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Rita B. Steeds fonds
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- Graphic material
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- Rita B. Steeds
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14 albums. – 504 slides.
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Name of creator
Rita Steeds (nee Pollock) was born in 1918 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. She attended business college in Regina and worked in the field of accounting between 1938 and 1955. In 1943, she married James Steeds and moved to Ottawa. She completed training in 1962 to become a medical records librarian. Between 1962 and 1964, she worked as a medical records librarian at the Ottawa Civic Hospital and the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital (London, England). She functioned as the Director of the Medical Records Department of Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ontario between 1964 and 1969. From 1969 to 1973, she was Director of the Medical Records Department and the Head of Medical Records Librarian Training at Severance Hospital in Seoul, South Korea. After completing this appointment, she served as a consultant at Silliman University Medical Centre at Dumguetl, Island of Negros, in the Philippines between 1973 and 1976. Prior to her retirement in 1980, Steeds worked as the Head of Medical Records at Wrinch Memorial Hospital, Hazelton, B.C. Rita Steeds is the author of several publications related to medical records in addition to her autobiography, Woman Not Alone.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of a collection of photo albums, clippings and slides created and collected by Rita Steeds to document her travels in Korea and the Philippines.
Immediate source of acquisition
Albums were donated to the Museum of Anthropology by Rita Steeds in 1995.
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Box list is available.
BCUAL control number: UBCMOA-160