Fonds MS-13-31 - Daniel McNeil Parker fonds

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Daniel McNeil Parker fonds

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MS-13-31

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  • 1842-1846 (Creation)

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40 pages of textual records

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(1822-1907)

Biographical history

Daniel McNeil Parker was a physician and politician in Dartmouth and Halifax, Nova Scotia. Born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, in 1822, he received his early education in Windsor and at Horton Academy. He studied medicine and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with his MD and LRCS from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. He returned to Nova Scotia in the late 1930s and established a family medical practice, which he maintained until the 1890s. Dr. Parker was president of both the Provincial Medical Association of Nova Scotia and 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 in 1902. He died on 4 November 1907.

Custodial history

Records were accessioned by the Dalhousie University Archives in 1984. Custodial history is unknown.

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Fonds consists of student tickets and certificates from the University of Edinburgh. Several obituaries from different sources are located in the case file.

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  • English

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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 McNeil Parker fonds, MS-13-31, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2003
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