Fonds MS-13-54 - Samuel William Williamson fonds

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Samuel William Williamson fonds

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MS-13-54

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  • 1902-1910 (Creation)
    Creator
    Williamson, Samuel William

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18 cm of textual records

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(1869-1967)

Biographical history

Samuel William Williamson was a physician and 1896 graduate of Dalhousie Medical School. Born in Loganville, Nova Scotia, on 13 January 1869 to Hugh Williamson and Jessie Ross, he was educated as a teacher before studying medicine. After spending one year as a resident at the Victoria General Hospital and two years in practice in Hebron, Yarmouth County, in 1899 he opened a general practice in Yarmouth. During World War One he worked as a medical examiner for both the Yarmouth recruiting centre and the artillery training centre. Dr. Williamson was a key figure in the founding of Yarmouth's first hospital and later served as its chief of medical staff. He was president of the Western Counties Medical Society and the medical officer for Western Nova Scotia. In 1960 he was made honorary president of the Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association. He died in 1967.

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Mrs. Malcolm Lowe in accession (111-84) in 1984.

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Fonds consists of Dr. Samuel Williamson's daily memorandum books from 1902-1910.

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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], Samuel William Williamson fonds, MS-13-54, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2003
2020

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  • Box: SF Box 69
  • Box: SF Box 74