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Thomas Gibson Fonds
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CA OSLER P014
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- Gibson, Thomas, 1865-1941
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2 cm of textual records (1 file folder).
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Thomas Gibson was born in Ireland and received his medical training at Edinburgh. In 1895, he came to Canada as medical A.D.C. to the Governor-General, Lord Aberdeen. He set up practice in Ottawa and was medical attendant to four successive Governors-General. In 1924, he accepted the Douglas Chair of Therapeutics and Pharmacology at Queens University, Kingston. Gibson was known not only for his teaching but also for his historical writings on medical subjects.
Old accession numbers 51, 253, 394.
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Fonds shows Thomas Gibson's interest in history of medicine. It contains papers on John Palmer Litchfield and on the General Council of Medical Education and Registration of Upper Canada. Dr. Gibson's notes on the translation of Theodore Turquet de Mayerne of the Opera Medica of Joseph Brown, ed. 1700. Correspondence.
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The documents are mainly in English and some are in French.
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- Gibson, Thomas, 1865-1941 (Creator)