Fonds 0070 - University of Toronto. Department of Pathology and Bacteriology fonds

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UTA 0070

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University of Toronto. Department of Pathology and Bacteriology fonds

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  • 1849-1945 (Creation)

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1.04 m of graphic and textual records

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(1897-1951)

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The University of Toronto's Department of Pathology and Bacteriology was established in 1897 when the Department of Pathology (originally est. in 1891) was renamed to include Bacteriology. The Department existed until 1951, when Pathology and Bacteriology split for form stand alone departments. The Department of Bacteriology existed until 1971, when it become the Department of Medical Microbiology, and was later combined with the Department of Medical Genetics (est. in 1996) to form the Department Medical Microbiology and Genetics (1997). Meanwhile, in 1997, the Department of Pathology was combined with the Department of Clinical Biochemistry (est. in 1972) to form the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology.

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This fonds contains 1 accession.

A1989-0005: Contains introductory remarks to Dr. James Bovell's first lecture in Pathology at King's College, 1849.
Photographs include staff composites, ca. 1928-1936; portraits of William Brebner, William Hendry and Ronald Saddington who were University of Toronto graduates who died of a virus contracted while conducting research; the gathering of the American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists at the Royal York, 1934; portraits of staff members including William Lipsett Robinson and William Lindlow Holman.

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

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A1989-0005

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