Fonds 1496 - Archibald Byron Macallum fonds

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CA UTA 1496

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Archibald Byron Macallum fonds

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  • ca 1879-1969 (Creation)

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0.74 m of textual and graphic records (5 boxes)

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(1858-1934)

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Professor of Physiology starting in 1901 and later professor of Biochemistry from 1908-1917

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Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B1966-0005: Correspondence, notebooks, and illuminated addresses presented to Prof. Macallum in 1906 by undergraduates in the Faculty of medicine on the occasion of his election to the Royal Society of Canada documenting his contributions to the study of biochemistry. Includes correspondence with William Osler and Ramsay Wright. Photoprints include several images of Professor Macallum and one of Taddle Creek and McCaul's Pond, c. 1879. (Described in all 4 series)

B1969-0001: Updated documentary scrapbook on Dr. A.B. MacAllum, professor of biochemistry prepared by Dr. A. D. MacAllum. Consists of copies of articles, biographies, writings, photoprints relating to the life of Prof. A.B. MacAllum pasted into a scrapbook. (described in Series 2)

B2003-0022: Correspondence to A.B. Macallum who was professor of Physiology starting in 1901 and later professor of Biochemistry from 1908-1917. Some of the correspondence relates to his role in helping to organize the Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at the University of Toronto in 1897. (described in Series 1)

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B1966-0005

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B1969-0001

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B2003-0022

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