Nightingale, Florence (1820-1910)

Also known as
フローレンスナイチンゲール (1820-1910)
Field of activity
Nurse; Social reformer; Hospital administrator
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Florence Nightingale led a major reforms in hospital nursing in the United Kingdom from the 1850s and was later consulted by foreign governments especially in relation to wartime nursing. Improved sanitation and education were the key elements of her reforms.

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Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) was a British nurse, statistician, and social reformer.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Nightingale, Florence
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Another Victorian Legacy: Florence Nightingale, Miasmatic Theory and Nursing Practice
    Corderey, Cheryl
    Published: Pyramid Press, Auckland, 1995
    Series: New Countries and Old Medicine: Proceedings of an International Conference on the History of Medicine and Health, Auckland, New Zealand, 1994, 298-304
  3. Florence Nightingale and the Australian Aborigines
    Seaman, Keith
    Published: 1992
    Series: Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, 20, 90-96
  4. From Nightingale to Now: Nurse Education in Australia
    Russell, R. Lynette
    Published: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Sydney, 1990
  5. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003

Resources by Florence Nightingale (129)

  1. Letters & papers of Florence Nightingale 1820-1910 / Florence Nightingale
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book, Microform : 1988 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  2. Florence Nightingale
    Montgomery, John
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At 2 libraries
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  3. Selected works / Florence Nightingale
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book : 1852 ]
    At ANU Library
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  4. Correspondence
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Unpublished : 1867-1908 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  5. Correspondence with Sir Henry Parkes, 1866-1882
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book ]
    At LaTrobe Uni AlburyW
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  6. Letter from Florence Nightingale to Robert Browning, together with articles and pictures relating to Florence Nightingale
    Baylor University
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At ANU Library
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  7. Florence Nightingale curriculum vitae, with information about Florence Nightingale and Kaiserwerth / by Anna Sticker
    Sticker, Anna,
    [ Book : 1965 ]
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  8. Florence Nightingale : her wit and wisdom / compiled and edited by Evelyn R. Barritt ; with ill. by Jeff Hill
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book : 1975 ]
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  9. Florence Nightingale to her nurses: a selection from Miss Nightingales' addresses to probationers and nurses of the Nightingale School at St Thomas' Hospital / Florence Nightingale
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book : 1914 ]
    At SA Health Lib Servic
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  10. Florence Nightingale in Rome : letters written by Florence Nightingale in Rome in the winter of 1847-1848 / edited by Mary Keele
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book : 1981 ]
    At 11 libraries
    Florence Nightingale in Rome : letters written by Florence Nightingale in Rome in the winter of 1847-1848 / edited by Mary Keele
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  1. Letters & papers of Florence Nightingale 1820-1910 / Florence Nightingale
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book, Microform : 1988 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  2. Florence Nightingale
    Montgomery, John
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At 2 libraries
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  3. Selected works / Florence Nightingale
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book : 1852 ]
    At ANU Library
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  4. Florence Nightingale 1820-1910, with illustrations
    Woodham-Smith, Cecil, 1896-
    [ Book : 1950-1951 ]
    At Macquarie University
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  5. Correspondence
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Unpublished : 1867-1908 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. Correspondence with Sir Henry Parkes, 1866-1882
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book ]
    At LaTrobe Uni AlburyW
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  7. Letter from Florence Nightingale to Robert Browning, together with articles and pictures relating to Florence Nightingale
    Baylor University
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At ANU Library
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  8. Florence Nightingale curriculum vitae, with information about Florence Nightingale and Kaiserwerth / by Anna Sticker
    Sticker, Anna,
    [ Book : 1965 ]
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  9. Florence Nightingale, 1820-1910
    Ffrench, Yvonne
    [ Book : 1954 ]
    At National Library
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  10. Florence Nightingale : her wit and wisdom / compiled and edited by Evelyn R. Barritt ; with ill. by Jeff Hill
    Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
    [ Book : 1975 ]
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  1. Nightingale, Florence (1855-1936)
    Typist
    ... Miss Florence Nightingale, who died at a private hospital in Sydney on Wednesday night, was a third ...
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  2. National Florence Nightingale Committee (Australia) Victorian Branch
    Nursing education
    ... The Florence Nightingale Committee of Australia, Victorian Branch was initially formed c.1934 at ... the request of the Florence Nightingale International Foundation, London. It joined other committees ...
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  3. David, F. N., (Florence Nightingale) (1909-)
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  1. Florence Nightingale letters to Sis ...
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  2. Miss Nightingale / H. S. Sadd
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    [ Photograph : 1855 ]
  4. The lady with the lamp (Miss Nighti ...
    Cassell Ltd
    [ Art work : 1891 ]
  5. Punch's contribution to the Nightin ...
    [ Art work : 1856 ]
    Punch's contribution to the Nightingale testimonial : The future and the past, Florence Nightingale, promoted, or vicer, Mrs. Gamp, cashiered
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  1. RE will of FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE BEEHAG, late of
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 15 November 1946 [Issue No.130] p 2680

