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John Rowand Fonds.

John Rowand Fonds.

Physical Description

13 cm of textual records (4 items)



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

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.

Scope and Content

Fonds contains several of John Rowand’s manuscript notebooks of lectures in Medicine at the University of Edinburgh from 1780-1782. The fonds is divided in four folders: 1. Dr. Alexander Monro on surgery; 2. Dr. Andrew Duncan on the Practice of Medicine; 3. Dr. William Irvine’s Chemical Lectures vol. 1; 4. Dr. William Irvine’s Chemical Lectures vol. 2. (The Chemical Lectures, vol. 1 and vol. 2 have been digitized http://www.library.mcgill.ca/hostedjournals/003380306.html)

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Custodial History

Transferred from Medical Library in 1958. Old accessions numbers 345, 400, 457.


The documents are in English.

Source of Supplied Title Proper

Based on the documents in the fonds.

Retrieval Number




Rowand, John
Student Notes