Fonds MS-13-43 - John Alexander Webster fonds

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John Alexander Webster fonds

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MS-13-43

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  • 1963 (Creation)
    Creator
    Webster, John Alexander

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0.25 cm of textual records

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(1914-2005)

Biographical history

John Alexander Webster was a Dalhousie Medical School graduate and general surgeon in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He was born in Yarmouth in 1914 and earned his BSc at Dalhousie in 1936 and his MD,CM in 1938. After residency in Cleveland, IL, he served as a surgeon with the Royal Canadian Airforce from 1942-1945. He obtained his FRCS(C) in 1946 and his FACS in 1947. In 1950 he returned to Yarmouth as a general surgeon—the fourth generation of his family to practise surgery in Yarmouth, and the fifth generation in Nova Scotia. He retired in 1992, when his youngest son, David McGowen Webster, took over his Yarmouth practice.

Custodial history

Records was accessioned by the Dalhousie University Archives in 1984. Custodial history is unknown.

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Fonds contains correspondence, a pamphlet on Dartmouth Academy, and postcards.

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  • English

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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], John Alexander Webster fonds, MS-13-43, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2003
2020

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Physical Location

  • Box: SF Box 68