Bibliography of Sources Consulted

  1. Florence Nightingale Collection. Birmingham, Ala.: Reynolds-Finley Historical Library, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2007.
  2. Florence Nightingale Museum website.
  3. Garrison, Fielding. An Introduction to the History of Medicine. 4th ed. Philadelphia & London: W. B. Saunders, Co., 1929.
  4. Nightingale, Florence. Life or Death in India. London: Harrison, 1874.
  5. Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing: What it Is, and What it Is Not. London: Harrison, [1860].
  6. Porter, Roy. The Cambridge Illustrated History of Medicine. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
  7. Selanders, Louise. "Florence Nightingale." Encyclopedia Britannica Online: Academic Edition (http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/415020/Florence-Nightingale), Accessed May 5, 2011.
  8. Tooley, Sarah A. The History of Nursing in the British Empire. London: S. H. Bousfield & Co., 1906.
  9. Vallee, Gerard, ed. Florence Nightingale on Health in India. Vol. IX. The Collected Works of Florence Nightingale. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2006.

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The Life and Letters of Florence Nightingale

Photograph of Florence Nightingale, UAB Reynolds-Finley Historical Library's Florence Nightingale Letters Collection. View image.

UAB School of Nursing Collaboration

Painting by Birmingham artist Thomas Andrew, inspired by a photography of Florence Nightingale, courtesy of UAB School of Nursing. View image.

The Life of Florence Nightingale

Lea Hurst, [From] Wintle, W. J. The story of Florence Nightingale: the heroine of the Crimea. London: Sunday School Union, 1893?; Reynolds-Finley Historical Library. View image.

Pastor Theodore Fliedner, [From] Wintle, W. J. The story of Florence Nightingale: the heroine of the Crimea. London: Sunday School Union, 1893?; Reynolds-Finley Historical Library. View image.

Bust of Florence Nightingale, [From] Tooley, Sarah A. The history of nursing in the British Empire. London: S. H. Bousfield & Co., 1906; Reynolds-Finley Historical Library. View image.

Title page from Florence Nightingale's Notes on nursing: what it is, and what it is not (1860), Reynolds-Finley Historical Library. View image.

The Letters: War Relief Work

Florence Nightingale at the bedside of a Crimean War patient, [From] Soyer, Alexis. [Review of] A culinary campaign. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1858; Reynolds-Finley Historical Library. View image.

Clara Barton, [From] Barton, Clara. The Red Cross; a history of the remarkable international movement in the interest of humanity. Washington: American National Red Cross, 1898; Reynolds-Finley Historical Library. View image.

The Letters: Sanitation in India

Florence Nightingale letter to Thomas Gillham Hewlett, September 3, 1867. Scanned images from the UAB Reynolds-Finley Historical Library's Florence Nightingale Letters Collection. View image.