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Obstetrical Nursing, 3rd Edition [textbook]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Obstetrics
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Obstetrics
Accession Number
998031007
Description
Fabric covered hardbound nursing textbook with information and photographs about nursing care of the expectant mother, women in labour and the young mother and baby; title, author, edition and publisher stamped on spine in gold ink; a sticker with drawing of mouse in robe standing in front of firep…
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Accession Number
998031007
Author
Carolyn Conant Van Blarcom
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Obstetrics
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrics
Nursing
Textbooks
Description
Fabric covered hardbound nursing textbook with information and photographs about nursing care of the expectant mother, women in labour and the young mother and baby; title, author, edition and publisher stamped on spine in gold ink; a sticker with drawing of mouse in robe standing in front of fireplace has been affixed on inside front cover; inside cover has been signed by original owner; 651 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman, donated by her husband, Frederick M. Cass, via Ann Gay
Maker
The Macmillan Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Printed in book, publication date
Material
paper: cream, blue
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "OBSTETRICAL // NURSING // BY CAROLYN CONANT VAN BLARCOM, R.N. // THIRD EDITION // NEW YORK // THE MACMILLAN COMPANY // 1936"; hand-written inside front cover: "O. Casselman, // K.G.H. // Feb. 1939."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
22.0 cm
Width
14.7 cm
Depth
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 22.0 cm x Width 14.7 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Spine shows minor wear from use; inside of spine appears to have been mended with tape and endpaper appears to have been replaced over top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
"This Way Forward: Carolyn Conant Van Blarcom (1875-1961)," APRIL 1, 2015, Johns Hopkins Nursing. https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/2015/04/this-way-forward-carolyn-conant-van-blarcom-1875-1961/
Research Facts
Carolyn Conant Van Blarcom attended the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses starting in 1898. She was head nurse in Hopkins’ obstetrics wards, superintendent of nurses at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis and the Maryland State Sanatorium for Tuberculosis, and executive secretary of the New York Association for the Prevention of Blindness. She published various books and was director of the Atlantic Division of the American Red Cross. She was considered a pioneer in the area of preventing childhood blindness through better hygiene and infant and maternal care.
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Tokologyu A Book for Every Woman Revised Ed. [book]

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Dates
1897
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Obstetrics
Accession Number
017031001 a-b
Description
Hardbound book (a) describing the science of childbirth includes separate illustrated insert pamphlet (b) with stamped title and illustration on front cover in black with gold text on spine, paper edges stained red; twenty three chapters and same quantity of monotone illustrations in pamphlet; 373 …
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Accession Number
017031001 a-b
Author
Alice B. Stockham, M.D.
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrics
Description
Hardbound book (a) describing the science of childbirth includes separate illustrated insert pamphlet (b) with stamped title and illustration on front cover in black with gold text on spine, paper edges stained red; twenty three chapters and same quantity of monotone illustrations in pamphlet; 373 pages with eleven pages of advertisements related to tokology and women's health on pages at back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - book
b - pamphlet
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Alice B. Stockham & Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1897
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: tan, cream, brown
ink: black, red, gold
Inscriptions
On frontispiece: "TOKOLOGY // A BOOK FOR EVERY WOMAN // BY // ALICE B. STOCKMAN, M.D. // ILLUSTRATED // REVISED EDITION // CHICAGO: // ALICE B. STOCKMAN & CO., // 1897"; on pamphlet: "PLATES // ILLUSTRATING // TOKOLOGY // CHICAGO: // ALICE B. STOCKMAN & CO.,"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
a - 20.0 cm
b - 17.0 cm
Width
a - 14.5 cm
b - 12.3 cm
Depth
a - 3.8 cm
b - 0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Book cover with major stains front and back along edges; shows wear all over; red ink on edges faded; some pages are detached from spine; pages are aged to tan; pamphlet pages detached from cover with creases on corners
Copy Type
original
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