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Elizabeth "Ma" Hale biographical files

Elizabeth "Ma" Hale biographical files

Descriptive Summary

Title: Elizabeth "Ma" Hale biographical files
Creator: Hale, Elizabeth "Ma".
Inclusive Dates: 1911-2010
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: UA10-067
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Elizabeth Hale served as chief nurse at the University Infirmary from 1924 to 1951. She was a favorite among the student body and was known affectionately as "Ma". Before coming to the University, she graduated with the first class of Athens' St. Mary's Hospital Nursing School. In 1906, while working as a nurse at St. Mary's, Hale took care of the first bedridden patient at the hospital.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of material that dates from 1911 to 2010. It includes photographs, newsclippings and articles plus a remembrance written by Elizabeth "Ma" Hale's great-niece.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Elizabeth "Ma" Hale biographical files, UA10-067, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Hale, Elizabeth "Ma".
Medical care.
University of Georgia. Health Service

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Photographs, 1911-2010
12Newsclippings and articles, 1930s-1950s
13"UGA's 'Ma' Hale" by Rebecca Evans Stone, undated