Correspondence relating to Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, employment

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Accession Number RCDIG0001522
Collection number PR05050
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 21
Object type Letters, Certificate
Physical description 32 Image/s captured
Maker Pocock, Mary Anne 'Bessie'
Various
Place made Australia
Date made 1898-1928
Conflict Period 1920-1929
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Description

Correspondence relating to the civilian nursing service of Mary Anne ‘Bessie’ Pocock. The correspondence in this file primarily relates to two employment periods. The first of these is the post-war period after the Boer War, during which Pocock worked at Sydney Hospital, and hospitals at Newcastle and Gladesville. The second of these is the post-war period after the First World War, during which Pocock registered as a mental nurse for the purposes of establishing and working in a convalescent hospital at Chatswood, which she named ‘Ismailia’ after her time in Egypt during the war. This file contains:
Legal will of Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, 25 July 1896;
Reference letter from unknown for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 18 October 1898;
Reference letter from President of Sydney Hospital for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 15 January 1900;
Letter from President of Sydney Hospital to Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney, 11 July 1901;
Reference letter from Thomas [indecipherable] for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 13 June 1903;
Reference letter from H. Skipton Stacy for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 15 June 1903;
Reference letter from W. H. Goode for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 16 June 1903;
Reference letter from indecipherable for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 17 June 1903;
Reference letter from George Armstrong for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 22 June 1903;
Reference letter from Matron Rosa [Ciol] for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 25 June 1907;
Reference letter from President of Sydney Hospital for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney Hospital, 26 June 1907;
Certificate of Efficiency awarded to Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock of the Australian Army Nursing Service, 15 May 1914;
Mentioned in Despatches citation letter from Major J. M. Lean to Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Melbourne, 26 September 1916;
Handwritten curriculum vitae of Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, 1924;
Handwritten curriculum vitae of Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, 1924;
Handwritten curriculum vitae of Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, 1924;
Handwritten curriculum vitae of Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, 1924;
Typescript letter from T. H. Neely, Registrar, New South Wales Nurses' Registration Board, to Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, Sydney, 27 January 1927;
Confirmation of registration as a General Nurse for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, 9 November 1927;
Certificate of registration as a Mental Nurse for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, 13 January 1928;
Confirmation of registration as a Mental Nurse for Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, 18 January 1928.