Formation of the College of Nursing Ltd.

Scope and Content

Draft copies of the first three Ordinary General Meeting reports and financial reports; correspondence with nurses and the press re the formation of the College; proposed amalgamation with the RBNA; discussions re the constitution and purpose of the College; copy of the 'Articles of Association' 1916 included for reference.

Folder includes:

Memorandum and Articles of Association of the College of Nursing Ltd;

List of London, provincial weekly and daily newspapers;

List of suggestions on the establishment of local centres of the College of Nursing made by Comyns Berkeley;

Letter to the Editor of the Nursing Journal concerning the Nation's Fund for Nurses [undated];

Memorandum on the agenda of Council meeting held on 9 Sept;

Minutes of College of Nursing Council meeting held on 19 Oct;

Minutes of College of Nursing Council meeting held on 2 Nov;

Minutes of College of Nursing Establishment and General Purposes Committee meeting [undated];

Draft annual report of the Council to the Second Ordinary General Meeting;

Printed tables showing the accounts of receipts and general expenditure of the General Medical Council 1915;

Letter to the Secretary of the Royal British Nurses Association from Miss Rundle concerning the proposed amalgamation with the Royal British Nurses Association;

Articles of Association of the Asylum Workers' Association;

Articles of Association of the Fever Nurses' Association;

Appeal for the Nation's Fund for Nurses by John Galsworthy, reprinted from the Observer, 28 Oct 1917;

Guys Hospital regulations as to sick pay;

Nomination paper for the election of members of the Council for 1918-1919;

Draft annual report of the Honorary Treasurers 1718-1918;

Draft annual report of the Council to the third ordinary general meeting;

Draft of The Nation's Fund for Nurses - What It Is;

Extract from the Glasgow Evening Citizen 27 Oct 1917 concerning State Registration;

Income and expenditure account for the College of Nursing 1916-1917;

The College of Nursing Ltd - Third Annual Report

Access Information

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Royal College of Nursing

Custodial History

formerly catalogued as RCN/1/1/1916/7/4