Dr. Paul H. T. Thorlakson:

An Inventory of His Papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Zenon Gawron and Richard Bennett
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(1994)

Finding aid encoded by Julianna Trivers (August 2002)
Finding aid written in English.

Revision History

  • July 26, 2005 - MSS 68, PC 84, TC 63 converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).


Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Winnipeg MB R3T 2N2

Creator:
Dr. Paul H. T. Thorlakson

Title:
Dr. Paul H. T. Thorlakson fonds

Dates:
1906-1986

Quantity:
7.5 m of textual records. -- 653 photographs. 9 audiocassettes. -- 6 audio reels. -- 1 phonograph records. -- 2 video cassettes.

Identification:
MSS 68, PC 84, TC 63

Language
English.

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Biography of Dr. Paul H. T. Thorlakson

The career of Paul H.T. Thorlakson, M.D. had taken on legendary proportions even before his death in 1989 after a long life of dedication to his medical profession and to his community. A book has been written about him, a hospital building named after him, and a research foundation established to honour his memory. [T.A. Cunnings, The Saga of Doctor Thor . Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1986.] It is fitting, therefore, that his collection of personal papers and office and research archives be preserved at the University of Manitoba and fully described in this printed research tool for the benefit of future scholarship. This short introductory article cannot completely encompass the life of one of Canada’s leading medical figures. It may serve, however, to highlight events, underline interests, substantiate his contributions, and point the serious scholar toward further research in medical history, medical research, biography, Manitoba and Western Canadian history and Icelandic-Canadian studies.

Paul Thorlakson, The third of six children, was born 5 October 1895, the son of an Icelandic father and a Norwegian mother, in Part River, North Dakota. In 1900 the family moved to Canada when his father accepted the pastorship of a small Lutheran Church in Selkirk, Manitoba. At the age of nineteen, having determined to practise medicine, young Thorlakson enrolled in the Manitoba Medical College in Winnipeg. World War One service interrupted his studies but his experience overseas provided him with the opportunities to learn about the sufferings of those who were wounded in that protracted conflict. These experiences also impressed upon his naturally inquiring mind the importance of medical research and the application of sound surgical principles.

After his return and upon completing his medical studies, Dr. Thorlakson graduated in 1919 and interned at the Children’s Hospital, then located in north Winnipeg. From May 1919 until November 1920, he practiced with Dr. W.H. Brothers in the small Manitoba town of Shoal Lake, some 200 miles northwest of Winnipeg. This rural experience introduced him not only to a wide range of medical practices and techniques but it also taught him the necessity for constant improvisation and common sense. It was also in Shoal Lake where he met his future wife, Gladys M. Henry of Killarney, Manitoba, a graduate in Home Economics from the University of Manitoba.

Immediately after their wedding in late 1920, the young couple left for England –at the specific advice of Thorlakson’s university mentor, Dr. Neil John Maclean – to study surgery under some of the most eminent surgeons of the day. After two and a half years of intensive training though clinical sessions, ward rounds, surgical operations, Thorlakson gained membership into the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

In 1923, upon the successful completion of his studies overseas, Dr. Thorlakson and his wife returned to Manitoba where, at the invitation of Dr. Maclean and Dr. John A. Gunn, “Thor” joined the Maclean-Gunn Clinic in the new Medical Arts Building on Graham Street in downtown Winnipeg. Three years later, following Dr. Gunn’s departure, Thorlakson became junior partner of the new Maclean-Thorlakson Clinic. Over the next twelve years his practice grew, his management abilities sharpened, and his skills as a gifted surgeon and clinical researcher became better known. He was appointed a Lecturer and later, in 1935, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Manitoba.

During these years, the Thorlaksons began to raise a family and welcomed into their home twin sons, T. Kenneth and Robert H. and a daughter, Tannis. Despite his busy schedule, Thorlakson found the time to support his wife in raising their children. The two boys followed in their father’s footsteps becoming successful Winnipeg surgeons and Tannis, wife of George T. Richardson, is known and respected for her positive influence in community affairs.

In 1938, Dr. Thorlakson changed the name of the Maclean-Thorlakson Clinic to the Winnipeg Clinic – one of the earliest multi-specialty private group practice clinics in Canada. He purchased the vacant lot at the corner of St. Mary and Vaughan streets and during the next four years, despite the war-time shortage of labour and commodities, planned, arranged the financing and oversaw the construction of a new two-storey medical building. This facility, expanded to five floors in 1947 and to twelve floors in 1959/60, is a Winnipeg landmark.

The Clinic did not own its new property, its new building, or the subsequent enlargements. Dr. Thorlakson, as founder of the Clinic had stipulated that the building should not represent a steadily increasing asset registered in his name or that of any senior group of members. To this end he deeded the building and property to a Foundation organized for the purpose of supporting medical education and research in the community. With the transfer of these assets a nucleus was created around which local financial support could accumulate. The Manitoba Institutes for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research was incorporated by the Legislative Assembly in March 1943. [Thorlakson, T. Kenneth. “The Winnipeg Clinic – How an Idea Became a Reality.” Manitoba Medicine Vol. 62, number 4, (1992): p. 140.]

The Winnipeg Clinic quickly earned its full share of supporters and detractors. Solo practitioners and small partnerships worried about the possible loss of patients and unfair competition. Supporters pointed to improved quality of care, greater efficiency in service, and the freeing of doctors from administrative concerns. Such a collegial atmosphere also allowed for and encouraged intercommunication and exchange of new methods, ideas and techniques among specialists creating in the process an educational training ground. Evidence for this was the fact that the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognized the Clinic at that time it as an approved teaching site for specialist certificates in internal medicine. The Clinic Also provided a two-year graduate course for general practitioners and published a professional journal – The Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly – featuring articles by its own members.

What distinguished Thorlakson’s career from that of so many of his capable Winnipeg contemporaries were his efforts to develop a favorable climate for research in Manitoba. Thorlakson was appointed a member of the first Associate Committee on Medical Research in 1938, forerunner of today’s Medical Research Council of Canada. At a time of a rapidly developing interest in medical research, this committee was established by the National Research Council to study the state of medical research in Canada. Sir Frederick Banting, M.D., internationally regarded for his discovery of insulin, was chair of this committee. Knowing little about the state of medical research in western Canada, Banting asked Thorlakson to accompany him on a comprehensive tour of hospital and research facilities in Manitoba and throughout the West in late 1938. The two men soon formed a close friendship.

The results of Thorlakson’s six-year service on this national committee included federal recognition of the many research possibilities in Winnipeg and other western centers, the awarding of growing numbers of research grants to Manitoba researchers, and the securing of major federal research funds for local initiatives. Thorlakson also prepared the brief urging the federal government to upgrade the Associate Committee on Medical Research into a Division of Medical Research of the National Research Council of Canada.

Thorlakson’s commitment to research secured additional benefits. He played a key role in attracting to Manitoba such leading researchers as Dr. Joseph Doupe, a brilliant medical physiologist and teacher. Dr. Doupe was appointed the first Director of the newly established Department of Medical Research at the University of Manitoba in 1946.

Thorlakson’s interests in improving medical practice largely explain his active role in the development and ultimate incorporation of the Manitoba Medical Centre in 1945 which later (in 1973) became known as Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre. The combination of under-funded and over-crowded hospitals suffering the effects of a long depression and war-time cutbacks highlighted the urgent need for modernization and consolidation of facilities and services among many Winnipeg hospitals in the early 1940s. Thorlakson, ever the proponent of centralizing resources, while minimizing cost and maximizing research, took the lead in publicly promoting the consolidation of the Children’s, Grace and St. Joseph’s hospitals around the University of Manitoba’s Medical Faculty and adjacent to an enlarged and modernized Winnipeg General Hospital. The plan also called for the construction of a new children’s hospital, a reception hospital for psychiatric patients, a 200-bed women’s pavilion dedicated to obstetrical and gynecological services, and a new rehabilitation facility.

Although the Grace, the Shriner’s Children’s and now defunct St. Joseph’s hospitals opted out of the plan, much of the original place was eventually realized. The Women’s Pavilion was completed in 1950 at a cost of several million dollars. The Children’s Hospital was completed in 1956 at a cost of $4 million and the central or General Hospital was renovated. The hospitals share a close working relationship with the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Manitoba. The modern Health Sciences Centre is a tribute to Thorlakson’s enduring commitment to improved medical research and facilities and to his community and government leaders. In 1985, as a lasting and fitting memorial to Dr. Thor, the new multi-million dollar Paul H.T. Thorlakson medical services building of the Health Sciences Centre was dedicated.

A major achievement late in life was the First International Congress of Group Medicine which Dr. Thorlakson organized and hosted in Winnipeg in 1970. Entitled “New Horizons in Health Care,” the conference attracted some 950 delegates from around the world to discuss changing trends in world health care and group medicine. Successive conferences have since been held every three years in different countries.

