Margaret Elder Hart:

An Inventory of her papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. George Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe LibraryWinnipeg, ManitobaR3T 2N2
(May 2007)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (May 2007)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Creator:
Margaret Hart

Title:
Margaret Hart

Dates:
1832-2000

Quantity:
4.25 m. of textual & other material

Identification:
MSS 240, A.06-22 & PC 209

English

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Biography of Margaret Elder Hart

Margaret Elder Hart was born June 11, 1907. She graduated from the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing in 1930. She worked as a private duty nurse before starting public health nursing with the Brooklyn Visiting Nurse Service in New York in 1938. She obtained a Bachelor of Science from Columbia University in 1940. That same year she became the Educational Director for the Bureau of Public Health Nursing, for the Department of Health and Public Welfare in Wiinipeg. She obtained a Master of Arts from Columbia University in 1946. In 1948 she became the Director & Professor of the School of Nursing at the University of Manitoba. A position she would hold until her retirement in 1972. Hart obtained a Doctor of Education from Columbia University in 1962. The following year she was Director of the first Nursing Baccalaureate Program at the University of Manitoba.

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Dr. Hart is the recipient of numerous awards. In 1967 she received a Confederation of Canada Centennial Medal. In 1982 she was named Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba. In 1986 she was given the Manitoba Association of Reistered Nurses Award for Excellence in Nursing Education. The Margaret Elder Hart Distinguished Lecture Series was established at the School of Nusing at the University of Manitoba in 1991. She was given an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Manitoba in 1993. The Dr. Margaret Elder Hart Heritage Room at the School of Nursing was named in her honour.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds is seperated into seven series. They include: biographical & personal material, correspondence, School of Nursing, research on the history of Public Health Nursing in Manitoba, university essays, artifacts & the photograph collection that contains 3 photographs, two videocassettes & a reel to reel film.

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Restrictions on Access

Some financial records, patient & student information has been restricted.

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Restrictions on Use

Some financial records, patient & student information has been restricted.

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Custodial History

The material was donated to Archives & Special Collections by Janet Spiers on behalf of Dr. Hart in 2006.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

BIOGRAPHICAL & PERSONAL MATERIAL [ 1946-1997 ]

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11 Biographical information 1982
2 Hart work diaries 1946-1947
3 Hart appointment & retirement documentation 1948-1972
4 Dr. Hart's speeches 1952-1965
5 Hart's PHD thesis from the Teachers College Columbia University - "Needs & Resources for Graduate Education in Nursing in Canada" 1962
6 American Public Health Association - 40 year award 1997
7 University of Manitoba 60th Anniversary of the Alumni Association Banquet. 1981
8 University of Manitoba Archives correspondence 1985
9 History of Public Health Nursing in Manitoba - lecture notes 1986
10 Hart's Honorary Degree - correspondence & article 1993
11C Hart's health care & pension benefits 1984-1986

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CORRESPONDENCE 1956-1999
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21 Lennox Bell's speech at Isabel Maitland Stewart's - Honorary Degree ceremony 1956
2 Isabel Stewart correspondence 1959
3 Isabelle Stewart's death notices 1963-1964
4 Correspondence - mainly Zonta Club 1970-1989
5 Correspondence 1985-1987
6 Correspondence 1985-1989
7 Agnes Stewart Hart's obituary 1990
8 Margaret Mackling - bio information 1999

