Fonds 2127 - Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr fonds

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Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr fonds

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CA ON00357 2127

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  • 1898-1934 (Creation)

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6 cm of textual records
4 photographs [two in accession 1998.105 and two in scrapbook]

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Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr was a graduate of the Victoria University Faculty of Medicine (Class of 1889) and a member of the Board of Regents, 1915 to 1934.

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Fonds consists of published articles, 1898-1934, and typescripts, [n.d.], written by Dr. Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr on medical subjects; two photographs. Also includes a scrapbook (compiled by unknown) with two more photographic portraits of Dr. Starr and his wife (Annie Callander MacKay), a copy of the testimonial to Dr. Starr upon his retirement in 1933, tributes to him by friends and students after his death, copies of invitations he received to events at Buckingham Palace, newspaper clippings and articles.

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1997.077V - Records were held in the Archives East Stacks and were not originally catalogued

1998.105V - Photographs were a gift from Robert Brandeis.


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Photographs are described in the photograph database. Search for accession number 1998.105:

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For materials related to his time at the Canadian Medical Association, see UTA 1805 - Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr fonds at the University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services (UTARMS).


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