GD1/46 Catherine Bruce Samuel, nurse

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/46
Title: Samuel, Catherine Bruce
Dates of Creation of Material: 1917-1929
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 43 items: papers, bound volumes, photographs, objects

Name of creator(s): Catherine Bruce Samuel (b.1892), nurse
Biographical History: Born on 27th August 1892. Between 1917 and 1920 she trained as a fever nurse at City Hospital, and in 1922 came to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to train in general nursing. She gained her certificates in 1925 and was appointed Staff Nurse in April, and Theatre Charge Nurse in October of that year. On 31st October 1929 she left the Royal Infirmary to take up a post of School Nurse.
Archival History: Papers held within family
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: I. J. Samuel, Edinburgh, March 1990

Scope and Content: Fever nursing certificates 1920-1925; correspondence 1917-1929; Fever Nurse Training regulations; Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh regulations; General Nursing Council for Scotland rules 1925; lecture notebooks 1917-1923; miscellaneous textbooks and periodicals; photographs; thermometer
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access: None
Conditions Governing Reproduction: Reproduction is subject to closure periods and physical condition
Language/Scripts of Material: English

Archivists' Notes: Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
Rules or Conventions: Description based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description International Council on Archives (2nd edition), 2000
Date(s) of Description: May 2000; revised June 2002