North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing

From 1923 to 1974 North Carolina Baptist Hospital operated a nursing school.  Although the school no longer exists, its alumni remain very active and proud of their alma mater.  Graduates of the North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing work closely with the Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives in order to preserve the history of the school.  The Archives maintains a large collection of nursing materials and is grateful to the nurses for donating their artifacts as well as helping to support the preservation of those artifacts.  We are especially grateful for the Lucille Cain Hartman Fund for Nursing Archives

This online exhibit shares parts of the Nursing School Collection with internet users.  As it is nearly impossible to put an entire collection online, visitors are encouraged to view the Nursing Collection in person by visiting the Archives.  Items in the Nursing School collection include personal collections, textbooks, yearbooks, scrapbooks, textiles, photographs and school transcripts, among other items.

 

heinzerlingView Miss Heinzerling's History of NCBH and School of Nursing.  The Nursing School's history begins on page 31 of the PDF while Baptist Hospital's history is from pages 1 to 30.
heinzerling scrapbookView A Gracious Woman Retaineth Honor, a scrapbook about Miss Heinzerling.
Nursing School Admissions BrochureView the NCBH School of Nursing Admissions Brochure.This brochure came from the Hartman Collection.  While there is no date on the brochure, it appears to be from the late 1950s.  This date is based upon the photograph of the Medical Center used in the brochure.
   Nursing UniformThroughout the years that NCBH School of Nursing operated, several different styles of uniforms were worn among the students.  Enter here for a glimpse into the history and metamorphosis of the student nurse uniform.
TranscriptsRead about information obtained from transcripts or to find out how to obtain your transcript.

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Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives
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