Fonds - Etta Birdsall fonds

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Etta Birdsall fonds

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16 photographs : b&w ; 10.7 x 13.9 cm or smaller
2 p of textual records
1 postcard : b&w ; 8.7 x 13.9 cm

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Etta Birdsall (married name Garnham) was Housekeeper and Dietician for Regina General Hospital, ca. 1917-1918. In her position, she also taught dietetics to the students of the Regina General Hospital School of Nursing. Birdsall died in January 1988 in Ontario.

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Fonds consists of photographs depicting Etta Birdsall; the Regina General Hospital and Nurses' Residence Wing; and physicians, nurses and nursing students. Fonds also contains a postcard of the Metropolitan Methodist Church and YWCA buildings of Regina, and a list of instructions for the hours, duties, decorum and attire of waitress work nurses (kitchen staff) employed in the Nurses' Home.

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Accession 1999.79, photo nos. 1954 to 1970

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