File McTavish_Fam - McTavish Family

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McTavish Family

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MacTavish, George Boyd

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(range from late 1800s-)

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Education: MD(Man)1905 (WJ); MD(Man)1909 (JA); MD(Man)1914 (GB); MD(Man)1915 (I); MD(Man)1956 (WB); MD(Man)1985 (WG)
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The McTavish family file contains the following material:

  1. Obits: (11pp)
    -Isabel - CMAJ 68:406 1953; MMR 33:151 1953 (pp1-2)
    -James A - WFP April 1963; WFP 2 May 1963; Wpg Trib 2 May 1963; MMR 43:267 1963; CMAJ v89:527, 7 Sept 1963; (pp3-6)
    -George Boyd MMR 45:191, 1965; CMAJ v92:436, 20 Feb 1965; (won 3 Military Crosses; see MMR obit of Isabel) (pp7-8)
    -William Boyd WFP Feb 1988; CMAJ v138:851, 7 Feb 1988; (pp9-10)
    -William John MMR 40” 831 1960 (p11)

  2. Copies of student cards - 1 each (5pp)

  3. “The Doctors McTavish” WFP Oct 8, 1958 with picture of George, James and Wm John (2 copies)

  4. “Doctor brothers have practiced for 125 years” WFP Oct 8, 1958 (1p)

  5. [Isabel] “Tells of mission work in China” Wpg Tribune Jan 21, 1937 (1p)

  6. Letter Bethune/MacDonald re University Women’s Club project on Dr. Isabel (1p)

  7. Short biographical note from Bonnyville Museum web-page on the Duclos Mission p3 (Isabelle) (4pp)

  8. Bonspiel a family affair for McTavish clan WFP 25 Jan 2006 (1p)

  9. 2011 Society - Victoria General Hosp Fdn event WFP 14 Jan 2007 (W Gordon) (1p)

  10. “Daughter’s birth a miracle for Winnipeg couple” WFP 4 Nov 2007 (W Gordon) (1p)

  11. "Missionary to China" MMB 5 Nov 1931 (Isabel) (1p)
    -William John, James Alexander and George Boyd are brothers

    • Isabel (Isabella) is their cousin
      -William Boyd is James Alexander’s son
      -William Boyd received Achievement in the Order of the Buffalo Hunt, 1973
      -W Gordon is William Boyd’s son

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