File MS-13-20, SF Box 59, Folders 10-11; SF Box 60, Folders 1-3; SF Box 61, Folders 1-2 - W.D. Rankin's medical school notebooks from the University of Edinburgh

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W.D. Rankin's medical school notebooks from the University of Edinburgh

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MS-13-20, SF Box 59, Folders 10-11; SF Box 60, Folders 1-3; SF Box 61, Folders 1-2

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  • 1889 - 1921 (Creation)
    Rankin, W.D.

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23 cm of textual records (7 notebooks)

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W.D. Rankin was a surgeon in Woodstock, New Brunswick. He was born in Woodstock in 1866 and received his BSc in 1888 from the University of New Brunswick before attending medical school at the University of Edinburgh, graduating in 1890. He did post-graduate work at Guys Hospital and Saint Bartholomew's in London, as well as further studies at Edinburgh and in New York. He died in 1928.

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Records were donated in 1968 to the Dalhousie University Archives by Dr. R.P. Parkin, Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University, and accessioned in 1984.

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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], W.D. Rankin fonds, MS-13-20, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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  • Box: SF Box 59
  • Box: SF Box 60
  • Box: SF Box 61