Andrew Walter Herdman Lindsay fonds

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Andrew Walter Herdman Lindsay fonds

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MS-13-83, Boxes 1-9

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3.2 m of textual records

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Biographical history

Dr. Lindsay was born in 1870 and graduated from Dalhousie College in 1875 with his M.D.,C.M. degree. He attended the University of Edinburgh and received his M.B.,C.M. in 1877. After returning to Halifax, he practiced medicine in the city. He passed away in 1915.

Custodial history

The materials were accessioned by the Dalhousie University Archives in two accessions, one in 1980 and the other in 1984. The records of the 1980 accession were found in the basement of the old gymnasium. The custodial history of the 1984 accession is unknown.

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Fonds consists of biographical information as well as correspondence associated with the Provincial Medical Board and other papers.

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Previously filed as fonds no. MS-2-408.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Andrew Walter Herdman Lindsay fonds, MS-13-83, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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This fonds description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.

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