Guide to St. Joseph Hospital Nursing Alumni Papers At the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies

Descriptive Summary

Creator: St. Joseph Hospital Nursing Alumni
Title: St. Joseph Hospital Nursing Alumni Papers
Dates: 1916-1986; Bulk dates 1975-1986
Quantity: 1 scrapbook (0.35 cubic feet)
Collection ID: MSS054
Repository: Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799

Biographical Note

From 1906-1943 St. Joseph's Hospital in Deadwood ran a nurses training program. They were the first hospital in South Dakota to establish a nursing school. While it existed the school trained 167 nurses. St. Joseph's Hospital was a predecessor of Northern Hills General Hospital.

Scope and Contents

Contains one scrapbook, the scrapbook mainly contains photographs of reunions from 1980's and newspaper clippings, including obituaries, about the reunions and members. There are several historical photographs and pieces of ephemera that are from earlier times, including a graduation announcement from 1916.

Acquisition Information

This scrapbook bears the name and address of Lora R. Sperling of Deadwood, presumably the creator and donor.

Preferred Citation

Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies

Processing Information

Colleen Kirby