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Toronto Western Hospital. School of Nursing Subseries
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General administrative files

This sub-series consists of miscellaneous general administrative files created or maintained by the TWH/Atkinson School of Nursing and pertaining to the day-to-day operation of the School. There are gaps in the records for some of the files:
• Graduation programs (File TW 5-3-3) are missing for 1920-27, 1929-31, 1933-36, 1938, 1941, 1943, 1950, 1953-58, 1960.
• File 5-33-22 only contains minutes of the Charting Committee from 1949, 1952, 1959, 1961, 1965, and 1967.
• Programs for “Whites in Review” (File TW 5-3-24) are missing for 1958, 1960, and 1962-66.

File TW 5-3-4 includes an address to convocation by Robertson Davies from 1965. File TW 5-3-25 contains the publications Half a Century of Nursing at the TWH [1948?] and The Nurses Alumnae Association of the TWH: Diamond Jubilee 1898-1988 [1988]. Both pamphlets contain histories of the TWH and Grace Hospital Schools of Nursing

Toronto Western Hospital. School of Nursing

Monthly/ quarterly reports to Ontario Department of Health

This sub-series consists of monthly and quarterly reports prepared by the School of Nursing and submitted to:

i. Ontario Department of Health. Nurses Registration Branch (1946-51)
ii. Ontario Department of Health. Division of Nursing (1952)
iii. Ontario Department of Health. Nursing Branch (1953-65)

Reports were prepared on a monthly basis from 1946-1959, and on a quarterly basis (January, March, June and October) from 1960-1965. For the quarterly reporting period this sub-series has only one report per year (see file 5-2-15): March 1960, October 1961, March 1962, January 1963, January 1964, and October 1965.

Reports include numbers of registered nurses and other nursing staff employed by the TWH, numbers of student nurses enrolled in the School of Nursing, names and qualifications of new employees among senior administrative and nursing staff, and names and conditions of ill students.

Toronto Western Hospital. School of Nursing


This sub-series consists of miscellaneous photographs depicting staff, students, facilities, and activities of the School of Nursing. File TW 5-4-4 consists of negatives related to miscellaneous aspects of nursing education at the TWH, but mostly of portraits of graduating classes.

Toronto Western Hospital. School of Nursing


This sub-series consists of three loose-leaf scrapbooks containing miscellaneous press clippings and photographs relating to nursing education at the TWH.

Toronto Western Hospital. School of Nursing


Sub-series consists of the School’s yearbook, entitled “The Pulse”, which was inaugurated with the 1949 edition. The first editor was Mary B. Morton, with co-editor Josephine J. Evans. The Advisory Committee consisted of Miss B. McPhedran, the Assistant Principal of the School for Nurses, and Miss G. Jones, one of the School’s instructors.

Toronto Western Hospital. School of Nursing