Fonds MG 1088 - Horst Oertel Fonds

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Horst Oertel Fonds

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CA MUA MG 1088

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  • 1925-1934 (Creation)
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    Oertel, Horst, 1873-1956

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2 cm of textual records.

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(1873-1956)

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Born in Dresden, Germany, Horst Oertel immigrated to the United States at the age of fourteen. In 1894 he earned his M.D. from Yale University, and continued with postgraduate studies in pathology at the Universities of Berlin, Leipzig and Wurzburg until 1898. On his return to the United States, he was appointed director of the Russell Institute of Pathology in New York. He later undertook a period of study at Guy's Hospital, London. Oertel came to McGill in 1914 and retired as Emeritus Professor of pathology in 1938. Oertel passed away in 1956.

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Fonds consists of a printed copy of Oertel’s address on "The biological sciences and philosophy" given before the Philosophical Society of McGill in 1925 and a report to the Chancellor and Governors of McGill on the affairs of the Pathology Department (1924-1934).

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748 (38/180/2/1 & 2)

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