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Elizabeth Brizendine Collection

Elizabeth Brizendine
  • Creator: Brizendine, Elizabeth (1917 - 2004)

  • Collection Date: 1945 - 1965

  • Extent: 0.2 cubic feet

Betty Brizendine
student record portrait photograph by unknown photographer
black and white photograph, 1.75 x 2 inches, circa 1942-1943


Betty Brizendine was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Dickinson College in 1939. She received her nursing diploma from Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing in 1945. She received her Master of Education in 1969. She worked in nursing education at Sinai Hospital School of Nursing, Baltimore Community College, and the American Red Cross. She was an active member of the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumni Association and involved in efforts to document the school's history.

Hopkins Affiliations

1942 - 1945 Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing, student

Scope and Content

The Elizabeth Brizendine Collection consists of her nursing diploma and board certificate, programs, photos, uniforms and other artifacts. Additional material pertaining to Brizendine's work on the nursing school's history can be found in the records of the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumni Association.

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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