Nancy Thar Fiedler Papers

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.18
Fiedler, Nancy Thar
Physical description
1.44 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Nancy Thar Fiedler Papers (CD 01.18), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Laupus Library History Collections
No restrictions

The papers consist of handouts and class notes from Nancy Thar Fiedler's attendance at Evanston Hospital School of Nursing in Evanston, Illinois, from 1957 to 1960.

Biographical/historical information

Nancy (Thar) Fiedler attended Evanston Hospital School of Nursing, affiliated with Northwestern University, in Evanston, Illinois, between 1957 and 1960. She obtained a bachelor's degree in health administration from St. Joseph's College in North Windham, Maine, in 1980. In 2009 she was the coordinator for the nurse refresher program at the Area Health Education Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Scope and arrangement

The bulk of the collection consists of materials from Nancy Thar Fiedler's time at Evanston Hospital School of Nursing in Evanston, Illinois, from 1957 to 1960. These materials include class notes, exams, and handouts, covering such topics as gynecology, obstetrics, psychology, psychiatry, and chemistry. Medical pamphlets dated between 1926 and 1958 discuss alcoholism, heart disease, skin infections, stress, childhood diseases, diabetes, and obstetrics. The few personal items in the collection are photographs, newspaper clippings, and a poem.

Administrative information
Custodial History

Donated in 2009; Papers of nurse Nancy Thar Fiedler consisting of nursing class handouts and notes. Gift of Nancy A. Fiedler of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Nancy A. Fiedler

Processing information

Initial inventory prepared by Christina Lugo, 2011. Processed by Janet Heath and Melissa Nasea, 2015.

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


Key terms
Corporate Names
Evanston Hospital Association. School of Nursing
Education, Nursing

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Student Guide for The Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL; various papers dealing with dermatology and its causes and treatment , 1959
Box 1 Folder 2 Pamphlets, 1958-1959
Box 1 Folder 3 Pamphlets, 1951-1957
Box 1 Folder 4 Pamphlets, 1926-1959
Box 1 Folder 5 Class Notes, 1958
Box 1 Folder 6 Class Notes, 1958
Box 1 Folder 7 "Evanston Hospital School of Nursing Notes on Outline of Gynecology" fall schedule, and notes on the various systems associated with this field, 1958
Box 1 Folder 8 "Evanston Hospital School of Nursing Notes on Introduction to Public Health"; written papers on "Glimpses of Nursing in Russia" and "When cancer can be cured", paper on "The Industrial Nurse and her Work", blank copy of "St. Luke's Nursery School Progress Report", and notification card for Nancy Thar needing an x-ray, 1957-1958
Box 1 Folder 9 "Evanston Hospital School of Nursing Tests and Notes; Patient Notices", 1958
Box 1 Folder 10 Class Notes and Exams, 1958
Box 1 Folder 11 Class Handouts, 1958
Box 2 Folder 1 Personal Note; Autopsy Reports; Class Handouts; Pathology Quizzes and Exams; Notes, 1958
Box 2 Folder 2 Evanston Hospital Association Handouts on Communicable Disease Nursing, 1958
Box 2 Folder 3 Clinical Norms; Linde Oxygen Therapy Handbook; Quizzes and Class Notes, 1957-1958
Box 2 Folder 4 Handouts on Medico-Legal Aspects of Nursing; "Fundamentals of Nursing"; class notes "The Plan of Care for the Patient", 1958
Box 2 Folder 5 Obstetric Ward Nursing Study; Notes; "Diet in Pregnancy"; "Obstetric Nursing"; "Principles of Obstetrics and Obstetric Nursing", 1959
Box 2 Folder 6 "Childrens Memorial Hospital: Program in Pediatric Nursing"; Pamphlets; Journal Reprints; Procedure Manuals; "Grading Plan", 1959-1960
Box 2 Folder 7 Photographs; Poem by Mary Stewart; News Clippings; "The Nightingale Pledge", 1959
Box 2 Folder 8 Chemistry Class Notes; Diagrams; Paper on Glaucoma; "History of Nursing"; "Nursing in America"; Quizzes and Handouts, 1960
Box 2 Folder 9 "Principles of Medicine"; "Ward Class Coronary Occlusion"; "Communication"; "Liver Function Tests"; Hematology, 1960
Box 2 Folder 10 Class Notes on Subjects Dealing with ENT, 1960
Box 2 Folder 11 "Glossary of Urological Terms"; class notes on urology, 1960
Box 2 Folder 12 "Requisition for Weighed Diet"; Diet and Nutrition class notes; Quantitative Tray Slips; Food Tables for Selection and Substitution, 1960
Box 3 Folder 1 Fiedler Class Notes, Chemistry, 1959
Box 3 Folder 2 Fiedler, Class Notes, Psychology, 1959
Box 3 Folder 3 Fiedler Class Notes, Anatomy File 1 of 2, 1959
Box 3 Folder 4 Fiedler Class Notes, Anatomy File 2 of 2, 1959
Box 3 Folder 5 Fiedler Class Notes, Communicable Diseases, 1959
Box 3 Folder 6 Fiedler Class Notes, Pediatrics, 1958-1959
Box 3 Folder 7 Fiedler Class Notes, Fundamentals of Nursing, 1957-1960
Box 4 Folder 1 Ethicon Cat-A-Log, 1954
Box 4 Folder 2 Evanston Hospital Association "The Operating Room", 1958
Box 4 Folder 3 The Children's Memorial Hospital "Nursing Procedure Manual", 1959
Box 4 Folder 4 Laboratory Manual of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, 1953
Box 4 Folder 5 Laboratory Manual and Workbook in Microbiology for Students of Nursing, 1956
Box 4 Folder 6 Fiedler Class Notes, Psychiatric Nursing File 1 of 2, 1959
Box 4 Folder 7 Fiedler Class Notes, Psychiatric Nursing File 2 of 2, 1959