Fonds 1489 - Margaret Allemang Centre for the History of Nursing fonds

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UTA 1489


Margaret Allemang Centre for the History of Nursing fonds


  • 1904-2003 (Creation)

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5.49 m of records [multimedia] (49 boxes)

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The records were arranged and described by contract employees of the Centre except for the photo albums belonging to the Mick sisters.

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This fonds consists of one accession containing the personal records of Margaret Allemang, Muriel Ward, Jean Wilson, Patricia S.B. Stanojevic, Catherine McNaughton, Ethel Irwin, Mary Potts, Muriel Uprichard and Delta and Irene Mick. These records were donated to the Margaret M. Allemang Centre for the History of Nursing Archives by the women themselves or their family members. The records cover a variety of topics relating to the history of nursing such as their own involvement as staff members in the School of Nursing at the University of Toronto, the development of nursing curricula, nurses involvement in World War II, and the study of cardiac patients. The fonds includes correspondence, photographs, research data, oral history interviews, audiocassettes, nurse’s pins and published manuscripts.

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Some files restricted. Patient information is subject to review under Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). See series descriptions for other restrictions.

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