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Dr. Robert Mitchell's family history
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MS-13-27, SF Box 65, Folder 9
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- Mitchell, Robert
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5 pages of textual records
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Robert Mitchell was a prominent nineteenth-century Nova Scotia physician. Known affectionately as "Dr. Bob," he was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, and earned his medical degree from the University of Edinburgh in 1859. He returned to Amherst to practise medicine and also served for many years as physician and surgeon to the Dorchester Penitentiary.
Records were donated by the Dalhousie University Archives in 1984 by Robert MacDonald, great-grandson of Dr. Mitchell.
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Item features a copy of Dr. Mitchell's 1859 convocation record from the University of Edinburgh.
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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Dr. Robert Mitchell's family history, MS-13-27, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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