Finding Aids & Inventories

Finding aids for our nursing history manuscript collections are listed below. You can also search our collections by keyword on the Philadelphia Area Archives website.

When you’re ready to start researching, you can request specific collections by reviewing the instructions and access policies on our Visiting the Archive page.

Collections are divided into the following categories:

Hospitals, Schools of Nursing, & Nursing Alumnae Associations

Nursing Associations & Nursing Organizations


 Related Nursing Collections

Nursing History Small Collections

*This collection is restricted. Please contact the Center for more information.

**Contact the Center for more information.

For further questions about the collections please contact the Bates Center at (215) 898-4502 or email: