Fonds P152 - Martin Entin Fonds

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Martin Entin Fonds

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  • 1906-2001 (Creation)
    Entin, Martin A.

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55 cm of textual records. -- 14 audiocassettes.

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Dr. Martin Entin graduated from McGill University Medical School in 1945. After graduation, he joined the attending staff at the Royal Victoria Hospital and was a consultant at the Shriners' Hospital. Dr. Entin became the Surgeon-in-Charge of Plastic Surgery at the Royal Victoria. As a physician, he maintained a lifelong interest in hand surgery, and served as President of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He was a major contributor to the specialized area of congenital anomalies of the upper extremity with many publications in this field including a landmark paper on "The Classification of Congenital Hand Anomalies." Entin received the Distinguished Service Award in November, 1994, from the Royal Victoria Hospital. He was President of the Canadian Authors Association and a longtime member of the McGill Chapter of Sigma Xi, serving many years Second Vice-President.

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Boxes 4 and 5 (material on Archibald biography) received from Lonnie Weatherby, May, 2011.

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The fonds contains materials that Dr. M. Entin collected for his biography of Dr. Archibald. Mainly include articles relate to tuberculosis, pancreatitis, wound healing, history of surgery, and scientific writing. It also includes letters from Edward Archibald to Mrs. Archibald, letters to Archibald from William Osler and Sir Henry Gray, addenda of Archibald's world journey in 1936, and articles by Archibald.

Some draft chapters of the biography of Dr. Archibald and research data for 100th Anniversary of Royal Victoria Hospital can also be found in the fonds.

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  • 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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Other books and pamphlets collected by Dr. Martin Entin (uncatalogued):
-Contribuiçào ao Estudo da ineroaço dos Músculos Tenares e da Anastomose de Cannieu e Riché, Edie Benedito Caetano, 1982.
-Wound healing: a symposium based upon the Lister centenary scientific meeting held in Glasgow, September 1965.

  • La moisson littéraire, 1993.
    -Silence du monde: poèmes/silencio del mundo: poemas/silence of the world: poems. Claude Hamelin, 1995.
  • Words for sale: for the periodical writers association of Canada, 1983.
  • Catalogue 73: Three thousand titles on the history of medicine and surgery. W.Bruce Fye [pamphlet].
    -Catalogue 103: Canadian medicine: the Dr. Franklyn H. Hicks collection, 1991 [pamphlet].

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See also: list of books and pamphlets collected by Dr. Martin Entin in the McGill Library Catalogue.

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