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SCHOOL OF NURSING 1935-2000
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31 Ward Administration - Field Practice course notes 1935-1960
2 Survey of Nursing Schools in Manitoba 1939
3 Development of Nursing Program 1939-1950
4 Student Conferences 1947-1952
5 Nursing School inventory [ 1940s]
6 Kellogg Foundation teaching materials 1948
7 Family Health Conference 1948-1949
8 Examination for Nurses' registration 1950
9 Nursing Education Teachers College - Columbia University 1950-1971
10 Kellogg Foundation - annual report 1953
11 Supervisor's Conference 1950
12 Sanatorium Board of Manitoba - affiliate course for student nurses - Ninette 1953
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41 Ward Administration - course material 1954
2 Ward Administration course outline 1956-1957
3 Reports & position papers on nursing 1956-1972
4 Fundamentals of Administrations - course handouts 1957-1968
5 Ward Administration - nursing care reprints 1957-1971
6 Ward Administrations - material 1957-1972
7 Fundamentals of Administration - outlines 1958-1959
8 Proposed plan for Faculty of Nursing 1959
9 Guides for nurse teaching - Fairview Hospital - Minneapolis 1959
10 Proposed plan for a Faculty of Nursing at the University of Manitoba 1959
11 Ward Administration - patient teaching-samples Fairview Hospital Minneapolis 1959
12 Criteria of Quality Nursing Care - professionalism ca.1960
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51 Course material 1962-1968
2 Hart responding at grad's farewell 1962-1970
3 Fundamentals of Administration 1962-1968
4 Fundamentals of Administration - handouts 1962
5 Principles of Treatment for Parents with Asthma... - Conference -Institute for Nurse Supervisors 1962
6 Fundamentals of Administration - handouts 1962
7 Fundamentals of Administration - Assignment Evaluation 1962-1963
8 Administration in Nursing Practise - handouts 1964-1975
9 Fundamentals of Administration - final examination 1964
10 Fundamentals of Administration - case studies 1965-1968
11 Fundamentals of Administration - Continuity of Care 1965
12 Fundamentals of Administration - course handouts 1966-1967
13 Minister of Health's Committee on the Supply Nurses - interim report 1966-1967
14 Fundamentals of Administration - supervision personnel relationships 1966
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61 Speech to nursing graduating class 1967
2 Proposals for a programme of graduate studies in Nursing 1967
3 Fundamentals in Administration - handouts to instructors 1967-1968
4 Fundamentals of Administration - course notes 1967-1968
5 Handouts for Administration in Nursing Practise 1968-1969
6 Fundamentals of Administration - team conferences "S" ward 1968-1969
7 Foundation of Nursing Education - course notes 1968
8 History & Philosophy of Nursing & Foundations of Nursing - handouts & course notes 1969-1970
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71 Fundamentals of Administration - course handouts ca.1969-1970
2 Saul Gellerman series of films - discussions 1969-1970
3 Research in Nursing 1969-1970
4 Helen Glass study 1969
5 Administration in Nursing Practice - Developmental Tasks of Adults in Our Culture 1970
6 Administration in Nursing Practice - course notes 1971
7C Nursing School grad lists 1974-1979
8 Notes & bibliographic cards for the book "Voices from the Past" 1979
9 Notes for "Voices from the Past" ca.1979
10 CAUSN correspondence - Re: History of Nursing in Western Canada 1983-1984
11 Departmental correspondence 1986-1987
12 Promotion of Health in Nursing - course syllabus 1989-1990
13 Outline for Development of Nursing at the University of Manitoba ca.1991
14 Margaret Elder Hart distinguished lecture 2000

