Many thanks for support to the Wellcome Trust, the Centre for the Humanities and Health at King’s College London, and the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery where Dr Jessica Howell, Professor Anne Marie Rafferty and Dr Rosemary Wall and Dr Anna Snaith, whose research this exhibition draws upon heavily, were based. This research was undertaken as part of the nursing strand of the 'Boundaries of Illness' project within the Centre for the Humanities and Health, King’s College London. We are grateful to the staff of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, especially Lucy McCann for her generous support and enthusiasm for this project.
The following articles have shaped this exhibition:
Howell, Jessica, Nurse Going Native: Language and Identity in Letters from Africa and the British West Indies (forthcoming from The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 2014)
Howell, Jessica, Anne Marie Rafferty and Anna Snaith, '(Author)ity abroad: The life writing of colonial nurses', International Journal of Nursing Studies 48 (2011), 1155-1162
Howell, J, A M Rafferty, R Wall, A Snaith, 'Nursing the tropics: nurses as agents of imperial hygiene', Journal of Public Health, 35:2 (2013), 338-341
Howell, Jessica, 'Nursing empire: travel letters from Africa and the Caribbean', Studies in Travel Writing, 17:1 (2013), 62-77