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Poisson Family Fonds

Poisson Family Fonds

Physical Description

24 cm of textual records



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

Alexis Eliahim Poisson, J. Samuel Poisson, and J. Ed. Hercule Poisson are all members of the family of the seigneurs of Gentilly, Quebec, and related to the poet Adolphe Poisson, 1849-1922. Each of the three men studied medicine at Quebec, first at the Séminaire, and later at the Medical Department of Laval University. Alexis Eliahim Poisson either graduated from the Séminaire, or may have been one of the first students at Laval University, together with F.A.H. Larue.

Scope and Content

The fonds contains fourteen notebooks kept by the Poisson family during their studies in medicine. The notebooks contain lecture notes and class notes on various topics in medicine taught by prominent professors such as, Jean Étienne and L. Landry, L. Simard, F.A.H. Larue, and J. Sewell.

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Source of Supplied Title Proper

Title based on the documents in the fonds.

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Poisson (family)