Medicine, however, was not the only claim on Dr. Thorlakson’s life and talent, for he was a man of broad community interests and very much involved in causes and activities which he felt would make for a better society. Proud of his heritage, Thorlakson played a leading role in raising funds for the Chair of Icelandic Language and Literature at the University of Manitoba established in 1951, chaired the Canadian Icelandic Centennial Committee in 1974 honouring the 100th anniversary of Icelandic settlement in Canada, and served as campaign chairman to raise funds for the Betel Nursing Home in Gimli, Manitoba. He was president of the Canada Iceland Foundation which was dedicated to strengthening his service to the Icelandic-Canadian community, the government if Iceland presented Dr. Thorlakson with the Order of the Falcon. In 1974 he was appointed by the Government of Canada to represent Canada in Reykjavik at the 1100th anniversary of the settlement of Iceland.

His commitment to tolerance and mutual understanding of the different backgrounds, cultures, and languages of the varied peoples making up the Canadian experience led to his appointment in 1963 to the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism. His life-long commitment to cultural diversity and respect for all peoples also resulted in his appointment in 1975 to the Canadian Consultative Council on Multiculturalism.

His contributions to education and community service included serving as president of the Manitoba Division of the Canadian Conference on Education in 1962 and as Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg from 1969 to 1978.

This short biographical sketch cannot provide the full measure of Dr. Thorlakson. A man of his unswerving dedication and great physical stamina, he accomplished much in his long life. He left his mark on his local community and on the medical history of Canada. He was a leader and was inspiration to those he tutored and supported. Dr. Arnold Naimark, one of Thorlakson’s former students who went on to become president of the University of Manitoba, summed up his life and contributions best of all:

"There is perhaps no figure in the history of medicine in Manitoba whose influence was greater or whose legacy will be more enduring. There are many whose contribution in particular spheres were unsurpassed but none whose vision was broader; none whose grasp of the import of social developments for medical practice was firmer; none whose ability to transform grand designs into reality was greater. Throughout a career that spanned nearly three quarters of a century Dr. Thorlakson was animated by remarkable drive, tenacity and dynamism…His vision fired the imagination of many who followed in his footsteps. And he taught us to persevere in the painstaking path to genuine progress; to temper science with humanism and to give primacy to the individual."

Richard E. Bennett, Ph.D.

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Scope and Contents of the Papers

"This collection, created by a prominent surgeon in private practice and community worker of high inter-national repute, is undoubtedly one of the finest physician’s collections in Canada…an essential source for health science historians. [It will be] of interest and value to individuals from various social science disciplines researching Manitoba’s multicultural, ethnic and business history."

So wrote the members of the National Archival Appraisal Board upon their completion of their appraisal of the Paul H.T. Thorlakson Collection in January of 1987. The Collection is as rich and diverse as was Dr. Thorlakson’s breadth of vision. He was a man of great ability and wide interests, characteristics which are evidenced in this splendid collection of his personal and career papers.

This archival collection is complete, extensive and definitive. This is because it is so rich in personal and biographical papers but even fuller in its coverage of his practice as a Winnipeg surgeon and as a professor of surgery. Likewise, the collection captures his medical research and his extensive writings as a physician committed not only to his patients but also to publishing his findings in scholarly journals. For Dr. Thorlakson was more than a skillful surgeon – he was a scholar and clinical researcher, constant in his support of those with similar interests.

His pioneering efforts in establishing group practice as a major medical delivery entity are especially well documented as evidenced by a large number of personal and administrative records on his founding and development of the Winnipeg Clinic. So also is his every day practice carefully recorded including operations and daily interview records. From this base, the Collection documents his involvement with local and international medical affairs including the Manitoba Medical Centre, the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba, and his leadership in organizing the First International Congress of Group Medicine.

The papers are also reflective of his extensive community involvement with numerous educational, multicultural, and social programs and initiatives, not the least of which were his nine years as Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg and his continuing involvement with the Icelandic-Canadian community of which he was so proud to be part.

The reasons for such a complete archive are not hard to ascertain. First of all, Dr. Thorlakson was thorough and deliberate in all his activities with a keenly developed historical consciousness. Secondly, his career-long personal secretary, Edith Banks, was meticulous in her record-keeping and had developed a careful system of arrangement and description of Dr. Thorlakson’s extensive files. Her arrangement has been largely preserved in this fonds, including file folders and sub-series arrangements.

The Thorlakson papers are divided into the same subject groupings as the original office files (with some minor variations). A short essay precedes each sub-series describing more of the unique characteristics of each record grouping.

Despite the fullness of the fonds, some types of records were never a part of Thorlakson’s papers. For instance, there are no daily diaries or personal journals (save for a few overseas travel logs), although there are numerous desk diaries of appointments. Nor are there any oral histories. The photograph collection, though not large, is nevertheless comprehensive and valuable.

The strength of the fonds lies in its abundant and substantive correspondence (thousands of letters) with people from all walks of life – prime ministers, researchers like Sir Frederick Banting and Dr. Joseph Doupe, and surgeons and cancer specialists from all over the world.

Throughout the register, the correspondence is arranged first by incoming letters, then Dr. Thorlakson’s responses and outgoing letters, followed by third-party correspondence. Often this latter category contains letters sent out by Miss Edith Banks at Dr. Thorlakson’s request or letters between Miss Banks and Dr. Thorlakson. Also included in third-party correspondence are letters signed by both Dr. and Mrs. Thorlakson. The names of correspondents are arranged in the order in which they appear in the files, usually chronologically. This strictly chronological sequence, however, is interrupted somewhat by our combining multiple letters from the same person in one entry and numbering how many letters exist from that person in that particular folder (example “Johnson, George (4)”). An index provides cross-referencing to correspondents by name. Memos are not included in the correspondence listings.

Next in importance are his administrative records (particularly of the Winnipeg Clinic), the organizational files of the First International Congress on Group Medicine, and his extensive written material such as papers, studies, remarks and speeches. These latter records are as important to understanding his work in the community – especially in regards to Manitoba education and to Canada’s Icelandic community – as they are to his medical career.

Finally, the serious scholar must be alerted to the existence of other collections in the archives which relate to the Thorlakson Collection. These include the papers of his unpublished biographers Dr. George Houser and Dr. Ross Mitchell, the records of Dr. Bruce Chown, university records such as the papers of the Office of the President and the Faculty of Medicine (available at the Faculty of Medicine), the Paul H.T. Thorlakson Foundation archives, and the large newsclipping and photograph collection of the Winnipeg Tribune. This latter reference collection is replete with information on the development of the Health Sciences Centre in downtown Winnipeg and on other medical researchers and practitioners over the past half-century.

An index to correspondents and a list of Dr. Thorlakson's speeches, publications, and remarks can be found in the paper version of this finding aid.

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Organization of the Papers

This collection is organized into 10 series.

  • A. Biographical Files, 1856-1985; predominant 1928-1985
  • B. The Winnipeg Clinic and Research Institute, 1941-1983
  • C. Manitoba Medical Centre
  • D. Professional Associations, 1933-1984
  • E. Medical Practice, 1944-1983
  • F. Medical Research, 1931-1979
  • G. Community Affairs, 1923-1984
  • H. The First International Congress on Group Medicine, 1968-1972
  • I. Canada Iceland Centennial Conference, 1973-1981

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Restrictions on Use

It is the stated intent of the Thorlakson family to make the Collection “available for research and consultation by both members of [the] family, the scholarly community, and other researchers.” Otherwise, the only statement governing access, taken from the deed of gift, is as follows:

In the case of any document or collection where any privileged or confidential relationship may exist, such as a relationship between doctor and patient or between doctor and another doctor or between lawyer and client, names of patients, names of doctors, names of clients, names of lawyers, will not be published. In the event of any uncertainty on the part of the person or researcher examining the document or the collection as to whether or not the use of publication by that person or researcher would violate this covenant the matter is to be referred to the Head of Archives and Special Collections, whose decision shall be final and binding on all parties.

All users of the collection must abide by the current copyright laws of Canada as regulated and changed by Parliament from time to time. They must also abide by the rules of access and conduct laid out by Archives & Special Collections.

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Custodial History

At the age of 91, three years before his death, Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson donated his extensive collection of personal and career papers to the University of Manitoba. This occasion was marked by a special reception in his honour hosted by the University the night of 3 December 1986. The gift occurred at the same time as the publication of T.A.J. Cunning’s fine biography of Dr. Thorlakson entitled The Saga of Doctor Thor (Winnipeg: The University of Manitoba, 1986).

