Julia Williams Glover papers
This collection documents Julia Williams Glovers' professional nursing career from the 1920s to 1990s.
- Majority of material found within 1950-1998
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Julia Williams Glover was born on January 24, 1908 in Charleston, South Carolina, the daughter of Alexander and Sarah Frazier Williams Cummings.
After graduating from Burke Industrial High School, Glover attended the McClennan Hospital and Training School for Nurses. She became a certified registered nurse and the first African American RN hired by Roper Hospital. During her nursing career, Glover studied surgical and obstetic nuring at Harlem Hospital, New York City, from 1929-1931, the Medical College of Charleston and worked as a private duty nurse. Glover retired from the Charleston County School District after twenty years of service as a School Nurse.
She married Leroy Glover in 1939, and adopted her daughter, Henrietta Glover Bradley. An active member of the New Tabernacle Fourth Baptist Church, Glover was the director of the Junior Missionary Board.
Glover passed away on September 27, 2000 in North Charleston, South Carolina.
SOURCES: (1) "Home-Going Services for the later Mrs. Julia Williams Glover" funeral program.
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Julia Williams Glover (1908-2000) an African American certifed nurse in South Carolina. She was the first African American registered nurse hired by Roper Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Glover was also a School Nurse, serving twenty years with the Charleston County School District. The collection doucments Glover's professional and religious involvement from 1939 to 2000, with the bulk of materials spanning from 1952 to 1998. Materials include documents originating from Glover's nurse career; certificates, photographs from National Assoication of Colored Nurses conferences and nurses related objects, in addition to family photographs and the New Tabernacle Fourth Baptist Church programs.
1. Biographical Materials, 1950-2000
2. Professional Materials, 1939-1998
3. Church Affiliations, 1963-1988
- African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- African American nurses -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century
- African American women in the professions
- Glover, Julia Williams, 1908-2000 -- Archives
- programs (documents)
- Inventory of the Julia Williams Glover Papers, AMN 1109
- In Process
- Finding aid prepared by Georgette Mayo
- 22 August 2012
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- Description is in English
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