Fonds P214 - S. J. Martin Fonds

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S. J. Martin Fonds

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CA OSLER P214

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  • 1944 (Creation)
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    Martin, S. J. (Simeon Jameson), 1904-1987.

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0.3 cm of textual records.

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(1904-1987)

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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.

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Purchased by the Osler Library in 2017 from Robert Campbell, bookseller.

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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.

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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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  • Box: P214-1