Fonds MS-13-12 - William Harop Hattie fonds

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William Harop Hattie fonds

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MS-13-12

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  • 1894-1932 (Creation)
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    Hattie, William Harop

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7 cm of textual records

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(1870-1931)

Biographical history

William Hattie was a superintendent of the Nova Scotia Hospital and a Provincial Officer of Health. Born in Pictou, Nova Scotia, on 27 July 1870, he received his early education at Pictou Academy before studying medicine at McGill University. After graduating with his MD in 1891, he returned to Nova Scotia to work at the Nova Scotia Hospital, where he was appointed superintendent in 1908. In 1912 he was named Provincial Officer of Health. He died on 4 December 1931.

Custodial history

Records were donated in 1970 by William Harop Hattie and in 1984 in an undocumented accession.

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Fonds consists of correspondence with the Canadian Medical Association and its professional journal; manuscripts of papers and addresses; off prints; obituaries of Dr. Hattie; a letter from Secretary of Graduates of McGill University H.C. Pruell (1897); and a letter from Sir J.W. Dawson (1897).

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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], William Harop Hattie fonds, MS-13-12, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2003
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