Series 3 - Family and personal correspondence

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Family and personal correspondence

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  • 1894-1920 (Creation)

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Accessioning note indicates that these were given to the Osler Library approximately 1954, according to C. D. (likely Cecile Desbarats).

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Series consists chiefly of letters between Maude Abbott and her sisters, as well as other personal correspondence. One correspondent represented in the series is Dr. C. F. Martin, a McGill physician who was a friend and advisor to Abbott. Other correspondemts include Lady Osler, Archibald Malloch, Walter Chipman, Thomas McCrae, and Lady Drummond. Two letters exist from W. W. F. Francis. Two letters related to the No. 3 Canadian General Hospital (with correspondents H. S. Birkett and Edward Archibald).

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Originally described as Series 2 of Accession 438. Picture postcards and Christmas greetings weeded by H. E. MacDermot.

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Bundle of family letters accompanied by a description by H. E. MacDermot, in pencil, which includes recommendations for documents' disposition.

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