Fonds MS-13-33 - Alexander Peter Reid fonds

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Alexander Peter Reid fonds

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MS-13-33

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  • 1857 - 1920 (Creation)
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    Reid, Alexander Peter

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3 cm of textual records

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(1836-1920)

Biographical history

Alexander Peter Reid was Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University in 1868. He was born in London, Ontario, in 1836 and graduated from McGill University in 1858 with his MDCM. He completed post-graduate training at the University of Edinburgh and in 1865 also graduated with an MD from the University of New York. He moved to Nova Scotia and was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University in 1868. In 1875 he was made Dean of the Halifax Medical College and then president in 1887. From 1892-1898 he also served as Superintendent of Victoria General Hospital, before being appointed Nova Scotia's first Provincial Health Officer, a position from which he retired in 1913. He died on 26 February 1920.

Custodial history

Records were accessioned by the Dalhousie University Archives in 1984. Custodial history is unknown.

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Fonds comprises correspondence with J.G. MacGregor and copies of published articles. Biographical and professional sketches are located in the case file.

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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 Peter Reid fonds, MS-13-33, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2003
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  • Box: SF Box 63
  • Box: SF Box 66