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Alexander Dougall Blackader Fonds

Alexander Dougall Blackader Fonds

Physical Description

26 cm of textual records and photographs.



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

A.D. Blackader joined the staff of the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1882 as Instructor in Diseases of Children. Subsequently he was Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1892-1894), Pharmacology and Therapeutics (1895-1921), Diseases of Children (1906-1921) and Pediatrics (1912-1921). He was acting Dean of the Faculty (1915-1918) and Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology (1921-1932).

Scope and Content

The fonds documents A.D. Blackader’s personnal and professional life. The fonds contains correspondence, diaries, autobiographical notes, papers and lectures, certificates, diplomas, testimonials, reprints and photographs.

Finding Aids

Partial inventory list available online.

Custodial History

Acc. 407: Presented to the Medical Library of McGill University by Dr. Blackader in 1915. Acc. 604: Gift of Miss Barbara Kemp, granddaughter of Dr. A.D. Blackader, 16 and 23 March 1978. Old accession numbers 407 and 604.


The documents are in English

Source of Supplied Title Proper

Based on the documents in the fonds.

Retrieval Number




Blackader, Alexander Dougall, 1847-1932
McGill University Doctors