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Mrs. H. V. Bignell Fonds

Mrs. H. V. Bignell was a Montreal mother who corresponded with Dr. Alton Goldbloom. Fonds consists of correspondence with the pediatrician Dr. Alton Goldbloom of Montreal. It gives a picture of pediatrics and parental concerns at the time. The fonds contains 30 letters.

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Charlotte Ferencz Fonds

Dr. Charlotte Ferencz was born in Budapest, Hungary on October 28, 1921. She obtained her education in her native country until an employment opportunity for her engineer father brought the family to Montreal, Canada in May 1939. She entered McGill University that fall and earned a Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in 1944 and a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery degree in 1945. After internships at the Montreal General Hospital, Saskatoon City Hospital, and Kingston General Hospital, she became a resident in pediatrics at the Children’s Memorial Hospital in Montreal and obtained a research fellowship in the Cardiology Department in 1948-49. In 1950, Dr. Ferencz went to Baltimore, MD as a Fellow in Pediatrics under the direction of Dr. Helen B. Taussig and became her associate in the Cardiac Clinic 1954-59. After appointments in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Cincinnati and State University of New York at Buffalo (1958-1973). She earned a degree at the John Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in 1970 and in 1973 joined the University of Maryland, where she rose to become Professor of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. In 1981 she became Senior Associate in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. With funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute she embarked on the most important project of her career in 1981 as Principal Investigator of the regional Baltimore-Washington Infant Study, a population-based study of congenital heart disease. Drawing on the resources of five Pediatric Cardiology Centers, 53 regional hospitals, and more than 800 physicians the study included 4390 cases and 3572 controls over the years 1981-1989. Her findings are published as volumes 4 and 5 of the series “Perspectives in Pediatric Cardiology. In 2005 she collaborated in the development of a new website of the HealthSciences Human Services Library, University of Maryland, entitled “ Congenital heart disease—a Public Health perspective.” The fonds reflects Dr. Ferencz’s friendship with the physician Harold N. Segall from the early 1960s until his death in 1990. It contains letters, cards, and postcards Dr. Ferencz received from Dr. Segall, as well as photographs of Dr. Segall and ephemera relating to the Segall-Gross lectures and various celebrations of Dr. Segall’s life.

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Maude Abbott Collection

Contains private records, in large part correspondence and papers relating to the medical and teaching career of Maude Abbott (1868-1953). Also included are manuscripts and drafts of articles and addresses; case reports; post-mortem records; slides and drawings; exhibit panels largely pertaining to her research on congenital heart disease; programmes of medical meetings, 1902-1937; reprints and papers relating to the history of medicine in Montreal and Quebec, as well as to the history of McGill, 1829-1936. In addition, there are photographs, some poems, an autobiographical sketch and a printed copy of her Classified and Annotated Bibliography of Sir William Osler’s Publications, 1939, with corrections and annotations by W.W. Francis.

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Alphonse Allard Fonds

Alphonse Allard was a medical student at McGill and this Fonds contains seven admission cards from 1863-1865 autographed by the teachers and also a certificate from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Lower Canada.

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American Osler Society Fonds

Fonds consists of documents which illustrate the founding of the society and its activities. Included are the administrative and financial documents, minutes, reports, correspondence of the officers, correspondence with members, files regarding links with other organizations and a survey.

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Isabelle T. Anderson Collection

Miss Isabelle T. Anderson was a Medical Librarian and President of the MLA, 1958-1959. The collection contains W.W. Francis memorabilia: an obituary notice, reprints with notes from W.W. Francis to Miss Anderson, a copy of a photograph of Francis with Osler, a program of an annual meeting of the Medical Library Association and a letter from Francis to Miss Anderson.

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Duncan Peter Anderson Collection

Duncan Peter Anderson graduated from McGill University with a B.A. in 1890 and a M.D. in 1897. The Collection includes a scrapbook and a file of memorabilia of Dr. Anderson and his family.

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Edward William Archibald Fonds

Edward Archibald (1872-1945) received his M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1896. In 1923 he became Professor of Surgery at McGill University, and in 1939 was named Surgeon-in-Chief of the Royal Victoria Hospital. In the Second World War he served as a consulting surgeon to the Directorate of Medical Services in Ottawa, and at the time of his death was working on a book about war wounds. The Fonds includes Dr. Archibald’s correspondence and reports pertaining to the Ministry of National Defence, 1940-1945, certificates and a photograph.

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Boris Babkin Fonds

Boris Babkin (1887-1950) was born in Russia, and received his M.D. in 1904. He worked as Ivan P. Pavlov's assistant until 1912, and remained a close friend throughout his life. The Fonds documents mainly Babkin’s professional interests in physiology, especially glandular secretions and the nervous system. The Fonds contains correspondence; lecture notes; citations; research notes and papers, including manuscripts sent to him by his colleagues; reprints of scientific articles mainly in Russian; and material used in the preparation of his biography of Ivan Pavlov.

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John Thomas Basken Fonds

John Thomas Basken graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1895. Fonds documents Basken’s activities as a medical student.

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William B. Bean Fonds

Bean (1909-1989), was a physician and an editor of the Archives of Internal Medicine. The Fonds contains letters to and from Dr. W.W. Francis and includes two poems by Francis.

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John Bell Fonds

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Robert Bell Fonds

Robert Bell graduated from McGill in applied science (1861) and medicine (1878). From 1863 to 1867 he taught chemistry and natural science at Queen’s University, but it was his connection with the Geological Survey of Canada, begun in 1857, which dominated his professional life. Bell was responsible for many surveys. He served as director to Survey from 1901 to 1906. Fonds documents his activities related to his medical studies.

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E.H. Bensley Fonds

E. H. Bensley (1906-1995) graduated in medicine from the University of Toronto in 1930 and then came to Montreal to take up an internship at the Montreal General Hospital. He eventually became director of the Montreal General Hospital’s Department of Metabolism and Toxicology. In the 1960s, he consecutively became Associate Dean, Acting Dean and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of McGill. Dr. Bensley was appointed as Honorary Librarian of the Osler Library in 1979.The Fonds consists of Dr. Bensley’s research notes and correspondence, particularly in relation to his publication McGill Medical Luminaries.

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Norman Bethune Collection

Born in Gravenhurst, Ontario, in 1890, Norman Bethune received his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1916. He specialised in thoracic medicine becoming famous for his treatment of TB patients at the Royal Victoria Hospital and the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur. He also invented or redesigned 12 surgical instruments. In 1936, he volunteered to help the Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War, where he organized the first mobile blood-transfusion unit. Two years later he went to China to help the Chinese Communist Red Army, forming the first mobile medical unit. He died of blood poisoning while with the Chinese Eight Route Army, in November 1939. The collection contains correspondence to and from Norman Bethune, case notes, as well as material about him: newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, slides and negatives, writings about his work in Montreal, Spain and China, an original play about his life, a documentary script, and various memorabilia.

