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Dr. Helen Glass fonds, 1917-

9.08 m of textual records and graphic materials

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

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 still active as Professor Emerita.

Donated by Dr. Helen Glass in 1991, 2000, and 2002

The collection contains her career papers, correspondence, association presidency files, reports, speeches, studies, photographs, and extensive committee papers

Further accruals are expected

Finding aid available