File RG 946.02.01 - Florence Nightingale photograph and letter

Florence Nightingale letter to Louise Darche Florence Nightingale photograph

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Florence Nightingale photograph and letter

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  • Multiple media

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RG 946.02.01

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  • 1893 (Creation)

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1 photograph
1 letter

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Custodial history

Framed letter and photograph donated to the Wellesley Hospital in memory of a former Nursing School student by her son.

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File contains a letter from Florence Nightingale to Louise Darche, the superintendent of the New York City Training School for Nurses. It also contains a photograph of Florence Nightingale.

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Poor condition

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Both the photograph and letter have been digitized

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Limited access available to originals due to their poor condition.

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Please contact Archives regarding reproduction rights to these items.

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On back of matting "To Ms Darche with the compliments of the Secretary of the Nightingale Fund, Henry Bonham Carter London Sept 10 '93"


Letter and photograph removed from frame

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