File McGill_FG - McGill, Frances Gertrude

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McGill, Frances Gertrude

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MacGill, Frances Gertrude

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(18 November 1882-1959)

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Edcuation: MD(Man)1915
Positions: Prov Bacteriologist, Saskatchewan
Research Pathologist, RCMP

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The Frances Gertrude McGill file contains the following material:

  1. Obit: Tribune 22 Jan 1959; WFP Jan 22, 1959, CMAJ v80 1 Mar 1959 (2pp)

  2. Copy of student card (1p)

  3. Brief bio from M. Nitychoruk’s recap of women graduates UM Bull 26(11): 6, Oct 22, 1992 (1p)

  4. Photocopied excerpt from C Hacker’s The Indomitable Lady Doctors 1974 p.198-205 (4pp)

  5. Letter MacDonald/Bethune re info for University Women’s Club project on Man women (1p)

  6. “Initio” by James Churchman, The RCMP Quarterly 37(3):20:21 July 1972, article on the history of forensic science, incl 1+ pages on FGM (7pp)

  7. Biog info on FGM (incl note of appt as Surgeon to the Force) from History of the RCMP Laboratory System by G Saunders RCMP Gazette 49(11) 1987 (2pp)

  8. Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame member list, 2002 incl biography from site (5pp)

  9. “Dr Frances Gertrude McGill (1877-1959) Pathologist, criminologist” Lib&Arch Can website (2pp)

  10. Corres with Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame to correct birthdate, incl copy of 1891 Harrison School District, Marquette District Manitoba census; Manitoba Vital Statistics entries (6pp)

  11. Information on Margaret Helen McGill from HSC Archives & Museum, Nursing Alumni Archives Collection (1p)

  12. Biog of FGMcG from "Women Working for Healthy Communities" by A Ducas and J Linton 2001 (4pp)
    See also:
    -file 12.1.2(5) under "McGill, Frances G. Bequest"
    -HW McGill’s file 21.9
    -Harold Wigmore McGill MD1915(Man) is FGMcG's brother
    -Margaret Helen McGill is FGMcG's sister
    -Frances McGill's birth year appears incorrectly in many places. Included in this file is the index entry for her birth from the Province of Manitoba Vital Statistics website (see item 9)
    MPC 1.0 #221

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