Fonds - Co-ordinating Committee of the History of Medicine in British Columbia fonds

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Co-ordinating Committee of the History of Medicine in British Columbia fonds

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  • 1962-1972 (Creation)
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    Co-ordinating Committee of the History of Medicine in British Columbia

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4 cm of textual records

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(1962-1972)

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The Co-ordinating Committee of the History of Medicine in BC was struck by the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC in association with The University of British Columbia’s Department of History of Medicine and Science, and the BCMA. The Committee, chaired by Dr. Wallace Wilson, was conceived to oversee a project to publish a history of medicine in the province. Dr. John H. McDermott served as the Editor in Chief and spent many years compiling research for the publication. However, McDermott’s final manuscript was deemed unsuitable for publication and the Committee turned to Dr. Theodore F. Rose to complete the work. Dr. Rose completed the manuscript but it never appeared in print.

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Fonds consists of the correspondence and minutes of the Committee. It is arranged into two series: Correspondence/Research and Minutes. The fonds also contains research material relating to the early history of medicine in British Columbia.

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Research materials are interwoven with the correspondence. It was decided not to separate them and thus maintain original order.

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British Columbia Medical Association Archives

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Final

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Full

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Created May 7, 2013.

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