Fonds 1560 - McMurrich (James Playfair) Family fonds

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UTA 1560


McMurrich (James Playfair) Family fonds


  • 1876-1949 (Creation)

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0.13 m of textual records (1 box)
8 postcards : b & w; 10 cm. x 12 cm.
ca. 190 silver gelatin photoprints : b & w; 17 cm. x 12 cm. or smaller.

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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.
-Kathleen Isabel McMurrich. Diploma in Occupational Physiotherapy, 1931.

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Course notes taken by Professor James Playfair McMurrich of lectures in geology and mineralogy given by Professor Edward John Chapman (1876-1877); travel journals kept by his daughter, Kathleen Isabel McMurrich (West Indies, 1915-1916; Italy, 1922; United Kingdom, 1935; and northern USA and Canada, 1939), and her notebooks on neuro-anatomy and physiology (1943-1949).

Photographs and postcards document Kathleen McMurrich's travels to the West Indies and McMurrich family travels across the United States and Canada (1915-1946, predominantly 1938-1939).

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See also the James Playfair McMurrich fonds

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Added to AtoM by Karen Suurtamm, November 2015




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