Carolyn Grace Warren Papers

1936-1963, undated
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD01.110
Warren, Carolyn Grace
Physical description
0.537 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Carolyn Grace Warren Papers (CD01.110), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Science Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Laupus Library History Collections
CD01.110.01.03 Restricted, HIPAA.

Includes Carolyn Grace Warren's diploma in nursing from Park View Hospital Training School for Nurses, a nursing school handbook, photographs of Warren's graduating class, books, prints, and case studies conducting by Warren during her training.

Biographical/historical information

Carolyn Grace Warren was born in North Carolina in 1940. She attended Park View Hospital Training School for Nurses in Rocky Mount, North Carolina from 1958 to 1961 and graduated with a degree in surgical, medical, and obstetrical Nursing. On 1963 August 1, she became a certified Registered Nurse. After receiving her R.N. certification, Warren worked at Wake Med Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina for just over a year. She spent the bulk of her career (thirty-two years) as a nurse at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, serving as a pediatrics nurse for twenty-four years, a head nurse for seven-to-eight years, and a patient relations nurse for 10 years. She then worked at Home Health in Wilson, North Carolina for ten years. Carolyn Grace Warren currently resides in Kenly, North Carolina.

Scope and arrangement

The Carolyn Grace Warren Papers include photographs, prints, books, case studies, and other manuscript materials. Of special interest is a Student's Handbook published by Park View Hospital that details house rules, hospital regulations, social privileges, uniform regulations, and more. Also included is A Handbook and Charting Manual for Student Nurses, Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, and three case studies Carolyn Grace Warren conducted at the hospital during her training. The collection also contains Warren's diploma in nursing from Park View Hospital Training School for Nurses, photographs of her graduation class, and an invitation to her capping ceremony.

Administrative information
Custodial History

2017 June 22: Nursing history items and books related to the donor's nursing career. Gift of Carolyn Grace Warren.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Carolyn Grace Warren

Processing information

Processed by Layne Carpenter, 2017

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Language of material


Related material

Related artifacts held at The Country Doctor Museum, Bailey, North Carolina.

Key terms
Nursing--Study and teaching

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Invitations, Programs, and Certificate, 1959-1963, undated
Box 1 Folder 2 Carolyn Grace Warren's Nursing School Diploma, 1961
Box 1 Folder 3 Case Studies, 1959-1960
Box 1 Folder 4 Nursing School Photographs, undated
Map-case 3 Drawer 5 "Forward" Print by Johnson ad Johnson, undated
Box 1 Folder 5 Student's Handbook, undated
Box 1 Folder 6 They Caught the Torch, 1939
Box 1 Folder 7 A Handbook and Charting Manual for Student Nurses, 1958
Box 1 Folder 8 Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, 1959