Collection P085 - Duncan Peter Anderson Collection

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Duncan Peter Anderson Collection

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  • 1894-1952 (Creation)
    Anderson, Duncan Peter, 1870-1952

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5 cm of textual records and 2 ferrotypes.

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Biographical history

Dr. Duncan Peter Anderson, born at Chaudiere Basin, Quebec, graduated from McGill University with a B.A. in 1890 and a M.D.,C.M. in 1897. After graduation he lectured at McGill and at one time was assistant pathologist at the Montreal General Hospital. With Dr. Albert Vipond he founded the Montreal Children's Hospital. Dr. Anderson was Assistant-Demonstrator in Pathology, 1898-1901 and Demonstrator in 1904. (Canadian Medical Association Journal v. 68, pg. 184, 1953)

Custodial history

Gift of Mrs. Colin K. Anderson, daughter-in-law of Dr. Duncan Anderson, Westmount, Quebec, 8 November 1976. Old accession number 553.

Scope and content

Collection includes a scrapbook and a file of memorabilia of Dr. Anderson and his family, 1894-1952. It contains letters, menus, programmes, certificates, a manuscript of a poem, a contract to purchase, ferrotypes, and many newspaper clippings.

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  • English
  • French

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The documents are mainly in English and some are in French.

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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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Partial inventory list.

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