New England Collegiate Nursing Continuing Education Council
Scope:

The New England Collegiate Nursing Continuing Education Council Collection is organized by category. Categories include “History”, “Background Material”, “Membership and Recruitment”, “Meeting”, “Relationships with Other Organizations”, and “Financial records”.

The “History” category includes printed material, manuscripts, and correspondence. Printed material includes a typed historical review from 1982. Manuscripts include the minutes from a meeting of the Subcommittee on Organization Procedures from 1981. Also included are the 1981 By-Laws with later versions up to 1987. The 1981 statement of purpose is also included, with a reviewed version from 1983, as well as the Rules and Regulations from May and October of 1986. Correspondence includes four items from 1986 to 1988, including the decision to terminate the NECNCEC as of July, 1988.

The “Background Material” category includes printed material, which includes a variety of position statements on continuing nursing education. One notable statement is from Orange County Nursing Consortium from 1978, as well as an undated Northeastern University brochure, and various articles from the Southern Regional Education Board from 1982 to 1992, among other items.

The “Membership and Recruitment” category includes correspondence and lists of members from 1983 to 1986.

The “Meeting October 23, 1981-1988” category includes announcements, agenda, minutes, and correspondence regarding preparation and arrangements from 1981 to 1987.

The “Relationships with Other Organizations” category includes correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and professional material. Correspondence includes assorted letters from 1982 to 1983 from the Massachusetts Nurses’ Association and the ANA Council on Continuing Education. Manuscripts include the agenda, minutes, membership directory, and bylaws of the Massachusetts Council of Nursing Organization from February, 1988. Also included is a list of refresher courses from the New England Institute for Rehabilitation Research and Education for 1984 and 1985. Printed material includes a Complete Text of Continuing Education Bill from the MA Nurses’ Association from January, 1978, as well as an undated brochure regarding Nurse Expert Witness and Consultation Service. Professional material includes an agenda from Philadelphia, October 1983.

The “Financial Records” category includes financial material and printed material. Financial material includes various undated invoices, Treasurer’s checks, lists of dues paid, financial statements, and photocopies of checks. Also included is a cancelled passbook from Lawrence, MA Savings Bank from 1981 to 1984. Printed material includes two reports to the IRS from 1984 and 1987.

Associated Subjects
1. Nursing
2. Nursing – New England – Societies, etc.
3. Financial records – New England
4. Nursing – Study and teaching (Continuing education) – New England