Sub-subseries SSS0002 - Allan Memorial Institute

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CA ACU ARC F0152-S0002-SS0002-SSS0002


Allan Memorial Institute


  • 1964-1974 (Creation)

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42 cm of textual records.

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The Sub-sub-series consists of administrative records that reflect Dr. Lewis’ role as Clinical Director of the Allan Memorial Institute, the psychiatric wing of the Royal Victoria Hospital which forms part of McGill’s University Health Centre. Records include administrative correspondence including fundraising and staffing issues, procedures books, and minutes of staff meetings, the Recreation Committee/Activity Therapy Committee and of Day Hospital Committee meetings. The Sub-sub-series also consists of a “Proposal for the Reorganization of the Allan Administrative System,” a report on “Responses to a Medicare Strike in a Psychiatric Hospital,” a “Patient Statistics Preliminary Report” reviewing discharged patients and a one-year follow-up, and reports on a Management Study for the Allan Memorial Institute.

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The Sub-sub-series is arranged alphabetically by file title.

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RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS: The files “Dr. Lawrence Woods,” and “Miscellaneous Correspondence,” must be screened for patient information prior to access.

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