Fonds MS-13-53 - Charles Beecher Weld fonds

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Charles Beecher Weld fonds

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  • [ca. 1924] - [ca. 1979] (Creation)

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45 cm of textual records and graphic material

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Charles Beecher Weld was physician, researcher and professor of medicine at Dalhousie University. He was born in Vancouver in 1899 and educated at the University of British Columbia (BA, MA) and the University of Toronto (MD). He served overseas in the Canadian Armed Forces during World War One and in 1936 he joined Dalhousie's Faculty of Medicine as a professor of physiology, a position he held until 1965. He continued to teach in other capacities at Dalhousie until 1969 and was awarded an honorary degree in 1970. Dr. Weld published over ninety-five papers, was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and was active in community organizations and professional associations. He died in 1991.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (1984-94) by Dr. C.B. Weld in 1984.

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Fonds consists of Charles Beecher Weld's correspondence, medicine-related offprints and other textual records, records about community organizations with which he was involved, and photographs of Dalhousie University and Halifax.

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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], Charles Beecher Weld fonds, MS-13-53, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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