Fonds MS-13-33 - Alexander Peter Reid fonds

Correspondence from J.G. MacGregor to A.P. Reid Reminiscences of the Fifties : [facsimile] Handwritten research notes about Dr. Reid's contributions to Nova Scotia medical history Dr. A.P. Reid, First Dean of the Medical Faculty : [facsimile] The dairy of the future, or, Theory and practice combined : [facsimile] Poverty superseded : a new political economy. A paper of economic science : [facsimile] Correspondence sent to the Maritime Medical News about the smallpox epidemic : [facsimile] The germ theory and sero-therapy : [facsimile] New test for carbon monoxide blood : [facsimile] Report of a case of labour complicated by a polypus : [facsimile] Neoplasm of eyelid : [facsimile] Sanitary progress : [facsimile] Hygiene : Chapter I. Definition / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Hygiene : Chapter II. Surveying the territory / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Hygiene : Chapter III. Dirt, or matter out of place / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] A student's letters, number 1 / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] A student's letters, number 2 / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Femoral aneurism successfully treated by digital compression : [facsimile] A student's letters, number 3 / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] A student's letters, number 4 / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] A student's letters, number 5 / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] A student's letters, number 6 / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Review of An inaugural dissertation on strychnia / A.P. Reid : [facsimile, clipping] Dr. Reid on the North-West : [facsimile, clipping] The uses of pus in the animal econony / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Natural history and the fisheries / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Treatment of pneumonia sixty years ago / Dr. A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Stirpiculture, or, The ascent of man / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Pneumonia sixty years ago : [facsimile] The Public Health Act of Nova Scotia / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Provincial medical board matriculation examination : [correspondence, facsimile] Atmospheric humidity in relation to health / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Leper hospital / A.P. Reid : [correspondence, facsimile] A tropical insane asylum / A.P. Reid : [correspondence, facsimile] The smallpox epidemic : persistence of the contagium of smallpox / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Why do disease germs vary in virulence? / A.P. Reid : [facsimile] Recent legislation in reference to the public health and sanitoria / A.P. Reid : [facsimile]

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Alexander Peter Reid fonds

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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.

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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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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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