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Walter de M. Scriver Fonds

Walter de M. Scriver Fonds

Physical Description

1 monograph. – 0,2 cm of textual records (3 items)



Biographical Sketch / Administrative History

Walter de M. Scriver was born in Hemmingford, Quebec, and received his B.A. from McGill University in 1915. He served overseas from 1915-1918, returning to Montreal to earn his medical degree from McGill in 1921. He was Professor Medicine at McGill’s Faculty of Medicine from 1952-1957 and physician-in-chief at the Royal Victoria Hospital. He specialized in the field of pharmacology and had a research interest in diabetes and kidney diseases. He was instrumental in founding the Quebec Division of the Canadian medical association and served as a member of its Executive Committee from 1947-1957.

Scope and Content

The fonds includes a copy of No. 3 Canadian General Hospital (McGill), 1914-1919 owned by Walter de M. Scriver and ephemera relating to Canadian General Hospital No. 3. It also contains a handwritten poem entitled “Tune of T’anks,” composed by Scriver for his family and dated France, 1915.

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Custodial History

The fonds was donated to the Osler Library by Dr. William Baker in April, 2012.


The documents are in English.

Source of Supplied Title Proper

Title based on the documents in the fonds.

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McGill University Doctors
Scriver, Walter de Mouilpied, 1895-1967
World War I - Hospitals, Medicine, War Injuries