Marianjoy Library

Nursing History

American Association of the History of Nursing (AAHN)


Selection of Letters Written by Florence Nightingale

University of Kansas Nurses Alumni Association


History of Nursing Archives

Boston University


History of Nursing Resources

Virginia Commonwealth University

The ICN Code of Ethics for Nurses

International Council of Nurses

The Nightingale Pledge

The Nightingale Pledge was composed by Lystra Gretter, an instructor of nursing at the old Harper Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, and was first used by its graduating class in the spring of 1893. It is an adaptation of the Hippocratic Oath taken by physicians.


National League for Nursing – History


Notes on Nursing

Florence Nightingale, 1860


Notes on Nursing

Florence Nightingale, 1912


Nursing History Calendar

American Association for the History of Nursing, Inc.


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