Dr. Arnold Naimark, President of the University and former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, was instrumental in securing the collection. An early and devoted student of Dr. Thorlakson, President Naimark had approached Archives & Special Collections in May 1986 to initiate action. Thereupon, Dr. Richard Bennett, Head Archivist, met frequently with the sons, Dr. Kenneth Thorlakson and Dr. Robert Thorlakson, as well as Edith Banks to prepare for delivery. The papers were shipped to the University on 24 November 1986. A few additional boxes of records arrived in April 1987.

In January 1987 members from the National Archival Appraisal Board appraised the collection which was subsequently declared “cultural property” or a Gift to Canada by the Cultural Property Export Review Board in Ottawa. Such certifications signify that the records have “outstanding significance” to the history and culture of the nation.

After some delay, work began on the task of processing the collection. With supplementary funds provided by members of the Thorlakson family, Mr. Donald A. Thompson, and by the Paul H.T. Thorlakson Foundation, the collection was eventually organized, processed, and catalogued by Zenon Gawron, a project archivist contracted for this specific purpose. Mr. Gawron has produced excellent work, filled with detail and commentary.

The archives of the Paul H.T. Thorlakson Foundation are not part of this collection but have been committed for delivery at a later date.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

A. Biographical Files 1856-1985, predominant 1928-1985

Boxes #1-6 constitute the first sub-series within the Thorlakson Collection and may be described generally as “Biographical Files.” The majority of these records are Dr. Thorlakson’s personal correspondence with close family members and friends, reminiscences, anecdotes, family histories and genealogies. Special anniversaries, celebrations and reunions are well documented, as is his nomination for Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Manitoba. The several hundred letters to and from medical colleagues often say as much about their mutual friend-ships as they do about the practice of medicine.

Of special note are the original manuscripts of biographies of Dr. Thorlakson as written by Dr. George Houser, Dr. Ross Mitchell, and T.A.J Cunnings whose work The Saga of Dr. Thor (1986) owes much to the groundlaying research efforts of Dr. Houser. The early drafts of Houser’s published biography on the Reverend Paul Thorlakson, uncle to Dr. Thorlakson, are likewise included.

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11 ADDRESSES AND REMARKS BY DR. THORLAKSON 1966-1986

A toast proposed by Dr. Thorlakson at the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Joe and Winifred Benson, 27 August 1966.

Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson upon receiving his sixty-year bar before Ionic Lodge No. 25 G.R.M., Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, 5 May 1980

Remarks by the Host, Dr. Thorlakson, at a special Manitoba Club dinner honouring physicians and surgeons on the occasion of Dr. Thorlakson’s Ninetieth birthday, 17 October 1985.

Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a dinner in recognition of his appointment as an Honourary Life Member of the Manitoba Club, 20 March 1986.

OTHER RECORDS: Circulars, list, invitation.

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12 ANECDOTES RECALLED BY DR. AND MRS. THORLAKSON 1968-1981
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1 Incoming: (1968) Swerhone, Peter
Outgoing: (1968) Swerhone, Peter
“Personal Reminiscences” by Dr. Thorlakson on his early life and medical career, 1 September 1971.
“A Day in the Life of a Family,” by Gladys Thorlakson, 5 December 1979.
“Harvesting in the Fall of 1911 and 1912,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 25 October 1979.
“Some Anecdotes Along the Way”, by Dr. Thorlakson, 19 October 1979.
“Shortly After My Arrival in Shoal Lake,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 19 October 1979.
“My First Surgical Emergency Operation in the Shoal Lake General Hospital,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 19 October 1979.
“Anecdote Regarding Walking,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 25 October 1979.
2 “Family Anecdotes” regarding Jon Sveinsson and Octavius Thorlakson (Nonni and Tavi), by Dr. Thorlakson, 24 October 1979.
“Anecdotes – Winnipeg General Hospital,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 23 October 1979 (included are accounts of early years of marriage, an unusual medical case, and a story concerning Dr. Samuel Peikoff).
“Surgery” regarding goitre and hyperthyroidism, by Dr. Thorlakson, 25 October 1979.
“Interpersonal Relationships” and the Professorship of Surgery at the University of Manitoba in 1946, by Dr. Thorlakson, 1 November 1979.

Further revision entitled “The Professorship of Surgery” was produced 2 February 1980.

“The Order of Canada,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 8 November 1979.
“The First Opportunity I had to Provide Financial Support for Medical Research,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 9 November 1979.
“Practical Maneuvers” by Dr. Thorlakson, December 1979.
Anne MacDonald Forlong and the origins of the Radiotherapy Department at the Winnipeg General Hospital, by Dr. Thorlakson, 8 August 1980.
The Henry-Anderson Family from Orangeville, Ontario. Memorandum concerning Gladys Thorlakson’s father, Robert Alexander Henry, and early family life in Killarney, Manitoba, 9 January 1981.
Health research, the origin of federal government involvement, by Dr. Thorlakson, 5 November 1979.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, notes, lists, and other accounts of Dr. Thorlakson’s early life and views on married life.

GENERAL NOTE: This file (anecdotes) combines two previously existing files of related material. Corrected versions of the 1979 set of thirteen are dated February 1980. Occasionally, they appear under different titles. A compendium of the same anecdotes dated December 1979 is also included. The narratives themselves often contain subject matter not indicated by the Titles. Apart from the 1979 set, Dr. Thorlakson’s reminiscences of 1971 and Later reflections are also listed. Researchers interested in Dr. Thorlakson’s Medical career should also consult the interviews conducted with him by Dr. Charles Roland.

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13 ARCHIVES – CORRESPONDENCE AND INVENTORIES RELATIVE TO DR. THORLAKSON’S PAPERS 1971-1984
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1 Incoming: (1971-1984)

Neutel, Walter

Kerr, Audrey (2)

Weilbrenner, Bernard

OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, notes, inventories.

GENERAL NOTE: Certain items belonging to Dr. Thorlakson are now, or were previously, held by other archival and kindred institutions. Included are inventories of the former Winnipeg Clinic archives as well as lists of items acquired by the Medical Library archives and the Western Canada Pictorial Index. Also included is correspondence outlining interest expressed by the National Archives of Canada.

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14 CORRESPONDENCE – PERSONAL, FILE ONE 1970-1984
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1 Incoming: (1970-1983)

Fridriksdottir, Margret (2) Socha, Miles
Macdonald, H. Ian Barrable, Mary
Risk, Edith Paterson Axworthy, Hon. Lloyd
Sigurdson, Paul A. (2) Lentz Family
Bjortomt, Mr. And Mrs. Alfred (2) Hall, Emmett (3)
Derraugh, Beth Sigurgeirsson, Petur
Gudmundsson, Ivar (3) Chapman, Maryon
McKenna, Marian (2) Berkal, Louis
HeidKanp, Michael Laxdal, Brian
Dojack, Charles Cheskey, Kathy
Martin, Glenn-Gary Everett, Hon. D.D.
Norrie, William Fyke, K.J.
Latter, Walter Gudmundson, Gisli
Williamson, Hugh R. Cohen, Albert D.
Sigmar, Margaret Hanuschak, Hon. Ben
Friesen, Jean Mather, D.
Carter, Margaret Romaniak, M.
Sigmar, Harald S. Sherman, Hon. L.R.
Wilson, Carol Feldsted Hutson, Thomas
Heppner, J.A. Lyone Elton, Lady Margaret
Olson, Mildred Macdonald, Amy
Lovell, Frank Treleaven, Agnes
Magnusson, J. Johnson, Florence
Sise, Jolanta Benson, Mrs. W.H.L. (2)
McFadden, June Schurko, Katherine
McCloskey, Mr. And Mrs. J.C. Robbins, John
Bjornson, Valdimar Stanczykowski, Casimir
Sigurgeirson, Mrs. V.J. Hayashi, Tomohiko
Townsend, Anna (2) Heron, John (2)
Rubiner, Arthur James Bennett, D.L. (2)
MacKenzie, Dorothy Gilbertson, Mr. And Mrs. Leland (2)
Wengel, Aldis Einarsson, Sigurbjorn
Eldjarn, Kristjan Zimmerman, E. Paul
Trivedi, Mahesh Dahlquist, N.
Cragg, Len Naylor, Dorothy
Prywes, Dr. Moshe Desjardins, Hon. Laurent
Langbo, A.G. (2) Condo, W.J.
Armstrong, F.W. Freedman, Samuel (2)
Younger, Vera (2) Shaw, Allan (2)
Fraser, William Hanson, Mrs. John
Thorsteinson, Mrs. J. Simkin, S.
Jameson, Sheilagh (2) Daicar, A.
Lowe, Peter Ollafsson, Haraldur
Rodgers, Edna Skafel, Dr. Einar
Richardson, Hon. James Purves, Robert
Schultz, Hon. Ivan Lochnan, C.J.
Shillington, C. Howard (2) Asselin, Francois
Stinson, Lloyd (2) Kan, Ramon
Fralich, J.S. Schaffter, H.J.P.
Witney, Hon. C.H. (2) McKenty, Beth
“Doris” Unknown
Corbett, J.W.S. Paine, Paul Britton
Walker, G.E. Litton, George

