Fonds 1552 - Janet Cumming McLennan fonds

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UTA 1552

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Janet Cumming McLennan fonds

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  • 1867 - ca 1942 (Creation)

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1.87 m of textual and graphic records and publications (9 boxes)

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Sister of Sir John Cunningham McLennan.

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B1965-0012 received by Rare Book Library from McLennan Laboratory (Prof. Ireton) who had received it from the McLennan Family.

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Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1965-0012: Scrapbooks (1888-1930) compiled by Janet Cumming McLennan as a memorial to her brother, Sir John Cunningham McLennan, professor of physics at the University of Toronto; correspondence; "A message to Youth" compiled by Janet C. McLennan (1941); certificates, diplomas and resolutions re Sir John Cunningham McLennan. Photographic reproductions. (8 boxes, 1867-ca. 1942) [Series 1 and 2]

B1993-0037: Manuscript by Arthur V. White, entitled "The McLennan laboratory: its initiation and purpose" (1936); copy of the Medical Research Council's (UK) Report on radium beam therapy research, 1934-37", with explanatory notes by Janet McLennan and copies of correspondence bound in; photo of J.C. McLennan in his lab (1928). (1 box, 1928-1938) [series 3 and 4]

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B1965-0012

Accession

B1993-0037

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