Fonds 0236 - University of Toronto. Department of Pathology fonds

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UTA 0236


University of Toronto. Department of Pathology fonds


  • [ca. 1909] - 1967 (Creation)

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0.98 m of publications, graphic and textual records

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(1891-1896, 1951-1997)

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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 2 accessions.

A1990-0026: Contains a summary of academic papers presented by the faculty at staff meetings, 1933-1937; Staff meeting outlines and list of those in attendance, 1938-1967.

A1991-0025: Contains minutes of staff meetings 1927-1933; minutes of the Advisory Board 1909-1965; Pathological reports ca.192--1961, reports on research 1953-1958 and Diagnosis notebook, 1918; George Mannings thesis and notebook, 1937-1940; reprints 1910-1919.
Also included in this accession are records of the Faculty of Medicine including Examination results, 1937-1955; minute books of the Committee on Post Graduate Studies, 1919-1937, Library Committee, 1949-1954, of the Committee of Heads of Clinical Departments 1921-1932 and other special committees 1928-1944.
Photographs and lantern slides documenting the departmemt of Pathology and Bacteriology.

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

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