Item MS-13-45, SF Box 68, Folder 6 - Alfred B. Atherton's obstetrics notebook

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Alfred B. Atherton's obstetrics notebook

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MS-13-45, SF Box 68, Folder 6

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  • 1862-1863 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records (1 volume)

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(1843 - [19--])

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Alfred B. Atherton was born in York County, New Brunswick, in 1843. He was educated at the University of New Brunswick (1862) and studied medicine and surgery at Harvard University, graduating with an MD in 1866. He completed post-graduate studies at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Edinburgh and obtained his LRCPS in 1867. Dr. Atherton practised medicine in Fredericton, was an active member of several professional associations, and sat on the Senate of the University of New Brunswick for twelve years.

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Records were donated by Dr. R.P. Parkin, Department of Psychiatry, in 1968, and accessioned (69-84) in 1984.

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Item is a notebook containing lecture notes on obstetrics and other subjects.

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  • English

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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], Alfred B. Atherton's obstetrics notebook, MS-13-45, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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