Fonds MG 1076 - T. F. Cotton Fonds

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T. F. Cotton Fonds

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CA MUA MG 1076

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    Cotton, Thomas Forrest, 1884-1965

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4 diplomas and certificates
1 photograph

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T. F. Cotton was born in Cowansville, Quebec and received his B.A. in 1905 and his M.D., C.M. in 1909 from McGill University. A cardiologist, he practiced in England. He was devoted to Sir William Osler and secured a place for the Osler Club of London in the new Royal College of Physicians. In his will, Cotton endowed the Thomas F. Cotton Professorship in the History of Medicine at McGill.

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The fonds consists of 1 photograph of Dr. T. F. Cotton, undated; a certificate of admission to membership of the Royal College of Physicians, London, 29 April 1920; a certificate of Fellowship in the R. C. P., London, 14 May 1931; a Honorary D.Sc., McGill, 5 October 1946; a diploma of the Order of the White Lion V class bestowed by the President of the Czechoslovak Republic, 12 January 1948; and covering letter from the Czech Ambassador, 18 October 1948.

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0000-0471 deposited by M.A. Cotton, 28 January 1966
0000-0499 deposited by M.A. Cotton, 15 April 1966


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0000-0471; 0000-0499

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