Call Number: Mss Sc 37
Title: Elinor F. Black fonds.
Extent: 0.13 m of textual records.
Biographical sketch: Elinor Black was born in
1905. She graduated from medical school at the University of Manitoba
in 1930. In 1951, she became Head, Department of Obstetrics and
Gynaecology at Winnipeg General Hospital, a post she held for thirteen
years. She was elected to the Royal College of Obstetricians and
Gynaecologists in 1950. She was the first woman in Canada to head
a major clinical department.
Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University
of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Dr. Elinor Black
Scope and content: The collection consists of
correspondence regarding gynaecology in general, the history of
the University of Manitoba Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
and proposals regarding the same department at Winnipeg General
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are
Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available
in the Archives reading room.