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Patricia Booth Woodard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-028

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The Pat Booth Woodard Collection assembles a variety of documents relative to the theory and practice of Nursing education at the University of Virginia School of Nursing in the late-1960s to mid-1970s. Included are two versions of a faculty statement outlining the values and objectives of Nursing education in 1968 (folder 001) and 1975 (folder 011). Several detailed and extensive course syllabi address the fundamentals of nursing and health care relative to adults, children, and families. Also included are more specific materials concerning neurological and pediatric nursing. A catalogue of audio-visual resources documents the variety of teaching materials and subjects supplementing traditional classroom instruction during the period, and a copy of the constitution and bylaws of the faculty organization details the governing framework and faculty committees of the Nursing School. The collection contains in addition several pamphlets on nursing procedures, a sample of "Raymond's Pectoral Plaster," and an important pamphlet published by the Graduate Nurse Association of Virginia in 1924 seeking support for establishment of the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Chair of Nursing at the University of Virginia.

Dates

  • Majority of material found in 1960s-1970s

Extent

.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Variety of documents concerning the theory and practice of nursing education relative to the University Virginia School of Nursing from the late-1960s to the mid-1970s. Course syllabi; also materials concerning neurological and pediatric nursing. Audiovisual resources in nursing education in the same period. Some artifacts, including 1924 pamphlet urging support for the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Chair of Nursing at the University of Virginia.

Arrangement

The items in the Pat Booth Woodard Collection are arranged chronologically. Supplemental donations have been added to the end of the initial collection.
Title
Papers of Pat Booth Woodard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

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