Marion Josephine Wright Papers

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Marion Josephine Wright was a registered nurse at Harper Hospital and later at Jennings Memorial Hospital in Detroit, MI. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the District Nurses Association, a Vice-President if the Detroit Council on Community Nursing, and was on the advisory committee for the Practical Nurses school. In the early 1950s, Wright was the Associate Director of Harper Hospital. During her tenure as associate director, she was the author of many articles on patient care, nurse duties and nursing education. She also wrote a book titled, “The Improvement of Patient Care; A Study at Harper Hospital.” In 1970, she received a Meritorius Service Award from the Corporate Board of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association.

The Marion J. Wright Papers consists of material related to her nursing career. These materials include certificates from completed classes and membership confirmations, copies of her articles and speeches, and photographs from a dinner meeting of the Essex-Kent County Industrial Nurses’ Association. The collection includes the contents of a scrapbook of clippings and articles similar to the topic of her writings. Most of the materials in the collection are from her time at Harper Hospital, with some materials from later in her life.

1950-1970, bulk 1950-1957
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