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Calgary Medical Society fonds


Physical Description:
75 cm of textual records

The Calgary Medical Society was established in 1906 as a social club and forum of discussion for local physicians. It was incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act on March 14, 1929 with the stated objectives of cultivating the science of medicine and surgery, advancing the medical profession and promoting public health. It currently acts as an advocacy group with respect to medical issues, is a liaison with the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Alberta Medical Association, and provides professional support and social events for members. The membership includes physicians from Calgary and the district surrounding the city.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of incorporation documents (1929), minutes (1927-1932, 1936-1955, 1973-1990), library committee minutes (1935-1953), correspondence (1927-1933, 1947-1990), complaints about doctors (1951-1980), membership information sheets (1986-1988) and account books (1946-1960, 1980-1989).

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Calgary Medical Society, 1992.

The material is in English.

The complaints files are restricted subject to approval of the CMS executive.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

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Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 8280

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