Dorothy A. Robinson Mann papers, 1923-1986  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Cre
Mann, Dorothy (Dorothy A. Robinson)
Title
Dorothy A. Robinson Mann papers
Dates
1923-1986 (inclusive)
1940-1971 (bulk)
Quantity
0.84 linear feet, (2 document boxes)
Collection Number
2010-008
Summary
Dorothy Robinson Mann graduated from University of Oregon Medical School Department of Nursing in 1942 and served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps until 1945. This collection contains photographs taken during Mann's service which provide insight into the life and training of a nurse at that time, as well as a selection of Army records and additional papers.
Repository
Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
OHSU Historical Collections & Archives
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd. MC:LIB
Portland, OR
97239
Telephone: 503-494-5587
hcaref@ohsu.edu
Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on access. This collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains photographs taken in the United States and Europe during Mann's service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, which provide insight into the life and training of a nurse at that time. The collection also contains a selection of Mann's Army records, including a detailed inventory of clothing and equipment issued to her, as well as documentation of her service, illness, and eventual retirement. Drafts of Mann's undergraduate paper: "Cambarincola Gracilis Sp. Nov., A Branchiobellid Oligochaete Commensal on Western Crayfishes", are included along with her notes and figure drawings.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Dorothy Robinson Mann graduated from the University of Oregon Medical School Department of Nursing in June of 1942. She went on to serve in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, where she worked in the 46th General Hospital. She was hospitalized with tuberculosis in late 1944 and retired from the Nurse Corps in 1945. In 1953, Mann graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Lewis & Clark College. She passed away on August 21, 2011.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

Dorothy A. Robinson Mann papers, Collection Number 2010-008, Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Army documents of service including letter of recommendation and retirement proceedings 1941-1946, 1953, 1974, 1986, undated
1 2 Army notices of Dorothy Robinson's name change and retirement from active duty, issue of the Oregon Nurse 1941, 1945, 1955
1 3 Cambarincola Gracilis Sp. Nov., A Branchiobellid Oligochaete Commensal on Western Crayfishes: Lewis & Clark biology paper with blue notebook, figure drawing, and professor's notes undated
1 4 Cambarincola Gracilis Sp. Nov., A Branchiobellid Oligochaete Commensal on Western Crayfishes: Submission to the Journal of Parisitology with editor's notes and letter 1953-1954 January
1 5 Copy of Aesclepia 1940
1 6 Informational booklet on L'Horloge Astronomique de Saint-Jean Besancon, with inscription (taken from scrapbook) 1939
1 7 Photographs, Franklin High School diploma, University of Oregon Medical School diploma, Lewis & Clark diploma 1923, 1942, 1953, undated
2 Photographs from Kansas, General Hospital No. 46, France, and other subjects (removed from scrapbook for preservation) circa 1942-1971
Folder
1 8 Retired Army personnel handbook 1959 December
1 9 Scrapbook pages with notes undated
1 10 University of Oregon Multnomah Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1942 anniversary booklet (taken from scrapbook) 1971

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Medicine, Military
  • Schools, Nursing
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon Health & Science University. School of Nursing
  • United States. Army Nurse Corps
  • United States. Army. General Hospital No. 46
  • University of Oregon. Medical School
  • Geographical Names :
  • France--Besançon
  • Kansas--Fort Riley
  • Occupations :
  • Nursing