The fonds includes a collection of AIDS activism materials, with an emphasis on its manifestation in Canada's visual art world, through the collections of Mr. John A. Schweitzer and others. Several of the documents have been signed by either John A. Schweitzer or Robert Mapplethorpe. The materials in the collection include posters, press releases, conference programs, exhibition catalogues, exhibition invitations, exhibition ephemera, programs, brochures, tear-sheets, auction catalogues, and reviews.
Fonds consists of chiefly correspondence of or about Dr. John Clarence Webster, from 1892 to 1952. It also contains his medical thesis from 1891, "Tubo-pentoneal ectopic gestation. The anatomy of the pelvis during the puerperium, and the female pelvic floor,"with accompanying 2 bound volumes of watercolour plates.
Fonds shows Dr. Allan McMillan's activities as a country doctor in the Eastern Townships of the end of the 19th century. |a The fonds consists of 6 daybooks separated into 6 vols.: v. 1: 22 Apr. 1876-18 Sept. 1885, v. 2: 22 Sept. 1885-7 March 1887, v. 3: 15 March 1894-24 Feb. 1897, v. 4: 1 Aug. 1898-30 June 1900, v. 5: 1 July 1900-8 June 1905, v. 6: 12 June 1905-14 July 1908.
Fonds shows Dr. Philip Franklin's relations and activities with Sir William Osler regarding the Post-Graduate Scheme in England and the American Hospital in England during WWI. The fonds contains letters, telegrams and an agenda and printed material regarding a meeting about the American Hospital.
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 final manuscript of Paediatrics in Canada, a text on the 6th Field Ambulance, C.E.F. by Graham Ross and a review of three cases of hyper-vitaminosis syndrome, with four X-rays from the Department of Pathology of the Royal Victoria Hospital.
Fonds contains a manuscript, entitled "Remarks on the Osteology of Alexander Monro by himself", written by Dr. John George Bethune who transcribed an old damaged manuscript found in a trunk in the garret of the steam factory of Bethune's father in August 1848. The damaged manuscript was, according to Bethune, from one of three famous physicians, three successive generations of an Edinburgh family, who all bore the name Alexander Monro.
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 Dr. Thomas C. Brainerd as a surgeon with the US Army during the Civil War. The fonds contains an invoice issued by the US Army, a form for examining a recruit and a report on sick and wounded.