File Blondal_H - Blondal, Harold

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Blondal, Harold

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CA UMCMA Blondal_H

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  • 1917 - 1977 (Creation)
    Blondal, Harold

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(18 June 1917 - 2 June 1977)

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Education: BSc(EE)(Man)1939; MD(Man)1949

Positions: Lecturer, Physiology & Medical Research 1951; Asst Prof 1952
Medical Director, Man Cancer Institute 1953

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The Harold Blondal file contains the following material:

0. Obit.: nd (HB); (1p)

1. Copy of student card (1p)

2. Set of corres: 6 letters Doupe-Cipriani attempting to get fellowship for HB; application for NRC postdoc fellowship incl marks & letter of recommendation from J Doupe; (16pp)

3. 3 letters JP Gemmell/H Blondal on scintillation counters; (3pp)

4. 34 letters 1950 between Drs Doupe, Cipriani, Blondal, Warwick re thermisters & re funding for further training for HB in England; re his future employment in Wpg; (38pp)

5. 10 letters, 1950-51 HB with J Doupe discussing HBl’s cancer radiation research & effects of radiation work at the Royal Cancer Hospital, London as well as developments in Wpg (16pp)

6. 5 letters re Dr Blondal and the Special Weapons Defence Section, 1952 (5pp)

7. Misc letters: 14 Nov 1951, 14 Apr 1953 (J Doupe re HB becoming Dir of Med Services at Man Inst for Cancer Relief, 19 May 1953 (3pp)

8. 2 letters concerning Dr Blondal’s application for a job with Charles E Frosst & Co, 1958 (3pp)

9. 2 letters requesting reports on results of HB’s work in Manitoba under an NCI grant, 1958 (2pp)

10. Handwritten paper with 2 reminiscences of HBl during the war, no author, nd (1p)

11. WGH Dept of Medical Research, Annual Report 1957, announced appt of Dr Blondal (1p)

12. Blondal, Harold: Modification of acute irradiation in rats by dextran, Brit J Radiol 1957 Apr 219-222 (4pp reprint)

13. Article on his wife Patricia Blondal G&M Nov 28, 2002; obit The Gazette (Mtl) 6 Nov 1959 (3pp)

14. Patricia Blondal papers inventory in UBC Special Collections Division (1979); several reviews (13pp)

15. Staff record: restricted access
Harold Blondal is the son of August Blondal

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