Fonds PR-1850 - Shaughnessy Hospital fonds

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Shaughnessy Hospital fonds

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  • moving images
  • sound recording
  • multiple media

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  • 1947-1951, 1969 (Creation)
    Shaughnessy Hospital

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17 film reels, 3 sound recordings

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Shaughnessy Hospital was established by the federal government as a veteran's hospital in 1917 and later administered in affiliation with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The facility was turned over to the provincial government in 1974 and closed in 1992.

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The fonds consists of film of Shaughnessy Hospital including views of affiliated sites such as Hycroft, George Derby Centre and Victoria Veterans Hospital; a disaster plan exercise; and film and recordings of the 1951 royal visit.

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Archives code(s): F1986:33; SD0215.

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Accession number(s): F1986:33; SD0215


Sound recording and moving image originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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