Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.132

Title: Ida Brubacher Bauman fonds

Physical description: 18 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Ida Brubacher Bauman (10 April 1890-14 November 1987) was born in Woolwich Township to Dilman and Louisa Cressman Brubacher. She received her certification as a registered nurse in 1919 from the State of Illinois. She was married to Enoch Bauman. They lived most of their married life in Waterloo and attended Erb Street Mennonite Church. They had two children.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of nursing records, literary compositions, correspondence, financial records and memorabilia.

File list:

Series 1: Personal records

Volume 1

  1. Scrapbook of Mennonite World Conference in Kitchener, ON, 1-7 August 1962
  2. Passavant Memorial Hospital Alumni Reports and Records
  3. Goodrich Industrial Nurse Records
  4. Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Records
  5. Personal Account of Nursing at Braeside Home in 1944
  6. Paper entitled "Mennonites in the History of Nursing"
  7. Proposed Constitution of the Christian Nurses Association of Ontario
  8. Nursing Poems
  9. Addresses and Essays written by Ida Bauman (many written for Young People's Bible Meetings, 1911ff)
  10. Misc. Correspondence
  11. Receipts: Remodelling House
  12. Receipts: House Upkeep
  13. Clippings File: Emotional Tensions
  14. Clippings File: Social Purity
  15. Clippings File: Pennsylvania-Dutch

Series 2: Legal records

Volume 1

  1. Passport
  2. Certification of Nursing Credentials
  3. Graduation Certificate from Passavant Memorial Hospital Training School for Nurses

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