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John G. Bethune Fonds

John G. Bethune received the chief portion of his medical education at McGill. Fonds contains a manuscript, entitled “Remarks on the Osteology of Alexander Monro by himself”, transcribed by Bethune from an old damaged manuscript written by one of three famous Edinburgh physicians, who all bore the name Alexander Monro.

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Bethune Foundation Fonds

The objectives of the Bethune Foundation were to perpetuate and expand the memory of Dr. Norman Bethune among Canadians by drawing attention to his humanitarian contributions in Canada, Spain and China. The fonds contains documents, photographs, and audio and video recordings, generated by the official activities of the Bethune Foundation.Also included are items relating to Dr. Norman Bethune and to China, or Chinese medicine; promotional material such as pamphlets and posters for conferences, plays, and publications concerning Dr. Bethune or concerning topics which relate to Bethune’s work and/or legacy; and copies of The Bethune News and The Norman Bethune Foundation newsletter.

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Alexander Dougall Blackader Fonds

Alexander Dougall Blackader (1847- 1932) joined the staff of the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1882 as Instructor in Diseases of Children, he was acting Dean (1915-1918) and Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology (1921-1932). The Fonds contains correspondence, diaries, autobiographical notes, papers and lectures, certificates, diplomas, testimonials, reprints and photographs.

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Michael Bliss Fonds

Michael Bliss is a professor of history at the University of Toronto; the Fonds contains the manuscript of his book William Osler : A Life in Medicine.

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Bodi-Tone Company Fonds

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Thomas Richmond Boggs Fonds

Thomas Richmond Boggs was one of Sir William Osler’s students at Johns Hopkins Medical School.. The Fonds contains letters from William Henry Welch to Boggs.

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R.A. Bowie Family Fonds

Robert Arthur Bowie, from Brockville, Ontario, graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1891.Fonds contains two diaries for 1917 and 1918 and a large number of photographs and negatives.

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Thomas C. Brainerd Fonds

Dr. Thomas C. Brainerd was a surgeon with the American Army during the Civil War. The Fonds contains an invoice issued by the US Army, a form for examining a recruit and a report on sick and wounded.

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Samuel Towle Brooks Fonds

Samuel Towle Brooks was a medical student at McGill University from 1848 to 1851. Fonds contains 32 admission tickets and a blank printed form of “Affirmation of the Candidate for the Degrees of Doctor of Medicine and Surgery”.

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Arthur Adderly Browne Fonds

Arthur Annesley Browne (1848-1910) received his M.D. at McGill University in 1872. He was an intimate friend of his classmate Sir William Osler and they did post graduate studies in Europe, 1872-1874. Browne was an Elective Fellow of the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1879 and Professor of Midwifery and Children’s Diseases from 1883 to 1887. Fonds consists of a notebook, dated October 1875, of lecture notes pertaining to midwifery in Ontario

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John Symonds Lyon Browne Fonds

Dr. John Symonds Lyon Browne was born on April 13, 1904 in Wembley, London, England. Browne was educated at Westmount High School and subsequently attended McGill University where he obtained his B.A. in 1925, his M. D. in 1929 and his PhD. in 1932 under endocrinologist J. B. Collip. Following his PhD degree, he obtained a traveling fellowship from the Royal Society of Canada and worked in Europe under Professors: A Butenandt in Gottingen, Germany, Otto Loewi at the University of Graz, and G. L. Evans at University College in London. Browne then returned to McGill University as a research fellow. In the course of his career at McGill University, he became Professor of Medicine, Chairman of the Department of Medicine, and Director of the Royal Victoria Hospital. Fonds contains various certificates and awards received by Browne; photographs and slides; two official portraits; letters of Ms. W. Browne (sister) regarding Browne; Last Will and Testament; The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony VHS, and newspaper clippings.

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J. A. S. Brunelle Collection

Dr. J.A.S. Brunelle was a Montreal doctor. The collection contains three volumes of manuscripts from an anonymous student of the course of lectures on midwifery by Dr. Thomas Young, dating from 1783.

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Philip Burnett Fonds

Philip Burnett who graduated in medicine from McGill University in 1900 was founder of the first dermatological clinic at the Royal Victoria Hospital in 1904. Fonds documents his activities as a medical student at McGill University.

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CHLA / ABSC Canadian Health Libraries Association / Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada Fonds

The Osler Library is the official repository of the archives of the Canadian Health Libraries Association / Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada. The Fonds is divided into series, following the provenance and arrangement of the depositor as much as possible. Among the principal series are: President’s binders or files, Secretary’s binders or files, CHLA/ABSC special reports, and CHLA/ABSC publications.

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Archibald Daniel Campbell Fonds

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Antonio Cantero Fonds

Antonio Cantero graduated from McGill University in medicine in 1927. He was a cancer researcher and was closely associated with the Montreal Cancer Institute and Hôpital Notre-Dame in Montreal. Fonds documents his professional activities, especially his cancer research.

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Burton Chance Fonds

Chance (1868-1965) was a friend of Casey Wood and the Fonds documents his links with Wood from 1922 until Wood’s death in 1942. The Fonds contains correspondence between the two men, reprints of Wood's publications and letters from various correspondents concerning Wood.

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Charles H. Sanborn Fonds

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George Henry Christie Fonds

George H. Christie (1852-1914) graduated with the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1872 and practiced in Lachute, Quebec. The Fonds contains admission cards, a diploma, certificates and a receipt.

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Howard Rae Clouston Fonds

Howard Rae Clouston (1889-1950) received his B.A in 1909 and his M.D., C.M. in 1911 from McGill University. Apart from being a family practitioner, Dr. Clouston conducted research on a then little known hereditary disease, Ectodermal Dysplasia. Fonds documents his medical activities and his association with McGill University.

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Dorothy R. Coles Fonds

Dorothy R. Coles was a Montreal artist. The Fonds includes sketches, photographs and a glass negative of sketches of Coles’ operations on plastic surgery cases at two hospitals and sketches for an anatomy class of Dr. John Tate at McGill University, ca 1922.

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William Vernon Cone Fonds

William Vernon Cone was educated at the University of Iowa, and spent his early career (1922-1928) there and at Columbia University, teaching and researching in neuropathology and surgery. He was also a junior attending surgeon at the Presbyterian Hospital, New York City during this period. In 1928, Dr. Cone moved to Montreal with Dr. Wilder Penfield and became associated with McGill University and the Royal Victoria Hospital. From 1929 until his death, Dr. Cone was actively involved in teaching at McGill University. He established the Montreal Neurological Institute with Dr. Wilder Penfield in 1934 and was Chief of Neurological Service there until his death on May 4, 1959. Dr. Cone was a consulting neurosurgeon at many hospitals and was also involved in many professional societies. During World War II, Dr. Cone was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Dr. Cone was an author of many papers on neuropathology, neurosurgery and neurology. He also developed many techniques in the treatment of head injuries, the study of antibiotics, the use of the twist drill in the diagnosis of intracranial lesions, and a number of other areas. The fonds illustrates Dr. Cone’s work as a neurosurgeon and consists of correspondence, letters, articles, newspaper clippings, obituaries, photographs, slides, research material and notes, course material, annual reports, manuscripts, typescripts, annotations, published and unpublished manuscripts written by Dr. Cone, printed copies of articles, and patient files.

