Durice Dickerson Hanson and James Butler Hanson collection
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Durice Dickerson Hanson and James Butler Hanson collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Hanson, Durice Dickerson
Creator: Hanson, James Butler
Title: Durice Dickerson Hanson and James Butler Hanson collection
Dates: 1907-1968, undated
Quantity: 1.83 linear ft. (2 document document cases and 1 record center box)
Identification: ahc.MSS358

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information about Durice Dickerson Hanson or James Butler Hanson have not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is primarily comprised of materials collected by Durice Dickerson Hanson during her career in the nursing profession. Included are materials from the Grady Hospital School of Nursing, association meetings, correspondence, newsletters, and public health brochures. Also included in the collection are materials pertaining to James Butler Hanson.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.)
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.). School of Nursing.
Invitation cards--Georgia--Atlanta.
School nursing--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Durice Dickerson Hanson and James Butler Hanson collection, MSS 358, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1977


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Durice Dickerson Hanson personal papers, 1929-1953, undated
2Yearbook - Central Night School, 1935
3Peabody College for Teachers papers, 1946-1954, undated
4Georgia State Nurses' Association Library and Information Bureau pamphlet, 1937-1939
55th District Georgia Nurses Association directory of nurses 50th anniversary, 1966-1969
6Pamphlets and information regarding statewide Nurses Association in Georgia, 1936-1962
7Professional scrapbook from the 3rd annual "Open House" at the headquarters of The Georgia State Nurses' Association, 1940
8Publicity scrapbook of field visits made by Durice Dickerson, 1940
9Material pertaining to Georgia State Nurses' Association, 1946-1947
10Nursing pamphlets, 1935-1972
11Georgia State Nurses' Association reports, 1938-1943
12Nursing pamphlets - miscellaneous, 1931-1946
13Publicity scrapbook - American Nurses' Association Biennial Convention May 12 -18, 1940, Philadelphia, 1940
14Articles, 1948-1973
15Nursing pamphlets, 1943-1949
16Georgia League of Nursing materials, 1934-1967
17Presentation to Emory Senior Student Nurses, undated
18Fulton County, Georgia public health materials, 1940-1962, undated
19Pamphlets - American Red Cross, 1940-1958, undated
20Research paper - "Community Organization and The Social Service Index Atlanta Georgia" by Durice D. Hanson, 1947
21Research paper - "Georgia Public Health Survey" by Durice D. Hanson, 1947
22Grady Hospital School of Nursing and alumnae history, 1921-1948, undated
23Grady Hospital School of Nursing programs, annual reports, and bulletins, 1918-1948, undated
24Duke, Miss Lillian biography information, 1948, undated
25Grady Hospital School of Nursing newsletter, 1934-1961
26Corrsepondence, 1930-1960, undated
27Nursing history, 1976, undated
28Publications - nursing, 1936-1953
29Pamphlets, 1943, undated
30Better Health Council of Georgia materials, 1950-1952, undated
31Health center materials, 1960-1961, undated
32Newsletters - public health, 1947-1961
33Civil Defense materials, 1953-1960, undated


2Georgia Nursing programs, 1930-1939
Georgia State Association of Graduate Nurses year books, programs, and rosters, 1907-1946



31Hanson, James B. personal materials, 1907-1952, undated
2Commencement program Emory University, 1907
3Hanson, James Butler military papers, 1917-1919
4Hanson, James Butler papers, 1919
5Hanson, James Butler papers, 1916-1937
6Hanson, James Butler - research paper, undated
7Pamphlets - Juvenile Delinquency and Fulton County Juvenile Court, 1947-1948
8Hanson, James B. - miscellaneous papers, 1907-1949
9Hanson, James B. - Kappa Phi Kappa fraternity papers, 1932-1949, undated