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Elizabeth Griffin Collection

Elizabeth Griffin
  • Creator: Griffin, Elizabeth (1867 - )

  • Collection Date: 1903

  • Extent: 1 folder

Elizabeth Griffin
cropped from class photograph by unknown photographer
black and white photograph, 1903


Elizabeth Griffin came to Baltimore from Bradford, Pennsylvania. She was a graduate of the Clarion State Normal School and was a school teacher for two years prior to her admission into the Johns Hopkins Training School for Nurses. She received her nursing diploma in 1903. In 1903 and 1904, she helped care for the hundreds of individuals struck by the Typhoid epidemic in Butler, Pennsylvania and at the East End Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Hopkins Affiliations

1900 - 1903 Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses, student

Scope and Content

The Elizabeth Griffin Collection consists of scrapbook pages containing photographs and captions of scenes from the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Included in the photographs are shots of the exterior of the hospital, an interior shot of a ward and photos of various physicians and nurses.

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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