Accession MS-2-787, SF Box 84, Folder 4 - Personal archives of Nigel F. S. Rusted

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Personal archives of Nigel F. S. Rusted

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MS-2-787, SF Box 84, Folder 4

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  • 1927-1933 (Creation)
    Rusted, Nigel

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1 cm of textual records

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(1907 - 2012)

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Nigel Francis Scott Rusted (C.M., O.N.L., M.D.C.M., D.Sc., F.R.S.C) was born on July 1, 1907, in Salvage Newfoundland, to Ernest E. Rusted, and Mrs. Rusted. After growing up in Upper Island Cove and Carbonear, he attended high school at St. Peters High School in St. John’s. His early college years were spent at Bishop Fields College and Memorial College, graduating with a Diploma in Arts and Sciences, in 1927, the first graduating class from Memorial.. Nigel’s next move was to Dalhousie University where his graduated with a B.Sc. in 1927 followed by studying medicine, graduating in 1933. Dr. Rusted married Florence Anderson in 1934 and had three children. Florence passed away in 2007, after 63 years of marriage. Nigel Rusted died March, 19th, 2012, aged 104.
Nigel Rusted practiced as a physician and surgeon until he was 75 years old, and retired from general practice in 1987, at the age of 80. He was a respected reconstructive surgeon and spent many a year traveling to out ports in service to his patients. Dr. Rusted kept detailed diaries of his practice from 1925 onward.
Among his many awards, Nigel was bestowed with the Order of Canada in 2011, and the Order on Newfoundland and Labrador in 2007, for his contribution in the field of medicine.

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Accession contains: a physics class note book, subsequently turned into a scrap book; newspaper clippings; correspondence; and two issues of the "Alumni news of Dalhousie University Volume 9: nos. 5 (1929) and 16 (1935).

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Sent to the Dalhhousie University Archives Dept. from the Kellogg Library, December 2016.


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The two issues of the "Alumni news of Dalhousie University Volume 9: nos. 5 (1929) and 16 (1935) transferred to the Dalhousie University Reference Collection (Duplicates MS-1-Ref, Box 59)

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  • Box: SF Box 84