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Muriel Uprichard fonds (1911-1995)
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.
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.