Fonds MS-13-56, OS Box 1, Folders 8-11 - Harold Ross McKean fonds

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Harold Ross McKean fonds

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  • Textual record

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MS-13-56, OS Box 1, Folders 8-11

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  • 1962-1984 (Creation)

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8 cm of textual records

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Dr. McKean was born in Toney Mills, Pictou County in 1910. He graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 1934 with distinction, winning the Gold Medal. After completing post-graduate studies at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, he served in both the British and Canadian Medical Corps and settled into a medical practice in Truro. Dr. McKean retired in 1984 and passed away in September of 1991.

Custodial history

Accession 48-91. The records were donated by Mrs. Elizabeth Day, daughter of Dr. McKean, in 1991.

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

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Missing from the fonds are three prints, one of Dalhousie Univeristy Faculty of Medicine (Class of 1934) and two of Pine Hill Residence (1929/1930 and 1930/1931).

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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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  • Oversize-box: MS-13-56, OS Box 1