By Sammie Morris
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Correspondence, awards, degrees and certificates of LaNelle Geddes, head of the Purdue School of Nursing. Materials are dated 1957-2007.
Recounts growing up in Houston, schooling including PhD in Biophysics and coming to Purdue in 1975 where her husband was head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She became head of the School of Nursing in 1980. She details the changes during her Deanship as well as changes in the nursing profession. Even though retired from the university, she maintains an office in the school and mentors the new faculty and graduate students.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Collection is open for research.
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Physical Access Note:
Collection is located on-site.
LaNelle Geddes Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Box:
[Box 1: Awards, Plaques, Degrees, Certificates, 1957-2007
[Box 2: Dwyer Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1977],