Manuscript Collection

Nellie Truett English Biography - Accession 1550 M756 (813)

Title

Nellie Truett English Biography - Accession 1550 M756 (813)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1550 - M756 (813)

Inclusive Dates

1963

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

6 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a short biography (6 pages) of Nellie Truett English (1909-1993) written in 1963. Nellie was a Winthrop graduate of the Class of 1930. In the biography she details her experiences as a training to be a nurse while working, practicing as a nurse in many locations all around the country, and her career teaching nursing. She also served during World War II where she trained corpsmen in preparation for D-Day in 1944. Ms. English also served on various local and state nursing organizations including the Augusta League of nursing, in the Georgia State Nurses’ Association, and served as First Vice President of the Georgia State League for nursing. She also writes about her son Edward Alexander English (1944-2016).

Provenance

The Nellie Truett English Biography was donated to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections by Edward Alexander English on July 25, 2016.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Nellie Truett English Biography - Accession 1550 M756 (813)

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