4 Outgoing: (1970-1984)

Macdonald, H. Ian Selkirk Centennial Homecoming
Sigurdson, Paul A. Johnson, R.A.
Bjortomt, Mr. And Mrs. Alfred (2) Hinderlie, Mrs. Mark
Cohen, Samuel N. (2) Guberman, Mr. and Mrs. Max
Oltean, Eleanor Wiekowicz, Mary
Gades Institute, University of Bergen

Brynjolfsson, Birgir

Bessason, Haraldur

Socha, Miles Wilson, Joy
Bulman, John Einarsson, Sigurbjorn and Fru
Barrable, Mary Magnea Thorkelsdottir (3)
Axworthy, Hon. Lloyd Gilbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Leland
Hall, Emmett Huskilson, Harold
Sigurgeirsson, Petur Olson, Mildred
McKenna, Marian (3) Magnusson, J.
McCracken, Jane McFadden, C.F.R.
Heidkamp, Michael McCloskey, Mr. and Mrs. J.C.
McGonigal, Hon. Pearl (3) Bjornson, Valdimar (2)

Taylor Olive Sigurgeirson, Mrs. V.J.
Dojack, Charles Townsend, Anna (2)
Keenleyside, Dr. Hugh Rubiner, Arthur James
Russell, Norma Howse, Ernest
Latter, Walter MacKenzie, Dorothy
Powell, Wallace Armstrong, F.W.
Boyd, Enid Hutson, Thomas
Yanofsky, D.A. Elton, Lady Margaret
Johnson, Mrs. Sigurjon (2) Sigurdson, Gus
Mooney, Lillian and Jones, May Macdonald, Amy (2)
Marteinsson, S. Anna Fraser, W.J.
Trivedi, Mahesh Boynton, Beatrice
Walsh, Harry Johnson, Florence
Hannesson, Heimir Benson, Mrs. W.H.L.
Ewanchuk, Michael Pritchard, Linda
Verplaetse, Jeannette Wilt, Dr. J.C.
DesJardins, J.C. Schurko, Katherine
Langbo, A.G. Ward, Peter
Ousman, Mrs. John Robbins, John
Munro, Hon. John Stefanson, Stefan J.
Arvidson, J.V. Stanczykowski, Casimir
Ross, D.D. Hayashi, Tomohiko
Treleaven, Mrs. A.D. Heron, John (2)
Thorsteinson, Mrs. J. Bennett, D.L.
Cohen, Albert D. Gilbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Leland
Jameson, Sheilagh (2) Schubert, Mrs. Chris
Erickson, Nola Leger, Hon. Jules, ADC in waiting to Dahlquist, N.
Younger, Vera
Erickson, Mr. and Mrs. Victor
Chapman, Maryon Naylor, Dorothy
Mueller, Yvonne Freedman, Samuel
Watson, Hilary Shaw, Allan
Woods, David Hanson, Mrs. John
Sherman, Hon. L.R. (2) Simkin, S.
Matthews, Margaret Gudmundsson, Ivar
Cheskey, Kathy Baird, Clara
Crawford, R.P. (2) Daicar, A.
Kalba, Simon Tougas, Mrs. J.
Fyke, K.J. Rodgers, Edna
Gudmundsson, Gisli Richardson, Hon. James (2)
Fridrikdottir, Margret Schultz, Hon. Ivan
Copp, Mr. and Mrs. David Shillington, C. Howard (2)
Zimmerman, E. Paul (2) Stinson, Lloyd (2)
Fralich, J.S. Purves, Robert
Witney, Hon. C.H. (2) Pelletier, Hon. Gerard
Corbett, J.W.S. (2) Kan, Ramon
Fyles, J.W. McKenty, Beth
Olafsson, Haraldur Haidasz, Hon. Stanley
Skafel, Dr. Einar Paine, Paul Britton
Purves, Helen Chornaby, John

4 Third Party: (1970-1981)

Banks, Edith to Sigurdson, Paul A.

Williamson, Hugh to Thorlakson, Dr. and Mrs. P.H.T.

Nelson, Dayton to Townsend, Anna

Armstrong, F.W. to Thorlakson Dr. and Mrs.

Banks, Edith to Jameson, Sheilagh

Fledderjohn, Virginia to Thorlakson, Gladys

Banks, Edith to Paterson, Frederick

Shaw, Allan to Banks, Edith

Detwiller, L.F. to Banks, Edith

Banks, Edith to Detwiller, L.F.

Loader, Frank to Thorlakson, Ken

4 OTHER RECORDINGS:

Memoranda, reference material, notes, questionnaires, lists newsclippings, invitations, circulars, translated correspondence.

PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE – FILE TWO 1928-1969
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21 Incoming: (1928-1969)

Barfoot, W.F. Crerar, Hon. T.A. (3)
Hunt, H.A. Morison, Dr. James
Walsh, Josie (2) Groff, D.C.
Martin, Argue Smith, Catherine
Hankey, Robin Johannson, Grettir Leo
Sandhu, B.S.9 Jenkins, J. Ross
Robbins, John E. Parker, W.J.
Tanzer, William Kirkconnell, Watson
Weir, Hon. Walter (2) Shelton, Mary
Dupar, Robert Bourke, J.O.A.
Lutter, Martin Sheppard, Dr.
Lloyd, Helen F.A.B. Erickson, J.E.
Roblin, Hon. Duff (2) Robinson, J.E.
Peck, G.W. Caldwell, J.S.
Thompson, Sheila M. (2) de Lorraine, Sr. Jeanne
Petursson, Philip (2) Warnock, Sally
Maynard, A.J. Gilliat, E.C.
Rooper, J.R. Hicks, Winifred
Lockhart, Wilfred C. Garson, Hon. Stuart
MacKenty, Inga McDiarmid, Hon. J.S.
Laycock, S.R. (3) McWilliams, Hon. R.F.
Gellner, John Brownlee, Stuart
Bedford, C.M. McDonald, W.E.
Ferchat, A.G. Danielson, Holmfridur
Unknown (W.T.B.) Jackson, F.W.
Sutherland, Bruce C. Klein, G.F.
Witney, C.H. (2) Cameron, George
Mather, Maynard Newton, Chris
Bower, Perry (2) Peikoff, Dr. Samuel
Scarth, R.S. Sigurdson, Janet

Telmer, I.

1 Outgoing: (1952-1969)

Barfoot, W.F. Hankey, Robin
Crerar, Hon. T.A. Gupta, R.C.
Walsh, Josie (2) Oddson, Asta
Flahiff, George Bernard Craik, Hon. Donald
Martin, Argue Weir, Hon. Walter
Dupar, Robert Groff, D.C.
Lloyd, Helen Martin, Hon. Paul
Thorlacius, Birgir (2) Smith, Catherine
Hildebrand, Elmer Parker, W.J.
Roblin, Hon. Duff Sheppard, Dr. F.A.B.
Thompson, Sheila Bourke, J.O.A.
Thorvaldson, Hon. G.S. Robinson, J.E.
Petursson, Philip M. de Lorraine, Sister Jeanne
Laycock, S.R. (2) Lakin, Dr. C.E.
Bedford, C.M. Gordon-Taylor, Sir Gordon
Ferchat, A.G. Garson, Hon. Stuart
Mather, Maynard McDiarmid, Hon. J.S.

1 Third Party: (1929-1966)

Condo, W.J. to Mitchell, Ross

Johannson, Grettir Leo to Asgeirsson, Asgeir (2)

Mason, Dr. James to de Lorraine, Sr. Jeanne

De Lorraine, Sr. Jeanne to American College of Surgeons

Gordon-Taylor, Sir Gordon to Thorlakson, Dr. Ken

Ewart, Alan to Johnson, Olie

1 “Four Famous Fugitives” by Dr. Gordon Grant. Remarks by Dr. P.H.T. Thorlakson at the official opening of the Manitoba Rehabilitation Hospital, 14 September 1962.
1 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, invitations, programme, questionnaires, lists, newspaper clippings, poetry.

GENERAL NOTE: This correspondence pertains primarily to Dr. Thorlakson’s community interests and involvement. Though there are some thank you’s for his medical work, most letters reflect his interest in a wide range of community issues.