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Thomas Forrest Cotton Fonds

Thomas Forrest Cotton (1884-1965) was born in Cowansville, Quebec and received his B.A. in 1905 and his M.D., C.M. in 1909 from McGill University. He was devoted to Sir William Osler and secured space for the Osler Club of London in the new Royal College of Physicians. Cotton endowed the Thomas F. Cotton Professorship in the History of Medicine at McGill. Fonds shows his activities as a student at McGill University, 1903-1909 and contains 24 bound notebooks with lectures notes taken by Cotton, 1903-1909.

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Harry C. Cunningham Fonds

Harry C. Cunningham was a student at the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University. Fonds contains two admission cards of Harry C. Cunningham for the year 1883.

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Harvey Cushing Fonds

The Fonds consists entirely of the material that Harvey Cushing (1869-1939) assembled from 1920 to 1924 for his biography of William Osler. It also contains a mine of information on Osler, as Cushing, for the purpose of his work, had collected and retyped over 7500 pieces of Osler’s correspondence, among which are some original letters.. The Fonds is separated into three series : Manuscripts, Working Notes and Osler’s Correspondence. It also contains photographs, annual reports, publications, clippings, one watercolour painting, and one postcard.

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George Dock Fonds

George Dock (1860 - ) practiced in Ann Arbor, Michigan and St. Louis, Missouri. Fonds contains correspondence mostly between him and Sir William Osler but also with Lady Osler, W.W. Francis and Archibald Malloch.

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Harriet Drake Fonds

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George Box Drayton Fonds

Fonds contains a notebook of Drayton's of case records, autopsies, prescriptions, lecture notes and personal memoranda.(1802-1840).

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William Henry Drummond Family Fonds

William Henry Drummond (1854-1907), who is best known for his poetry, entered McGill in 1878 to study Medicine but failed his second year. He received his M.D. from Bishop’s Medical School in 1884. After a short period in Knowlton, Quebec, Drummond set up practice in Montreal. Fonds consists of personal correspondence, including substantial family correspondence, diaries, journals, engagement books, ledgers, menus, manuscript poems, galley proofs, lecture notes, scrapbooks, and photographs.

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George Drummond Fonds

George Drummond received his medical education in Edinburgh from 1821-1826. Fonds documents his medical education and contains an indenture between Drummond and his master in surgery and pharmacy, admission cards and certificates of attendance.

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Walker Herbert Drury fonds

Walker Herbert Drury, from Barrie, Ontario, received his M.D., C.M. from McGill in 1909. Fonds contains the notebook kept by him of his bacteriology laboratories while a student at McGill University.

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Harold Elliott Collection

Dr. Harold Elliott was a McGill graduate who did post-graduate work in Montreal as well as in the United States and England. In World War Two he served at the No. 1 Canadian General Hospital in England. For the remainder of his career he worked for a number of different institutions, including Montreal General Hospital, Queen Mary Veterans Hospital, Cornwall General Hospital, Hotel-Dieu in Cornwall, and the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital. He was also a lecturer at McGill University and the University of Ottawa. Dr. Elliott's areas of research included war injury, including gun-shot wounds to the head, severe brain injury, peripheral nerve injury and spinal cord injury, and the effects of traffic accidents.

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Kenneth Allan Caldwell Elliott Fonds

Dr. K. A. C. Elliot was a researcher in chemistry, biochemistry and brain research. Dr. Elliott’s employment at the Montreal Neurological Institute as a neurochemist began in 1944 and continued until 1965. He was also a professor at McGill. The fonds illustrates Dr. Elliott’s work as a neurochemist and consists of correspondence, letters, articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, research material and notes, course material, manuscripts, typescripts.

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Martin Entin Fonds

Martin A. Entin (1912-2004) graduated from McGill University with an M.D., C.M. in 1945. He maintained a life long interest in hand surgery. The Fonds contains materials that he collected for the biography he wrote of Dr. Edward Archibald.

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John Howell Evans Collection

Evans was an Oxford trained surgeon specializing in cancer. He knew Osler, who encouraged his collecting of prints and inspired his early interest in the history of medicine. He gathered a collection of medical engravings. Collection contains over 700 engravings of portraits, mostly English physicians of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but also pathological illustrations from the late 1860s to the mid-1920s.

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Walter de M. Scriver Fonds

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William Forrest Fonds

William Wilson Forrest was a medical student at the Montreal Medical Institution, forerunner of the McGill Faculty of Medicine. He received his licence to practice medicine in Lower Canada in 1825. Fonds contains the admission cards for the Montreal Medical Institution Library, the Montreal General Hospital and the lecture of Anatomia Physiologia et Chirurgica of John Stephenson, in 1824-1825.

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W.W. Francis Fonds

W.W. Francis co-edited the catalogue of Sir William Osler’s library, the Bibliotheca Osleriana, and ran the Osler Library of the History of Medicine from its opening in 1929 until his death in 1959. The fonds contains correspondence related to the Osler Library and its holdings with, amongst others, Maude Abbott, Edward Archibald, Archibald Malloch and John Farquhar Fulton, Keeper of the Medical History Collections at Yale University’s library. The fonds also contains a typescript of talks by W.W. Francis about books and other items held in the Osler Library.

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Philip Franklin Fonds

Fonds contains information on Dr. Philip Franklin (1880 - 1951) and his relations and activities with Sir William Osler regarding the Post-Graduate Scheme in England and the American Hospital in England during World War I The Fonds contains letters, telegrams and an agenda and printed material regarding a meeting about the American Hospital.

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M.H.F. Friedman Fonds

Friedman, originally from Montreal, received his B.Sc. in 1930 and his Ph.D. in Physiology in 1937 from McGill University. He was a student of Dr. Boris P. Babkin. Fonds contains his personal papers and files relating to Babkin and also correspondence with the editor of Babkin’s biography of I.P. Pavlov.

