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124, PC 134, TC 83 (A.91-22, A.00-55, A.02-07)
Helen Glass fonds
9.08 m of textual records and other material
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.
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
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