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James R. Corston fonds
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MS-13-40, SF Box 67, Folder 3 ; SF Box 63, Folder 7
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James Robert Corston was born in Halifax on 12 March 1879, the son of James F. Corston and Nancy McLellan Corston. He received his early education at the Halifax Academy and graduated from Dalhousie University with his BA in 1898 and an MD in 1902. He established a medical practice in Halifax, which he maintained after he joined the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine in 1913. He retired in 1945 and died on 17 August 1963.
Accession 41-75. The records were donated by Mrs. John Corston, of Halifax, in 1975.
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Fonds consists of student registration tickets, examinations, and various papers written or collected by James Robert Corston while he was a student.
Papers are worn and in a fragile state.
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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], James F. Corston fonds, MS-13-40, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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