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Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League Ballarat, VIC

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League has collection of photos, books & equipment from nurse training days at Ballarat Base Hospital. Training school 1888 - 1988.

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Drummond Street N. Ballarat VIC (map)
phone
+61 0438396180

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By Appointment

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Nil

Location

Drummond Street N. Ballarat VIC

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Collection of photos, books, memorabilia and equipment pertaining to the Ballarat Base Hospital nurse training school. Ranges from the late 1800s to 1988.

Significance

The Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League provides a comprehensive historical view into one of the earliest nurse training schools in Victoria. The collection holds nurse registers and early history of the Ballarat Base Hospital. It also has information about the Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League which was established in 1929. The collection holds many photographs, memorabilia and equipment associated with nurse training.

Administrator 8 May 2013 11:47 AM

Great going Marie and Trina! Already 9 items cataloged since our workshop on Monday. Very proud of your progress. Keep up the good work. Best wishes Meredith

Clare K. Gervasoni 21 February 2014 12:48 PM

I'm really loving looking at the items in your collection.

Clare K. Gervasoni 21 February 2014 12:49 PM

I'm really loving looking at the items in your collection.

Trina Jones 22 February 2014 12:09 AM

Thanks for your positive comment!

Rhonda Cotsell 16 August 2016 9:27 AM

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32 items with documents

32 items

School of Nursing Centenary, St Andrew's Kirk, Ballarat, 9th Oct 1988 - Programme & Service

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

Midwifery Reunion, May 1997 - Program

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

University of Melbourne Gazette: Bella Guerin, 1st woman student to graduate, 1883, daughter of Chief Warden of the Ballarat Gaol, taught at Ballarat School of Mines

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy - only 3 pages scanned

"First Fifty Years" Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, 1929-1978 by H. W. Menadue F.C.N.A.

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

1968 Graduation Photo & names (pdf)

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Digital Copy

Ballarat Courier - Prelude to book by Anthea Hyslop - Sovereign Remedies, History of Ballarat Base Hospital 1850s to 1980s

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Newspaper

1969 Nursing Career Information Booklet, Victoria

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

16th Nursing Aide Graduation Ceremomy - 3rd August 1978. Invitation & Program. List of Ivy May Dicker Award

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copies

Ballarat Courier, Sat July 2nd, 1994 - Retirement Dr William Lister (Bill) Sloss, over 46 years service to community

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Newspaper

1980 Syllabus, BBH Trained Nurses League, program for monthly meetings

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

Miss A M Brown_Exercise Book & Note Pad, Exam Paper_1946/1947_Podiatry Course

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copies

Doctor's / Hospital Exams between 1969 & 1970_Margaret Leviston

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copies

Primary Exam Paper, Tuesday 13th Feb, 1900

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Photocopy

Historical information

Primary Exam Paper, 13th Feb 1900, Ballarat Base Hospital

Significance

Example of early examination paper

Phyllis Marie Goodwin - Trained BBH - Jan 1947 to Feb 1950 - 3 Annual Reunion Invitations, 1943, 1950, 1962.

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard copy - good condition.

Health Matters - BHS Newsletter - Friday 28 June 2013 - Info about BBH Trained Nurses League

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

Lucy Baldwin, farewell, 30 Sept 1939 - Ballarat Courier

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Digital Copy

Thank you card from Jean Harris to Winsome Menadue, 1988, Nursing School Centenary Celebrations

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

Historical information

Jean Harris, commenced training February 1938 and later became a head tutor at the Ballarat Base Hospital. Winsome Menadue, commenced training October 1952 and later held many senior nursing positions within the Ballarat Base Hospital.

BBH Finals Dinner, 2nd July, 1955_ menu/agenda_signatures of some attendees

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

Public Relations Doc 1972 - Form N51 - Nursing, Ballarat Base Hospital

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

Corrected Exam Papers x 4, from Gillian Bartlett (nee Johnston), commenced training April 1954 - Urology, ENT, General, Medicine

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copies

Graduation 10th May 1963 - Civic Hall

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Photo - Digital

CHAPMAN Wanda (nee Archibald) & DALE Janet (nee Scott)_Past Trainees_Mayor & Councillor_Ballarat_1989

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy - City of Ballarat Mayor's Report, 1989.

Historical information

Miss Elaine Orr, Director of Nursing Royal Children's Hospital, guest speaker at Queen's Church of England Girl's School Open Day. 1970s. Vote of thanks was given by Cr Jessie Scott, who said it gave her special pleasure to be able to propose a vote of thanks to Miss Orr because when she worked in Ballarat Miss Orr was one of a team who saved Cr Scott's daughter when she was in the Ballarat Base Hospital. **The daughter referred to is Janet Dale who trained at the Ballarat Base Hospital July 1951 to Jan 1955 and later became a City of Ballarat Councillor. Miss Elaine Orr also trained at the Ballarat Base Hospital, June 1946 to July 1949.

Dr Philip Griffiths - Doctors Bag, Black Attache Case with Combination Lock, plus Folder with Health Summary/Progress Notes

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Pupil Midwife Case Book, 1972 & Midwifery Examinations, 1973_Margaret Leviston

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copies

Collection of Memorabilia from Cheryl Sawall, nee Walden - Certificates, Exam Papers, Pay Slips etc.. late 1960's & early 1970's

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

Historical information

Uniform, textbooks & stationary items required for new nurse trainee. Pay slips, registration certificate - General Nursing & Midwifery. Exam papers for First Professional Examination. Invitation to Graduation, May 1971.

50th Annual Reunion, 4th Nov 1978, Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League - committee, Annual Report & Courier Newspaper article

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Photo, newspaper article & annual report - hard copies

Historical information

Committee members photo - Back L-R: Mrs U. Challis (Secretary), Mrs J. Dale (President), Mrs J. McMillian (Treasurer) Front L-R: Miss L. Wilson, Mrs J. Bridger, Mrs M. Ross, Miss H.W. Menadue (author of League's history), Mrs M. Gizzard

April 1952 School - booklet compiled for first reunion of school, held in Melbourne, October 1982

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copy

Historical information

Many stories of life as a trainee nurse. Donated by Alexandra Inman, daughter of Jennifer Tulloh (nee Dunstan).

Death Notices - Past BBH Trainees, Doctors & Others

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Hard Copies

Ballarat & Vicinity Book - published early 1900s, Drs Ochiltree, Treloar, Pinnock, Zichy-Woinarski, Morrison & Scott.

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Scanned Document

Ballarat and District Base Hospital Information Booklet - c.1952

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Scanned Document