Fonds 1559 - James Playfair McMurrich fonds

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UTA 1559


James Playfair McMurrich fonds


  • 1884-1932 (Creation)

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0.50 m of textual and graphic records (7 boxes; oversize folder)

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James Playfair McMurrich: BA 1879, MA 1882; Professor of Anatomy and departmental head, 1907-1930. First Dean of Graduate Studies, 1922-1930.

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Typescript, rough notes, postcard reproductions relating to "The Medical Saints of Christendom"; two scrapbooks containing correspondence, clippings, book reviews, programmes, certificates, exam papers relating to McMurrich (1884-1932). Reproduction of portrait of Kenneth Forbes.

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See also the McMurrich family fonds (description linked below)

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Added to AtoM by Karen Suurtamm, March 2015




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