L. Bacon Notebook, 1924-1925
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Date Acquired: 02/02/2018
This loose leaf notebook consists of handwritten lecture notes by a student who took a series of nursing courses in 1924 and 1925. The name on the cover is L. Bacon. The notebook contains 112 pages, although several are blank. The first date in the notebook is October 14, 1924, while the final date is January 12, 1925. The vast majority of the entries, however, are undated.
On the first page, L. Bacon noted that the courses regarded "Practical Nursing: Theory and Practice of Nursing." Many of the entries refer to specific lecture numbers. The notes are extremely practical: how to make a patient's bed, how to take a pulse, how to give an injection, etc. The handwriting is legible and the notes were written with a combination of pencil and pen.
The notebook is definitely local, as a newspaper clipping in its pages references an alumnae bazaar at Kappa Alpha Theta on Saturday, November 29, 1924. This group is a Greek social sorority which has been active on the UND campus since 1911. That same clipping also contains an advertisement for the Kozy Luncheonette, which was a Grand Forks restaurant located at 105 North 3rd Street.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Source: Gayle Roux, Dean of the UND College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines
Acquisition Method: Donation; 2018-3380
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). L. Bacon Notebook. OGLMC 1677. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Processing Information: Processed by Curt Hanson, Department Head, in April 2018.
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