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Faculty of Medicine fonds, Dean's Office Series

Call Number: Ua 39

Title: Faculty of Medicine fonds, Dean's Office Series.

Dates: 1910-1980.

Extent: 56.7 m of textual records.

Administrative history: The Dean is the highest governing position within a faculty. According to By-law 14.00 of University Governance each faculty will have a dean who shall be the senior academic and administrative officer of the faculty. The Dean shall be responsible to the President in the administration of the faculty and exercise general supervision and direction over the faculty, including its staff and the students registered in the faculty. The Faculty of Medicine is comprised of 26 academic departments, institutes and administrative units including School of Medical Rehabilitation, which includes Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Respiratory Therapy.

Scope and content: The series includes records dealing with each department within the Faculty. These include faculty and department accreditations, academic appointments, search committee files, curriculum development files, Faculty Council minutes and correspondence, student aid, scholarships and awards, as well as a substantial body of material documenting the activities of the Faculty of Medicine within the medical and scientific communities, both in Manitoba and throughout Canada. There are also a substantial number of historical files which were created by the Dean's Office to document the careers of many of the Faculty's staff and alumni, as well as to document the history of the Faculty and the development of the medical profession within the province.

Restrictions: Confidential material is restricted.  Access to this collection is available through the University of Manitoba Neil John MacLean Library.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.