Effie May Power Collection
Scope and Contents
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.
- Power, Euphinnia May (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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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.
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Language of Materials
- Nurses--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources
- Nurses--California--San Diego--Correspondence
- Nursing--California--San Diego County
- Nursing--California--San Diego--History--Sources
- Nursing--Study and teaching
- Personal Papers
- Power, Effie May--Archives
- Power, Effie May--Correspondence
- San Diego County General Hospital
- Travel nursing
- Effie May Power Collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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