- 1903-1919 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
83 photographs. -- 0.5 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Alwyn Danks was born in London, Ontario and graduated in 1907 from the University of Western Ontario. He interned at the Victoria Hospital in London, and then practiced as a doctor in Vancouver, Ymir and Salmo, British Columbia. He came to Calgary in 1911 where he practiced until his death. He was a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and of the Alberta Medical Association, and president of the Calgary Medical Society. His wife's name was Muriel.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Muriel Danks, 1967-1974.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of Dr. Danks, medical college groups, Victoria hospital staff, and Ogden hospital for returned soldiers; and certificates.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but some of the photos have been digitized.
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Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on February 6, 2018.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Tuesday, February 06, 2018