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Katherine Good Amberson Collection

Katherine Amberson
  • Creator: Amberson, Katherine Good (1891 - 1990)

  • Collection Date: 1916 - 1918

  • Extent: .5 cubic feet

Katherine Amberson
by unknown photographer
black and white photograph, 5 x 7 inches, 1944


Katherine Good Amberson was born in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. After graduating from the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1919, she went on to recieve both a Baccalaureate and a Master's degree from Columbia University in Administration in Schools of Nursing. She held the position of Department Head for Medical and Surgical Nursing at the New York Hospital in New York City.

Hopkins Affiliations

1916 - 1919 Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses, student

Scope and Content

The Katherine Good Amberson Collection consists of 5 of her student notebooks. Topics include Materia Medica, Practical Nursing, Dietetics, Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Hygiene and Bacteriology, Internal Medicine, Constitutional Disease, and Pediatrics.

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.

Permissions and Credits

When citing material from this collection, credit The Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. For permission to reproduce images, contact the holder of the copyright.

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