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE BEETTAG, late of Arncliffe, in tjie State of New South Wales, widow ... , 1916-1938, and Trustee Act, 1925-1940), Florence M^ria Coote, May McAlpin and Percy Walter Gledhi ... 172 words
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  2. RE will (and two codicils) of FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE BENNINGTON, late of Dulwich Hill, widow deceased—
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 19 September 1952 [Issue No.190] p 3418

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will (and two codicils) of FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE BENNINGTON, late of Dulwieh Hill. wWW _ 2 ... executor of the will of the said Florence Nightingale Bennington, who died on 14th May, 1952, hereby gives ... 180 words
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  3. NOTICE of winding up order.—FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE NURSING HOMES PTY LIMITED (In liquidation),
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 26 March 1993 [Issue No.30] p 1445

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... NOUCE of winding up order.—FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE NURSING HOMES PTY LIMITED (In liquidation), a ... 59 words
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  1. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE (1820-1910)
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 31 March 1945 p 27 Article Illustrated
    ... FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE (1820-1910) FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE was born of English parents in the beautiful ... nursing service. Florence Nightingale at Scutari (1854), ... 416 words
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  2. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE,
    The Blue Mountains Advertiser (Katoomba, NSW : 1940 - 1954) Friday 12 May 1944 p 3 Article
    ... fascinating reading. Florence Nightingale was born in 1820 and christened Florence simply because her parents ... 90, in 1910; but her spirit lives and will always live in the Red Cross Movement, which is today such ... 669 words
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  3. Florence Nightingale
    Le Courrier Australien (Sydney, NSW : 1892 - 2011) Friday 12 May 1944 p 2 Article
    ... Red Cross service makes fascinating reading. Florence Nightingale was born in 1820 and christened ... humanltarlanldcal. Florence Nightingale died at Hie age of 00 in 1910 bot her spirit lives and will always livein ... 702 words
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  1. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE COMMITTEE OF AUSTRALIA, VICTORIAN BRANCH
    Florence Nightingale Committee Of Australia, Victorian Branch
    [ Unpublished : 1945 ]
    View online
    At Uni Melbourne Arch
    FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE COMMITTEE OF AUSTRALIA, VICTORIAN BRANCH
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  2. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE COMMITTEE OF AUSTRALIA, VICTORIAN BRANCH
    Florence Nightingale Committee Of Australia, Victorian Branch
    [ Unpublished : 1945 ]
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    At Uni Melbourne Arch
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  3. Correspondence relating to the Nightingale Fund, 1861 to 1871, (Subseries Add MSS 47714 - 47728), (from Papers of Florence Nightingale / Second Series (Add MSS 47714 - 47759))
    [ Unpublished : 1861-1871 ]
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    At AJCP
    Correspondence relating to the Nightingale Fund, 1861 to 1871,  (Subseries Add MSS 47714 - 47728),  (from Papers of Florence Nightingale  / Second Series  (Add MSS 47714 - 47759))
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  1. Florence Nightingale oration / National Florence Nightingale Committee, Australia
    National Florence Nightingale Committee (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1900-2019 ]
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  2. Florence Nightingale Museum newsletter
    Florence Nightingale Museum
    [ Periodical : 1990-2019 ]
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  3. Florence Nightingale
    [ Periodical : 1900-2019 ]
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  4. Florence Nightingale
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    Australian Science Mag
    [ Article : 1986 ]
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  1. One hundred years of army nursing : the story of the British Army Nursing Services from the time of Florence Nightingale to the present day / by Ian Hay
    Hay, Ian, (author.)
    [ Book, Map : 1953 ]
    At RUSI Victoria
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  1. Florence Nightingale, 1820-1910 / Cecil Woodham-Smith
    WOODHAM-SMITH, Cecil Blanche
    [ Book : 1950-1976 ]
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  2. Florence Nightingale
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  4. A professional pilgrimage : a history of the Florence Nightingale Committee of Australia, 1946-1993 / Merle E. Parkes
    Parkes, Merle E
    [ Book : 2002 ]
    At 23 libraries
    A professional pilgrimage : a history of the Florence Nightingale Committee of Australia, 1946-1993 / Merle E. Parkes
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  1. Florence Nightingale
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2001-2015 ]
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    Florence Nightingale
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  2. Florence Nightingale: Mathematician
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2017 ]
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  3. Nursing before Florence Nightingale
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2010 ]
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    Nursing before Florence Nightingale
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  4. The spectacular practicalities of Florence Nightingale
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    [ Sound : 2010 ]
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