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Medical Society of Nova Scotia fonds
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- Textual record
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250 cm of textual records
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The Medical Society of Nova Scotia is a division of the Canadian Medical Association. It was established in 1854 and incorporated in 1861, making it the oldest professional medical association in Canada. The society has fifteen Branch Societies to address local and community issues, and multiple Sections comprised of physicians with similar interests and concerns, which serve as consulting bodies.
Records were transferred from the Kellogg Health Sciences Library to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (13-85) by Linda Harvery in 1985.
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Fonds consists of records documenting a research project conducted in 1961 regarding distribution patterns of physicians and facilities across Nova Scotia; records include physician and patient questionnaires.
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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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Further accruals are possible, but not expected.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Medical Society of Nova Scotia fonds, MS-13-55, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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- Canadian Medical Association. (Subject)
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