Fonds P070 - Thomas McCrae Fonds

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Thomas McCrae Fonds

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CA OSLER P070

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  • 1897-1904 (Creation)
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    McCrae, Thomas, 1870-1935

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1 cm of textual records.

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Thomas McCrae was born in Guelph, Ontario. in 1870 and received his medical training at the University of Toronto. After acquiring his Doctor of Medicine in 1903, Dr. McCrae began teaching at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1912, he went to Philadelphia as Professor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College. In 1924, he was Lumleian lecturer at the Royal College of Physicians in London. He was chairman of the Section on Practice of Medicine of the American Medical Association, 1914-1915. From 1916 to 1925 he was secretary of the Association of American Physicians and in 1930 its president. Dr. McCrae was closely associated with Sir William Osler, with whom he collaborated on several medical texts, including "Modern Medicine". He also edited revised editions of some of Osler's works. His brother was John McCrae, the author of "In Flanders Fields". (Canadian Medical Association Journal v. 33. pp. 190, 224. 1935)

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The notebook was found in the Montreal General Hospital in 1948. Old accession number 256.

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Fonds contains notes taken by Thomas McCrae between 1897 and 1904 at William Osler's clinics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.

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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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4589

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60

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P70

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