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Series III: Executive Office, 1947-1998 [series]:

Executive Office records provide a broad view of the College through wide-ranging correspondence for each President (1957-1994) and Executive Secretary/Executive Director (1956-1983), as well as Vice President's correspondence (1974-1991), Annual Reports (1969-1998), Annual Meeting minutes (1955-1990), and Executive Committee minutes (1956-1993). Closed meeting minutes are restricted according to the wishes of the ACNM. Also included are Nurse-Midwives Meeting minutes, 1954-1955. The ACNM Presidents represented here include Sister M. Theophane Shoemaker, Mary I. Crawford, Sister Mary Stella Simpson, Vera Keane, Lillian Runnerstrom, Lucille Woodville, Carmela Cavero, Elizabeth S. Sharp, Dorothea Lang, Helen Burst, Sister Angela Murdaugh, Judith Rooks, Susan Yates, Elizabeth [Betty] Bear, and Joyce Thompson. A subseries of written works by some of these Presidents includes a tribute to Mary I. Crawford written by Helen Burst, a list of accomplishments written by Sister Angela Murdaugh and Lillian Runnerstrom, speeches by Susan Yates, and dissertations from Sister M. Theophane Shoemaker ("History of Nurse-Midwifery in the United States" 1947) and Lillian Runnerstrom, among others. Located at the end of the finding aid is an appendix with a list of the presidents and their years served. Executive Secretaries/Executive Directors include Ruth Watson Lubic, Aileen Hogan, Norma Pilegard, Dorothea Russell, Faye Leibowitz, Flo McDaniel, and Mary Rita Prah. President and Executive Secretary correspondence may also be located in the Division and Committee or Subject Files series, and vice versa depending on the correspondents involved.

 
Annual Reports, 1969-1998 [subseries]:
32 14
1969
4 50
1974
4 51
1975
4 52
1977
32 15
1978
32 16
1979
4 53
1980
4 54
1981
4 55
1982
32 17
1982
4 56
1983
4 57
1984
32 18
1985
32 19
1986
32 20
1987
32 21
1988
32 22
1989
32 23
1990
32 24
1991
32 25
1992
32 26
1993
32 27
1994
32 28
1995
32 29
1996
32 30
1997
32 31
1998
 
Annual Meeting Minutes, 1955-1990 [subseries]:
4 58
1955 Nov 12
32 33
1955 Nov 12-13
4 58
1957 June 13
4 58
1958 June 4
32 34
1958 June 5-7
4 58
1959 May 10
32 35
1960 May 5
4 58
1960 May 6
4 58
1961 Apr 7
32 36
1961 Apr 7
4 59
1962 May 12
4 59
1963 May 11
4 59
1964 June 12
4 59
1965 Apr 30
4 59
1966 May 13-15
4 60
1967 June 8-10
4 60
1968 Apr 4-6
4 60
1969 Apr 16-19
32 37
1970 Apr 20-22
32 38
1971 Apr 29-May 1
32 39
1972 Apr 19-22
32 40
1973 Apr 5
4 61
1975 Apr 2-3
4 62
1977 May 3-5
4 63
1978 May 1-4
4 64
1979 Apr 30-May 3
4 65
1980 May 14-15
32 41
1980 May 14-16
4 66
1981 Apr 29-30
4 67
1982 Apr 28-29
4 68
1984 May 13-17
4 69
1985 May 7-9
4 70
1986 Apr 22-24
4 71
1987 May 4-6
4 72
1988 Apr 25-27
32 42
1989 June 5-7
32 43
1990 May 13
 
Annual Meeting Notes, 1990-1994 [subseries]:
32 44
1990 May 13
32 45
1991 May 16
33 1
1992 May
33 2
1993 May 28- June 3
33 3
1994 Apr 28-May 3
 
President
 
Correspondence, 1957-1994 [subseries]:
5 1
Shoemaker, Sister M. Theophane, 1957-1959
5 2
Crawford, Mary I., 1959-1960
5 3
Simpson, Sister Mary Stella, 1963
5 4
Keane, Vera, 1965-1967
33 4
Keane, Vera, 1965-1967
5 5
Runnerstrom, Lillian, 1967-1969
5 6
Woodville, Lucille, 1969-1971
5 7
Cavero, Carmela, 1971-1973
33 5
Cavero, Carmela, 1971-1973
5 8
Sharp, Elizabeth S., 1973-1975
33 6
Sharp, Elizabeth S., 1973-1975
5 9
Lang, Dorothea, 1975-1977
33 7
Lang, Dorothea, 1975-1977
5 10
Burst, Helen, 1977-1979, 1981
 
Murdaugh, Sister Angela, 1981-1983
5 11-15
General Correspondence, 1981-1983
33 8
General Correspondence, 1981-1983
5 16-21
Regional Correspondence, 1981-1983
5 22
Rooks, Judith, 1983-1985
33 10
Rooks, Judith, 1985
5 23-24
Yates, Susan, 1985-1987
5 25
Bear, Elizabeth [Betty], 1987-1988
33 11
Bear, Elizabeth [Betty], 1988-1989
5 26
Thompson, Joyce, 1990
33 12-21
Thompson, Joyce, 1987-1994
34 1-9
Thompson, Joyce, 1987-1994
34 10
Thompson, Joyce (Confidential), 1990
 
