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Composite photograph of Victoria General Hospital Resident Staff - 1924-25

Item is a composite class photograph of the 1924-1925 Resident Staff of the Victoria General Hospital. The photograph consists of portraits of L. L. Kirkpatrick; C. B. Muir; H. M. DeWolfe (M.D., C.M.); G. A. MacIntosh (M.D., C.M.); S. P. Young; E. I. Glenister (B.A.); C. StC. Guild; J. E. Grant; C. R. Baxter; G. R. Burns (B.A.); S. Marcus; L. F. Doiron (B.A.); D. F. MacKay; J. F. Brown (M.D., C.M.); and W. W. Kenney (Snpt.?) arranged around a group picture of the staff, a picture of the Victoria General Hospital, and a crest.

Minute book of the Medical Relief Committee of Dartmouth

  • MS-13-49, SF Box 69, Folder 18
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  • 1918, 1944
Item is a minute book kept during the meetings of the Medical Relief Committee of Dartmouth. The committee met regularly in late 1917-1918 to discuss the care of Dartmouth patients following the 1917 Halifax Explosion. The book, which was kept by Dr. M.G. Burris, details meetings and efforts to coordinate with the relief activities with the Medical Relief Committee of Halifax. Burris added two pages of notes in June 1944 with information about committee members, the Dartmouth hospitals managed by the committee, and remunerations paid to physicians by the Medical Relief Committee.

Halifax Medical Commission Relief Committees

List of contents of the Infirmary Time Capsule

Item is a list of items found in the Halifax Infirmary Time Capsule. The list reads: Contents of the Infirmary Time Capsule / Holy Card and Medals / Pope Pius XI (card and medal) / Our Lady of Perpetual Hope (card and medal) / St. Therese (card - back says "Little flower please listen to our prayer" and medal) / Prayer card for the Beatification of Pius X / Mother Elizabeth Seton (card - back says "Mother Seton, pray for us and direct our work") / Saint Vincent DePaul (card - back says "Saint Joseph, be a father and protector to this Institute") / Our Lady (two medals) / Sacred Heart (badge) / Miniature statue of Our Lady in a medal case / Coins from the architect, Sydney P. Dumaresq / Local (on display) and international newspapers.

Photograph of inscription on stone laid for the construction of the Halifax Infirmary

Item is a photograph of the inscription on the stone laid for the construction of the Halifax Infirmary. This photograph was displayed at the exhibit for the Halifax Infirmary hosted at the W.K. Kellogg Health Science Library. Inscription reads: This Stone was laid by / His Excellency Most-Reverend / Thomas O'Donnell Archibishop / Of Halifax N.S. / June 23 1931 [...]

Halifax Herald quote about the construction of the Halifax Infirmary in 1931

Item is a quote from the Halifax Herald from 1931 about the construction of the Halifax Infirmary. Quote says: Halifax Herald. January 1, 1931 / "new Million Dollar Hospital for Halifax". The above is / the new Million Dollar Fireproof Hospital to be erected in / Halifax in 1931 by the Sisters of Charity, which when / finished will be one of the most modern and best / equipped hospitals on the continent... The hospital will / be erected on Queen Street and S.P. Dumaresq, who / designed i will supervise its construction told The / Herald yesterday, that the Hospital will contain features / never before attempted in Hospital construction on this / continent."

Newspaper headlines about the construction of the Halifax Infirmary in 1931

Item is a list of quotes from contemporary newspaper articles about the construction of the Halifax Infirmary in 1931. Quotes are as follows: Newspaper headlines from June, 1931 / The Halifax Mail, June 25, 1931 / "hurl Constable From Side of Fleeing Auto: Bullets Fail to Halt Car in "Get-Away. Constable / Pitts, of Nova Scotia Police, Struck Over Head With Crank as He Clung to Side of Alleged / Rum-Laden Car." / The Halifax Chronicle, June 25, 1931 / "Plane Reaches Germany; One for Denmark / "Miners Seeking Six-Hour to Relieve Jobless: Will consider Resolution at Today's Session of / District Conference in Sydney." / "Hurry Round the World" Post and Gatty Greeted By Huge Throngs in Berlin" / Halifax Herald, June 24, 1931 / "Globe Flyers Span Atlantic Ocean: Danes Now Over Ocean" / "Alderman Scores Street Repairs: Likens Robie St. To Tooth".