The fonds consists of Robert Bell's student notebooks related to his medical studies in Surgery, Materia Medica, Practice of Medicine, Obstetrics, Physiology and Clinics at McGill University. The fonds also contains circular letters and medical advertisements. Inventory for acc.732 purchased from John Mappin in 1979 also included in fonds.
Fonds shows A. R. Prendergast's 1902 work in histology course given by Professor George Wilkins and his Lecturer N.D. Gunn. It contains a histological sketching book with coloured pencil drawings from Prendergast.
Fonds contains the admission cards of William Forrest for the Montreal Medical Institution Library, the Montreal General Hospital and the lecture of Anatomia Physiologia et Chirurgica of John Stephenson, in 1824-1825. The fonds includes three admission cards.
Fonds contains the admission cards of R.T.E. Macdonald for his complete studies in Medicine at McGill, 1878-1881. The fonds includes admission cards, a receipt, certificates and some notes from W.W. Francis.
Fonds shows T.F. Cotton's activities as a student at McGill University, 1903-1909. The fonds contains 24 bound notebooks with lectures notes taken by Cotton, 1903-1909, for courses in Medicine, Political Science, History, French Literature, English Composition and Literature. There is also a case book containing electrocardiograms and a volume of ophthalmology lecture notes bearing the name George C. Hale.
The fonds shows W. G. Henry's activities as a medical student at the Toronto School of Medicine and then at the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, from 1878-1883. The material consists of 18 printed cards made out in writing to W. G. Henry: 6 from the Toronto School of Medicine for the sessions 1878-79 and 1879-80 (1 proof of registration/lecture programme card, 5 admission tickets); 6 from the University of McGill College or Faculty of Medicine, 1880-1882 (4 admission tickets, a certification card, an initialed dissection examination card); 5 certification cards from the Montreal General Hospital, 1881-1883; an admission tickets for the "University Dispensary" (undated).