970
28 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing student materials, 1951-1976
29 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing student materials, 1929-1976
30 - Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing administration, and printed material, 1946-1987
31 - Printed material, 1977-1991
32 - Printed material, 1970-1980
33 - Printed material, 1970-1986
AV1 - Unidentified [original: VHS]
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