Accession B2012-0008 - Farquharson 2012 accession

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UTA 1259-B2012-0008


Farquharson 2012 accession


  • 1897-2012; predominant 1917-1976 (Creation)

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0.65 m of textual and graphic records and artifacts (10 boxes)

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This material has been gathered together and ordered by James Dauphinee, then Bob Kerr, and finally Helen Farquharson. Their notes and file titles may be in evidence and have largely been retained.

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Records belonging to Dr. Ray Farquharson (1897-1965) document professional trips, meetings and awards. Included is correspondence, notes, agenda and memorabilia. Also included in this donation are records relating to Dr. Ray Farquharson collected by colleagues James Dauphinee and Bob Kerr and passed to the Farquharson family. Finally, there are a set of early letters belonging to Dr. Farquharson’s uncle, University of Toronto alumnus, Dr. Edgar Nesbitt Coutts (M.B. 1900). The letters mainly cover his time as part of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force during the First World War and afterwards in a Swiss sanatorium recovering from tuberculosis. Includes correspondence with Farquharson.

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