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Alkin, Elizabeth [nicknamed Parliament Joan] (c. 1600–1655?), nurse and spy

Maureen Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Nursing Studies. 943 words.

Alkin, Elizabeth [nicknamed Parliament Joan] (c. 1600–1655?), nurse and spy, was the wife of Francis Alkin, who was hanged as a spy in Oxford by royalist forces during the civil war....

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Arnstein, Margaret

Shari Rudavsky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Medicine and Health; Nursing Studies. 896 words.

Arnstein, Margaret (27 October 1904–08 October 1972), public health nurse and educator, was born Margaret Gene Arnstein in New York City, the daughter of Leo Arnstein, a successful...

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Baly, Monica Eileen (1914–1998), nurse and historian of nursing

Susan McGann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; History of Medicine; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 995 words.

Baly, Monica Eileen (1914–1998), nurse and historian of nursing, was born on 24 May 1914 at 23 Shirley Park Road, Shirley, near Croydon, Surrey, the first of the two children, and the only...

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Beale, Dame Doris Winifred (1889–1971), nurse

Penny Starns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 695 words.

Beale, Dame Doris Winifred (1889–1971), nurse, was born on 9 August 1889 at 42 London Road, Sydenham, London, the daughter of George Beale, master draper, and his wife, Annie Maria,...

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Beard, Mary

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Nursing Studies. 989 words.

Beard, Mary (14 November 1876–04 December 1946), public health administrator, was born in Dover, New Hampshire, the daughter of Ithamar Warren Beard, an Episcopalian minister, and Marcy...

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Bentley, Charlotte Eliza (1915–1996), nurse and nursing activist

Kevin Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Nursing Studies; Medicine and Health. 844 words.

Bentley, Charlotte Eliza (1915–1996), nurse and nursing activist, was born on 15 December 1915 at 63 Portland Court, Great Portland Street, London, the daughter of John Richard Bentley,...

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Blair, Dame Emily Mathieson (1890–1963), nurse and nursing administrator

Catharine M. C. Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 798 words.

Blair, Dame Emily Mathieson (1890–1963), nurse and nursing administrator, was born on 12 January 1890 at Boghead, Lenzie, Kirkintilloch, daughter of Hugh Blair, muslin manufacturer, and his...

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Blanchfield, Florence Aby

Connie L. Reeves.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1249 words.

Blanchfield, Florence Aby (01 April 1884–12 May 1971), nurse and army officer, was born in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, the daughter of Joseph Plunkett Blanchfield, a stonemason and...

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Bradley, Amy Morris

Victoria-María MacDonald.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Nursing Studies; Education. 1799 words.

Bradley, Amy Morris (12 September 1823–15 January 1904), educator, Civil War nurse, and school founder, was born in East Vassalboro, Kennebec County, Maine, the daughter of Abiud Bradley, a...

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Bragg, Janet

Miriam Sawyer.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Nursing Studies. 1317 words.

Bragg, Janet (24 March 1907–11 April 1993), aviator, nurse, and nursing home proprietor, was born Janet Harmon in Griffin, Georgia, the daughter of Cordia Batts Harmon and Samuel Harmon, a...

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