Fonds P022 - Samuel Hanford McKee Fonds

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Samuel Hanford McKee Fonds

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CA OSLER P022

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  • 1916-ca 1923 (Creation)
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    McKee, S. Hanford (Samuel Hanford), 1875-1942

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14,2 cm of textual records

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(1875-1942)

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Samuel Hanford McKee was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and received his B.A. from the University of New Brunswick in 1896. He graduated M.D., C.M. from McGill in 1900. McKee’s special interest was ophthalmology and he was awarded the C.M.G. for distinguished service in the field during the First World War. Until he resigned in 1943, he was Clinical Professor in Ophthalmology at McGill from 1928, Director of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Montreal General Hospital from 1931, and Chairman of the Hospital’s Medical Board from 1938.

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The hand drawn case histories were a gift from Dr. McKee to the Osler Library. The original plates were originally presented to the Medical Library of McGill from the Osler Library, and then transfered back to the Osler Library. Old accession numbers 344 and 353.

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Fonds shows Samuel Hanford McKee's interest in war lesions of the eyes. It contains the original plates for his article "War Lesions of the Fundus" published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 6, September 1923, and a series of 33 hand illustrated case histories of injuries of the eye during World War I. The illustrations are from E. Bind.

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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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4541

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12

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P22

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