PROFESSIONAL CORRESPONDENCE WITH OTHER PHYSICIANS AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS – FILE ONE 1948-1985
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22 Incoming: (1948-1981)

Axelsson, Prof. Johann (2) Snidal, Dr. D.P.
Delarue, Dr. Norman (2) Burgess, Dr. and Mrs. David
Ofeigsson, Dr. Ofeigur (4) Box, G.D.
Gingras, Dr. Gustave (5) Duncan, Dr. Neil
Jamplis, Dr. Robert (2) Farrar, Dr. F.M.
Scarlett, Dr. Earle Alix, Jean-Pierre (5)
Morgan, Dr. H.V. Gellman, Dr. D.D.
O’Connor, E. Vipond, Dr. Claude
Farr, Dr. John Paine, Dr. D. Ralph
Waugh, Dr. Douglas (3) Georgiadis, Prof. N.J.
Macleod, Dr. J. Wendell Gudumundsson, Sigursteinn
Fish, Dr. David (4) Laxdal, Dr. O.E.
Gore, Thomas Dragstedt, Dr. Lester
Ochsner, Dr. Alton (2) Smallberg, Dr. William
Perey, Dr. Bernard Lovshin, Dr. Leonard
Way, Dr. Anthony (2) Goldbloom, Dr. Victor (2)
Hamelin, Denis Czapski, Dr. Juljan
Fyke, Mr. K.J. Harken, Dr. Dwight
Wong, Dr. John (2) Houston, Dr. and Mrs. Clarence
Beamish, Dr. R.E. (5) Downs, Dr. A.R.
Sugita, Dr. Hajime Gouthro, Dr. P.J.
Bjarnson, Dr. David Du, Dr. Joseph
Theodorsson, Dr. Thordur (3) MacNeil, Dr. Frank
Davis, Dr. Neville Majury, Dr. Arthur (2)
Qiziblash, Dr. Ali Sims, Dr. J.K.
Klass, Dr. Alan Clark, Dr. R. Lee
Fredrickson, Dr. John Best, Dr. B.
Frost, Dr. Jeremy Cassel, Dr. Carl
Benediktsson, Dr. Hallgrimur Naimark, Dr. Arnold
Meunier, C. (2) Gram, Dr. F.
Langley, Dr. G.R. Bardal, Dr. Sig
Onundarson, Dr. Bjorn Paulson, Dr. G.
Olafsson, Dr. O. Skafel, Dr. Einar
Stewart, Dr. Chester (2) Doyle, Dr. F.P.
McCarthy, Dr. John D. (2) Lyon, Dr. E. Kirk
Choi, Dr. Nung Won Larson, Dr. Sidney
Combes, Dr. John B. Blondal, Dr. Hannes
Harper, R.W. Hall, Dr. G. Edward
Peart, Dr. A.F.W. Mackenzie, Dr. Walter
Magee, Dr. R.K. Gabriel, W.B.

Walsh, Dr. Frank

2 Outgoing: (1945-1985)

Axelsson, Prof. Johann Bjarnson, Dr. David (2)
Johnson, Dr. Pervical Theodorsson, Dr. Thordur (2)
Fyke, Mr. K.J. Wilt, Dr. J.C.
Last, Dr. John (2) Singh, Dr. Balbir
Wengel, Dr. Aldis Klass, Dr. Alan
Ryan, Dr. George Qiziblash, Dr. Ali
Delarue, Dr. Norman Fredrickson, Dr. John
Snidal, Dr. D.P. Frost, Dr. Jeremy
Burgess, Dr. and Mrs. David Benediktsson, Dr. Hallgrimur
Ofeigsson, Dr. Ofeigur (6) Meunier, C. (2)
Gingras, Dr. Gustave (3) Langley, Dr. G.R.
Scarlett, Dr. Earle (2) Onundarson, Dr. Bjorn (2)
Morgan, Dr. H.V. Olafsson, Dr. O.
O’Connor, E. Cadham, Dr. Roper
Andison, Dr. Alexander (2) McCarthy, Dr. John (3)
Rae, Dr. D.W. Choi, Dr. Nung Won (2)
Farr, Dr. John Combres, Dr. John (2)
Johnson, Hon. George (2) Saward, Dr. Edward
Clark, Dr. R. Lee Harper, R.W.
Stewart, Dr. Chester (2) Best, Dr. Charles
MacLeod, Dr. J. Wendell (4) Moran, Dr. Hugh O’Brien
Ochsner, Dr. Alton (4) Box, G.D.
Gore, Thomas Duncan, Dr. Neil
Perey, Dr. Bernard Monteith, Dr. John
Fish, Dr. David (2) Farrar, Dr. F.M.
Way, Dr. Anthony Alix, Jean-Pierre (4)
Wong, Dr. John (5) Vipond, Dr. Claude
MacCharles, Dr. M.R. Paine, Dr. A.L.
Penner, Dr. D.W. Weylie, Dr. D. Ralph
Schlogell, Dr. Rolf Georgiadis, Prof. N.J.
Sugita, Dr. Hajime Gudmundsson, Dr. Sigursteinn
Laxdal, Dr. O.E. Naimark, Dr. Arnold
Dragstedt, Dr. Lester Barreneche, Dr. and Mrs. Omar
Lovshin, Dr. Leonard Lyon, Dr. E. Kirk
Houston, Dr. and Mrs. Clarence (2) Kodaira, Dr. Tadishi
Goldbloom, Dr. Victor (2) Larson, Dr. Sidney
Czapski, Dr. Julian Blondal, Dr. Hannes
Downs, Dr. A.R. Larusson, Dr. Magnus
Gouthro, Dr. P.J. Walsh, Dr. and Mrs. Frank
Pierce, Dr. and Mrs. Maurice Wolch, Dr. and Mrs. I.
Majury, Dr. Arthur Sigurdson, Dr. L.A.
Cassels, Dr. Carl Walton, Dr. and Mrs. R.S.
Roberts, Dr. M.G.S. Jonsson, Dr. and Mrs. Bjorn

Boyd, Dr. and Mrs. William

2 Third Party: (1970-1980)

Axelsson, Prof. Johann to Way, Dr. Anthony

McCullough, Prof. D.W. to Balle, Dr. Viggo

Du, Dr. Joseph to Jobin, Hon. F.L.

Jobin, Hon. F.L. to Du, Dr. Joseph

Banks, Edith to Waugh, Dr. Douglas

Fish, Dr. David to Way, Dr. Anthony

Hamlin, Denis to Way, Dr. Anthony

Mullin, Barry to Thorarinson, S.A.

Thoranrinson, S.A. to Mullin, Barry

Banks, Edith to Fredrickson, Dr. John

Alix, Jean-Pierre to Fast, Dr. B.B.

Gudmundsson, Dr. Sigurteinn to Thorlakson, Drs. Robert and Kenneth

Unknown

Sigurdson, Dr. L.A. to Banks, Edith

2 “The Relationship of a Clinic Providing Medical, Surgical, Diagnostic and Treatment Services to the Problem of Providing a Family Service in the Home” by Dr. H.W. Price, 18 October 1948.
2 “The Early Jewish Physicians in Manitoba,” paper by Dr. Harry Medovy for the Jewish Historical Society and Manitoba Historical Society, 12 December 1972.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, lists, notes, address, reference material. Photographs transferred to the Photograph Collection, PC 84.
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31 PROFESSIONAL CORRESPONDENCE WITH OTHER PHYSICIANS AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS – FILE TWO 1929-1968
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31 Incoming: (1938-1968)

Love, Askell (2) Lord, Dr. W.J.H.
Jennings, Dr. W. Kenneth Takahashi, Samuel
Howarth, G.E. Johnson, Hon George (6)
Boudreau, Dr. Thomas (2) Minden, Dr. Joseph
Perl, Dr. A.F. Sheppard, Dr. F.A.B.
Bradlet, Dr. L.O. Bourke, J.O.A.
Armstrong, Dr. W.D. Cameron, J. Lyle (2)
Roland, Dr. Charles (3) Maingot, Rodney
Wilson, Dr. D. Laurence (3) d’Offay, T.M.J.
Daniel, Dr. E. (2) Burns, Dr. Charles W.
Fraser, Dr. R.D. Hill, Arthur
Layton, Dr. B.D.B. Ogilvie, Sir Heneage (2)
Forbes, H.A. James, N.E.
Govan, Dr. Duncan O’Brien, Dr. M.C. (2)
Rustad, Dr. William Gabriel, W.B. (3)
Black, Dr. B. Boyd, Dr. William (6)
Lewis, Dr. Sclater Grimson, Dr. Keith (2)
Warwick, Dr. O.H. (3) Grimson, Mr. Justice Gudmundur
Steinthorson, Dr. Eggert Fry, Dr. John
McGeachy, J.B. MacKenzie, Dr. Walter
Gratz, Dr. Murray Anderson, Dr. Walter (2)
Morton, Dr. H.S. Macleod, Dr. J. Wendell
Brown, Dr. James Best, Dr. B.B.
Smith, Dr. Robert (2) Medovy, Dr. Harry
Grier, Dr. W. Robson N. MacDermot, Dr. H.E. (3)
McWhinney, Dr. Ian Thordarson, Dr. S. Stefan
Stewart, Dr. C.B. Abel, Peter
Farquaharson, Dr. R.F. Hay, Dr. A.W.S. (2)
Salmon, B.A. Chown, Dr. H.H.
Spence, Dr. W.J. Archibald, Dr. Edward
American Medical Association Black, Dr. Robert

