Fonds 1241 - Jabez Henry Elliott fonds

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UTA 1241


Jabez Henry Elliott fonds


  • 1913-1938 (Creation)

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0.14 m of textual and graphic records (2 boxes)

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Professor of the History of Medicine.

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These items were donated by Professor Elliott to the University library (now the Gerstein Science Information Centre) on 10 February, 1939 and catalogued as monographs.

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Two scrapbooks compiled by Jabez Henry Elliott, professor of the History of Medicine, documenting his attendance at the 10 and 11th International Congresses on the History of Medicine that were held in Madrid and Toledo, Spain in 1935 and in Yugoslavia in 1938, respectively. Elliott was sent as the representative for the University of Toronto. The first scrapbook contains programmes, a running typed report on the conference, press coverage, annotated photographs, conference pamphlets and brochures (including one on the history of medicine). The second scrapbook includes his report to President Cody on the conference . It also contains tourist brochures and maps of the period, postcards and original photographs of sites throughout Yugoslavia including Belgrade, Zagreb, Sarajevo, Mostar and Dubrovnik. Also includes memorabilia such as invitations and programmes attended by Elliott during his stay.

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The leaves of the 1935 scrapbook are very brittle and are disintegrating. The first scrapbook has been disassembled and each leaf placed in a separate folder.

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