Winnipeg General Hospital

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Type of entity

Corporate body

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Winnipeg General Hospital

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Description area

Dates of existence

1872 - 1973


The Winnipeg General Hospital was founded in 1872 by leaders from within the Winnipeg community, including Andrew Bannatyne, Andrew McDermot, the Ladies of the Province, and the community. It was incorporated on 14 May 1875 and moved to its permanent location on land west of Sherbrook Street and south of William Avenue in October of that same year. In 1973 the Winnipeg General Hospital merged with two other facilities to create the Health Sciences Centre.


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Relationships area

Related entity

Department of Nursing ([1960-1992])

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Department of Nursing

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Health Sciences Centre Archvies/Museum

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created 20 September 2012




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