Fonds MS-13-30 - Alexander John Murchison fonds

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Alexander John Murchison fonds

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Fonds

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MS-13-30

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  • 1969-1975 (Creation)
    Creator
    Murchison, Alexander John

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7 cm of textual records

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([194-] - 1975)

Biographical history

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.

Custodial history

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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  • English

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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], Alexander John Murchison fonds, MS-13-30, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2003
March 2018
2020

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