Dillard, Dr. J.R. (2)

1 Outgoing: (1944-1968)

Johnson, Hon. George (3) Minden, Dr. Joseph
Jakobsson, Dr. Petur Sheppard, Dr. F.A.B.
Jennings, Dr. W. Kenneth Bourke, J.O.A.
Salmon, B.A. Maingot, Rodney
Boudreau, Dr. Thomas d’Offay, T.M.J.
Perl, Dr. A.F. Burns, Dr. Charles W.
Bradley, Dr. L.O. Hill, Arthur
Geekie, D.A. (2) Cameron, J. Lyle
Armstrong Dr. W.D. Ogilvie, Sir Heneage (2)
Daniel, Dr. E. (2) Watson-Jones, Sir Reginald
Roland, Dr. Charles O’Brien, Dr. M.C.
Peirce, Dr. C.B. Gabriel, W.B.
Wilson, Dr. D. Laurence Boyd, Dr. William (4)
Fraser, Dr. R.D. Schultz, Hon. Ivan
Layton, Dr. B.D.B. (2) Anderson, Dr. Walter
Forbes, H.A. Medovy, Dr. Harry
Rustad, Dr. William MacDermot, Dr. H.E. (3)
Warwick, Dr. O.H. (2) Thordarson, Dr. S. Stefan
Steinthorson, Dr. Eggert Farquharson, Dr. R.F.
McGeachy, Dr. Barbara Love, Askell (2)
Gratz, Dr. Murray Abel, A. Lawrence
Morton, Dr. H.S. Arslan, Dr. Michele
Brown, Dr. James Spence, Dr. W.J.
Smith, Dr. Robert

American Medical Association

Grier, Dr. W., Robson N. Takahashi, Samuel (2)

Dillard, Dr. J.R. (3)

Waalkus, Dr. Phillip

1 Third Party: (1929-1968)

Banks, Edith to Boudreau, Dr. Thomas

Banks, Edith to Perl, Dr. A.F.

Banks, Edith to Wilson, Dr. D. Laurence

Banks, Edith to Fraser, Dr. R.D.

Lawson, Dr. James to Gratz, Dr. Murray

Phillips, A.J. to Morton, Dr. H.S.

Du Val, Paul to Salmon, B.A.

Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T. to Banks, Edith

Banks, Edith to Peyton, Pearl

Erickson, Anne to Thorlakson, Dr. T.K.

Smith, Harvey to O’Brein, Mrs.

1 Draft essay by Dr. Thorlakson, entitled “August Blondal – Appreciation,” [ca. 1948].
1 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reference material, lists, questionnaire
BIOGRAPHY – GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE – DR. THORLAKSON”S STUDENT RECORD AND RELATED CORRESPONDENCE 1971-1979
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32 Incoming: (1979)

Anderson, Dagmar

2 Outgoing: (1971)

Barth, Dr. Frank R.

2 Third Party: (1979)

Peterson, Mrs. Conrad to Houser, George (3)

Houser, George to Peterson, Mrs. Conrad (2)

Houser, George to the Registrar, Gustavus Adolphus College

2 OTHER RECORDS: Copies of class records maintained by Dr. Thorlakson’s instructors; reference material concerning the Cassel family and Dr. Thorlakson’s brother, Octavius. Photographs have been transferred to the Photograph Collection, PC 84.

GENERAL NOTE: Formerly one of Dr. George Houser’s research files. Additional material has been added from elsewhere in the collection.

LIETENANT-GOVERNOR OF MANITOBA – CORRESPONDENCE URGING DR. THORLAKSON’S APPOINTMENT AS 1965
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33 Incoming: (1965)

Silverberg, Harry

Wherrett, Dr. G.J.

3 Third Party: (1965)

Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B. to Silverberg, Harry

Silverberg, Harry to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B.

Johnson, J. Ragnar to Eggertson, Arni

Wherrett, W.T. to Eggertson, Arni

Johnson, J. Ragnar to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B.

Johnson, J. Ragnar to Hayden, Hon. S.A.

Benidickson, Hon. William to Eggertson, Arni

Wherrett, Dr. G.J. to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B. (3)

Howse, Ernest to Eggertson, Arni

Person, Rt. Hon. Lester B. to Brock-Smith, Harding

Brock-Smith, Harding to Eggertson, Arni

Brock-Smith, Harding to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B.

Ferg, P.D. to Eggertson, Arni

Wherrett, W.T. to Wherrett, Dr. G.J.

Wherrett, W.T. to Eggertson, Arni

Vopni, W.H. to Eggertson, Arni

Vopni, W.H. to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B.

Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester to Shinbane, Abraham

Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B. to Johannson, Grettir Leo

Eylands, V.J. to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B.

Shinbane, Abraham to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B.

Johannson, Grettir Leo to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B.

Pearson, Lester B. to Eggertson, Arni

Eggertson, Arni to Pearson, Rt. Hon. Lester B. (2)

Eggertson Arni? to Vopni, William

Eggertson Arni? to Benidickson, Hon. William

3 OTHER RECORDS: Chronology of Dr. Thorlakson’s life and biographical information.
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34 MISCELLANEOUS 1943-1984
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34 Third Party: (1984)

Cunnings, T.A.J. to Stewart, Dr. Chester B.

Notes by Dr. Thorlakson on his encounter with Dr. Arthur W. Elting, n.d.

“Man at Work,” reminiscences of Dr. Dallas Medd regarding Dr. Thorlakson, 5 May 1980

Transcript of an interview between Dr. C Burton Stewart and Dr. George Houser, 25 May 1979, and accompanying memorandum concerning the gastroscope, 1980.

“This is Their Canada,” notes possibly composed by Dr. Thorlakson on the historical relationship between English and French Canada. n.d.

“On History – Notes” very likely composed by Dr. Thorlakson, 4 December 1968.

“My First Maternity Case as a Country Practitioner,” reminiscences by an unknown author, n.d.

Icelandic songbook published in 1943 with note to ‘Tobba’ (Dr. Thorlakson) from ‘Bekka’, c. 1943.

4 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, notes, invitations, circular, certificate, published material, biographical information, clippings, itinerary, proverbs and maxims.
POETRY 1936-1947
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35 Incoming: (1979)

Sigmar, Harald S.

5 “Svanene fra Norden” by H.H.S. Pedersen, with notes by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.
5 Verse possibly written by Dr. Thorlakson for Dr. Charles Burns, 3 January 1939.
5 “Birthday Congratulations to Dr. P.H.T. Thorlakson,” by Dr. Harvey Smith, Past President of the British Medical Association, n.d.
5 “A Pean of Praise and a Suggestion,” verse written for Dr. Thorlakson by A.E. Sculapius (Dr. Harvey Smith), 6 May 1936.
5 Partial translation from the works of Petter Dass by Lorento Rynning Senior and Dr. Thorlakson in Oslo, Norway, 1947?
5 “Dr. P.H.T. Thorlakson: a celebratory poem” written in Icelandic by Einar Pall Jonsson in 1953 and published in his Solheimar (Reykjavik, second enlarged edition, 1969).
5 OTHER RECORDS: Undated poem by a patient.

GENERAL NOTE: The contents of this file were drawn from items identified as Dr. Thorlakson’s momentos and others found elsewhere within the collection.

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36 WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES – FIFTIETH AND SIXTIETH
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96 OTHER RECORDS: Guest list, invitation, booklet of printed remarks.

A toast to Dr. and Mrs. Thorlakson, proposed by Dr. T. Kenneth Thorlakson, at their Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary reception, 9 November 1980.

Reply by Dr. Thorlakson to the toast proposed at the Thorlaksons’ Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary reception, 9 November 1980 (three versions)

Blessing by Dr. Wilfred Lockhart at the Golden Wedding Anniversary reception and dinner for Dr. and Mrs. Thorlakson, 10 November 1970.

Remarks by Dr. C. Burton Stewart at the Golden Wedding Anniversary reception and dinner for Dr. and Mrs. Thorlakson, 10 November 1970. (copy of Dr. Stewarts notes are included)

Remarks by David Richardson, speaking on behalf of the grandchildren at the Golden Wedding Anniversary reception and dinner, 10 November 1970.

Reply to greetings by Dr. Thorlakson at his Golden Wedding Anniversary reception and dinner, 10 November 1970.

Verse composed by Pamela Dale Richardson in honour of the Thorlaksons’ Golden Wedding Anniversary, 10 November 1970.

THORLAKUR GUNNAR JONSSON – CORRESPONDENCE, ORIGINAL LETTERS, TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION 1856-1912
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37 Incoming: (1912)

Thorlaksson (Jonsson), Thorlakur Gunnar

7 Third Party: (1856-1900)

Halldorsson, Bjorn to Jonnson, Thorlakur Gunnar (7)

Jonsson, Henrietta Lovisa to Thorlaksson family

7 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, poem, land patent in the name of ‘Thorlakur G. Thorlackson’.

