Fonds 1745 - Cope W. Schwenger fonds

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UTA 1745


Cope W. Schwenger fonds


  • 1942-1992; predominant 1951-1992 (Creation)

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0.4 m of textual and graphic records (2 boxes)
1 framed etching

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Cope Weir Schwenger was a Professor in the School of Hygiene and subsequently the Faculty of Medicine. He was born 25 April 1925 and died 18 January 2009.

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Personal records of Cope Weir Schwenger (M.D. 1948; D.P.H. 1954) documenting his career as a professor in the School of Hygiene (1959-1975) and the Faculty of Medicine (1975-1990). Schwenger had a distinguished career as a specialist in public health, preventitive medicine, and gerontology.

Consists of curriculum vitaes, personal and professional correspondence, research notes on unpublished materials, publications, addresses, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and photographs.

Also includes framed etching, "University of Toronto, 1870"

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