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Eileen Flanagan fonds

Media Type: 
Textual record
Call Number / Archival Reference Number: 
STEM Field: 
Nursing
Description: 
The fonds consists of 15 incoming letters from Ethel Johns (1948-1950, 1961-1965), Director of Nursing Services and Education at Vancouver General Hospital and coordinator of the new nursing program at UBC. Under Johns’ guidance the five-year program leading to the B.Sc. (Nursing) was established. The fonds also includes biographical information and records relating to various awards presented to Flanagan including an honourary doctorate from McGill University (1977).
Biography/Administrative History: 
Eileen Flanagan was born in Pontiac County, Quebec. After graduating from high school she completed the nursing course at the Royal Victoria Hospital and later undertook post-graduate studies in England. Flanagan was selected to be the first Director of Nursing at the Montreal Neurological Institute where she remained until her retirement in 1961. After retiring, Flanagan entered the Faculty of Law at McGill where she concentrated on the legal aspects of the nursing profession.
Date(s): 
1948-1984
Extent: 
1 folder
Province: 
BC
Hosting Institution: 
University of British Columbia
Collection Contact: 
chris.hives@ubc.ca
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