Fonds P052 - Robert Tyne Ernest MacLeod Macdonald Fonds

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Robert Tyne Ernest MacLeod Macdonald Fonds

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2 cm of textual records.

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(active 1878-1881)

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Robert Tyne Ernest MacDonald was born in Ellerslie, Alberta, in 1849. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University in 1881 and practiced medicine the Eastern Townships, residing in Sutton, Sutton, Quebec. During WWI, he served as a medical doctor in Quebec City, where he was honorary colonel. He was also the chief doctor of the Eastern Division of the Canadian Pacific, retiring around 1922. He lost two sons in France during WWI.

He was well known in Newport, Vermont, where he consulted with local doctors. He died in 1932.

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Presented by his son D.O. Macdonald, M.D., in July 1954. It was then presented to the Montreal General Hospital, by Macdonald and W.W. Francis in 1955, and then returned to the Osler Library in 1955. Old accession number 378.

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Fonds contains the admission cards of R.T.E. Macdonald for his complete studies in Medicine at McGill, 1878-1881. The fonds includes admission cards, a receipt, certificates and some notes from W.W. Francis.

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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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