Answered By: Reference Desk
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2014     Views: 30

The majority of our materials concerning the Frontier Nursing Service are held in our Special Collections Department as a part of the Mountain Collection. Anyone, including those not associated with the college, may visit Special Collections to view these materials. 

There are a number of books available on this topic. Below you will find a link to our online catalog where you can search, by subject, for "Frontier Nursing Service". This will give you an idea of the breadth of our holdings.

Also linked to below is a description of the the archival material on this topic - namely correspondence, printed materials, articles, clippings and photographs relating to Kentucky's Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) and its founder, Mary Breckinridge (1881-1965).

Finally, there is a link to the Special Collections Department's homepage, where you will find contact information for their staff and a posting of current hours of operation.