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Frank Buller Fonds
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1888, 1903 (Creation)
- Buller, F. (Frank), 1844-1905
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0.3 cm textual records.
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Frank Buller (1844-1905) was the first ophthalmologist in Montreal and one of the first to practice this specialty in Canada. He was born in Campbellford, ON, in 1844 and received his M.D. from Victoria University in 1869. He was the first Professor of Ophthalmology and Otology in McGill and became Chief and Director of the Departments of Ophthalmology and Otology at the Royal Victoria Hospital when it opened in 1893.
Purchased by the Osler Library in 2017 from Robert Campbell, bookseller.
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Fonds consists of letters and accompanying reports from John J. Robson, Superintendent of the Royal Victoria Hospital, concerning staffing in the hospital and changes to bylaws. Also included is a letter from Dr. R. P. Boucher of Peterborough, ON, to Buller introducing Boucher’s friend Dr. Halliday.
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The documents are in English.
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