History of Nursing in Pacific Canada

Lyle Creelman (1908-2007) : forging nursing’s new frontiers Field, Leslie; Armstrong-Reid, Susan; Kiernan, Clare; Boschma, Geertje; Esson, Lynne


This DVD is a biography of Lyle Creelman, a graduate of UBC School of Nursing and leader in public health nursing from the 1930s to 1970s. Containing excerpts from interviews with Creelman, personal and public photographs, passages from her writing, and newspaper clippings, this DVD traces her education (1908-1936), early career (1937-1946), international work with the World Health Organization as a nursing consultant (1949-1968), and retirement and legacy (1969-2007). The DVD was produced by the School of Nursing at the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the School’s founding. It was originally part of a larger exhibit celebrating Creelman’s career. From the DVD: “This special display for May 2009 in the Irving K. Barber Rare Books/University Archives Reading Room honours Lyle Creelman’s exceptional contributions, and is sponsored by the UBC University Archives and the UBC School of Nursing.”`

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