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Futcher Family Fonds

Marjorie Howard Futcher (1882-1969), was the third child of Dr. Robert Palmer Howard, Dean of McGill’s Medical Faculty from 1883-1889.. Howard was one of William Osler’s most admired professors and when the three children of his second marriage were orphaned in 1892, William and Grace Osler took a special interest in the children. In 1909, Marjorie married Thomas B. Futcher (d. 1938) who had been Osler’s chief medical resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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Geggie Family Fonds

The Geggie doctors worked in the Gatineau region and the Fonds documents aspects of the medical practice of Drs. Hans Stevenson, Harold J. G. Geggie and his sons.

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Sir George Duncan Gibb Fonds

George Duncan Gibb (1821-1876) graduated in medicine from McGill University in 1846. He practiced in London, England, and was the author of many books and articles on diseases of the throat. Fonds contains his manuscript medical casebooks.

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Norris Giblin Fonds

Norris Giblin studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh during the First World War. The Fonds documents his studies in Chemical Physiology, Materia Medica, Blood Platelets, Coagulation and Forensic Medicine.

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Thomas Gibson Fonds

Thomas Gibson (1865-1941) was born in Ireland and received his medical training at Edinburgh. Gibson was known not only for his teaching but also for his historical writings on medical subjects. Fonds contains papers on John Palmer Litchfield and on the General Council of Medical Education and Registration of Upper Canada.

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Margaret Gillett Fonds

Margaret Gillett, Professor of Education at McGill University. The Fonds contains Margaret Gillett’s source materials and drafts for her book Dear Grace, a Romance of History in which is found the correspondence between William C. Little and Grace Ritchie (1868-1948).

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Alton Goldbloom Fonds

Dr. Alton Goldbloom (1890- ) received his M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1916. He joined the Faculty of Medicine of McGill in 1922 as Assistant Demonstrator in Pediatrics and became Chairman of the Department. Fonds documents his professional activities.

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Solomon E. Goldman Fonds

Solomon Goldman graduated in medicine from McGill University in 1922. The Fonds contains a bound book of case histories.

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Shirley Goodall Fonds

Shirley Goodall was daughter of the Late Dr. J. R. Goodall, the Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McGill University from 1912-1944. The fonds includes sketches on paper in pencil; illustrations mounted on board and reprints of journal articles where many of the illustrations were published.

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Harold Griffith Fonds

Harold Griffith (1894-1985). He joined the Anaesthesia Department of the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University as a Lecturer in 1946. He was Chairman, 1950-1956. Fonds contains his papers and records pertaining to his introduction of curare into anaesthesia. The Fonds also contains the minute book of the Montreal Homoeopathic Association, 1863-1968.

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Oskar Cameron Grüner Fonds

Oskar Cameron Grüner (1877- 1972) was born in England. He received his M.D. from London University in 1908. Between 1910 and 1914, he was Pathologist to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal and from 1932 until his retirement in 1945, he was at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal. Fonds consists of a manuscript translation by him of volume II of the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna dated 1957. It also contains three volumes of Dr. Grüner’s research on cancer.

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Jack Elmer Harrison Fonds

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F.W. Harvey Fonds

F. W. Harvey received his B.A. from McGill University in 1894 and his M.D., C.M. in 1898. He was Medical Director of Physical Training, 1905-1912, University Medical Officer, 1920-1937, and Lecturer in Physiotherapy, 1923-1937. Fonds shows his medical activities and his interest in physical training.

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R.D.H. Heard Fonds

Fonds contains the laboratory notebook used by R.D.H. Heard at the University of Toronto during his attempts to synthesize adrenaline and adrenaline-like substances in 1933.

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Herbert Stanley Birkett Fonds

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Robert Palmer Howard 1912-1990 Fonds

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Robert Howard Collection

Robert Howard graduated in Medicine from McGill University in 1874, with a M.D., C.M. degree. Collection contains memorabilia relating to Dr. Robert Howard’s student life at McGill University and of his career, from 1871 to 1888.

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Robert Palmer Howard Collection

Robert Palmer Howard, of Montreal, received his medical degree from McGill University in 1848. He joined the staffs of the McGill Faculty of Medicine and the Montreal General Hospital in 1852. In 1858, he was elected Chairman of the Medical Board of the General Hospital, a post he held for thirty years. By 1860, he had achieved one of the senior chairs at McGill, the Professorship of the Theory of Medicine, which he held until his death. Dr. Howard served as Dean of the Faculty from 1882-1889.

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Robert Howard Fonds

Fonds shows Robert Howard’s activities as a medical student in 1871. It contains his lecture notes of the course on diseases of the lungs, heart and kidneys given at McGill University.

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William Boyman Howell Fonds

William B. Howell (1873- ) was born in England and educated there and in Montreal, where he received his M.D.,C.M. from McGill University in 1896. He practiced in Montreal, and during the First World War he worked overseas with the Field Ambulance Service. In 1918, he was appointed as the first full-time anaesthetist to the Royal Victoria Hospital. He was the author of a history of medicine in Canada (1933) and of a biography of Dr. Francis. J. Shepherd (1851-1929). The Fonds documents William B. Howell’s poetry and includes a bound typescript of poems with two drawings by W.W. Francis.

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William S. Huber Fonds

Huber was a student at the University of Pennsylvania while Sir W. Osler was Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1884-1888. Fonds Includes note-books of extensive medical and dental school notes of lectures and readings that Huber transcribed while attending the University of Pennsylvania ca. 1884-1888. There are also receipts and billing slips, ca. 1892-1903 from Huber’s practice, amongst other things..

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Edward Payson Hurd Fonds

Edward P. Hurd (1839 - 1899) received his M.D., C.M. from McGill in 1865. The Fonds documents his activities as a medical student at McGill, 1861-1867 and contains lecture notes, notebooks and certificates.

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Isadore B. Hirshberg Fonds

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James R. Lockhart Fonds

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Thomas Jenyns Fonds

Thomas Jenyns (1671-1696) of Hayes, England. Fonds contains his Commonplace book containing notes of a course of 37 lectures, from 23 May to 2 July 1692 on Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry given by an unnamed Italian anatomist. There are also sermons in Jenyns’ writing and that of an unnamed person, dated 1735.

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William Arthur Johnson Fonds

William Arthur Johnson was born in Bombay, he migrating to Upper Canada in 1831, entered the Anglican Church. He established a school that was to become Trinity College School. Among Johnson’s pupils was William Osler, who regarded Johnson as one of his mentors. The Fonds shows William Arthur Johnson’s activities in natural sciences, and microscope work. The Fonds contains two sketchbooks of coloured sketches.

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Wyatt Galt Johnston Collection

Wyatt Galt Johnston (1863-1902) was born in Sherbrooke (Quebec), son of Dr. James Bell Johnston. He received his M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1884. He succeeded William Osler as Pathologist at the Montreal General Hospital.. In 1886 he joined the Faculty of Medicine of McGill as Demonstrator in Pathology. The collection contains correspondence, curriculum vitae and lectures notes from the Anatomisches Institut, Munich.

