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Maravene Deveney Hamburger Collection

Maravene Deveney Hamburger
  • Creator: Hamburger, Maravene Deveney (1914 - 2007)

  • Collection Date: 1937 - 2006

  • Extent: 3 cubic feet

Maravene Deveney Hamburger
by unknown photographer
black and white photograph, 3.5 x 2.5 inches, 1937


Maravene Deveney was born in York, Pennsylvania. She received a degree in chemistry from Goucher College in 1934 and her nursing diploma from the Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing in 1937. Following graduation, she worked in the Women's Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital and for the Instructive Visiting Nurse Service in Washington, D.C. She returned to the Johns Hopkins Hospital during World War II before leaving in 1947. She worked as a research assistant for the Johns Hopkins University chemistry department, and went on to work for major chemical companies, including McCormick Research Association, Huntington Research Center, and Becton, Dickinson. She retired in 1967. She was an active volunteer with Girl Scouts of America, the League of Women Voters, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumni Association. She received that Association's Alumni Heritage Award in 1997.

Hopkins Affiliations

1934 - 1937 Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing, student
1937 - 1939, 1944 - 1947 Johns Hopkins Hosptial
1956 - 1965 Johns Hopkins University

Scope and Content

The Maravene Deveney Hamburger Collection includes correspondence, photographs, clippings and other material related to Hamburger's role as alumni reprsentative for the school of nursing class of 1937. Also included are her nursing uniforms.

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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