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Helen Glass fonds
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9.08 m of textual records and other material.
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Dr. Helen Glass was born in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1917. She received her Bachelor of Nursing from Teachers' College, Columbia University in 1960, followed by a M.A., a M.Ed., and finally a Ph.D. of Education in 1971, also from Columbia. She began teaching nursing courses at the University of Manitoba in 1953. Devoted to enhancing the profession of nursing and the quality of medical care, Glass was founder of the Manitoba Nursing Research Institute, President of the Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses, President of the Canadian Nurses Association and first Vice-President of the International Council of Nurses. She served on the Canadian Delegation to the World Health Assembly in 1983 and again in 1985. She retired officially from the School of Nursing in 1986. Dr. Helen Glass passed away on February 14, 2015.
The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Dr. Helen Glass in 1991, 2000, and 2002.
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The fonds contains Dr. Glass' career papers, correspondence, association presidency files, reports, speeches, studies, photographs, and extensive committee papers.
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A printed finding aid is available in the Archives' reading room and an on-line finding aid is available at the link below: MSS 124, PC 134, TC 83 (A.91-22, A.00-55, A.02-07).
Digitized Material: Women and Education .
Further accruals to the fonds are expected.