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Mrs. H. V. Bignell Fonds

Mrs. H. V. Bignell Fonds

Physical Description

1 cm of textual records



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

Mrs. H. V. Bignell was a Montreal mother who corresponded with Dr. Alton Goldbloom.

Scope and Content

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.

Finding Aids

Custodial History

Fonds given to the Osler Library by the daughter of Mrs. Bignell, Miss Nancy Bignell from Montreal, in 1971, via Dr. E. H. Bensley. Old accession number 333.


The documents are in English

Source of Supplied Title Proper

Title based on the documents in the fonds.

Retrieval Number




Bignell, Mrs. H.V.
Goldbloom, Alton, 1890-1968
Pediatrics - Quebec - 20th Century
Practice of Medicine - Quebec