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Gordon S. Fahrni fonds
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0.06 m of textual records.
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Gordon S. Fahrni was born in Gladstone, Manitoba, in 1887. He graduated from Wesley College in 1906 and from the Medical College in 1911. Fahrni practised at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg for forty years while teaching surgery at the Medical College. He specialized in thyroid surgery and was president of the Manitoba Medical Association in 1923 and the Canadian Medical Association in 1941.
The fonds was donated by Dr. Gordon S.Fahrni to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in three accessions in 1978.
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The fonds contains some of Dr. Gordon S. Fahrni's personal and professional papers dating from 1924 to 1977. Included are Fahrni's genealogical table, a German translation of his father's biography, Christian Fahrni, his recollections of medicine and of the Manitoba Medical School (1906-1946), and an interview with Gordon Fahrni by Jean Morrison. Also included is a collection of offprints of his research papers.
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Additional information is available in the Dean of Medicine Historical Files, Faculty of Medicine at the Neil John MacLean Library.