Series 12 - Awards and Honours

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UTA 1260-12


Awards and Honours


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For his contributions to psychiatry, Dr. Farrar received numerous awards. In 1961, at the third world congress of psychiatry in Montreal, he was granted an honorary doctorate for his life’s work in psychiatry and for his contributions to the American Journal of Psychiatry. The next year, at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in Toronto, he was presented with an editorial chair and in 1965, the AJP designated him Editor emeritus. In addition, the University of Toronto conferred on him an honorary doctor of laws degree. In 1969, the Governor General of Canada granted him the medal of service of the Order of Canada. Dr. Farrar also received the distinguished service award of the Thomas W. Salmon Committee on Psychiatry and Mental Hygiene. This series pertains to Dr. Farrar’s various honours and includes correspondence, honorary certificates. Series also includes photographs of his investiture to the Order of Canada in 1969, his attendance at the opening of Clark Institute in 1965, as well as a photograph of an unidentified group in front of the White House, 193-.

For Photographs See Box /003P (21)-(22) and /007P (09).

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