GENERAL NOTE: The contents of this folder have been drawn from two of Dr. George Houser’s research files regarding Dr. Thorlakson’s paternal grandfather. The few items within this listing that have been translated and transcribed from written Icelandic were done so by Dr. Houser. Included as well is a letter written by Jonnson’s wife, Henrietta Lovisa. Most of the correspondence consists of letters to Jonnson from Sera Bjorn Halldorsson. Their relationship is explained more fully in Houser’s Pioneer Icelandic Pastor: The Life of the Reverend Paul Thorlaksson, edited by Pall A. Sigurdson (Winnipeg, 1990). Researchers should also note that upon his arrival in North America, Jonsson adopted the surname of Thorlaksson because his sons were known here by that name.

FAMILY HISTORY – THORLAKUR GUNNAR JONSSON - GENEALOGY 1979
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38 Incoming: (1979)

Gerrard, Nelson (2)

8 Outgoing: (1979)

Gerrard, Nelson

8 Third Party: (1979)

Houser, George to Cooke, Thora

8 OTHER RECORDS: Essays, notes, reference material.

GENERAL NOTE: The essays on Thorlakur Gunnar (Jonsson) Thorlaksson and his lineage are likely translations by Dr. Houser of articles written in Icelandic, one of which one is included.

FAMILY HISTORY – REVEREND PALL THORLAKSSON – CERTIFICATE AND TESTIMONIAL - 1872-1875
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39 Certificate of graduation issued to Pall Thorlaksson by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, 30 June 1875.
9 Testimonial written for Pall Thorlaksson by Jens Sigurdsson, Rector of the Reykjavik Grammar School, 8 June 1872.

GENERAL NOTE: Documents include originals, transcription and translation which were drawn from Dr. George Houser’s research files.

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310 FAMILY HISTORY – REVEREND PALL THORLAKSSON – DEATHBED STATEMENT

GENERAL NOTE: Reverend Pall Thorlaksson’s deathbed statement has already been the object of some scholarly attention (see Houser, Pioneer Icelandic Pastor, cited above). The original statement was dictated by Paul to his father, Thorlakur Gunnar Jonsson, on 11 February 1882. The document contained in this file, however, is likely a copy of the original manuscript prepared by Jonsson in April 1900. An Icelandic transcription is also included, together with an English translation footnoted and annotated by Drs. Richard Beck and George Houser. The Icelandic Collection, Elizabeth Dafoe Library, also contains a small number of Pall Thorlaksson’s papers.

FAMILY HISTORY – RYNNING FAMILY – GENEALOGY, CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION PERTAINING TO 1948-1979
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41 Outgoing: (1971)

Thorlakson, Gladys (2)

1 Third Party: (1961-1979)

Thorlakson, Dr. and Mrs. to Shepherd, Bernice Houser, George to Benum, Martin

1 Address by Dr. Thorlakson at a dinner held by his uncle, Peder Rynning in Oslo, Norway, 2 August 1948.
1 OTHER RECORDS: Biographical sketch and ‘family tree’
FAMILY HISTORY – NIELS STEINGRIMUR AND ERIKA RYNNING THORLAKSSON – PERSONAL RECORDS AND REFERENCE MATERIAL 1889, 1943-1947
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42 Third Party:

Thorlaksson, Niels Steingrimur to Thorhallsdottir, Dora

2 Eulogy for Reverend Niels Steingrimur Thorlaksson delivered by Dr. V.J. Eylands in the First Lutheran Church, Winnipeg, 12 February 1943.
2 “A Personal Reminiscence of a Very Remarkable Woman,” recollections of Erika Rynning Thorlakson by Einar P. Jonsson, Logberg, 4 December 1947.
2 Dagbok of Reverend Niels Steingrimur Thorlaksson for the year 1889.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, prayer, poems, music address, reference material concerning the life of Reverend N.S. Thorlaksson.

GENERAL NOTE: One of Dr. Houser’s research files, the material assembled here has been supplemented by the inclusion of Reverend N.S. Thorlaksson’s ‘dagbok’ for the year 1889. Documents include Reverend Thorlaksson’s verses and musical compositions which Dr. Thorlakson received from his sister, Anne Margrethe (Loa) Sigmar. Written chiefly in Icelandic, almost half of the dated verses appear to be dedicated to his wife on the occasion of her birthday (15 March 1860). Those written in English were dedicated to children, among them, poems for Dr. Thorlakson’s brother Halfdan and his family. Researchers are also advised to consult Reverend Thorlaksson’s papers which are held in the Icelandic Collection, Elizabeth Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba.

PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE – DR. THORLAKSON TO HIS PARENTS AND SIBLINGS 1906-1935
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43 Outgoing: (1906-1933)

Thorlaksson, Octavius (9)

Sigmar, Loa, Halli and Halfden

Thorlaksson, Rev. and Mrs. N.S.and Family (7)

Thorlaksson, Octavius, Lina and family

Sigmar, Loa and Halli

3 Third Party: (1933-1935)

Thorlakson, Gladys to Thorlaksson, Octavius, Lina and family

Thorlakson, Gladys to Eastvold, Erika and Harold (2)

Thorlakson, Gladys and Thor to Thorlaksson, Octavius, Lina and family

3 OTHER RECORDS: Poem written by Rev. N.S. Thorlaksson for Thorbjorn and Gladys Thorlakson; pamphlets concerning church anniversaries; unsigned eulogy to Erika Rynning Thorlaksson from one of her grandchildren.

GENERAL NOTE: The letters contained in this file were not available to Dr. Thorlakson’s biographers, but were donated to the archives after the principal accession of the Thorlakson papers had been made. Consequently, they have been kept together as a unit to underscore their unique identity and the novel perspective they bring to Dr. Thorlakson’s personal life. Some letters display ‘serial authorship’ as they were passed from member to member of the family.

FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE WITH DR. THORLAKSON’S SISTER, ANNE MARGRETHE (LOA) SIGMAR & OTHERS 1913-1980
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44 Incoming: (1913-1980)

Sigmar, Loa (2) Thorlaksson, Loa

4 Outgoing: (1904-1979)

Eastvold, Erika

Thorlaksson, Erika Rynning

Sigmar, Loa and George

Thorlaksson? (Jonsson), Henrietta

Sigmar, Loa

Lovisa

4 Third Party: (1979)

Sigmar, Loa to Thorlakson, Gladys and Thor

4 Interview conducted with Anne Margrethe (Loa) Sigmar, at Kelso, Washington, 14 November 1973

(two versions).

GENERAL NOTE: The two letters written by Dr. Thorlakson as a child to his mother and grandmother are in Norwegian.

FAMILY HISTORY – THORLAKSON FAMILY REUNION – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 1977
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45 Incoming: (1977-1978)

Bjornson, Valdimar (4)

Benson, Winnie

Harvey, Dora

Gilbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Leland

Thorlakson, Pat

5 Outgoing: (1975-1978)

Sigmar, Harald and other family members (2)

Holck, Anna

Sigmar, Eric

Sigmar, Loa (2)

Richardson, Hartley

Bjornson, Valdimar (3)

Gilbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Leland

Taylor, Anns (2)

Thorlakson, Dr. and Mrs. Neil

5 Third Party: (1975-1978)

Sigmar, Loa to Thorlakson, Gladys and Thor Bjornson, Valdimar to Eastvold, Erika et. al. Sigmar, Eric to Richardson, Tannis

Banks, Edith to Bjornson, Valdimar

Richardson, Hartley to Thorlakson, Dr. Neil

5 After dinner talk by Dr. Thorlakson entitled “A Love Story” recounting the life and times of his parents at a family reunion of the descendants of Niels Steingrimmur and Erika Rynning Thorlaksson, Seattle, 2 September 1977 (three versions with descriptive preamble of the reunion). Later published in three parts by the Logberg-Heimskringla, 24 November, 1 and 8 December 1977.
5 OTHER RECORDS: Biographical sketches, ‘family tree’ and other genealogical information, notes, programme itinerary, and description for publication. A photograph has been transferred to the Photograph Collection, PC 84
6 BIOGRAPHY – MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – A HISTORY BY CUNNINGS, T.A.J. (JACK)

GENERAL NOTE: Manuscript entitled “Manitoba Medical Centre” by T.A.J. Cunnings, author of Dr. Thorlakson’s published biography, The Saga of Dr. Thor: Paul H.T. Thorlakson, c.c., M.D. (University of Manitoba, 1986). The Saga was originally planned as a collaborative effort involving contributions by a number of Dr. Thorlakson’s friends and associates. Mr. Cunnings replaced Dr. George Houser as ‘editor-in-chief’ when the latter’s health failed and ultimately became responsible for the production of The Saga. Cunnings’ original contribution to the project was to take the form of a chapter on Dr. Thorlakson’s role as the guiding spirit behind the medical centre concept. The manuscript, 142 pages in length, may constitute the source of such work.

