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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

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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

I just discovered you now, very nice :-)

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1326 items

1326 items

Ballarat Courier - 2011, BBH Trained Nurses League DVD produced by member Trina Jones (School Jan 1968)

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Newspaper

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Produced for launch at 83rd Annual Reunion of the Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League

Ballarat Courier - 1966, 38th Annual Reunion & Finals Dinner, School Jan 1964

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Newspaper

Fream Collection - Graduation, 5th May 1967 - Mr Fream with graduates Gwenda Wheaton, Ruth Skewes, & Margaret Chaplain - highest marks in State

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

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Ballarat & District Base Hospital Annual Report 1966-67. Mr W.C. Fream, senior tutor has had a very busy, but successful year. Miss M. Chaplain received the highest marks of the State of Victoria in the final examination held in October, 1966. Four other nurses obtained distinction in the state examinations.

Fream Collection - Names (no photos) - School July 1962 (62C) Finals & 1966 Graduation

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Fream Collection - Graduation Photo 1965

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Fream Collection - New biology textbook for nurses - "Applied Human Biology for Nurses" written by Mr Fream

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Fream Collection - Mr Fream's BBH farewell - leaving to study medicine_photo & newspaper, plus Medical Graduation

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Fream Collection - School Jan 1968 (68A)_PTS_photo

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Fream Collection - School April 1967 (67B)_1st Pros Dinner_photo & newspaper

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Fream Collection - School Jan 1967 (67A)_1st Pros Dinner_photo & newspaper

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Fream Collection - School August 1966 (66C)_1st Pros Dinner_photo only

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Fream Collection - School August 1965 (65C)_1st Pros Dinner_photo only

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Fream Collection - School April 1965 (65B)_1st Pros Dinner & Finals Dinner_photo & newspaper

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Fream Collection - School Jan 1965 (65A)_1st Pros Dinner & Finals Dinner_photo & newspaper, plus 35th Reunion

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Fream Collection - School Sept 1964 (64C)_1st Pros Dinner & Finals Dinner_photo & newspaper

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Fream Collection - School May 1964 (64B)_1st Pros Dinner & Finals Dinner_photo & newspaper

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Fream Collection - School Jan 1964 (64A)_1st Pros Dinner & Finals Dinner_photo & newspaper, plus Reunion Dinner Feb 1974

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Fream Collection - School October 1963 (63D)_1st Pros Dinner_newspaper only

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Fream Collection - School July 1963 (63C)_1st Pros Dinner & Finals Dinner_photo & newspaper

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PTS & Finals, 1985, Class 85B - Class photo

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PTS & Finals, 1984, Class 84B - Class photo

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Matron Eagleton with Nursing Staff - Priscilla Wardle, far right, trainee Feb 1905 to March 1908

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Dawn Conboy (nee Barr), commenced training April 1962 - PTS, 1st Professional Dinner, Finals Dinner & 1965 Graduation

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

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E1, Midwifery, 1986-1987, students with tutors Judith Murphy & Annette Rowe

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Midwifery Reunion, May 1997 - Program

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E1, Midwifery, Nursery, S.I.C - Sr Hausler Dr Harry Zehnwirth (Paediatrician), Sr Reilly

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Midwifery Reunion, 1972 - Dr Sloss & many senior nursing staff in attendance

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Ballarat Courier, Friday 5th July, 1957 - Final Examination tomorrow

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Patricia Gardiner (nee McCarthy) commenced training June 1945 x 12 photos - PTS, Graduation, Portraits

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Historical information

Group Reunion c.1981 Back L-R: Pam Fry, Rita Perkins (nee Lloyd), Pat Gardiner (nee McCarthy), Eileen Lawrie, Kay Campbell, ?, ?, ?, ?, Flossie Jones Front L-R: Joan Kube, ?, Mona Bannon, Wilkie, Frances Dean, Glennys Nankervis, ?, Elizabeth Todd Nurses Lecture Room c.1948 In the former children's ward, a tutor sister instructs trainees on the intricacies of the human skeleton. Their Examination papers might require an account of the structure of a joint, or of the nursing of fractures treated in 'skeletal traction'. Back Row L-R: Isabelle Brown, Mabele Rogers, Pat Lemon, Enid Murphy Front Row L-R: Gladys Leeden, Eileen Lawrie, Pat McCarthy ?, ?, ?, (maybe Joan Kube, Rita Lloyd, ?)