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Elinor F. Black fonds

Media Type: 
Textual record
Call Number / Archival Reference Number: 
MSS 005 PC 003
STEM Field: 
Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Description: 
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 Hospital.
Biography/Administrative History: 
Elinor Frances Elizabeth Black was born in 1905 in Nelson, British Columbia, and moved to Winnipeg at the age of 12. As a high school student at Kelvin High School and undergraduate student, Black was involved in the United Church’s Canadian Girls In Training, where she met Gertrude Rutherford, an important player in the Student Christian Movement and an advocate of women as professionals. Her friendship with Rutherford and with other women she befriended through the movement continued throughout her life, as seen in the large collection of correspondence in the Elinor Black fonds [...]
Date(s): 
1941-1971
Extent: 
0.13 m of textual records
Province: 
MB
Hosting Institution: 
University of Manitoba
Collection Contact: 
archives@umanitoba.ca 
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