Fonds P092 - Purdy A. MacDonald Fonds

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Purdy A. MacDonald Fonds

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CA OSLER P092

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

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26 cm of textual records

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(approximately 1879-)

Biographical history

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.

Custodial history

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 osler.library@mcgill.ca. Advance notice is recommended.

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4611

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82

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P92

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