Description with photograph - Dr. Branscomb (centre) examines Lister's Lamp, brought to Dalhousie by Dr. John Stewart and now kept in the Medical Archives here. With him are Dr. Lloyd MacPherson, Dean of Medicine (right) and Dr. C.B. Stewart, former Dean of Medicine and now Vice-President of Health Sciences.
Description included with photograph: Six distinguished physicians received the degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, at the special Convocation marking the graduation of the first class of doctors from Memorial University's Faculty of Medicine. In photo taken following Convocation June 16, 1973 are left to right : Dr. John R. Evans, President of the University of Toronto; Sir Richard Doll, Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford University; Dr. Nigel F.S. Rusted, Clinical Professor of Surgery at MUN; Dr. G. Alain Frecker, Chancellor of Memorial University; Lord Stephen Taylor, President and Vice-Chancellor of Memorial University; Dr. Oliver J. Vaughan-Jackson, Visiting Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at MUN; Dr. Melville George Coxon, Senior Medical Officer, James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander and Dr. Charles George Drake, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Pictured in photograph left to right: Alfred E. Bent, Halifax Infirmary Award in Family Practice; David A. Gass, Department of Psychiatry Prize; George A. Ferrier, City of Sydney Hospital Award; Eric R. Gozna, Izaak Walton Killam Hospital Board of Governors Award and Ross Stewart Smith Fellowship in Medical Research.
Pictured in the photograph left to right: Ronald A. Chalmers, Grace Maternity Hospital Medical Staff Award; William B. Wheelock, Victoria General Hospital Award, Halifax Infirmary Department of Surgery Award and Department of Medicine Prize; Theophilus D. Ling, Department of Gynecology Prize of the Victoria General Hospital; Jerome S. Wilson, The C.B. Stewart Gold Medal in Medicine, Victoria General Hospital Medical Staff Award, Department of Surgery Prize, and Grace Maternity Hospital Board of Management Award.
Pictured in the photograph left to right: David A. Wade, Izaak Walton Killam Hospital Department of Surgery Award; Bryan B. Quinn, Izaak Walton Killam Hospital Medical Staff Award; David H. Skinner; Halifax Infirmary Department of Obstetrics and Gunaecology Award.
Picture is of the Halifax Medical College. Football Team. They are: DaCorta; McDonald; McRay; Forbes; Bordeau; Hardy; Donovan; Chapman; Ross; Cunningham; McDonald; Farquharm; Lissel; Millar; Robbins. Subjects are identified on the back of the photograph.