Founded in 1976, the OHSU School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program enables students earning a master's degree in nursing to also become certified in nurse-midwifery. The Nurse-Midwifery Program Scrapbooks provide an inside look into the early days of the program, consisting primarily of photographs, pages from OHSU publications featuring program faculty, news clippings, program brochures, and ephemera originally housed within two scrapbooks compiled and kept by program faculty.
The Oregon League for Nursing began in 1922 with a mission focused on all aspects of nursing education, including defining and maintaining minimum standards for education, and promoting professional relationships and collaboration. The League was also pivotal in moving Portland's nurse training school from the County Hospital to the University of Oregon. This collection consists of records on topics such as becoming a member of the National League; advocating for nursing education and greater nurse employment; raising funds and advocating for better funding for both education and employment of nurses; producing educational programs; and day-to-day governance of the organization.