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Charlotte Ewell Collection

Charlotte Ewell
  • Creator: Ewell, Charlotte (1863 - 1959)

  • Collection Date: 1893 - 1945

  • Extent: 2 folders

Charlotte Ewell
cropped from class photograph by unknown photographer
black and white photograph, 1893


Charlotte Ewell was born in Hickory Grove, Virginia. She received her nursing diploma from the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1893. After graduation she served as a private duty nurse. In gratitude to her great service, George Grafflin, the father of one of her patients donated the former "Nurses' Club House" in Baltimore to the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Association. She continued to make donations to the Nurses Alumnae Association's Gate House Shop throughout her life.

Hopkins Affiliations

1891 - 1893 Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses, student

Scope and Content

The Charlotte Ewell collection consists of her nursing diploma and a scrapbook.

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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