Item MS-13-11, SF Box 57, Folder 14, Item 1 - Brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital

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Brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital

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MS-13-11, SF Box 57, Folder 14, Item 1

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  • [ca. 1919] (Creation)
    Dalhousie University. No.7 "Overseas" Stationary Hospital.

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12 p. of textual records : brochure ; 13 x 22 cm

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([between 1915 and 1919])

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The Dalhousie University No. 7 "Overseas" Stationary Hospital was established in response to the need for qualified medical personnel to serve in the First World War.

It was first mobilized on November 9, 1915 at Dalhousie Medical College in Halifax with 162 on staff. The staff included a wide variety of health professionals including doctors, dentists, nurses and other administrative personnel. The majority of these were Dalhousie students or professors.

The entourage sailed from St. John, New Brunswick on December 13, 1915 and was stationed first in England and later in France.

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File contains a brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital. The brochure includes a brief history of the hospital and a nominal role of staff that worked with the hospital. The brochure also includes transcriptions of letters and lists of staff transferred in and out of the hospital.

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Another copy of the brochure is located in MS-13-2, SF Box 56, Folder 3.

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