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LaNelle Geddes papers


Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Awards, Plaques, Degrees, Certificates

Dwyer Undergraduate Teaching Award

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LaNelle Geddes papers, 1957-2007 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Geddes, LaNelle E.

Extent: 0.5 Cubic feet

Date Acquired: 11/06/2007

Subjects: Women's Archives at Purdue University

Forms of Material: Artifacts (Object genre), Awards, Certificates, Correspondence, Diplomas

Languages: English

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Women's Archives at Purdue University

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: No use restrictions.

Physical Access Note: Collection is located on-site.

Acquisition Source: LaNelle Geddes

Acquisition Method: Donation

Preferred Citation: LaNelle Geddes Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1: Awards, Plaques, Degrees, Certificates, 1957-2007],
[Box 2: Dwyer Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1977],