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Materials from the private collection of Betty Neuman are housed at the:

 Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing

418 Currie Blvd

Suite 2E

Claire M. Fagin Hall

 School of Nursing

 University of Pennsylvania

 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA  19104-4217



The center is open Monday through Fridays, 0900-1600. For more information on the Center please visit their web site at

Visitors must make an appointment with Gail E. Farr, MA, CA   ( ahead of a visit to access the Archives. All visitors must have a government issued identification card such as a passport or driver’s license and must abide by the rules governing the Bates Center holdings. A finding aid for the Neuman materials is under development. Some holdings not yet catalogued may not be available at your visit. Photocopying archive material s must be done by the Center staff and must be pre-paid to the University. For more information see


Specific questions concerning the Neuman holdings can be addressed to the Trustee’s Liaison to the Archives, Dr. Kathleen O’Rourke Vito at  Currently the collection includes all books published by Betty Neuman, selected text books where Neuman is referenced, unpublished papers and symposia proceedings. In addition, materials pertaining to the formation of the Neuman Systems Model Trustee Group, minutes of  Trustee meetings and other documents are located in the Bates Center.