Fonds P018 - John Rowand Fonds

Volume 1 Volume 2

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John Rowand Fonds

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  • 1780-1782 (Creation)
    Rowand, John, active 1780-1782

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13 cm of textual records (4 items)

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(active 1780-1782)

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John Rowand was a medical student at the University of Edinburgh. Later, he became Assistant-surgeon at the Hôtel-Dieu Hospital of Montreal, ca. 1782.

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Transferred from Medical Library in 1958. Old accessions numbers 345, 400, 457.

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The fonds consists of John Rowand's manuscript notebooks of lectures in medicine at the University of Edinburgh, 1780-1782. The material is divided into 4 folders: 1. Dr. Alexander Monro on surgery; 2. Dr. Andrew Duncan on the Practice of medicine; 3. Dr. William Irvine's chemical lectures vol. 1; 4. Dr. William Irvine's chemical lectures vol. 2.

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  • English

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The documents are in English.

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Items can be requested for consultation online via the Library Catalogue or by email at Advance notice is recommended.

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  • Box: P18