Fonds P093 - Alexander Dougall Blackader Fonds

Lister. After a portrait by Mr. J.H. Lorimer, R.S.A. (1895) Photograph portrait of A. D. Blackader, by Notman & Son "Lord Lister 1899." Photo portrait, three-quarter length, seated, to right Photograph of painting of Andrew T. Taylor by T. Martine Ronaldson Reproduction of portrait painting of R. F. Ruttan, half-length, seated to right, wearing academic... Reproduction of portrait painting of F. J. Shepherd, half-length, to left, hands in pockets Bungalow at Singapore Plaza at CoĢrdoba, artificial pond supplied with water from the Sierras Old Cathedral in Cordoba Argentine[?] Confederation Montevideo from the mountain
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Alexander Dougall Blackader Fonds

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  • 1865-1933 (Creation)
    Blackader, A. D.

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26 cm of textual records and photographs.

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A.D. Blackader joined the staff of the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1882 as Instructor in Diseases of Children. Subsequently he was Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1892-1894), Pharmacology and Therapeutics (1895-1921), Diseases of Children (1906-1921) and Pediatrics (1912-1921). He was acting Dean of the Faculty (1915-1918) and Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology (1921-1932).

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Acc. 407: Presented to the Medical Library of McGill University by Dr. Blackader in 1915. Acc. 604: Gift of Miss Barbara Kemp, granddaughter of Dr. A.D. Blackader, 16 and 23 March 1978. Old accession numbers 407 and 604.

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The fonds documents A.D. Blackader's personal and professional life. The fonds contains correspondence, diaries, autobiographical notes, papers and lectures, certificates, diplomas, testimonials, article reprints, photographs, and some memorabilia.

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Items can be requested for consultation online via the Library Catalogue or by email at Advance notice is recommended.

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A legacy finding aid and inventory are also available upon request. Please note that legacy inventory contains outdated language

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