File Blanchard_RJ - Blanchard, Robert Johnstone

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Blanchard, Robert Johnstone

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CA UMCMA Blanchard_RJ

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  • 1853 - 1928 (Creation)
    Blanchard, Robert Johnstone

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(8 Dec 1853 - 10 Sept 1928)

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Education: MB CM(Edin)1877; FACS; LLD(Man)1921

Positions: Founder, Manitoba Medical College 1883; Professor, Anatomy 1883; Professor Clinical Medicine 1887; Professor, Surgery 1895; Professor Emeritus in Surgery 1919

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The Robert Johnstone Blanchard file contains the following material:

0. Obits: CMAJ 19:500-501 (reprint with picture); MMB 85:10-11 1928 (with picture) (5pp)

1. Marriage notice from West Canada Med J 8(5):235, May 1914 (1p)

2. 40 Years Ago Today, 17 May 1921 WFP May 17, 1961 (1p)
3. The Manitoba Anatomists: RJ Blanchard Can J Surg 11:123-134, Apr 1968 (1p)

4. "RJ Blanchard" Medicine in Manitoba by Ross Mitchell, 1955 (1p)

5. "Blanchard, Robert Johnstone 1853-1928" by FA Young UMMJ 1:38-40 1929 with R Mitchell biog synopsis from this source (5pp)

6. "Robert Johnstone Blanchard MD 1863-1928" by Jim & Thelma Blanchard, donated by Arnold Rogers (5pp)

7. Biog note from G Fahrni’s 1980 "Recollections of Medicine and the Manitoba Medical School 1906-1946" (3pp)

8. Canadian Pacific Railway Employee record; notice of resignation CMAJ v4(6), June 1914 (2pp)

9. Previous data sheet from this file (1p)

10. Lister Day Oration: notice from MMB 67:19, March 1927, memo stating donation of #12 below (2pp)

11. Manuscript of the late Dr RJ Blanchard’s "Lister Day Address, 1927" - handwritten ms, 22pp (8.5x11)plus front & back covering sheets; rec'd from RB Mitchell (24pp)

12. 2nd manuscript copy of the Listerian Oration (quite different from 11. above)- donated by RJW Blanchard handwritten ms (6x8 pp) (16pp)

13. Patient record (Annie Chovarnitz, cellulitis of the knee) (3pp)

14. Photocopy of picture from “A history of Portage-la-Prairie” by Anne Collier p.153 (2pp)

15. Clipping of picture and biograpy from Ferguson’s One hundred years of surgery (3pp)

16. Brief biog from unknown source nd (1p)

17. Note on his private hospital on Broadway (with JA Gunn) (1p)

18. Copy of handwritten “certificate of merit” from Edinburgh (1p)

19. Bio article, author unknown, nd (4pp)

20. Brief biography from Man Hist Soc website (1p)

21. Photograph from CCS review RJB: Commanding Officer of 3rd Cdn CCS (1p)
His grandson is RJW Blanchard
His great-grandson JF Blanchard

MPC 1.0 #30 A-C (photocopy from The CCS Review, original in file 21.8.8)

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