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Duncan Peter Anderson Collection

Duncan Peter Anderson Collection

Physical Description

5 cm of textual records and 2 ferrotypes.



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

Dr. Duncan Peter Anderson, born at Chaudiere Basin, Quebec, graduated from McGill University with a B.A. in 1890 and a M.D. in 1897. After graduation he lectured at McGill and at one time was assistant pathologist at the Montreal General Hospital. With Dr. Albert Vipond he founded the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Dr. Anderson was Assistant-Demonstrator in Pathology, 1898-1901 and Demonstrator in 1904. (Canadian Medical Association Journal v. 68, pg. 184, 1953)

Scope and Content

Collection includes a scrapbook and a file of memorabilia of Dr. Anderson and his family, 1894-1952. It contains letters, menus, programmes, certificates, a manuscript of a poem, a contract to purchase, ferrotypes, and many newspaper clippings.

Finding Aids

Partial inventory list available.

Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Colin K. Anderson, daughter-in-law of Dr. Duncan Anderson, Westmount, Quebec, 8 November 1976. Old accession number 553.


The documents are mainly in English and some are in French.

Source of Supplied Title Proper

Based on the documents in the collection.

Retrieval Number




Anderson, Duncan Peter, d.1952
McGill University Doctors