File Davidson_JR - Davidson, John Ralston

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Davidson, John Ralston

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CA UMCMA Davidson_JR

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(29 May 1870 - 15 Apr 1948)

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The John Ralston Davidson file contains the following material:
Folder 1:

  1. Obit.: CMAJ 58:626-627, Jun 1948, MMR 1948 29:272 (2pp)
  2. Faculty questionnaire, nd (1p)
  3. Copies of faculty and student cards from card files (1p)
  4. 3 notices of applications for funding JRD’s research MMA Rev 18(10):194; MMB 10:23 1938; not known but poss MMB (3pp)
  5. Corres between ED Wilson and AM Kerr re JRD (4 letters: 5pp)
  6. Three newspaper clippings: "A cancer fighter?" WFP c7 May 1997; "Were you treated for cancer in the 1940’s" WFP 9 May 1997; "City doctor’s cure put to test" WFP 26 Aug 1997; also corres between AM Kerr and I Kreisel on JRD (4pp)
  7. Book jacket of Davidson of Manitoba by Gurney Bishop (1 cover)
  8. Publications list (5pp+1booklet of 7pp)
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  9. Corres file Davidson/CPS Gordon Bell Memorial Fund re support 1934-39, with comments 1973-74 (42pp)
  10. 4 reprints (5pp+3pp+3pp+6pp)
    See also:
    Archives file 10.2.2(3) Tar Cancer study
    File 10.2.3 Davidson enquiry
    Bishop Davidson of Manitoba held in NJM Library

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