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Evelyn Shapiro fonds: MSS 244 (A2006-74)

Evelyn Shapiro:

An Inventory of Her Papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Vladimira Zvonik
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections,
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Finding aid encoded by Vladimira Zvonik (2007)
Finding aid written in English.

Collection Summary

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections,
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Evelyn Shapiro
Evelyn Shapiro fonds
0.87 m of textual records
Mss 244, A2006-74

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Biography of Evelyn Shapiro

Evelyn Shapiro, C.M. is an internationally respected speaker, researcher, educator, and an expert on aging and health care issues in Manitoba. She is a senior researcher with Manitoba Care Home Program and a professor and a senior scholar in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba. Evelyn Shapiro is a well known for developing and implementing the first provincial home care program in Manitoba. She is an author of many articles dealing with aging population, universal home care, and health care reforms. As a senior policy advisor to the Minister of Health, Manitoba Provincial Government, she has consulted many health care professional organizations and served on health advisory committees. Her research was instrumental in developing similar programs in other parts of Canada. Evelyn Shapiro is a recipient of many honors and awards, including an honorary Doctor of Laws degree, University of Manitoba (2000) and the Order of Canada (2007). She is a passionate advocate for a geriatric care in Canada.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds consists of Evelyn Shapiro's articles, speeches, correspondence, the history of the implementation of Universal Home Care Program in Manitoba and her involvement in the community (Civic Reform Coalition).

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged into seven series:

  • 1. Curriculum Vitae, Awards
  • 2. Civil Reform Coalition, 1974-76
  • 3. Reprints - articles by Evelyn Shapiro and Associates
  • 4. Chapters - written by Evelyn Shapiro
  • 5. Speeches, 1977-2005
  • 6. Universal Home Care Program, 1977-2001
  • 7. Logan Area Expropriation Inquiry, 1981-82

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Restrictions on Access

One folder is marked confidential

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Restrictions on Use

One folder is marked confidential.

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Custodial History

The fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Evelyn Shapiro in 2006.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Curriculum Vitae, Awards
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
1 1 Curriculum Vitae, December 2006
  2 Awards - Various, 1993-2005

Award - Doctor of Laws Degree, U of M [ 2000 ]

(includes correspondence - congratulatory messages)

  4 Award - Doctor of Laws Degree, U of M - correspondence, 2000

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Civil Reform Coalition, 1974-76
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
1 5 Organization, c 1974-1976
  6 Press, Releases, and Newspaper Clippings, 1974-75
  7 Membership, 1974
  8 Correspondence, 1974-75
  9 Community Participation, 1974-2000

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Reprints - Articles by Evelyn Shapiro and Associates, 1980-2005
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
1 10 [1995-2005]
  11 [1986-1994]
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
2 1 [1980-1985]

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Chapters, 1986-1995
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
2 2 [1986-1991]
  3 [1994-95]

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Speeches, 1977-2005
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
2 4 [2005]
  5 [2004]
  6 [2003]
  7 [2002]
  8 [2001]
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
3 1 [2000]
  2 [1999]
  3 [1998]
  4 [1997]
  5 [1996]
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
4 1 [1995]
  2 [1994]
  3 [1993]
  4 [1992]
  5 [1991]
  6 [1990]
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
5 1 [1989]
  2 [1981-1988]
  3 [1977-1985]

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Universal Home Care Program 1977-2001
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
6 1 History of the Implementation of Universal Home Care Program in Manitoba, 1977
  2 Case Study for the Harvard-Duke Series - Implementation of a Universal Home Care Program, 1981
  3 Home Care and the Physically Disabled Adult, Report - Consultation, 1985

Personal Care Home - Reports, 1986-1990

(correspondence, reports)


Health Reform - Evelyn Shapiro, Senior Planning and Policy Advisor, Manitoba Health, 1987-1989

(correspondence, reports, consultations, recommendations)

Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
7 1

Home Care Privatization Issues, 1996-1999

(newspaper clippings, correspondence, publications)

  2 Home Care Privatization Issues - Evelyn Shapiro's input, 1997
  3 Issues in Privatization of Dearness Home - Consultation, 1997

Consultation - Ron Hikel, Manitoba Provincial Government, 2001


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Logan Area Expropriation Inquiry, 1981-1982
Box Folder                                                                                                                                                                                 
7 5 Newspaper Clippings, 1981-1982
  6 Commission of Inquiry into Expropriation of Logan -C.P.R. Area - submitted by E. Shapiro, 1982

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