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Harold Griffith Fonds

Harold Griffith Fonds

Physical Description

15,5 cm of textual records



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

H.R. Griffith joined the Anaesthesia Department of the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University as a Lecturer in 1946. He was Chairman, 1950-1956 and Professor, 1954-1956.

Scope and Content

Fonds shows H.R. Griffith’s papers and records pertaining to his introduction of curare into anasthesia. The fonds contains correspondence, case records, and reprints, as well as the minute book of the Montreal Homoepathic Association, 1863-1968.

Finding Aids

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Custodial History

Gift of Dr. H.R. Griffith, 19 May 1976. Old accession number 542.


The documents are in English.

Source of Supplied Title Proper

Based on the documents in the fonds

Retrieval Number




Griffith, Harold R., b.1894
McGill University Doctors
Montreal Homeopathic Association