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James Bell Johnston Fonds

James Bell Johnston of East Angus, Quebec, was a graduate in medicine at University of Edinburgh, in 1833. He was the first doctor to establish a practice in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Fonds documents his professional activities from 1839 to 1859. It also includes his medical thesis De delirio tremente, Edinburgh, 1833.

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Kelen Family Fonds

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Katherine Dawson Ketchum Collection

Katherine Dawson Ketchum graduated from McGill University with an M.D., C.M. in 1931 and was the first woman to receive the Holmes Gold Medal. The collection contains her Holmes Gold Medal, photographs, certificates, a poem, letters, newspaper clippings and memoirs.

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R. J. Kimber Fonds

René-Joseph Kimber was a respected physician; a member for Trois-Rivières in the House of Assembly, circa 181?, and a legislative councilor. : Fonds contains five leather bound handwritten notebooks (one cracked) by R. J. Kimber while he was a student at Edinburgh University circa, 1807-08.

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Louis and Irene Kon Fonds

Louis Kon was born in Russia and emigrated to Canada. Louis and his daughter Irene knew and corresponded with Norman Bethune. Irene Kon established the Norman Bethune Foundation. Fonds consists of the personal and professional papers of Louis and Irene Kon including extensive correspondence between the Kon family. Also included are materials relating to the founding of the Norman Bethune Foundation, Bethune memorials and related topics, such as the making of Ted Allan’s movie, “Making of a Hero”

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Joseph W. Lella Fonds

Joseph Lella (1936 - ) was a member of the Department of the History of Medicine at McGill University in the early 1970s. Fonds documents his research activities while at McGill.

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D. Sclater Lewis Fonds

David Sclater Lewis (1886-1976) was born in Montreal and educated at McGill, where he received his B.Sc. (1907), M.Sc. (1908) and M.D., C.M. (1912). He was President of a number of medical and medical-historical societies, and author of histories of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and of the Royal Victoria Hospital. The Fonds contains correspondence, lecture notes and notes for addresses and published papers.

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Eugene Perry Link Fonds

Eugene Perry Link (1907- ) was born in Paris, Illinois and grew up in Emporia, Kansas. Fonds documents his work for his publication T.B.’s Progress : Norman Bethune as Artist, published in 1991.

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Elizabeth Logan Fonds

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London X-Ray Survey Fonds

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Hugh Ernest MacDermot Fonds

Hugh Ernest MacDermot was born in Jamaica in 1888 and received his medical training at McGill, graduating in 1913. He served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps during World War I. He was Lecturer in Anatomy at McGill, 1921-1924, and Demonstrator in Medicine, 1925-1949, and was on the staff of the Montreal General Hospital. MacDermot was a historian and among his published works are biographies of Maude Abbott and Sir Thomas Roddick and histories of the Montreal General Hospital, the Canadian Medical Association, the Royal Edward Institute and the Christ Church Cathedral in Montreal. In 1942, he became editor of the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Fonds documents his medical-historical activities.

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Alexander MacDonald Fonds

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Purdy A. MacDonald Fonds

Purdy Alvin MacDonald, a native of New Brunswick, graduated from McGill University in Medicine in 1906. Soon after graduation he began practice in Halifax. The Fonds documents Purdy A. MacDonald’s activities as a medical student at McGill University.

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Richard L. MacDonnell Collection

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Frank Campbell MacIntosh Fonds

a Ph.D. in 1937. In 1949 he became Joseph Morley Drake Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology at McGill University. Fonds documentFrank Campbell MacIntosh was born in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. After graduating from Dalhousie University he joined the laboratory of Boris P. Babkin at McGill University. McGill awarded him s Dr. F.C. MacIntosh’s teaching and research activities at McGill.

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John MacKellar Fonds

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Robert Tyne Ernest MacLeod Macdonald Fonds

R.T.E. Macdonald from Sutton, Quebec, graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1881. The Fonds includes admission cards, a receipt, certificates and some notes from W.W. Francis.

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Frederick Holland Mackay Fonds

Frederick Holland Mackay was born in Prince Edward Island in 1884 . He received an M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1912. His experiences in France during the First World War determined his interest in neurology, and he was Assistant Neurologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital and later Neurologist at the Montreal General Hospital. Fonds contains Frederick Holland Mackay’s lecture notes from several courses of medicine for the session 1910-1911.

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A. A. Mackay Fonds

Agret A. Mackay received an M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1913. Following two years’ internship at the Royal Victoria Hospital, he went overseas with the 42nd Battalion, Black Watch (R.H.R.) of Canada as senior medical officer. On his return to Montreal, Dr. Mackay entered private practice as a neuro-psychiatrist and became medical director of the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association. Fonds documents his medical activities at No. 2 C.C.S in 1917.

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Andrew Macphail Fonds

John Andrew Macphail (1864-1938) was born in Orwell, Prince Edward Island and received his medical degree at McGill in 1891. He became McGill University’s first Professor of the History of Medicine in 1907 and occupied the Chair for thirty years. During World War I, he was an officer in the 6th Field Ambulance with the Canadian Army Medical Corps. In 1918, his war work was rewarded by a knighthood. Fonds documents a portion of his literary activities.

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Richard Robert Madden Collection

Richard Madden (1798-1886) was one of the magistrates in charge of administering the abolition of slavery in Jamaica, 1833-1841. He served in other posts in Havana and the west coast of Africa. The collection contains a notebook, a scrapbook and some correspondence.

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Malloch Family Fonds

Originally from Ontario, the Malloch family, Archibald Edward Malloch (1844-1919) and his son Thomas Archibald Malloch (1887-1953), were closely associated with Sir William Osler. The father, Archibald Edward Malloch, practiced mainly in Hamilton, Ontario and helped introduce Lister’s antiseptic principles to North America. His son, Thomas Archibald Malloch, received his M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1913. From 1926 until shortly before his death he was Librarian of the New York Academy of Medicine. He wrote several books, including William Harvey, in 1929. Fonds documents the Mallochs’ activities related to their medical and literary work.

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William B. Malloch Fonds

Born in Perth, Ontario, William Bell Malloch was a medical doctor employed by the Hudson’s Bay Company from 1869 to 1878. Although stationed at Moose Factory he made trips to other posts whenever his medical expertise was required. Malloch received his M.D.,C.M. from McGill in 1867. Fonds documents William B. Malloch’s activities as a medical student at McGill.

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Louis Marceau Fonds

Louis Theodore Marceau graduated in Medicine at McGill University in 1872. A native of Napierville, he practiced in that city. Fonds contains Marceau’s Prescription book.

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C.F. Martin Fonds

Charles Ferdinand Martin (1868 - 1953) studied at McGill University and received his B.A. in 1888 and his M.D., C.M. in 1892. He held many positions in the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University including the Deanship from 1923 to 1936. Fonds documents his activities during his career at McGill University.

