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Muriel Uprichard fonds (1911-1995)

Media Type: 
Textual record
Graphic material
Call Number / Archival Reference Number: 
UTA 1917
STEM Field: 
Nursing
Description: 

Personal records of Muriel Uprichard, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing (1955-1965), with correspondence, student essays, publications and photographs. Includes files on the history of nursing education in Canada and abroad, the International Council of Nurses (1932-1951), the St. John Ambulance and other national organizations.

Biography/Administrative History: 

Dr. Muriel Uprichard was born in Saskatchewan in 1911. She later studied at Queens University, Kingston, Smith College, and the University of London, UK where she obtained a PhD in Psychology. She became an associate professor with the University of Toronto Faculty of Nursing beginning in 1955. In 1971, she became Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, University of British Columbia. This was an unusual appointment as she was not a nurse. She passed away on November 24, 1995 at the age of 84.

Date(s): 
1932-1965 
Extent: 
0.5 m of textual and graphic records and publications
Province: 
ON
Hosting Institution: 
University of Toronto
Collection Contact: 
utarms@list.library.utoronto.ca
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