Osler archives home page

Search the archives

Browse the archives

Description of holdings

Hours and contact information

Information for archives users

Other special collections

Links to other archives

Web master

Detailed Record


Joseph W. Lella Fonds

Joseph W. Lella Fonds

Physical Description

150 cm of textual records.



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

Joseph W. Lella received his PhD. in sociology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He served as Chair in the Department of Humanities and Social Studies in Medicine at McGill University, Associate Professor in Sociology, King’s College, University of Western Ontario, Professor in the Department of the History of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, and Academic Dean at King’s College. His research interests include Medical Sociology (health care professions and organizational change in health care institutions), History of Medicine (19th century Great Britain and North America), and the life and influence of Sir William Osler.

Scope and Content

Fonds documents Dr. Lella’s research activities while at McGill.

Finding Aids

Custodial History

Donated by J.W. Lella


The documents are in English.

Source of Supplied Title Proper

Title based on documents of the fonds.

Retrieval Number




Lella, Joseph W., 1936-
Osler, Sir William, 1849-1919