Fonds MG 2031 - Duncan Campbell MacCallum Fonds

“On Women’s Medical Problems”

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Duncan Campbell MacCallum Fonds

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CA MUA MG 2031

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  • 1847-1903 (Creation)
    MacCallum, Duncan Campbell, 1824-1904

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48 cm of textual records.

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Duncan C. MacCallum was born at Ile aux Noix, Québec, and graduated in medicine from McGill in 1850. He was appointed Professor of clinical surgery at McGill in 1856, and of obstetrics, gynaecology and paediatrics in 1869. In 1883 he retired as Professor Emeritus. MacCallum was also on the staff of the Montreal General Hospital from 1867 to 1883, when he retired to private practice. He passed away in 1904.

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Fonds consists of manuscript essays spanning the years 1847-1903. They comprise his inaugural lecture on pericarditis, reminiscences of early days of the Medical Faculty, several discussions of homoeopathy, and papers on vaccination, the registration of the causes of death and other topics. Eleven volumes of his manuscript lectures "On women's medical problems" are also included.

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