Fonds 0030 - University of Toronto. Department of Art as Applied to Medicine fonds

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UTA 0030

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University of Toronto. Department of Art as Applied to Medicine fonds

Date(s)

  • 1926-1984 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

4.93 (17 boxes) of textual and photographic records and art

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Name of creator

(1925-1945)

Administrative history

In 1925, Maria Torrence Wishart (1893–1983), who had studied with Max Brödel at Johns Hopkins University, founded the Department of Medical Art Service in the Anatomy Building (now the McMurrich Building) at the University of Toronto. The Dean of the Faculty of Medicine approved her appointment as the first professionally trained medical illustrator.

In 1945, Wishart founded a 3-year diploma course in medical illustration, at which time the name of the department changed to Art as Applied to Medicine (AAM).

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This fonds contains 4 accessions of records. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

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Restricted ; Subject to review under "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act"

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See accession-level descriptions

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