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Nurses diary

From the Collection of Alfred Hospital Nurses League-Nursing Archives Old Monash Medical School Building, Ground Floor Alfred Hospital 55 Commercial Road melbourne Victoria

Description
A small, reddish brown, leather covered pocket sized book. Gold lettering on front cover.
Size
Length: 15cm Width: 9cm
Object Registration
276.031
Keywords
diary, nurses, alfred hospital
Historical information
The diary was used as a note book for Nurse Lectures in 1888. It mentions the subjects taught to nurses and by whom.
When Made
late 1800's
Made By
Burroughs Wellcome & Co. (Creator)
Significance
The 1888 diary is significant as nurse training commenced at Alfred Hospital in 1880. The first general nurse training school in Victoria , so the contents of the book indicate what was being taught and by whom.
Inscriptions & Markings
Wellcome's Professional Nurse's Diary 1903-04
Burroughs Wellcome & Co
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM