Fonds P092 - Purdy A. MacDonald Fonds

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Purdy A. MacDonald Fonds

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  • 1903-1906 (Creation)
    MacDonald, Purdy A. (Purdy Alvin)

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26 cm of textual records

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(approximately 1879-)

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Dr. Purdy Alvin MacDonald, a native of New Brunswick, graduated from McGill University in Medicine in 1906. Soon after graduation he began practice in Halifax. While he considered himself a general practitioner he gave special attention to surgery and obstetrics. Dr. MacDonald was a member of the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Superintendent of Dalhousie University for many years. He was also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. (Canadian Medical Association Journal, v. 62, pg. 100, 1950.

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Gift of W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 1982. Old accession number 772.

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The fonds documents Purdy A. MacDonald's activities as a medical student at McGill University. The fonds contains student notebooks, loose notes and hand-outs.

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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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