Item AAAB2576 - Dr. Embert van Tilburg interview

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Dr. Embert van Tilburg interview

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  • 1976-04-21 [date recorded] (Creation)

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SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Medical missionary work RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1976-04-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Two sisters of the Order of Charity and Providence joined the interview -- Sister Maynard and Sister Catherine. Van Tilburg's childhood in Amsterdam, Holland; Levden medical school; immigration to Vancouver; interning at St. Paul's, 1953 to 1955; practice in Victoria from 1956 onward; consultant for old people's home run by Mother Cecilia and the Sisters of the Love of Jesus; 1964 extended care facilities put into Mother Cecilia's home; becomes well-known example of extended care of high calibre; films on it shown in Israel and University of Toronto hospital administration course. TRACK 2: History of St. Paul's, read by Sister Maynard; selections from a book in documentation; 1886 Vancouver Great Fire; Holy Rosary Church; 1894 need for hospital fulfilled by Sisters of Providence; 25 bed hospital; duties of order; its work in Western Canada; Sister Maynard's pastoral work at St. Paul's, 1976; medical services registration; incidents; CUSO; outpatient clothing department run by; Sister Catherine; the holistic approach at a Catholic hospital; Meals on Wheels, 1975.;

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West Coast Medical Historical Society Inc., 1976


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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-138.

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Accession number(s): T2375

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speaker: Sister Catherine, speaker: Sister Maynard, speaker: Embert Gerhard van Tilburg, interviewer: Robert Oldham

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