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Cecil Percy Martin Fonds

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Georges Masson Fonds

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Maurice McGregor Fonds

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Thomas McCrae Fonds

Thomas McCrae (1870-1935) was born in Guelph, Ontario and received his medical training at the University of Toronto, graduating in 1903. McCrae was closely associated with Sir William Osler, with whom he collaborated on several medical texts, including Modern Medicine. He also edited revised editions of some of Osler’s works. His brother was John McCrae, the author of In Flanders Fields. Fonds contains notes taken by Thomas McCrae between 1897 and 1904 at William Osler’s clinics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.

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Michael McCulloch Fonds

McGill awarded Michael McCulloch an honorary M.D., C.M. in 1843. Fonds contains the correspondence of James Bruce, Lord Eighth Earl of Elgin, with Dr. Michael McCulloch concerning his wife’s confinements.

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James McGarry Fonds

James McGarry from Niagara Falls, Upper Canada, graduated in Medicine from McGill in 1857. Fonds contains his lecture notes on the Practice of Medicine by Andrew Fernando Holmes.

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McGill and Medicine in Montreal Between the Wars Fonds

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Hamish William McIntosh Fonds

Hamish William McIntosh received his M.D.,C.M. from McGill University in 1943. He later became Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. His grandfather, Dr. James McIntosh, was also a McGill graduate. The Fonds documents his activities while studying medicine at McGill University from 1939 to 1943.

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Samuel Hanford McKee Fonds

Samuel Hanford McKee was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick and received his B.A. from the University of New Brunswick in 1896. He graduated M.D., C.M. from McGill in 1900. McKee’s special interest was ophthalmology. He was Clinical Professor in Ophthalmology at McGill from 1928 - 1943. Fonds shows his interest in war lesions of the eyes.

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Allan McMillan Fonds

Dr. Allan McMillan was a Physician Surgeon who worked in Trout River, Franklin County in New York State and mostly in Huntington, Quebec towards the end of the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century. Fonds shows his activities as a country doctor in the Eastern Townships of the end of the 19th century.

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William J. McNally Fonds

William J. McNally began his association with the Faculty of Medicine of McGill as Assistant Demonstrator in Otolaryngology in 1926. He was Chairman of this department, 1950-1960, and Director of the Otolaryngology Institute, 1961-1963. The Fonds documents his work in otolaryngology.

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Francis Lothian McNaughton

Dr. McNaughton was born in Westmount, Quebec, and was educated at McGill. He undertook post-graduate training in London, England. Dr. McNaughton was Neurologist-in-Chief at the Montreal Neurological Institute and the Royal Victoria Hospital from 1952-1968 and taught neurology at McGill University from 1940-1986. The fonds consists of correspondence, letters, articles, newspaper clippings, obituaries, photographs, slides, research material and notes, course material, annual reports and drafts of his work.

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John McNaughton Fonds

John McNaughton was a medical student at The Montreal Medical Institution, foreunner of the McGill Faculty of Medicine, between 1822-1824. Fonds shows his activities as a medical student.

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Jonathan Campbell Meakins Fonds

J.C. Meakins (1882 - 1959) joined the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1909 as demonstrator in clinical medicine. He subsequently held a number of positions in pathology and experimental medicine before becoming Dean from 1941-1948. He served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps from 1914 to 1919. He also served in World War II as Deputy Director of Medical Services, R.C.A.M.C. from 1942 to 1945, and was awarded the C.B.E. for his services. A prolific writer, his best-known work is Practice of Medicine. Fonds documents his professional activities.

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Medical Library Archives Collection

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Montreal Cardiac Society/Societe de Cardiologie de Montreal Fonds

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Montreal Graduate Nurses Association Fonds

The Fonds contains ledgers, legal documents, permits, one scrapbook and photographs from 1901-1989.

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Oscar Emery Morehouse Fonds

Oscar Emery Morehouse received his M.D, C.M. from McGill University in 1889. He served in several capacities in municipal and provincial affairs, having been elected to the legislative assembly of New Brunswick in 1912 and 1917. Fonds documents his involvement with McGill University.

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Harry Morrell Fonds

Harry Morell was a physician in Sutton, Quebec. Fonds contains correspondence from 1914-1949, including letters and postcards from Sir William Osler.

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Herbert Frederick Moseley Fonds

Herbert Frederick Moseley (1906 - ) joined the McGill Faculty of Medicine as Demonstrator in Surgery in 1939. Fonds shows his relations with the editor of his book Shoulder Lesions.

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Ernest Dressel North Fonds

The Fonds contains correspondence concerning a dinner in honour of Sir William Osler at the University Club, New York organised by North and others in 1913. The Fonds includes 74 original letters. North managed the correspondence for the event, which included numerous bibliophiles.

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Henry Vining Ogden Fonds

Henry Vining Ogden (1857 - 1931) received his M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1882. During his medical student years, Ogden lived with Dr. William Osler and his friendship with Osler continued until his death. Fonds documents his ties with Sir William Osler.

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John Kenneth T. Ormrod Fonds

Kenneth Ormrod was a McGill University student who received a B.Sc. in 1940 and his M.D. in 1943. The Fonds contains Dr. Ormrod’s notebooks while an undergraduate and medical student at McGill.

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Sir William Osler Collection

William Osler (1849-1919) received his M.D., C.M. from McGill in 1872. Osler held medical appointments successively at McGill, University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins and Oxford. He was knighted in 1912. His library of 7600 volumes on the history of medicine and science, bequeathed to McGill University, forms the nucleus of the present Osler Library. The collection contains correspondence, book dealers’ invoices, daybooks and accounts, engagement books, legal documents, membership certificates, notebooks and miscellaneous notes.

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Osler Reporting Society Fonds

The Osler Reporting Society of Montreal was founded in 1921 to present and discuss condensed reports of current medical literature. Fonds contains the records of the Society from 1932 to 1972.

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Osler Society of Montreal Fonds

The Osler Society of Montreal was founded in 1921 to foster the ideal of a balanced liberal education in medicine. The Fonds documents the Society’s activities.

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Mrs. J.A. Parks Fonds

Fonds contains a casebook by Mrs. J.A. Parks who received training at the Montreal Maternity Hospital from 1 March to 30 May 1888. The Fonds includes the casebook, a letter of certification of attendance at lectures and a certified copy of registration of marriage.

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Wilder Penfield Fonds

Wilder Graves Penfield (1891-1976) received his B.Litt. from Princeton University in 1913 and was a Rhodes Scholar in Oxford (B.A.1916). He received his M.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1918. Appointed to the Medical Faculty of McGill University in 1928, he was Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery from 1934 to 1960. An endowment from the Rockefeller Foundation enabled him to establish the Montreal Neurological Institute (M.N.I.), which opened in 1934. The Fonds contains the personal and professional records of Dr. Penfield.

