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Institution: University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Collection Identifier: MSS 124, PC 134, TC 83 (A.91-22, A.00-55, A.02-07)

Title: Helen Glass fonds

Dates: 1957-2001

Extent: 9.08 m of textual records and other material

Biographical Sketch: 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 MA, a MEd, and finally a PhD 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. Dr. Helen Glass retired officially from the School of Nursing in 1986. She is currently Professor Emerita at the University of Manitoba.

Digitized Material: The digitized material from the Helen Glass fonds consists of textual records pertaining to Glass' education at Columbia Teachers' College, her teaching and administrative work at the University of Manitoba, and her work with professional nursing associations.

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