here to view the digitized archival material.
of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Faculty of Nursing fonds
3.4 m of textual records
Sketch: The first nursing course at the University
of Manitoba was offered in 1944, the result of a Government
of Canada grant to the Canadian Nurses Association for nursing
education. Six years later the School of Nursing was established.
In 1959 the first degree program in nursing was discussed
and three years later the first students were accepted. In
1963 a four year program leading to a Bachelor of Nursing
was initiated. The program was revamped in 1975 to study public
health and to concentrate on illness prevention. By 1980 a
Masters program had been developed, and in 1984 the Manitoba
Nursing Research Institute was established at the University
of Manitoba. The School of Nursing received faculty status
Material: The digitized material from the Faculty
of Nursing fonds consists of textual records pertaining to
seminars on women in the field of nursing.
here to view a full description of the Faculty of Nursing