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Accession 405

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

Collection Size

27,500 pieces, 13.75 linear feet



Scope and Content Note

The York County Hospital of Nursing Records consists of the general records of York County Hospital School of Nursing. According to the organization’s Constitution, the objects of the York County Hospital Nursing Staff Association “shall be to incorporate into this association the Policies and standards set by the Nursing Profession; which shall be to establish and maintain a code of ethics among Nurses; to further all means aiming to elevate the Standards of the Nursing Profession; to mature means for educational advancement; to promote happy working conditions and to exercise the art of constructive discussion.” The records consist of the constitution and by-laws, faculty and staff minutes, various reports, correspondence dealing with accreditation recruitment, Winthrop University, US Public Health Service, SC League of Nursing, and National League of Nursing. Records related to the students include personnel files, which include correspondence and relating to nursing assignments, faculty impressions of candidates, health records and applications, curriculum, extra-curricular activities, catalogues, and commencement exercises. YCHSN was discontinued in 1962 when curriculum and standards of the school were under study for revision.


The York County Hospital School of Nursing Records were deposited with the Archives on June 12, 1981 by Fred E. Ellison.


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York County Hospital School of Nursing Records - Accession 405

LC Subject Headings

York County Hospital (Rock Hill, S.C.). School of Nursing--Archives; Nursing--Study and teaching--South Carolina; Nursing schools--South Carolina; Nursing students--South Carolina