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Stella Mucha Mickritz papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1538

Abstract

Papers (1919-1983, bulk 1919-1963), consist of correspondence, photographs, school records, news clippings, reports, typescript memoir, and published materials documenting Mickritz’s career as a nurse, especially her service with the Polish Grey Samaritans. The majority of materials are bound in two scrapbooks, individual documents are encased in plastic sleeves.

Dates

  • 1919-1983

Creator

Language of Materials

English, Polish

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Mickritz, Stella Mucha collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRCA.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Stella Mucha Mickritz (b.Sep. 24, 1899), a native of Oak Creek Township near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, went to Poland immediately after World War I with the Polish Grey Samaritans, a nursing unit assembled under the auspices of the YWCA and the American Relief Administration’s European Children’s Fund. Upon her return, she had formal training as a nurse and also in the social sciences, at various institutions including the American International Academy in Springfield, MA, and the University of Chicago where she received her Ph.B. degree in social sciences in 1932. Later she pursued her carreer in a number of health care institutions in Wisconsin, Illinois, New York and Indiana.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

PROVENANCE

Collection donated to the IHRC by Trudy Whyte in 1994 and in 2007. It was processed by Daniel Necas and Mia Overly in 2006-2010.

Title
Inventory of the Stella Mucha Mickritz papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-4800