Works by Florence Nightingale, and works by various authors, the property of, or containing contributions by Florence Nightingale, on subjects including nursing, public health, hospital administration, and military hospitals.
NIGHTINGALE, Florence, 1820 - 1910, reformer of hospital nursing
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Florence Nightingale, 1820-1910, was born in Florence and educated in nursing by the Protestant Sisters of Mercy at Kaiserwerth on the Rhine. She went to the Crimea in 1854, and made her reputation in the military hospitals there. When she returned to England she devoted a 50,000 testimonial to the foundation of the Nightingale home for the training of nurses. She spent much of the rest of her life writing and lecturing.
This collection is arranged in 28 volumes: Vols. 1-22, Works by Florence Nightingale, arranged chronologically, 1851-1897. Vols. 23-28, Works by various authors, the property of, or containing contributions by Florence Nightingale, arranged chronologically, 1865-1894.
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