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Alexander John Murchison fonds
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- Murchison, Alexander John
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7 cm of textual records
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([194-] - 1975)
Alexander Murchison was a Dalhousie Medical School graduate and researcher in adolescent psychiatry. He was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and earned his MD from Dalhousie in 1963. He was a Killam Award recipient for post-graduate training in psychiatry in Halifax and had fellowships at hospitals in England and Scotland. He returned to Halifax to join the staff at the Izaak Walton Killam Hospital and the Atlantic Child Guidance Clinic. Dr. Murchison was active in professional associations and community organizations, in particular with the Children's Aid Society of Halifax. He died in 1975.
Records were accessioned by the Dalhousie University Archives in 1984. Custodial history is unknown.
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Fonds consists Alexander Murchison's papers and reports related to child welfare.
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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Alexander John Murchison fonds, MS-13-30, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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