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McGill brochures and campus maps

This file contains McGill ephemera with campus maps, including a postcard announcing move of Centre for Continuing Education from Strathcona Hall to the Redpath building (ca. 1982), a booklet containing a walking tour of women pioneers at McGill (Oct 1999), a booklet containing a walking tour of McGill (ca. 1980s), and a campus map (1967).

Macdonald Agriculture Campaign

This file contains a folder containing material for volunteers helping fundraise for Macdonald Agricultural Campaign. Including "Bulletin" containing talking points for volunteers about the new Macdonald Stewart building and a Macdonald campus map, pamphlet "The technique of soliciting" by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., a promotional brochure about Macdonald College, and a larger pamphlet with more detailed information about the Macdonald Agricultural Campaign's goals, also includes architectural drawings of Macdonald Stewart building.

Duncan Stuart Forbes Fonds

  • CA MUA MG2062
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1965

These papers contain Forbes' personal files of correspondence and clippings, some design materials and films of McGill football games. The personal files contain biographical materials such as his birth certificate, military commission and service records, and letters concerning his employment at McGill. Other files concern Forbes' designs for decorations for the 1951 Royal Visit, the McGill C.O.T.C., the Forbes Trophy for athletics, Forbes' involvement with McGill athletics and museums, and the career of his brother Kenneth Forbes, a painter. A number of diplomas and certificates awarded Forbes, as well as a photograph album, complete this series. Materials for designs include files on heraldry, a collection of illustrations from 19th century periodicals, designs for the Royal Visit decorations (a few, by Percy Nobbs, were used for the 1939 visit), maps, linocuts, bookplates, and programmes designed by Forbes for McGill events, ca 1925-1950. Thirty-four reels of motion picture film record McGill extramural football games (1947-1951). Films with sound track show the construction of the Currie gymnasium (1939-1940), and demonstrate the swimming techniques of Matt Mann. Additional biographical material is provided by obituary notices and letters of condolence to Mrs. Forbes, and by clippings of articles about Forbes.

Forbes, Duncan Stuart, 1889-1965

James Bell Fonds

  • CA MUA MG2025
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1911

This material features a small amount of medical papers: a manuscript of Bell's address on the subject of nursing training to the Alumnae Association of the R.V.H. School for Nurses, 1910; a letter introducing Bell to Dr. Viktor Hueter of Marburg, Germany, from Francis Shepherd, 1891; and a laboratory report to Bell from R.F. Ruttan, on kidney stones, 1900. Bell's map of the Riel Rebellion, 1885, is also included. A series of five lectures and papers on intestinal ailments, syphilis, rodent ulcer of the face, cancer of the larynx and kidney disease is supplemented by 19 case reports, 1896-1907, 7 of patients whose primary symptom was abdominal pain, and 12 suffering from sore or swollen throat. The remainder of the papers consist almost entirely of obituary notices, newsclippings and resolutions in memory of Bell and about half a dozen lettes of sympathy, including one from Sir William Osler.

Bell, James, 1852-1911

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