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Health Sciences Centre Archives/Museum Ross, Ada Janet
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Ada Janet Ross Collection

  • CA HSCA/M C1
  • Collection
  • [1884-2000] ; predominant 1915-1918

The collection reflects Ada Janet Ross’ nursing career and wartime experience from her nursing training, through to her death and posthumous honours. The records document her time at the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing, the Women’s Hos...

Ross, Ada Janet

Death and Commemoration

The series documents posthumous events related to Ada Janet Ross such as her death, burial and memorialization. The series consists of her will, a burial report and a programme for the dedication of the war memorial in the Peace Tower of the Canad...

Ross, Ada Janet

Nursing Training

The series documents Ada Janet Ross' graduation from the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing and consists of a graduation programme.

Ross, Ada Janet


The series consists of artifacts belonging to Ada Janet Ross which document her time as a nurse as well as her experience serving overseas. The series includes articles of clothing, medical equipment and personal items, as well as medals awarded t...

Ross, Ada Janet


Series consists of photos and postcards documenting wartime hospitals in Europe as well as Ada Janet Ross’ nursing career, wartime experiences, and funeral procession.

Ross, Ada Janet

Correspondence to Mrs. Joseph Ross

Series consists of letters of condolence and an invitation addressed to Ada Janet Ross’ mother who was listed as the next of kin according to Miss Ross’ enlistment papers. The series provides information on the events that preceded Miss Ross’ deat...

Ross, Ada Janet

War Service

Series records Ada Janet Ross’ enlistment and military service with the Canadian Army Medical Corps during the First World War. The series consists of a copy of her attestation papers, a travel form (authority to travel), correspondence, a dinner ...

Ross, Ada Janet


Series documents the educational credentials, death, and posthumous honours of Ada Janet Ross. The series includes her nursing diplomas and certifications, her death certificate and the commemoration of her war service and sacrifice by King George V.

Ross, Ada Janet