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HISTORY OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING IN MANITOBA 1832-1989
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81 Upper & Lower Canada Statutes on Health 1832-1833
2 Notes on Statutes 1849,1890 & 1912
3 Statutes of Canada - notes 1867-1868
4 Manitoba sessional papers 1871-1915
5 Manitoba Statutes - notes 1871-1898
6 Census information 1871-1931
7 Jubilee Calendar - Winnipeg General Hospital 1872-1922
8 Three Centuries of Canadian Nursing timeline 1880-1924
9 "The Western World" articles 1891-1896
10 Minutes of Provincial Board of Health - notes 1893-1927
11 Notes from sessional papers of Manitoba 1873-1932
12 Notes from Government reports 1883-1884
13 "The Western World" - notes 1891-1896
14 Canada Department of Agriculture Reports - Public Health 1891-1928
15 Manitoba Sanitorium Board minutes & Manitoba Free Press notes on tuberculosis control. 1899-1911
16 Winnipeg Charter 1902
17 Minister of Agriculture reports - notes 1903
18 Manitoba Statutes 1903-1929
19 History of Public Health Nursing - notes 1904-1940
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91 The Canadian Nurse 1905-1908
2 Notes from MARN & MAGN board meetings 1905-1947
3 The Canadian Nurse 1905-1916
4 PHN history - notes 1906-1920
5 Isabel Stewart article in Manitoba Free Press 1908
6 WCTU - notes 1908-1921
7 Public Health Nursing movement 1909-1910
8 "Thypoid Fever in the Province of Manitoba with Special Regard to the City of Winnipeg" - American Journal of Public Hygiene 1909
9 Provincial Board of Health - reports 1909-1911
10 Annual report notes 1910-1915
11 Canada Commission of Conversation 1910-1913
12 Canada Commission of Conservation 1911-1916
13 Manitoba Bureau of Statistics 1911-1915
14 Manitoba Statutes - notes 1911-1919
15 American Journal of Health 1912-1915
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101 Farmer's Advocate & Home Journal 1914-1924
2 Red Cross Society minutes & notes 1914-1927
3 The Canadian Nurse 1914-1916
4 Notes from Farmer's Advocate & Home Journal 1914-1924
5 PHN notes 1914-1915
6 Notes from Weekly Free Press & Prairie Farmer 1915-1920
7 Weekly Free Press & Prairie Farmer 1915-1920
8 Department of Public Health & Welfare - annual report notes 1915-1919
9 The Canadian Nurse 1916
10 Manitoba Board of Health Organizational Chart 1916-1943
11 Western Municipal News 1916-1922
12 Provincial Board of Health reports 1916-1917
13 Canadian sessional papers - notes 1916-1925
14 Public Health Nursing notes 1916-1936
15 Vital statistics notes ca.1916
16 PHN notes 1916-1935
17 Supplies for nursing stations 1916
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111 PHN history notes 1916-1917
2 Notes on Manitoba Statutes 1916-1928
3 PHN notes 1916-1919
4 Western School Journal 1916-1938
5 American Journal of Public Health 1916-1920
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121 PHN history - Chapter V 1916-1927
2 PHN history - Chapter V 1916-1927
3 Abstract: "The History of Public Health Nursing in Manitoba" 1916-1921
4 PHN notes 1916-1928
5 PHN notes 1916-1917
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131 The Canadian Nurse 1917-1919
2 PHN notes 1917-1943
3 Manitoba Public Service Bulletin 1917-1919
4 Public Health Nurse Quarterly 1917-1918
5 Provincial Board of Health reports 1917-1926
6 Manitoba Department of Education - annual reports 1917-1928
7 Elizabeth Russell - newspaper clipping scrapbook 1918-1941
8 Early lectures to Community groups - by Elizabeth Russell, Dr. Fraser & Dr. Stewart 1918-1936
9 Department of Education - annual report notes 1918-1919
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141 PHN notes 1919-1928
2 Board of Health notes 1919-1923
3 Provincial Board of Health 1919
4 PHN in Manitoba rules & regulations outline of work 1919
5 Free Press Weekly & Prairie Farmer 1920-1923
6 "Getting Public Health Needs Across to Appropriating Bodies by a Rural Nursing Organization" Elizabeth Russell ca. 1920
7 PHN notes 1920-1923
8 Notes from Weekly Free Press & Prairie Farmer 1921-1925
9 American Journal of Public Health 1921
10 Weekly Free Press & Prairie Farmer 1921-1922
11 Public Health Nurses' Bulletin 1922-1935
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151 The Western Muncipal News 1922-1930
2 Public Health Nurses' Bulletin 1922-1933
3 Health train 1923
4 Blue & White yearbooks 1923-1924
5 Provincial Board of Health reports 1923-1927
6 The Canadian Nurse 1923-1928
7 Manitoba Board of Health annual reports 1925-1929
8 Manitoba Legislative Assembly notes 1928-1939
9 PHN history notes 1928-1939
10 PHN history notes 1928-1946
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161 Report of Department of Health & Public Welfare ca.1930
2 Manitoba Department of Health & Public Welfare - The Child Health Conference of Summer Fairs 1930
3 Manitoba Treasury Department - Public accounts 1930-1940
4 Blue & White - General Hospital yearbook 1930
5 Statutes of Manitoba 1930-1940
6 Notes & regulations for the Bureau of Public Health Nursing 1930-1939
7 Department of Health & Public Welfare - research material 1930-1939
8 Department of Health & Public Welfare - annual reports 1931-1932
9 The Canadian Nurse 1931-1939
10 Social Service course 1931
11 Canadian Public Health Journal 1931-1939
12 PHN notes 1931-1939
13 CKY Radio talks on Nursing 1931-1932
14 Radio talk 31 - E.A. Russell 1931
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171 PHN in rural Manitoba 1932-1933
2 Nurses Alumni Journal 1932-1980
3 Department of Health & Public Welfare - annual reports 1932-1933
4 Public Health Nursing Division - annual reports 1932-1953
5 Public Health Nurses' refresher course 1935
6 Regulations & Forms used by Public Health Nursing Division 1937
7 Dental Health Manual 1937-1948
8 Canadian Public Health Journal 1937-1940
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181 Advisory Committee Material Brief - History of the School of Nursing 1938-1952
2 Public Health Nursing - Workmen's Compensation Board - annual report 1938-1939
3 PHN manual 1938-1945
4 Health teaching in schools outline ca.1939
5 PHN history [1940s]
6 Day Nurseries [1940s]
