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.
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.
Item is a photograph of Kathleen Quinlan and an unidentified person posing with old medical equipment, as if Quinlan is operating on the other person. The photograph was taken during the Dalhousie medical centennial.