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David Leslie Philip Fonds

David Leslie Philip was born in Vankleek Hill, Canada East. He graduated in medicine from McGill in 1861. He was one of the best-known practitioners in the province of Ontario. Fonds documents his studies at the McGill University's Institutes of Medicine, 1857-1858.

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Poisson Family Fonds

Alexis Eliahim Poisson, J. Samuel Poisson, and J. Ed. Hercule Poisson are all members of the family of the seigneurs of Gentilly, Québec, and related to the poet Adolphe Poisson, 1849-1922. Each of the three men studied medicine at Quebec, first at the Séminaire, and later at the Medical Department of Laval University. The Fonds contains fourteen notebooks kept by the Poisson family during their studies in medicine.

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A. R. Prendergast Fonds

A.R. Prendergast graduated in Medicine at McGill University in 1905. Fonds shows his work in Histology in 1902.

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Richard Preston Prichard

Richard Prichard was a medical student at McGill University from 1913 until his death on the Lusitania in 1915. The fonds includes two McGill University hand-books, 1913-1914 and 1914-1915 with brief notes referring to his activities as a student; Three booklets of notes taken in Embryology, [191?], Histology, 1914 and one [unspecified] booklet of notes, [191?].

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William Rees Fonds

Dr. William Rees practiced in Upper Canada (184? - 186? ] and was particularly involved in the setting up of a lunatic asylum in that province. Fonds contains his manuscript on the treatment of malaria, a lecture given before the Natural History Society of Montreal in the 1860’s.

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Frederick Augustus Rees Fonds

Dr. Frederick Augustus Rees was a physician practicing in Hamilton, Bermuda. Fonds documents his activities as a physician in Bermuda from1843-1887.

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Reproductive Rights Fonds

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Robert Todd Reynolds Fonds

Robert Todd Reynolds graduated from McGill in Medicine and Surgery. His mother Thérèse Bouchette des Rivières was widow of the stepson of James McGill. The Fonds contains one of his prescription books.

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Thomas W. Reynolds Fonds

Thomas W. Reynolds was a medical student at McGill University from 1877 to 1881. Fonds shows his activities as a medical student.

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Charles G. Roland Fonds

Charles Roland was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He obtained his M.D. from the University of Manitoba in 1958 and practiced family medicine in Ontario. A prolific writer and medical educator, he served as Jason A. Hannah Professor of the History of Medicine at McMaster University from 1977 - 1999. The Fonds consists of his files, principally in relationship to his research on Sir William Osler and to his activities in the American Osler Society.

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Ginda Kalujna Rosenblatt Fonds

Dr. Ginda Kalujna Rosenblatt served as a medical doctor in the Russian Army from 1917-1918 and was instrumental in the demobilizing the 266th regiment, of which she was a member. After the war Dr. Rosenblatt practiced medicine in what is now Moldova before immigrating to Toronto with her family in 1934. The fonds contains documents relating to Dr. Rosenblatt's time in the army, and the front and back covers of a daybook which belonged to Dr. Rosenblatt, containing a list of ailments and medications.

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Graham Ross Fonds

Dr. Graham Ross, graduated with an M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1913. He served overseas with the 6th Field Ambulance, Canadian Expeditionary Force. He became a prominent pediatrician in Montreal. Fonds contains the final manuscript of Paediatrics in Canada.

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John Rowand Fonds.

John Rowand was a medical student at the University of Edinburgh. Later, he became Assistant-surgeon at the Hôtel-Dieu Hospital of Montreal, ca 1782. Fonds contains several of John Rowand’s manuscript notebooks of lectures in Medicine at the University of Edinburgh from 1780-1782.

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Royal Victoria Hospital Women’s Pavilion Collection

The University Lying-In Hospital was opened in 1843, in 1923, a merger was arranged with the Royal Victoria Hospital, and in 1926, the Montreal Maternity Hospital moved into a new building, now the Women’s Pavilion of the R.V.H. Collection includes the Minute Books of the Committee of Management of the Hospital, 1844-1926.

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Colin Kerr Russel Fonds

Colin Kerr Russel (1877-1956) joined the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University in 1906 as Assistant Demonstrator in Clinical Medicine. In 1913 he became Lecturer in Clinical Neurology and held various positions including Associate Professor from 1937-1945. The fonds includes American Neurological Association material (1934-1941), army files (1939-1943), correspondence, lecture notes, glass slides, large glass negatives, colour screen filters, and reprints with a card index.

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Alice Russel Fonds

Fonds documents the friendship between Mrs. Alice Russel and Dr. Abraham Flexner. It also includes documents collected by Mrs. Russel on Sir William Osler and Maude Abbott. The Fonds contains correspondence and newspaper clippings.

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Harold Nathan Segall Fonds

Harold Nathan Segall (1897-1990) graduated from McGill University in 1920. He became a Demonstrator in Pathology at McGill University in 1921 and worked with Maude Abbott. The Montreal Cardiac Society was created in 1946, largely through his efforts. Fonds documents Dr. Segall’s professional activities as a cardiologist.

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Francis John Shepherd Fonds

Francis John Shepherd (1851 - 1929) was born in Como, Quebec, and received his medical degree from McGill University in 1873. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine from 1908 to 1914. Fonds shows, partially, Francis John Shepherd’s activities as a medical student, an author and a dean.

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Beatrice V. Simon Fonds

Beatrice Vina Simon (1899 - ) received her B.A. in 1943 and her M.A. 1950 from McGill University and was Assistant University Librarian at McGill University. In 1963 she wrote a Report on Library Support of Medical Education and Research in Canada, Report of a survey of the medical college libraries of Canada, popularly known as the Simon Report. The Fonds contains survey procedures, correspondence, reports, proofs and drafts of the final report.

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J.C. Simpson Collection

J.C. Simpson, a native of Brockville, Ont., received his university training at McGill. He served on the staff of the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University for more than three decades as a teacher, administrator, and as Dean from 1940-1941. Collection shows Dr. J.C. Simpson’s interest in Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882).

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Edmund Evan Simpson Fonds

Fonds contains the correspondence between Dr. Edmund Evan Simpson and the Osler Library Librarians, W.W. Francis and Cecile Desbarats, from 1942 to 1964.

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E. Simpson Fonds

The Fonds contains the research work of Dr. Simpson in preparation of his biography of Austin Flint.

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Henry Beaumont Small Fonds

Henry Beaumont Small was a medical student at McGill University. Fonds shows Henry Beaumont Small’s activities as a medical student 1876-1880.

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William A. De Wolf Smith Fonds

William A. De Wolf Smith graduated in medicine from McGill in 1884 with a M.D.,C.M. degree. He was a surgeon at the B.C. Penitentiary, New Westminster, British Columbia. Fonds contains his letters of certification of attendance at medical courses at McGill University in 1883.

