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[Original Collections]

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  • 1915-2016 (Creation)

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3 m of textual records and other materials

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Series consists of 3 m of textual records and additional graphic and audiovisual materials. The textual records include a comprehensive collection of UBC student cards from 1921 to 1994, many of which include detailed information about individual nurses. Records from the Kootenay Lake Hospital, the Kelowna General Hospital and Prince Rupert General Hospital date back to the early years of this past century. Pamphlets dating from 1887 documents aspects of nursing history. Theses by Margaret Campbell, Beverly Du Gas and Helen Niskala are among seventeen theses, dissertations and papers included. Miscellaneous photographs without sufficient provenance are included in this classification. Audiovisual materials on audio and video cassette, CD and DVDs are arranged as subseries.

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These original collections of materials were arranged and classified separately from the subfonds and society records within the BCHNS archives. Upon transfer to RBSC these materials have been arranged as a Series under the BCHNS fonds to reflect the society's role of collecting and organizing these materials. The original organizational structure has been retained.

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Includes the following photographs: RBSC-ARC-1831-PH-0060 to 0064, PH-0068 to 0072, PH-1405 to 1406, PH-1410, PH-1441 to 1474, PH-0742 to 0744, PH-2202 to 2205, PH-2206 to 2396.

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ca. 250 photographs
7 audio cassettes
10 video cassettes
8 CD

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