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William Forrest Fonds

William Forrest Fonds

Physical Description

0,2 cm of textual records.



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

William Wilson Forrest was a medical student at the Medical Faculty of McGill University when it was known as the Montreal Medical Institution. He received his licence to practice medicine in Lower Canada in 1825.

Scope and Content

Fonds contains the admission cards of William Forrest for the Montreal Medical Institution Library, the Montreal General Hospital and the lecture of Anatomia Physiologia et Chirurgica of John Stephenson, in 1824-1825. The fonds includes three admission cards.

Finding Aids

Custodial History

Given to the Osler Library by Mrs. Doreen Jones from Chateauguay Heights, in 1971. Dr. Forrest was her great-grand-father. Old accession number 354


The documents are in English.

Source of Supplied Title Proper

Based on the documents in the fonds.

Retrieval Number




Forrest, William Wilson
McGill University Medical Students and Student Notes