Personal Papers of Hettie Hopkins, First Secretary to the Welsh Board of the Royal College of Nursing. Photographs of Hettie Hopkins can be found under C942/P.
This collections includes:
Royal College of Nursing Wales, Nursing Research Appeal pamphlet, 1987.
Invitation and programme for a "Celebration Summer Ball to Commemorate the Endowment of the Royal College of Nursing Chair in Nursing Research at the University of Wales College of Medicine", 1987.
Programme for the opening ceremony of the New Royal College of Nursing Wales Headquarters (also known as Tŷ Maeth), conducted by HRH Princess Margaret, 27 Oct 1965.
Programme for an anniversary event commemorating 30 years of Tŷ Maeth, attended by HRH Princess Margaret, 26 Oct 1995.
Invitation to attend the unveiling of a plaque commemoration the refurbishment of Tŷ Maeth, 6 Jan 2000.
Facsimilie copies of financial records regarding Welsh Royal College of Nursing Membership, 17 Jun 1959.
Leaflet regarding the “Hettie C. Hopkins Geriatric Nursing Scholarship,” c.1970s.
Programme from a one day conference funded by the Hettie C. Hopkins Care of Elderly Scholarship Fund, the Royal College of Nursing, and the Association for the Care of the Elderly entitled “Age with Dignity.” 1 Mar 1990.
Two copies of menus from the opening ceremony of the New Royal College of Nursing Wales Headquarters, conducted by HRH Princess Margaret, 27 Oct 1965.
Souvenir programme from the opening ceremony of the New Royal College of Nursing Wales Headquarters, conducted by HRH Princess Margaret, 27 Oct 1965.
Copy of an RCN Bulletin article regarding the 40th anniversary of Tŷ Maeth, 6 Dec 2005.
Invitation to a plaque unveiling event by HRH Princess Anne to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Tŷ Maeth, 6 Dec 2005.
Correspondence between P.M. Matthews, Chairman of the Welsh Board to David Gibson-Watt, Minster of State regarding a Royal College of Nursing Conference. 1971.
Letter from Hettie Hopkins to P.M. Matthews regarding a formal vote of thanks following Matthew’s departure from the role of Chairman. 1971.
Copy of a speech given at the Wrexham and District Branch of the Royal College of Nursing Dinner, undated.
Letter from Catherine M. Hall, General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing to P.M. Matthews regarding a vote of thanks upon Matthew’s retirement, 23 Nov 1971.
Facsimile copy of a report on health visitors, annotated by Hopkins, undated.
Report on the Welsh Nursing College Appeal, 1964-1966.
Nursing Research Appeal publication regarding the history of Tŷ Maeth and the nursing profession. Written in English and Welsh. c.1980s
Report written by Hopkins regarding the Welsh Board Chair in Nursing Research appeal, c.1980s.
Leaflet describing the heraldic symbolism of the Royal College of Nursing Crest, c.1960s.
Programme for the 40th anniversary of Tŷ Maeth, 26 Oct 2005
Royal college of nursing publication titled “The Royal College of Nursing – Seventy-Five Years Strong.” 1991.
Copy of a speech regarding the “report of the Preliminary Training school,” 5 Dec 1951.
A typed doucment titled "Notes in connection with the post of Secretary of the Welsh Board", c.1970s.
A typed document titled "Notes on the Royal College of Nursing", c.1970s.
Copy of a document titled “The origins and early years of the Welsh Board of the Royal College of Nursing.”
Letter from Hettie Hopkins, Secretary of the Welsh Board and Noreen L. Thomas, Chairman of the Welsh Board regarding a disaster relief effort, 4 Nov 1966
A typed history of the badge of office for the Chairman of the Royal College of Nursing Welsh Board
Letter written by Hettie Hopkins to “fellow league-members” regarding upcoming activities at Tŷ Maeth, Aug 1966
Assorted newspaper clippings regarding Hettie Hopkins, the Royal College of Nursing Wales Board, and nursing in Wales, 1960s-2005.