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Jane Lee Black Bales Collection

Identifier: 2006Ind01

Scope and Contents

Summary: The Black Bales Collection represents the experiences of a nursing student and the School of Nursing at the University of Virginia c. 1959. There are three folders which were the contents of a scrapbook that Bales compiled while she was a nursing student. These folders contain nursing student information sheets, notes, publications and announcements. They also have information regarding the School of Nursing and the University of Virginia such as maps, cards, and brochures. The third folder contains the more personal documents from this collection which are photographs, cards, correspondence and mementos from activities that Bales attended while she was a student. Also of importance to this collection are the garment articles which include: an apron, a blue dress, nursing caps, starched bands for the caps, and a nurse’s bib. These are all in good condition except for the dress which has been altered.


  • Creation: 1959

Biographical / Historical

Jane Lee Black was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina to Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Black. She entered the UVA School of Nursing in September 1958 and graduated in September 1961. She donated these articles to the Center for Historical Inquiry in 2006


.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Papers of Jane Lee Black Bales
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Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the The Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry Repository

University of Virginia School of Nursing
P.O. Box 800782
Charlottesville Virginia 22908-0782 United States