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Samuel, Catherine Bruce

Identifier: GD1-46

Scope and Contents

Fever nursing certificates 1920-1925; correspondence 1917-1929; Fever Nurse Training regulations; Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh regulations; General Nursing Council for Scotland rules 1925; lecture notebooks 1917-1923; miscellaneous textbooks and periodicals; photographs; thermometer


  • Creation: 1917-1929

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Biographical / Historical

Born on 27th August 1892. Between 1917 and 1920 she trained as a fever nurse at City Hospital, and in 1922 came to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to train in general nursing. She gained her certificates in 1925 and was appointed Staff Nurse in April, and Theatre Charge Nurse in October of that year. On 31st October 1929 she left the Royal Infirmary to take up a post of School Nurse.


43 items: papers, bound volumes, photographs, objects


Chronological within record class

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Custodial History

Papers held within family

Immediate Source of Acquisition

I. J. Samuel, Edinburgh, March 1990


No further accessions are expected

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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