Fonds - Edna Carson Korpan fonds

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Edna Carson Korpan fonds

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1 scrapbook

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Edna Ann Jane Korpan (nee Carson) was originally from Valparaiso, Saskatchewan. She entered the Regina General Hospital School of Nursing in 1938, graduating in 1941. After graduation, Edna worked at the Regina General Hospital, first as General Duty nurse and then as night duty Head Nurse of the Psychopathic Department. During the 1940's, Edna married N. H. (Nick) Korpan, and by 1950 the family had moved to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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Fonds consists of a scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper clippings, invitations, cards, correspondence, and souvenirs. The album documents Edna Korpan's nursing school years including acceptance to the school, class work, nursing balls and graduation, the Royal Visit, classmates, physicians, staff and patients. Album also includes items from the years after Edna Korpan's graduation, including her employment cards with the Regina General Hospital, wedding invitations, clippings of marriages and deaths, photographs of Nick Korpan, photographs of the 1963 nursing alumnae gathering, and souvenirs and photographs of the 1968 Canadian Nurses' Association conference and alumnae gathering.

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Copyright restrictions may apply for some photographs. See item level descriptions.

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Item level descriptions of photographs are available on the Photograph Database

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Related material: Other records relating to the Regina General Hospital School of Nursing and the experiences of nursing students may be found in the Regina General Hospital Photograph Collection, the Regina General Hospital School of Nursing fonds, and the private fonds of nursing alumnae Lesley Weston Ellis, Lynn McRorie Robertson, Nora Kitchen Eddy and Eleanor Linnell.

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Scrapbook includes 91 photographs : b&w (some sepia tone) and col. ; 12.5 x 13.0 cm or smaller

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Accession 1999.16

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