Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Virginia, School of Nursing, Center for Historical Inquiry

Collection Number: Black Bales Collection

Extent: 1 Box

Language: English

Donated by Jane Lee Black Bales

Biographical Information

Jane Lee Black was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina to Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Black. She entered the UVA School of Nursing in September 1958 and graduated in September 1961. She donated these articles to the Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry in 2006.

Scope and Content

The Black Bales Collection represents the experiences of a nursing student and the School of Nursing at the University of Virginia c. 1959. There are three folders which were the contents of a scrapbook that Bales compiled while she was a nursing student. These folders contain nursing student information sheets, notes, publications and announcements. They also have information regarding the School of Nursing and the University of Virginia such as maps, cards, and brochures. The third folder contains the more personal documents from this collection which are photographs, cards, correspondence and mementos from activities that Bales attended while she was a student.

Series Description

Folder 1: Contents of scrapbook c. 1959 School of Nursing, informational sheets, photograph, handouts, brochures.

Folder 2: Contents of scrapbook c. 1959 School of Nursing, University of Virginia informational sheets, handouts, maps, brochures.

Folder 3: Contents of scrapbook c. 1959 School of Nursing, University of Virginia student activities, photographs, correspondence, mementos from activities.