Concord, N. H. (n. d.). Ca 1900. 300 pages of lined paper; 261 with mss notes. 29 lines per page, ~ 8 words per line, ~ 60,000 words. Writing neat & quite legible. Royal 8vo. 10-1/2" x 8-1/4". Commercial notebook, with maroon half-leather binding (spine professionally renewed) & black pebbled cloth boards. Wear to corners, age-toning to paper. A VG copy. Item #48606
Here gathered an extensive collection of lecture notes by this aspiring nurse... e.g., "Lecture II by Dr. Bancroft. The Care of ward and ward appliances. A nurse must know just how to take care of a sick room, she must have a thorough knowledge of what is to be done and just how to do it. There are six important rules to follow in the care of a sick room. First is good ventilation, nothing about a sick room is of more important than good ventilation. Because the products of disease are added to those of respiration. ..."
An important source for documenting medical practice of 120 years ago, allowing today's medical historians to trace the evolution of medical knowledge & patient care.