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Sister Elizabeth Kenny: Leader in Physical Therapy: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


Sister Kenny Institute staff help Sister Kenny celebrate Institute's first birthday

Sister Kenny’s Legacy, by Don L. Albertson.
In Hennepin County History. Vol. 37, no. 1 (spring 1978).
MNHS call number: Reading Room F612.H52 H4 v.37:1

Minnesota Medicine 
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Medical Association, 1918-present.

MNHS call number: R11 .M6 
Note: This serial is indexed in MedLine, which is available at the University of Minnesota's Biomedical Library in Diehl Hall.

"Sister Kenny's Fierce Fight for Better Polio Care: She was Obstinate and Not Open About Her Own Background, But She Nevertheless Was Responsible for a Revolution in Medicine," by Victor Cohn.
In Smithsonian, vol. 12, no. 8 (Nov. 1981): pp. 180-200.
MNHS call number: RD 796 .S57 C65 1981


Sister Kenny: The Woman Who Challenged the Doctors, by Victor Cohn.
Minneapolis, Minn: University of Minnesota Press, 1975.
MNHS call number: RT 37 .K47 C65

Sister Elizabeth Kenny: Maverick Heroine of the Polio Treatment Controversy, by Alexander Wade.
Rockhampton, Qld.: Central Queensland University Press, 2003.
MNHS call number:  RT37.K47 A43 2003

Through Kenny’s Eyes: An Exploration of Sister Elizabeth Kenny’s Views About Nursing, by John R. Wilson. 
Townsville, Qld.: Townsville Regional Group, Royal College of Nursing Australia, 1995.
MNHS call number: RT37.K47 W45 1995

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