Fonds MG 4160 - William E. Powles Fonds

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William E. Powles Fonds

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CA MUA MG 4160

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  • 1940-1950 (Creation)
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    Powles, William E.

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20 cm of textual records
12 photographs

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(1919-)

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Dr. Powles was born in Japan and received his early education there privately. Subsequently he moved to Montreal and continued his education there. He received a B.A. degree from McGill in 1940 followed by a M.D.C.M., also from McGill, in December of 1943. From 1944 to 1946 he served in the Canadian Army Medical Corp. In 1952 he completed his diploma in Medicine. By 1990 he held the position of Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

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The collection consists of Dr. Powles handwritten notes on some of his medical lectures between 1940 and 1943 as well as three files of course notes related to neurosurgery and neurology, 1943; psychiatry 1942-1950; and sociology, anthropology 1948-1949. There are laboratory note books with drawings, some printed copies of selected exams and printed laboratory handouts. One file contains material relating to his attendance at the Officers' Training School in Brockville, Ontario in 1944 and other papers relating to his service career. There are two maps of military exercises in the North.

In addition there are 2 files of correspondence regarding academic appointments at the University of Cincinnati (1958-1966) and Queen's University (1966- ), and one scrapbook page containing individual sketches of C.P. Martin, Hans Selye, Dr. Dworkin, and David Thompson with clippings on the reverse about a wedding.

There are twelve photographs, one of which is a group photograph of the officers at the Training School.

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1988-0095 deposited by William E. Powles, 1 January 1988
1995-0055 deposited by William E. Powles, 15 July 1995
1996-0054 deposited by William E. Powles, 31 August 1996
1996-0056 deposited by William E. Powles, 24 December 1996
2000-0021 deposited by William E. Powles, 18 January 2000

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2000-0021; 1996-0056; 1995-0055; 1988-0095

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