Papers of Jean James

Scope and Content

Personal papers created or acquired by district nurse Jean James. These include:

Letter from Jean James to Helen Sweet - from the Royal College of Nursing's History of Nursing Society - regarding a donation of archival materials to the society, 11 Oct 1996

Order of service from a thanksgiving mass organised by the South Glamorgan Health Authority which celebrated the centenary of the District Nursing Service in Cardiff. The service was held at St. John the Baptist Church in Cardiff, 25 Mar 1990

Leaflet titled “A century of care,” which describes a heritage exhibition that took place during the centenary anniversary of the District Nursing Service in Cardiff. The exhibition took place in five local cottages (Rhydycar Cottages) which were decorated to resemble a range of historic houses, dating from 1890 to 1990. In each of these houses, volunteers in replicas of historic nurse's uniform would demonstrate the nursing practices associated with the period of the cottage, thereby highlighting the ways in which district nursing had changed over the century.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jean James was a district nurse in the Cardiff area. In 1990 she was involved in the centenary celebrations of district nursing service in Cardiff.

Access Information

This collection is available for research subject to data protection laws. Readers are advised to contact the RCN Archives in advance of their first visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Royal College of Nursing

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