Fonds MS-13-56 - Harold Ross McKean fonds

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Harold Ross McKean fonds

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  • 1962-1984 (Creation)

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8 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Harold Ross McKean was a 1934 graduate of Dalhousie Medical School and class winner of the Gold Medal. He was born in Toney Mills, Pictou County, in 1910. After completing post-graduate studies at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, he served in both the British and Canadian Medical Corps before setting up a medical practice in Truro, Nova Scotia. Dr. McKean retired in 1984 and died in September 1991.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Elizabeth Day, daughter of Dr. McKean, in accession (48-91) in 1991.

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Fonds consists of three cash journals and a cash book documenting financial aspects of Dr. McKean's medical practice.

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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], Harold Ross McKean fonds, MS-13-56, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Three photos listed in the accession are missing: one of Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine (Class of 1934) and two of Pine Hill Residence (1929/1930 and 1930/1931).

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