Series 8 - Degrees, Awards and honours

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Degrees, Awards and honours

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CA MUA MG2001-8

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  • 1932-2005 (Creation)

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.15 m of textual records and other materials.

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This series consists of H. Rocke Robertson’s numerous degrees, 1936 1971 (Container 4, File 87), 1932, 1936 (Container 20, File 269 270) and medical certificates, 1936 1976 (Container 20 Files 272-275, 277 278, 280-283 , 287-288), honorary degrees, 1964-1968, 1967-1971 (Container 2, File 33; Container 6, File 131; Container 20, Files 276, 279, 284, 289), awards, including the Montreal General Hospital Award of Merit, 1992-1993 (Container 1, File 1), the Brotherhood of Temple Eman-El Award, which includes an soundtape, 1970 (Container 2, File 28), and the Lister Centenary Prize, Doctor of Laws, the University of Glasgow, 1965 (Container 4, File 105). Robertson also received recognition and awards for his athletic abilities, such as the McGill Sports Certificate, 1936 (Container 20, File 268). Also included in the series are medals, such as the Order of St. John and the Order of Canada, 1969-1985 (Container 1, Files 25 26), military medals, 1939-1945, 1940 (Container 7, Files 139 141, 143; Container 20, File 271), and other honours, 1930 1974, 1962 (Container 7, Files 132 138, 142, 144).

Scholarships and chairs in his name reflect Robertson’s contributions to the fields of surgery and medicine, 1962-1996 (Container 1, File 11), such as the H. Rocke Robertson Chair in Surgery at the University of British Columbia, 1987 (Container 1, File 12), the H. Rocke Robertson Award for Clinical Teaching at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine, 1950 2005 (Container 4, Files 100 101), and the H. Rocke Robertson Chair in Surgery at McGill University, 1987 (Container 1, File 12), which was first awarded to David S. Mulder.

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Includes 1 audio cassette, 8 photos, and approximately 20 artifacts.

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