Fonds MS-13-76, SF Box 81, Folders 3-4 - Carleton Lamont MacMillan fonds

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Carleton Lamont MacMillan fonds

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MS-13-76, SF Box 81, Folders 3-4

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  • [19--?] (Creation)

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3 cm of textual records and graphic material

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Dr. MacMillan was born in Goldboro, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia in 1903. He received his early education at Sydney Academy, Acadia University and graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 1928.

Upon graduation, he opened a private medical practice in Baddeck, Cape Breton and served the surrounding area for forty years. He was a member of the Canadian Medical Association, the Nova Scotia Medical Association, and was elected to the Order of Canada in 1972. An active member of his Cape Breton community, he served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly from 1949-1967. He passed away in 1978.

Custodial history

Accession 48-81. The manuscript was donated by Mrs. C.L. MacMillan, widow of Dr. MacMillan, in 1981.

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Fonds consists of a manuscript of Dr. MacMillan's book "Hang the Lantern at the Gate" and a photograph of him receiving the Order of Canada.

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Previously filed as fonds no. MS-2-445.

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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], Carleton Lamont MacMillan fonds, MS-13-76, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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  • Box: SF Box 81