Fonds 1917 - Muriel Uprichard fonds

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Reference code

UTA 1917

Title

Muriel Uprichard fonds

Date(s)

  • 1932-1965 (Creation)

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0.5 m of textual and graphic records and publications (4 boxes)

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Name of creator

(1911-1995)

Biographical history

Dr. Muriel Uprichard was born in Saskatchewan in 1911. She later studied at Queens University, Kingston, Smith College, and the University of London, UK where she obtained a PhD in Psychology. She became an associate professor with the University of Toronto Faculty of Nursing beginning in 1955. In 1971, she became Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, University of British Columbia. This was an unusual appointment as she was not a nurse. She passed away on November 24, 1995 at the age of 84.

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Personal records of Muriel Uprichard, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing (1955-1965), with correspondence, student essays, publications and photographs. Includes files on the history of nursing education in Canada and abroad, the International Council of Nurses (1932-1951), the St. John Ambulance and other national organizations.

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Open

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See also Muriel Uprichard sous-fonds in the Margaret Allemang Centre for the History of Nursing fonds (link below).

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B1984-0029

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