Fonds 1575 - McKeown Family fonds

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UTA 1575

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McKeown Family fonds

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  • 1879-1927 (Creation)

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0.26 m of textual and graphic records and publications (2 boxes)

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The patriarch was Patrick. His son, Patrick Walter Hughes, attended Upper Canada College, University College (BA 1887) and Trinity Medical College (MD, CM 1889). He established his own practice and by 1900 was, in addition, a demonstrator in surgery in the Medical Faculty at the U of T. He rose tot he position of assistant professor of clinical surgery and served overseas with No. 4 Hospital Unit during the First World War. He married Minnie Woods, a daughter of Alderman John Woods, and they had two children, Walter Woods ("Woody") and Gertrude. Woody attended University College for one year (1911-12) before leaving for England to take law at Cambridge. He served in Europe during the War and, on returning to Canada, attended Osgoode Law School from which he graduated in 1922. Margaret Woods was a sister of Mrs. McKeown and Helen Ryan was a niece.

Students in the Faculty of Arts and Trinity Medical College.

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Certificates, annotated publications, and a photograph relating to three generations of members of the McKeown family. University of Toronto students include Patrick Walter Hughes McKeown, BA 1887 (University College), MD CM (Trinity Medical College), 1889, and Walter Woods ('Woody') McKeown, Arts (University College), 1911-12, who served in World War I and then attended Osgoode Hall. Other family members represented include Patrick McKeown, Winnie McKeown and Margaret Woods.

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B1982-0001

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