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Our Collection

To search for material in UHN's Corporate Archives, use the Archeion database.

 

Our Collection

The type of materials that we collect are in a wide range of formats, including textual documents, photographs and architectural drawings. Apart from unpublished original materials, we also have various hospital publications such as annual reports, newsletters and nursing student yearbooks. In addition to our current member hospitals, records also document Grace Homeopathic Hospital, the Ontario Cancer Institute and the work of noted cardiovascular surgeon W.G. Bigelow. Finding aids are available on site.

Online descriptions of our material are available through Archeion, Ontario's Archival Information Network. Search Archeion using "University Health Network" in the Repository Field.

 

History of Nursing

Our collection includes textual and photographic material related to the schools of nursing that were administered by each of our hospitals: Toronto General Hospital School of Nursing, Atkinson School of Nursing of the Toronto Western Hospital, and Grace Hospital Training School for Nurses.

Please note, records and artifacts of the Alumnae Association, School of Nursing, Toronto General Hospital can be found respectively in the Canadian Museum of Civilization/Musée Canadien des Civilisations in Ottawa and the City of Toronto Archives.

 

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