Fonds P029 - Herbert Frederick Moseley Fonds

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Herbert Frederick Moseley Fonds

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  • 1944-1946 (Creation)
    Moseley, H. F. (Herbert Frederick), 1906-

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4 cm of textual records (2 file folders).

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Herbert Frederick Moseley was born in 1906 in Sydney, Nova Scotia. He received his double course BA and MA from McGill University in 1926. He was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship and Radcliffe Prize. He worked at St. Thomas's Hospital in London and in 1950 he became Hunterian Professor. In 1939, he returned to Canada and joined the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University as Demonstrator in Surgery. He eventually become Director of the Accident Service, surgeon to the Royal Victoria Hospital, and Associate Professor of Surgery at McGill. In 1961, he became Associate Professor.

He wrote the book Shoulder Lesions in 1940.

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Old accession number 386

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Fonds shows Herbert Frederick Moseley's relations with his editor for his book "Shoulder Lesions". It contains an original manuscript with the publisher's annotations for the 1945 edition and another complete copy.

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  • English

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The documents are in English.

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