Fonds F15 - St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, Chatham, Ont. fonds

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St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, Chatham, Ont. fonds

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  • Multiple media

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  • Source of title proper: Title is based on the contents of the fonds.

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Fonds

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CA ON00279 F15

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  • 1904-2004, predominant 1962-1985 (Creation)
    Creator
    St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, Chatham, Ont.

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Physical description

16.5 cm of textual records
37 photographs : b&w
2 newsclippings
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 26 cm (sight) in mat 25 x 35 cm
1 album (47 photographs : b&w) ; 28 x 22.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 23.2 cm (sight) in frame 29 x 31.8 cm
1 diploma ; 15 x 23.5 cm ; in leather case 17 x 25 cm
1 guest book ; 3 cm in diam. In book 22 x 15 cm
1 crest ; 11.5 x 10 cm
1 nursing kit : glass and metal ; in leather case 12 x 19 cm
1 invitation

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Name of creator

(1901-1970)

Administrative history

The St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in Chatham dates back to 1901 when it was discovered that secular nurses would be needed to help out the Sisters of the Congregation in the hospitals. Doctors gave the lectures at the school. From 1903 onward, graduates could be given diplomas. Sister Monica Coyle became Directress of the School. The Alumnae Association of St. Joseph’s Hospital, which started in 1915, raised funds for the school. The last graduating class from the school was in 1970. After the closure of the nursing school, training was delivered by St. Clair College, and nurses did their practical training at both Chatham hospitals (St. Joseph's Hospital and Public General Hospital).

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of yearbooks, photographs, newsclippings, a guestbook, an alumnae association booklet containing the constitution and bylaws, a pledge, photo albums and a diploma. The fonds also contains two large, matted photographs of graduating classes, a nursing kit, a crest and a nursing diploma.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The records were transferred from the Sisters of St. Joseph in Chatham to the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada Archives. Some records were donated by the family of a former nurse, and some records were donated by two other former nurses.

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Language of material

  • English

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Location of originals

The records are located at the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada - London site archives.

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Open

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There is a series and file list.

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This fonds is considered closed.

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Status

Revised

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

June 26, 2014
February 5, 2015
November 1, 2018
June 13, 2019
June 25, 2019

Language of description

  • English

Script of description

Sources

A. Doyle (ed.) and J. Williams (ed.), St. Joseph's Hospital 1890-1990: Share the Journey, Chatham Ontario, 1989.

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