7 PHN notes [1940s]
8 Community Health in Schools of Nursing [1940s]
9 PHN information 1940-1945
10 PHN newsclippings [1940s]
11 Forms for boarding homes for the aged & infirmed 1940
12 PHN manual ca. 1940
13 Health forms [1940s]
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191 PHN social club ca.1941
2 Work of the Public Health Nursing Division 1941
3 Developments in the Nursing program 1941-1949
4 PHN notes 1941-1943
5 PHN bulletin 1942
6 Bureau of PHN history 1942-1947
7 Industrial Hygiene 1942
8 Public Health Nursing manual 1942-1946
9 Efficiency report for staff nurses 1942-1943
10 Manitoba Provincial Public Health Nurses' Social Club Constitution 1942-1946
11 Venereal disease control 1943
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1412 The Woman's Hour - Provincial Public Health Nursing Bureau - CKRC 1944
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1913 Inservice & Nursing Conferences 1944-1946
14 Red River Health Unit & Selkirk Training Centres 1945-1946
15 Standards for Public Hospitals & Nursing Units 1945-1948
16 Employee health record forms ca. 1945
17 Recommended policies for licensed practical nurses 1945
18 Manitoba School Trustees 1945-1948
19 "The Preparation of the Public Health Nurse for Service in Rural Health Units" Elizabeth Russell 1946
20 Research material for Hart's chapter V 1946
21 PHN notes 1946-1951
22 PHN supervisor's manual 1946-1947
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201 History of the School of Nursing education 1947
2 PHN manual 1947-1949
3 List of nursing material held in National Archives 1947-1980
4 Outline for classes in homemaking - Brandon 1947
5 Outlines in Community Health in Schools of Nursing 1947-1949
6 Department of Health 1948-1951
7 "The Public Health Nurse in the Schools" Hart article 1948
8 Manitoba Civil Service & pension service 1948-1977
9 Examination series prepared for PHN students 1948
10 Pension information 1948
11 Newspaper articles on nursing 1949-1981
12 Selkirk Health unit 1950-1950
13 Background to Canadian Public Health article 1950
14 Salary scale statement for PHN 1950-1951
15 Manitoba Health survey report on PHN 1950
16 Isabel Maitland Stewart - biographical information 1950-1964
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211 Nursing salary schedules 1951
2 MARN Committee on Health Insurance 1951-1952
3 Population density maps for Canada 1951
4C Selkirk Clinic records 1951
5 PHN history correspondence 1951-1953
6 PHN notes 1951-1963
7 Canadian Journal of Public Health 1952-1955
8 Red River Health Unit - annual report 1952-1956
9 Recommendations in Health Survey report of Manitoba 1952
10 Nursing annual reports 1952-1953
11 "Some Observations on Sickness Insurance in Europe" F.W. Jackson 1952
12 National Health and Welfare 1952-1958
13 Freeman report on PHN in Manitoba 1952-1954
14 An abridgement of the Manitoba Health survey report 1953
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221 Nursing Counsellor's Manual - Department of National Health & Welfare 1954
2 Nursing manual 1954
3 Manitoba Health Division newsletter 1954
4 PHN notes 1955-1962
5 Health Service reports by Department of National Health & Welfare 1955-1956
6 Constitution & bylaws of Winnipeg General Hospital 1956
7 Notes on annual reports of Department of Health & Welfare 1956-1976
8 Elizabeth Russell - Lasker Award nomination 1958
9 Evaluation of Grace Hospital 1959
10 Proceedings of an Institute for Public Health Nursing the Hospital Services Plan & Implications for PHN 1958
11 World Health notes 1959
12 PHN notes 1959
13 The Directorate of India & Northern Health Services Department of National Health & Welfare 1960
14 Department of Health & Welfare 1960-1975
15 Disaster nursing notes 1964
16 Bernardo Boys notes 1963
17 "Correlation of Health Services at the Local Level" 1963
18 MARN history 1963
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231 PHN notes ca.1970
2C Elizabeth Russell's will & centennial award citation 1970-1980
3 MARN historical committee 1971-1972
4 MARN history committee outline 1971-1977
5 MARN history committee research & articles 1972-1975
6 Notes on control of Tuberculosis in Canada 1973
7 PHN notes for Chapter II 1973
8 Chapter IV notes ca.1977
9 PHN notes for Chapter II ca.1977
10 PHN notes for Chapter I ca. 1977
11 PHN notes for Chapter I ca.1978
12 PHN notes for Chapter V ca.1978
13 PHN services annual report 1978
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241 PHN early draft for Chapter III ca.1978
2 PHN early draft for Chapter II ca. 1978
3 PHN notes for local histories ca. 1978
4 Canadian Public Health Association Annual Meeting - Seventy Years of Public Health in Canada 1979
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251 PHn Chapter IV notes ca.1980
2 Notes for Chapter VI ca. 1980
3 PHN notes ca. 1980
4 PHN chapter 1 notes ca. 1980
5 PHN history Chapter V notes ca. 1980
6 David Stewart biographical information ca. 1980
7 PHN notes ca. 1980
8 PHN notes ca. 1980
9 PHN Chapter III notes ca. 1980
10 Mona Mary McLeod biographical information ca. 1980
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261 Typhoid fever in Winnipeg notes ca. 1980
2 Tuberculosis research notes ca. 1980
3 Obituaries of Barratt, Wilson, Dickie & Russell 1980-1981
4 Notes for Hart's thesis: An Analysis of Social Welfare Policy ca. 1980
5 Chapter III notes ca. 1980
6 Chapter V notes ca. 1980
7 PHN notes ca. 1980
8 Reports to local Health Committee & welfare referrals ca. 1980
9 Notes on infant mortality ca. 1980
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271 Chapter III notes ca. 1980
2 Influnce of the Public Health Movement notes ca.1981
3 Chapter IV notes ca. 1982
4 PHN notes ca. 1982
5 PHN notes 1983
6 History of Public Health Nursing - Roblin area - Laroque family history 1983
7 PHN notes ca.1984
8 PHN - Chapter IV 1984
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281 PHN notes - Chapter III ca. 1984
2 PHN Chapter IV notes ca. 1984
3 Government responsibilty for MPHN ca.1984
4 PHN outline 1985
5 PHN chapter II notes 1985
6 PHN notes 1987
7 Chapter I introduction draft ca. 1987
8 PHN notes ca. 1987
9 Chapter V notes 1989

