- 1876-1949 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
8 postcards : b & w; 10 cm. x 12 cm.
ca. 190 silver gelatin photoprints : b & w; 17 cm. x 12 cm. or smaller.
Name of creator
- 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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
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).