Several new history of medicine digital works have been added to our website. These are older works from the Kellogg Library’s collection that have been digitized in the interest of long term preservation and to make them more widely available to researchers and those interested in the history of medicine in Canada.
Education in the Maritime Provinces. 1922
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This is a report of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching published in 1922. The report examines all levels of education in the Maritime Provinces: elementary, secondary and higher education.
Historic Notes and Canadian Medical Lore. 1906. 198,  p. Illus.
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Lecture memoranda. British Medical Association meeting, Toronto, 1906 and published by Burroughs Wellcome & Co., London, Eng. Covers a broad spectrum of topics in Canadian history in general, and medical history in particular.
Medical Guide for Flying Personnel. 1940. 102 p.
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This guide was written by Heinz von Diringshofen. It was originally written in German in 1939 under the title Oberstatsartz der Luftwaffe and translated into English by Major Velyien E. Henderson, a professor of Pharmacology, University of Toronto. The guide was published by the University of Toronto Press in 1940. The information was written for both fliers and physicians of the air force.
Medical Services in Canada, 1927
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Second Conference on the Medical Services in Canada arranged by the Canadian Medical Association and held under the patronage of the Honourable James H. King. M.D., M.P., Minister of Health for Canada in the House of Commons Ottawa on March 28th, 29th and 30th, 1927. 87 p.
Nova Scotia Provincial Board of Health Annual Reports
Here are presented the Annual Reports for the Nova Scotia Provincial Board of Health for the years 1894, 1896-1899, and 1902-1903.
Report on a Sanitary Survey of the Province of New Brunswick. 1917. 96 p.
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Written by John Hall for the Government of New Brunswick. Printed in Fredericton, NB November 1917. “The object of this investigation was to secure, from various sources, data which might indicate the present status of the Public Health in New Brunswick and which might serve as a basis for a plan for improving existing conditions…” – Introduction.
Report on a Survey of Medical Education in Canada and the United States. 1946. 55 p.
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This report was prepared by C. E. Doman on instructions from the Board of Governors of the University of British Columbia, and submitted for their consideration on May 3, 1946. For his survey, Dolman visited 11 medical schools in Canada, and 22 of the leading medical schools in the United States.
Report on the Survey of Hospitals in Nova Scotia under the Federal Health Survey Grant 1949. 160 p.
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This report was prepared by C. B. Stewart and presented to the Hon. Harold Connolly, Minister of Public Health, Nova Scotia in September 1950. Covers a part of the survey of health and hospital facilities, which was authorized under the Federal Health Survey Grant.