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Ethel McMichael scrapbook

Identifier: KUMC-MSS-29

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook compiled by Ethel Marie McMichael, a 1946 graduate of the KU Department of Nursing Education (now School of Nursing). The scrapbook documents her undergraduate career at Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science and her time as a nursing student at the University of Kansas, and contains news clippings, correspondence, photographs, and assorted ephemera.


  • 1942 - 1946


Conditions Governing Access

Some folders are restricted because of their sensitive nature or because they contain personal or confidential information. These records are protected by federal laws such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Examples of restricted records are personnel files, medical records, financial records, and any materials containing personal information such as addresses and social security numbers. Restricted materials are identified at the box and/or folder level within the finding aid. Questions about these materials may be directed to the Archivist. Access may be allowed on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the KUMC Archives and only after a proposal has been reviewed and approved by the University of Kansas Human Subjects Committee. All requests are subject to review by the Archives staff to determine accessibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Archives staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of materials. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection.

Biographical / Historical

Ethel Marie McMichael was born on December 17, 1922, in Penalosa, Kansas, to Frances Edward and Isis Pearl (McCormac) McMichael. Ethel attended Kansas State College from 1940 to 1943 and the University of Kansas clinical nursing program from 1943 to 1946, where she graduated with a combined degree of BS in Home Economics and certificate in Nursing as a member of the Nurse Cadet Corps. She died on September 18, 2007, at age 84.


.4 Cubic Feet (1 oversize flat box)

Language of Materials



The scrapbook retains its original order, though it has been disassembled and placed in Mylar sheets for preservation purposes. Loose photographs and clippings were collected in an envelope with the scrapbook.

Physical Location

2017A 05-02-01

Guide to the Ethel McMichael Collection
Ethel McMichael scrapbook
Finding aid prepared by CAW. Finding aid encoded by CAW.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the KUMC Archives Repository

University of Kansas Medical Center
2017 Robinson, Mail Stop 1025
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City KS 66160 United States