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Theodore L. Sourkes Fonds

Dr. Theodore Sourkes was born in Montreal in 1919. He obtained his B.Sc. in 1939 and his M.Sc. in 1946, both from McGill University. In 1948, he obtained his Ph.D. from Cornell University. He has been at the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University since 1953 and has been Professor emeritus since 1991. He has produced over 370 publications in the fields of biochemistry, neuroscience and biological psychiatry. The recipient of many honours, his current interest is the history of neurochemistry. Fonds documents his professional activities.

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William Wood Squire Fonds

William Wood Squire graduated in Medicine at McGill in 1864. Fonds contains the manuscript of his thesis Pathology and Treatment of some forms of Partial Paralysis, which won a prize as best thesis in medicine at McGill in 1864.

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Roderick Stewart Fonds

Roderick Stewart (1934- ) is a history teacher and writer.. The Fonds contains his research for his biography of Dr. Norman Bethune published as Bethune (1973) and The Mind of Norman Bethune (1977).

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R. Cameron Stewart Fonds

R. Cameron Stewart, born in Montreal in 1885, graduated in medicine at McGill University and gained high honours in his course. Dr. Stewart belonged to the vanishing group of physicians practicing internal medicine with a leaning towards pediatrics. His special interest was in the infectious diseases, and he was on the staff of the Alexandra Hospital for Infectious Diseases for many years. Fonds documents his research circa 1937 on the history of the first vaccinations against smallpox in Canada.

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Robert Baxter Struthers fonds

R.B. Struthers, of Philipsburg, Quebec, received his M.D., C.M. from the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1883. Fonds contains lecture notes taken by him in 1881-1882.

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John Symonds Fonds

Fonds contains John Symonds’ student notebook and volume 3 of Dr. John Rutherford’s clinical lectures for the year 1753 at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. It was transcribed by Symonds in 1762.

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Frederick Thomas Tooke Fonds

Frederick Thomas Tooke studied at McGill University and graduated in Arts in 1895 and in Medicine in 1899 (M.D., C.M.) Fonds documents the friendship between Tooke and William Boyman Howell (1873 - ) through the letters from William Boyman Howell.

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George Edward Tremble Fonds

G.E. Tremble received his M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1921. He was Otolaryngologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. Fonds contains his notes on the anatomy of the ear from lectures by Professor Ruttin at the University of Edinburgh in 1924.

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Arthur Vineberg Fonds

Arthur Vineberg (1903 - 1988) graduated from McGill University in 1928, and earning his Ph.D. in experimental physiology in 1933 at the same institution. . Vineberg pioneered surgery for coronary artery disease in developing a controversial procedure (The “Vineberg Procedure”), which consisted of implanting the left mammary artery into the heart’s left ventricle, leading to myocardial revascularization. The Fonds consists of records generated and accumulated by him during his professional activities.

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Cecil Owen Walsh Fonds

Cecil Owen Walsh received his M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1915. Fonds documents his activities mainly as a medical student at McGill University.

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John Clarence Webster Fonds

John Clarence Webster (1863 - 1950) graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Masters in Surgery from the University of Edinburgh in 1888. Fonds consists of mostly correspondence of or about him dating from 1892 to 1952.

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Arthur Richard Vaughan White Fonds

Arthur Richard Vaughan White received an M.D., C.M. from McGill University in 1932 and set up practice in Stanstead, Québec. Fonds contains the financial records of his years of private practice.

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William Peter Olcott Whitwell Fonds

W.P.O Whitwell received his M.D., C.M. from McGill in 1860. Fonds contains Whitwell’s notebooks at McGill on lectures in Physiology, Pathology, Materia Medica, Practice of Medicine and Surgery.

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E.A. Wieland Fonds

Fonds documents E.A. Wieland’s studies at the Montreal Veterinary College from 1887 to 1889. The Fonds contains receipts, examination questions, an admission card, a membership receipt and an invitation for the graduation ceremony.

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Frederick W. Wiglesworth Fonds

F.W. Wiglesworth graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1931. He served for many years as pathologist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. In 1965, he was appointed Professor of Pathology at McGill University. Fonds documents his professional activities.

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William George Henry Fonds

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Casey A. Wood Collection

Casey Albert Wood (1856-1942) was an ophthalmologist, an ornithologist and a bibliophile. Born in Wellington, Ontario, Casey Wood obtained his M.D. from the University of Bishop’s College in 1877 and McGill in 1906 after the merger of the two medical faculties. He served as a clinical clerk under William Osler at the Montreal General Hospital, beginning a life-long friendship, which included their shared interest in book collecting. The collection shows his interest in ophthalmology, especially in the history of ophthalmology but also for medicine in the countries he visited, among them Ceylon.

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Worthington Family Fonds

Notable members of the Worthington family of Sherbrooke, Quebec were Edward Dragge Worthington (1820-1895) and his son Arthur Norreys Worthington (1863-1912). Edward Dragge Worthington was a leading surgeon in the Eastern Townships, Quebec and the first surgeon in Canada to perform a major operation using ether as anaesthetic. A partial inventory of this collection reveals that it is largely composed of the scattered personal papers of the members of the Worthington Family, ca. 1833-1944.

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John Henry Wye Fonds

John Henry Wye graduated with a degree in medicine from McGill University in 1868. He later served as ship’s doctor. The Fonds contains four diaries.

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Clement C. Clay Fonds

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Louis A. George Jacques Fonds

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Charles Lewis Fonds

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Joseph Stratford Fonds

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Montreal Medico-Chirurgical Society Fonds

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AIDS Collection

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Dr. Kenneth A. Sowden Fonds

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John R. Spier Collection

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Clare Gass Fonds

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Aubrey T. Mussen Fonds

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Jefferson Lewis Collection

Variations in Title: This collection was previously known as the Penfield-Lewis Papers. Physical Description Note: Includes one bandage wrapped in paper. Photographs are found in both albums and framed. Arrangement Note: The material was gathered by Jefferson Lewis and roughly organized to serve his needs as he researched Wilder Penfield and the Penfield family for the purpose of his book. The material has subsequently been processed before the current finding aid was produced. It is possible that Jefferson Lewis’ order has been loosely preserved, since there are notes that appear related to the biography interspersed through some of the original material and the photocopies. Related groups of records: Additional records, photographs, diaries, and artifacts of the lives of Wilder Penfield, Helen Penfield, and other members of the Penfield family are contained in the Wilder Penfield Archive (P142) held at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine. Records reflecting the work of Wilder Penfield in founding and directing the Montreal Neurological Institute are held in the archive of the Montreal Neurological Institute. The records of William Vernon Cone, co-founder of the MNI and partner of Penfield are also held at the Osler Library (P163).

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Minnie Gomery Fonds

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