Fonds P168 - Louis A. George Jacques Fonds

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Louis A. George Jacques Fonds

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CA OSLER P168

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  • 1879-1881 (Creation)
    Creator
    Jacques, L. A. George (Louis A.)

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4.6 cm of textual records

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(active 1879-1881)

Biographical history

Louis A. George Jacques worked as a physician and surgeon in Montreal towards the end of the 19th century. He is listed in Lovell's Montreal Directory as keeping a practice at 160 Amherst Street.

Custodial history

Acquired by the Osler Library in September 2010.

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The fonds contains Dr. Jacques' journal of medical accounts receivable entered in an account book issued with blank pages and bound in half suede with green cloth boards. The account book was kept between November 1879 and January 1881. A title handwritten on a paper label on the cover reads "Journal pour 1879-1880-1881." The author's full name comes from within the journal (L. A. George Jacques, M. D.) and from Lovell's Montreal directory for 1881-1882 (Louis A. George Jacques, M. D.). Laid in at p. 207 is an ink blotter featuring pharmaceutical advertising for Glyco-Heroin (Smith).

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  • French

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The document is in French.

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

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4709

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