Title and statement of responsibility area
S. J. Martin Fonds
General material designation
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the content of the fonds.
Level of description
CA OSLER P214
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Martin, S. J. (Simeon Jameson), 1904-1987.
Physical description area
0.3 cm of textual records.
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Name of creator
Simeon Jameson Martin was born April 18, 1904, Waterloo, Quebec. He was educated at Westmount High School and then at McGill University's Faculty of Arts, 1921-1922. He later graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University in 1928. He did postgraduate studies in surgery in Edinburgh and worked as an assistant surgeon at the Montreal General Hospital. He served as the officer in charge of the surgical division of the No. 1. Canadian General Hospital during World War I. He returned to Canada in 1943 and was appointed director of the Tumor Clinic at the Montreal General Hospital on September 1, 1943. He served as a demonstrator in pathology, anatomy, and surgery at McGill University.
Purchased by the Osler Library in 2017 from Robert Campbell, bookseller.
Scope and content
Fonds contains a typewritten report signed by Martin to the Secretary of the Medical Board, Montreal General Hospital, dated February 1, 1944, in which Martin judges the Tumor Clinic at the MGH to be “Far below the standard set for similar clinics in American hospitals;” also includes envelope with address of Dr. Fraser B. Gurd.
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script note
The documents are in English.