Fonds MS-13-31, SF Box 66, Folders 5-6 - Daniel McNeil Parker fonds

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Daniel McNeil Parker fonds

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MS-13-31, SF Box 66, Folders 5-6

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  • 1842-1846 (Creation)

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40 pages

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Dr. Parker was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia in 1822 and received his early education in Windsor and Horton. He studied medicine and graduated from the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons with M.D. and L.R.C.S. bestowed upon him.

He returned to Nova Scotia, settling in Halifax in the late 1830s. He established a family medical practice in Dartmouth and Halifax, which he maintained until the late 1890s.

Dr. Parker was President of the Provincial Medical Association of Nova Scotia as well as President of the Canadian Medical Association. He was also an active member of the Liberal-Conservative Party. In 1867 he was elected to the Legislative Council, resigning from this post in 1902. He passed away November 4, 1907.

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The records were accessioned by the Dalhousie University Archives in 1984. The custodial history is unknown.

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Fonds consists of various tickets and certificates from the University of Edinburgh. There are several obituaries from different sources in the Case File.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.

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