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Walter William Chipman Fonds
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CA MUA MG3020
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- Chipman, Walter W. (Walter William), 1867-1950
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1 cm of textual records.
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Name of creator
Walter W. Chipman was born in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. He obtained his B.A. from Acadia University in 1890 and his M.D. in 1898 from the University of Edinburgh. After postgraduate work in London, Paris, Vienna and Berlin, Chipman joined the teaching staff of the Faculty of Medicine at McGill in 1900 as demonstrator in gynecology, and in the same year joined the staff of the Royal Victoria Hospital. He was appointed Professor of gynecology in 1910. From 1943 to 1947 he served as president of the Royal Victoria Hospital and he was a member of the Board of Governors of McGill from 1932 to 1948. Chipman retired as Emeritus Professor in 1929. He passed away in 1950.
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Fonds consists of a scrapbook primarily devoted to Chipman’s diplomas and certificates, photographs and obituaries, collected between 1894 and 1947.
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Material in English.