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UNIVERSITY ESSAYS 1955-1981
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291 "The Health & Curing Practices of the Indians of Canada 1955
2 "The Impact of the Fur Trade upon Native Culture in the Western Interior of Canada ca. 1973
3 "The Development of Community Services to Support Settlement in Rural Manitoba 1973
4 Hart discussion paper for history course 1973
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245 "Public Health Nursing Services as a Responsibilty of the Manitoba Government" 1973
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296 "Infant Mortality as an Argument for the Establishment of Public Health Nursing Service by the Government of Manitoba 1916 1975
7 "The Public Health Nursing Movement in Canada 1916" 1975
8 Notes on History of Canada course 1976
9 "Tuberculosis Treatment in Manitoba 1910-1940 1976
10 Essays 1977
11 "History of Public Health Nursing in Manitoba 1928-1939" 1978
12 Notes from History of British Commonwealth ca. 1978
13 History of Public Health Nursing in the Manitoba Department of Health & Public Welfare between 1928-1946 bibliography 1979
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301 British Commonwealth History notes ca. 1978
2 "History of Public Nursing in the Manitoba Department of Health & PublicWelfare between 1928-1939 1978
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33 Early Immigration to Canada ca.1979
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304 "Visiting Nursing in Manitoba Prior to 1916" ca.1980
5 History of Western Canada ca.1980
6 "Subsidized Emigration of Homeless Children & Single Women 1870-1914" 1981
7 Empire Settlement 1981
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311 Hart's research cards 1976-1981
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321 Nursing artifacts ca. 1950

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PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION (PC 209) 1921-1986
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11 1. Health Display Brandon Fair 1927-1928, 2. Nursing Graduating Class ca.1969 3. Nursing Faculty? ca. 1986 1928-1986
2 Margaret Hart Honorary Degree videocassette (2 copies) 1993
3 Public Health Nursing in Manitoba reel to reel film 1921

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