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Effie May Power Collection, 1909-1927 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Effie May Power Collection, 1909-1927Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Primary Creator: Power, Euphinnia May

Extent: 0.21 Linear Feet

Subjects: Nurses--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources, Nurses--California--San Diego--Correspondence, Nursing--California--San Diego--History--Sources, Nursing--California--San Diego County, Nursing--Study and teaching, Power, Effie May--Archives, Power, Effie May--Correspondence, San Diego County General Hospital, Travel nursing

Forms of Material: Personal Papers, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Effie May Power Collection documents Power's time in nursing school at San Diego County Hospital, and her time working as a nurse at Mercy Hospital in Prescott, Arizona.  Highlights include correspondence in which Power refers to construction and rennovations taking place at San Diego County Hospital, and working with Dr. Charlotte Baker, San Diego's first female doctor, as well as course notes and the red cross armband Power made for herself.  The collection consists of correspondence, press clippings, photographs and course notes.

Biographical Note

Euphinnia May Power, known as Effie, graduated from San Diego County Hospital's nurse training program in 1909.  Her family lived in Point Loma, and she corresponded with them throughout her time in nursing school and following her graduation when she took a nursing job at Mercy Hospital in Prescott, Arizona.  Power contracted spinal meningitis from a patient at Mercy Hospital and died in Prescott on January 28, 1913.

Subject/Index Terms

Nurses--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources
Nurses--California--San Diego--Correspondence
Nursing--California--San Diego--History--Sources
Nursing--California--San Diego County
Nursing--Study and teaching
Power, Effie May--Archives
Power, Effie May--Correspondence
San Diego County General Hospital
Travel nursing

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Some of these materials are in the public domain. However, the nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. Permissions is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Effie May Power Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.


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Folder 1: Correspondence, 1909-1912Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 2: Course Notes, n.d.Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 3: Course notes on Physiology and Prescriptions, n.d.Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 4: Nursing School Graduation, 1909Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 5: Obituaries and Condolence Notes, 1913Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 6: Photographs of Family and FriendsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 7: Red Cross ArmbandAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 8: Red Cross and San Diego Public Schools CertificatesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 9: The Trained Nurse and Hospital ReviewAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.


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