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Armenia Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: W158

Scope and Contents of the Papers

The Armenia Williams papers, 1945-1986, are comprised of course materials for the Atlanta South Side Comprehensive Health Center nurse practioner program and other courses, detailed case studies for proper nursing care for various ailments, ephemeral medical advertisements, and medical pamphlets. Documents pertain to medical procedures and disease management as well as community health planning. The papers also contain drug abuse information and related health articles, nurse practitioner updates on procedures, containing memorandum updates, and notes on medical procedural updates.

Dates

  • 1945, 1968-2006

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Some records are available for research in redacted form only. Consult archivist.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Biographical Note on Armenia Williams

Armenia Williams was born in 1940. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Emory University (1963) and her Doctor of Public Administration degree at the University of Georgia (1991). After working for Dekalb County (Ga.) she was chief of nursing at the Atlanta Southside Office of Economic Opportunity Center, where she implemented Georgia's first Nurse Practitioner program. From 1973, she was on the faculty of Georgia State University's School of Nursing.

Historical Note About the Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center Nurse Practitioner program

In December 1970, the first class of registered nurses at Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center began a program designed to expand their nursing skills and knowledge. Programs utilize the expanded registered nurse practitioner role. The program has received both local and national recognition as a certified training program. The purpose of the program is to provide the opportunity for nursing practice aimed at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention using the nursing process with families, groups, and communities, experiencing simple to complex health problems as client systems.

Extent

8.1 Linear Feet (in 20 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Armenia Williams (1940-) was chief of nursing at the Atlanta Southside Office of Economic Opportunity Center, where she implemented Georgia's first Nurse Practitioner program. From 1973, she was on the faculty of Georgia State University's School of Nursing. Her papers comprise course materials, detailed case studies for proper nursing care for various ailments, ephemeral medical advertisements, and medical pamphlets.

Processing Information

Processed by Hannah Hanna at the file level, April 2018. The papers are organized into 4 series.
Title
Armenia Williams:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Hannah Hanna and Hilary Morrish
Date
May 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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