Pauline Kirby

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4824]

Creator: United States Army

Form/Genre: Black-and-White Prints

Date: 5/4/1954

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

In 1954, Lt. Col. Pauline Kirby of the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) had just been appointed Chief of the Nursing Service at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. Kirby joined the ANC in 1926 and had served as the U.S. Army's assistant director of nurses in the Southwest Pacific during World War II, and assisted with the establishment of neuropsychiatric hospitals for wounded soldiers.

Creator

United States Army

Subject

  • Kirby, Pauline
  • United States Army Nurse Corps
  • Walter Reed Army Hospital (Washington, D.C.)

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

5/4/1954

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Neurobehavioral disorders
  • Women scientists
  • Psychiatry

Form/Genre

Black-and-White Prints

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4824]