New Vera Roberts Archival Research Guides Now Available

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Dr. Helen Vandenberg, University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, and team completed two projects funded through the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN/ACHN) Vera Roberts research grant: Vandenberg, H., Boschma, G., McBain, L., Meijer Drees, L., McCulloch, M., & Gallagher-Cohoon, E. (2016). Guide to Archival Resources for Outpost Nursing and Remote Hospital History

New Book: Lyle Creelman: The Frontiers of Global Nursing

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by Susan Armstrong-Reid This intriguing scholarly biography examines the important contributions of Canada’s foremost international nurse, Lyle Creelman. Creelman parlayed her experience as a community health nurse in British Columbia into significant international appointments with two organizations undertaking massive responsibility for health tasks in the post-war period – first, as chief nurse of the British

Infirmières de colonie

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CAHN/ACHN is excited to announce a new book by Nicole Rousseau and Johanne Daigle based on several interviews with nurses who worked in the regions of Gaspésie, Abitibi and the North Shore.

New Book: A cultural history of the nurse’s uniform

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 A cultural history of the nurse’s uniform By Christina Bates This first and only in-depth analysis of the attire worn by the largest workforce in the health care system explores the role of the nurse’s uniform in creating nursing identity for over a hundred years. For ordering information and more information about the author: Cultural history of a nurse’s uniform

New Book: China Interrupted Japanese Internment and the Reshaping of a Canadian Missionary Community

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China Interrupted: Japanese Internment and the Reshaping of a Canadian Missionary Community Sonya Grypma Book Description China Interrupted is the story of the richly interwoven lives of Canadian missionaries and their China-born children (mishkids), whose lives and mission were irreversibly altered by their internment as “enemy aliens” of Japan from 1941 to 1945. Over three hundred