Written Works, 1947-1993 [subseries]:
5 27
Presidents Report, 1969
34 11
Notes for New President, 1989-1993
5 28
Burst, Helen, Articles, Affidavit and Testimony, 1978-1983
5 29
Burst, Helen, "A Tribute to a Visionary Nurse-Midwife: Mary Irene Crawford, C.N.M., Ed.D.", 1978
34 12
Burst, Helen, "Nurse-Midwives Make A Difference", 1971
5 30
Keane, Vera, "ACNM Highlights, 1965-1967", [1967]
34 13
Lang, Dorothea, "The Midwife Returns Modern Style", n.d.
34 14
Lang, Dorothea, "Nurse-Midwifery Service Program of the Infant Care Projects and Participating Hospitals", 1968
5 31
Lang, Dorothea, Written Works, 1969, 1971, 1975-1976
5 32
Murdaugh, Sister Angela, "What I see as accomplishments of my Presidency", 1983
5 33
Rooks, Judith, "American Nurse-Midwifery Practice in 1976-1977", 1980
34 15
Rooks, Judith, Summary of President's Report, 1984
5 34
Runnerstrom, Lillian, "Food Iron Intake and Hemoglobin Levels in Gravidae," Dissertation, 1963
5 35
Runnerstrom, Lillian, "The Effectiveness of Nurse-Midwifery in a Supervised Hospital Environment", ca. 1968
5 36
Runnerstrom, Lillian, Report, 1969
5 37
Runnerstrom, Lillian, Accomplishments as President, 1967-1969
34 15
Sharp, Elizabeth, "Challenges and Goals for the Future of Nursing", 1967
5 38
Shoemaker, Sister M. Theophane, "History of Nurse-Midwifery in the United States," Dissertation, 1947
34 16
Thompson, Joyce, "Care For New Mothers", n.d.
34 17
Thompson, Joyce, Curriculum Vitae, n.d.
34 18
Thompson, Joyce, Notes, n.d.
34 19
Thompson, Joyce, Personnel Evaluations, 1992
34 20
Thompson, Joyce, President's Pen/Newsnotes, 1989-1992
34 21
Thompson, Joyce, Reports and Schedule, 1989-1993
5 39
Woodville, Lucille, Articles, 1963-1964
5 40
Yates, Susan, Speeches, 1985-1987
 
Vice President, 1971-1991 [subseries]:
 
Vice Presidents Correspondence, 1974-1991 [subseries]:
5 41
Carrington, Betty, Letter, 1974
34 22
Carrington, Betty, 1975
34 23
Meurer, Jean, 1976
5 42-47
Bear, Elizabeth [Betty], 1977-1981
34 24
Bear, Betty, 1979, n.d.
6 1
Letters to Chairpersons, 1981
6 2
Ernst, Eunice K.M. [Kitty], 1981-1983
6 3
Ernst, Kitty, Other Correspondence, 1971, 1975
34 25
Ernst, Kitty, 1982
6 4
Johnson, Mary Alice, 1988-1990
6 5
Marsico, Teresa, 1990
34 26
Marisco, Teresa, 1991
 
Written Works, 1977-1978 [subseries]:
6 6
Bear, Elizabeth [Betty], Annual Report, 1977-1978
 
Executive Secretary/Executive Director [subseries]:
 
Correspondence, 1963-1992 [subseries]:
6 7
Hemschmeyer, Hattie, 1963
6 8
Lubic, Ruth Watson, 1965
6 9
Hogan, Aileen, 1966-1969
6 10-14
Pilegard, Norma, 1970-1974
34 27
Pilegard, Norma, 1974
6 15
Russell, Dorothea, 1974-1977
34 28
Russell, Dorothea, 1976
6 16
Leibowitz, Fay, 1977-1981
6 17
McDaniel, Flo, 1982-1984
34 29
McDaniel, Flo, 1982-1984
33 9
McDaniel, Florence, 1983
6 18-19
Prah, Mary Rita, 1985-1987
34 30
Prah, Mary Rita, 1984-1987
36 1-2
Leedecker, Carolyn, 1988-1989
36 3
Hill, Sue, 1992
36 4
Burst, Helen, n.d.
 
