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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Rosemary T. McCarthy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-052

  • Staff Only

Abstract

(1926–2012) Thirty-year member of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, Colonel, retired. Adjunct Professor at the Catholic University School of Nursing. Some materials from her career, including a complete set of orders, but the bulk of the collection pertains to her retirement activities, particularly her role in the Korean War Veterans Memorial Advisory Committee, where she was the only woman and only nurse. Served five years as historian for the Army Nurse Corps; President of the American Association for the History of Nursing from 1986 to 1988.

Dates

  • ca. 1930-2009

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

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