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Harriet Gibbens Acheson Collection

Harriet Acheson
  • Creator: Acheson, Harriet Gibbens (1907 - 1997)

  • Collection Date: 1987

  • Extent: 1 folder

Harriet Gibbens Acheson
student application portrait photograph by unidentified photographer
black and white photograph, 2.5 x 2 inches, circa 1934-1935


Harriet Gibbens Acheson was born in Mong Nai, Burma, now Myanmar. She received her Bachelor of Science from Ottawa University in 1929 and diploma from the Philedelphia Baptist Institute in 1932. She received her nursing diploma in 1937 from Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing. She was an active missionary and nurse in Burma and India throughout her life.

Hopkins Affiliations

1934 - 1937 Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing, student

Scope and Content

The Harriet Gibbens Acheson Collection consists of a copy of a scrapbook documenting her missionary work in Burma.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

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