Halifax (N.S.). Physicians' death certificates

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Halifax (N.S.). Physicians' death certificates

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102-28E (Formerly RG 35-102-28E)

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  • 1894, 1906 (Creation)

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18.5 cm of textual records

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Sub-series consists of death certificates made by physicians for the city medical examiner. Certificates contain the deceased’s name, date and place of death, cause of death, duration of illness, and the name of the attending physician. Most deaths were the result of an infectious disease.

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Sub-series transferred from NSARM to HRM in 2004 and accessioned by the archives in 2005.


Certificates are arranged in chronological order.

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How to Order: Determine approximate date of death to search for information regarding a specific individual.

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