Papers of Elizabeth Bosworth

Scope and Content

Personal papers, testimonials and certificates of Elizabeth Bosworth

This collection includes the following items:

Testimonial dated 26 Dec 1913 from G T Bartram, concerning Bosworth's time as superintendent nurse at Braintree, Essex

Testimonial dated 29 Mar 1909 from Matron Ellen Paullini, concerning Bosworth's time as a trainee nurse at The Infirmary, Dartmouth.

Testimonial dated Mar 1926 from M. Perrott, Secretary of the Kingswood and District Nursing Association, concerning Bosworth's time as Matron in that area. (copy)

Testimonial dated Nov 1912 from F H Allfrey, Steyning Infirmary, concerning Bosworth's time as Ward Sister and Night Nurse there. (copy)

Testimonial dated 29 Sep 1913 from Arnold Scott, Locking, Braintree concerning Bosworth's time as Superindentent Nurse at the Braintree Workhouse. (copy)

Testimonial dated 25 Oct 1927 from E J Goldie, Steyning Infirmary concerning Bosworth's time as Ward Sister, Night Sister and in charge of children's wards there. (copy)

Testimonial dated 25 Mar 1919 from the secretary of The Society of Chartered Nurses concerning Bosworth's work with them.

Testimonial dated 1 May 1926 from C J Perrott, Medical Officer of Health, Kingswood Urban District Council concerning Bosworth's time as Nurse Superindendant at the Nurses Home and Training School there.

Fragments of testimonial from Alfred Stills.

Central Midwives Board Certificate, 1907. (Animal-derived parchment) (outsize)

Royal Sanitary Institute Certificate for Women Health Visitors and School Nurses, 1912 (outsize)

College of Nursing Certificate, 1916

Central Hospital Supply Supply Service Certificate for services rendered in the making of hospital supplies during World War Two

General Nursing Council for England and Wales Certificate, 1922 (outsize)

St Pancras Hospital, London Certificate and testimonial, 1908 (outsize)

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