Andrew Walter Herdman Lindsay fonds

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Andrew Walter Herdman Lindsay fonds

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  • 1888 - 1914 (Creation)

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320 cm of textual records

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Andrew Walter Herdman Lindsay was a physician, professor of anatomy at Dalhousie University and secretary to the Faculty of Medicine from 1885-1915. He was born in 1870 in PIctou, Nova Scotia, and educated at Pictou Academy and Dalhousie, where he earned a BA in 1875. He earned his MB, CM from the University of Edinburgh and returned to Halifax to practice medicine and teach at Halifax Medical College. He was registrar at the Medical Board of Nova Scotia for 30 years, and died of a heart attack while attending a board meeting in 1915.

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Records were accessioned by the Dalhousie University Archives in 1980, when records were found in the basement of the old gymnasium, and in a 1984 accession.

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Fonds consists of biographical information and correspondence associated with the Nova Scotia Medical Board, for which Lindsay served at registrar from 1885-1915.

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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 Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Previously identified as MS-2-408.

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

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