Written Works, 1957, 1993-1994 [subseries]:
 
Hemschmeyer, Hattie, Maternity Care within the Framework of Public Health Services, 1957
6 20
Hogan, Aileen, "A Tribute to the Pioneers," and Obituary, 1975, 1981
6 21
McDaniel, Flo, Reports, 1982-1983
6 22
Pilegard, Norma, Report, 1971
 
Other Correspondence, 1964-1967, 1970-1979, 1992-1994 [subseries]:
36 6-7
Fennell, Karen, Correspondence, 1993-1994
36 8
Foreman, Alice, 1964-1970-1975, n.d.
6 23
Goggins, Lalla Mary, 1979
6 24
Litz, Annie, 1965-1967
36 9-10
Nitzsche, Ron, 1992-1993
6 25
Requests for Information, 1972
 
Other Written Works, 1992-1996 [subseries]:
36 11-16
Fennell, Karen, Reports, 1992-1993, 1996
36 17
Nitzsche, Ron, Agenda Items, 1992
36 18
Nitzsche, Ron, Final Script for Business Meeting, 1994
 
Nurse-Midwives Meeting Minutes, 1954-1955 [subseries]:
36 19
1954 Apr 27
36 20
1954 June 6-7
36 21
1954 Sep 24
36 22
1954 Dec 12
36 23
1954 Dec 15
36 24
1955 May 21
36 25
1955 May 25
 
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1956-1993 [subseries]:
36 26
1956 Feb 8
36 27
1956 Oct 10 & 12
36 28
1957 July 12-13
36 29
1957 Nov 13-14
36 30
1958 Apr 16
36 31
1958 May 13
36 32
1958 June 6-8
36 33
1958 Nov 13
36 34
1959 May 11
36 35
1959 Nov 12-13
36 36
1960 May 5
37 1
1960 Dec 1-2
37 2
1961 Feb 17
37 3
1961 Apr 9
37 4
1961 June 26
37 5
1962 Jan 26
37 6
1962 Apr 27
37 7
1962 May 13
37 8
1962 Sep 8
37 9
1962 Nov 17
37 10
1963 Mar 2
37 11
1963 May 10
37 12
1963 May 11
37 13
1963 May 12
37 14
1963 Oct 19
37 15
1964 Mar 7
37 16
1964 May 2
37 17
1964 June 13
37 18
1964 Oct 3
37 19
1965 Jan 9
37 20
1965 Mar 6
37 21
1965 Oct 2
37 22
1966 Jan 8
37 23
1966 Apr 23-24
37 24
1966 May 13-14
37 25
1966 Oct 14-15
37 26
1967 Feb 3-4
37 27
1967 May 5-6
37 28
1967 June 8-10
37 29
1967 Sep 22-23
37 30
1968 Jan 26-27
37 31
1968 Sep 27-28
37 32
1969 Jan 17-19
37 33
1969 Apr 15
37 34
1970 Jan 23-24
37 35
1970 Apr 24
37 36
1970 July 9-10
37 37
1970 Oct 1-2
37 38
1971 Jan 21
37 39
1971 Oct 21-22
37 40
1972 Jan 27-29
37 41
1972 Apr 19
37 42
1972 May 19-20
37 43
1972 Oct 12-14
37 44
1973 Jan 18-20
37 45
1973 Mar 10
37 46
1973 Apr 7
6 26
1973 Aug 3-4
37 47
1973 Aug 3
6 27
1973 Oct 25-27
37 48
1973 Oct 25-27
37 49
1974 Jan 24-26
37 50
1974 Apr 1-2
37 51
1974 Oct 28
6 28
1982 Mar 8
6 29
1983 May 27
6 30
1984 Nov 26
6 31
1985 Feb 8
37 52
1985 Nov 14
6 32
1986 June 6
6 33
1987 Aug 7
6 34
1988 Aug 5
37 55
1989 Aug 10
37 56
1989 Oct 18
37 57
(Notes only), 1990
37 59
1990 Apr 30
37 60
1990 May 19
37 61
1990 June 4
37 62
1990 July 29-30
37 63
1990 Sep 10
37 65
1990 Oct 21
37 66
1990 Oct 22-23
37 71
1991 Feb 20
37 74
Information Packet, 1991 May 17
37 78
1991 July 22
38 2
1992 Mar
38 4
1992 May 16-21
38 6
Information Packet, 1992 May 22
38 7
Information Packet, 1992 July 25
38 8
1992 Aug 20
38 11
1992 Oct 11
38 12
1993 Jan 5
38 14
1993 Apr 29
 
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes (Closed Session) [Restricted], 1984-1993 [subseries]:
6 35
1984 Sep 20
6 36
1985 Apr 18
6 37
1985 Aug 8
6 38
1986 Nov 11
6 39
1987 Feb 27
6 40
1987 Aug 14
6 41
1987 Oct 6
37 53
1989 June 10
37 54
1989 July 31
37 58
1990 Mar 27
37 64
1990 Sep 10
37 67
1990 Oct 22-23
37 68
1990 Dec 17
37 69
1991 Feb 1
37 70
1991 Feb 20
37 72
1991 May 11
37 73
1991 May 16-18
37 79
1991 Aug 28
37 80
1991 Oct 12
37 81
1991 Nov 5
37 82
1991 Dec 4
38 1
1992 Feb 1
38 3
1992 Apr 6
38 5
1992 May 22
38 9
1992 Aug 20
38 10
1992 Sep 18
38 13
1993 Feb 18