Fonds MS-13-1 - Daniel Finlayson MacInnis fonds

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Daniel Finlayson MacInnis fonds

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  • 1909-1952 (Creation)

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20 cm of textual records and graphic material

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Biographical history

Daniel MacInnis was a 1918 graduate of Dalhousie Medical School. He was born in Middle River, Nova Scotia, in 1889. He moved to Saskatchewan to teach school, but returned to Nova Scotia to attend medical school. On staff as Senior Houseman at the Victoria General Hospital in 1917, he helped many victims of the Halifax Explosion. Two years later he joined the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps and served overseas. After the war, he settled in Shubenacadie and opened a medical practice, which he maintained until his retirement in 1963. He was also on staff at the Colchester County Hospital. Dr. MacInnis was a senior member of the Canadian Medical Association and honorary president of the Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association. He died in May 1973.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (19-84) by Dr. D. Ross MacInnis, son of Dr. Daniel F. MacInnis, in 1984.

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Fonds consists of twelve student notebooks from medical school, Dalhousie registration cards, transcripts, medical books, examinations, photographs, and Provincial Medical Board papers.

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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], Daniel Finlayson MacInnis fonds, MS-13-1, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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