GENERAL NOTE: Two files were amalgamated to compile the contents of this folder. Labels from subfiles concerning the Thorlakson reunion have been retained, grouping most correspondence and other documents under various subject headings.

BIOGRAPHY – HOUSER, DR. GEORGE – CORRESPONDENCE, RE: BOOK 1976-1981
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47 Incoming: (1976-1980)

Houser, George (9)

Bjornson, Valdimar

Kelly, Mary Rose

Holst, Wayne A.

Johnson, Dr. Percy

7 Outgoing: (1977-1980)

Houser, George (6)

7 Third Party: (1976-1981)

Sigmar, Harald S. to Houser, George

Holst, Wayne to Houser, George

Houser, George to Johnson, Hon. George (2)

Houser, George to Hjartarson, Sigridur

Bend, Hon. Robert to Houser, George

Houser, George to Campbell, Hon. Douglas (2)

Houser, George to Bend, Hon. Robert

Houser, George to Kristjanson, Kris (2)

Houser, George to Johnson, Dr. Percy

Houser, George to Sigurdson, Larus

Swayze, Walter to Houser, George

Houser, George to Swayze, Walter

Prystupa, S. to Carlson, E.O.

Bovey, John to Carlson, Ed

Houser, George to Baue, Jean (6)

Houser, George to Modenhauer, Roger

Modenhauer, Roger to Houser, George

Threinen, Norman to Houser, George

Houser, George to Suelflow, August (2)

Threinen, Norman to Houser, George

Wiederaenders, Robert to Houser, George

Houser, George to President of American Lutheran Church

Bjornson, Valdimar to Houser, George (2)

Houser, George to Bjornson, Valdimar (2)

7 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda and a paper by Dr. Houser.
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48 BIOGRAPHY – HOUSER, DR. GEORGE – PLAN OF DR. THORLAKSON’S BIOGRAPHY

GENERAL NOTE: File consists of items pertaining to Dr. Houser’s unpublished biography of Dr. Thorlakson and Houser’s later role as coordinator of the more ambitious effort completed by T.A.J. Cunnings. Included are memoranda, notes, outlines, and the draft prologue of the unpublished biography annotated by Dr. Thorlakson.

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51 BIOGRAPHY – HOUSER DR. GEORGE – UNPUBLISHED BIOGRAPHY ENTITLED “DR. PAUL H.T. THORLAKSON, C.C., M.D.”

GENERAL NOTE: Biography of Dr. Thorlakson written by George Houser stressing the former’s active involvement with the Icelandic community. Begun as early as 1979, its date of completion is likely no later than 1981. The manuscript is 231 pages in length, and subjects discussed within its eighteen chapters include Dr. Thorlakson’s early life and marriage to Gladys, his contributions in the field of education, his involvement with the Icelandic press, the Canada Iceland Foundation, the Chair of Icelandic Language and Literature, the Betel homes, the Canada Iceland Centennial Conference, and travels abroad. Annotated copies of various pages produced by the manuscript’s critics have been inserted between the appropriate pages of the bound text. Photographs attached to the manuscript have been transferred to the Photograph Collection, PC 84.

BIOGRAPHY – HOUSER, DR. GEORGE – CORRESPONDENCE WITH DR. RICHARD BECK 1977-1979
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52 Incoming: (1977-1979)

Beck, Richard (4)

2 Outgoing: (1979)

Beck, Dr. and Mrs. Richard

2 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, copy of article “Notes and Documents – the Founding of the Icelandic Settlement in Pembina County” by Rev. Pall Thorlakson.
BIOGRAPHY – HOUSER, DR. GEORGE – CORRESPONDENCE WITH REV. BRAGI FRIDRIKSSON 1977-1982
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53 Incoming: (1977-1982)

Fridriksson, Bragi (6)

Bessason, Haraldur

3 Outgoing: (1977)

Fridriksson, Bragi

3 Third Party: (1977-1980)

Bessason, Haraldur to Fridriksson, Bragi

Houser, George to Fridriksson, Bragi (6)

Fridriksson, Bragi to Bessason, Haraldur

Fridriksson, Bragi to Houser, George (2)

3 Manuscript written in Icelandic by Bragi Fridriksson concerning the Reverend Paul Thorlaksson, [ca.1978]
3 OTHER RECORDS: Memorandum.
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54 BIOGRAPHY – HOUSER, DR. GEORGE – UNPUBLISHED BIOGRAPHY ENTITLED “REVEREND PALL THORKLAKSSON 1849-1882”

GENERAL NOTE: Dr. Thorlakson’s manuscript copy of a biography of his uncle, Reverend Pall Thorlaksson, written by George Houser. This work was eventually published in 1990 with additional editing and contributions made by Paul A. Sigurdson as Pioneer Icelandic Pastor: The Life of the Reverend Paul Thorlaksson (Winnipeg, 1990). The manuscript is 219 pages in length and includes a bibliography, addenda and annotations by Dr. Thorlakson. Revised pages of the text are kept in a separate folder.

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55 BIOGRAPHY – HOUSER, DR. GEORGE – UNPUBLISHED BIOGRAPHY OF REVEREND PALL THORLAKSON, DRAFT COPY

GENERAL NOTE: Earlier draft of George Houser’s biography “Reverend Pall Thorlaksson 1849-1882,” heavily annotated by Dr. Thorlakson.

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61 BIOGRAPHY – REVEREND PALL THORLAKSSON’S CHURCH RECORDS (KIRKJUBOK) AMONG ICELANDERS IN AMERICA – TYPESCRIPTS & TRANSLATION BY DR. GEORGE HOUSER

GENERAL NOTE: Manuscript written in Icelandic with English translation. The ‘kirkjubok’ of Reverend Pall Thorlaksson consists of records he compiled of his pastoral activities (baptisms, marriages, confirmations, services) among Icelanders in America from 1875 to 1880. Translated by Dr. Houser, it was later published as Pastoral Records. The Reverend Pall Thorlaksson. Edited and annotated by G. Houser (Winnipeg, 1978).

2 BIOGRAPHY – “DR. PAUL HENRIK THORBJORN THORLAKSON: A RECORD OF ACHIEVEMENT,” BY DR. ROSS MITCHELL

GENERAL NOTE: The sub-files in this folder contain three drafts of a biography of Dr. Thorlakson written by Dr. Ross Mitchell. A project which may have begun as early as 1964, the first annotated draft of the manuscript is the most complete and well organized of the three. Subsequent revisions to the text may have been undertaken by George Houser between 1979 and 1981. Drafts two and three are incomplete and may actually belong together as a unit. Only draft two was kept as a part of Dr. Thorlakson’s office records. The balance of the material was received in a later accession.

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63 BIOGRAPHY – “DR. PAUL HENRIK THORBJORN THORLAKSON: A RECORD OF ACHIEVEMENT” – REVISIONS AND ANNOTATIONS

GENERAL NOTE: The file contains a draft of Dr. Mitchell’s biography of Dr. Thorlakson corrected by Edith Banks possibly in 1965, although subsequent updating is evident. A ‘mature’ draft of the biography is also included, incorporating revisions between 1978 and 1981, annotated by Dr. Thorlakson and others. Both items were received in an accession separate from Dr. Thorlakson’s office records.

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B. The Winnipeg Clinic and Research Institute 1941-1983

Boxes #7-9 document the history and development of the Winnipeg Clinic which Dr. Thorlakson founded in 1938. These Clinic records consist of administrative correspondence, medical records, legal and financial records, annual reports, and various progress reports, histories and memoranda. Five years later, in 1943, the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute was founded and much of its history is similarly documented in correspondence, speeches and reports from 1943 to the early 1980’s.

THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – ACT OF INCORPORATION AND BY-LAWS
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71 Incoming: (1949)

Thompson, D.A.

1 Third Party: (1949)

Schultz, Hon. Ivan to Thompson, D.A.

Thompson, D.A. to Schultz, Hon. Ivan

1 OTHER RECORDS: Memorandum, agreement, copies and drafts of bills of incorporation.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – PRESENTATION OF BRONZE BUST 1970-1971
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72 Incoming: (1970)

Martin, Mary and Ken

De Magian, Dr. Vic

Andison, Molly and Alex

2 Outgoing: (1971)

Martin, Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth

Andison, Dr. and Mrs. A. Wilson

2 Third Party: (n.d.)

Ryan, Mary to Thorlakson, Gladys

2 Dinner in Honour of Dr. and Mrs. Thorlakson and Unveiling of Bronze Sculpture. Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson, 15 December 1970

(two versions).

2 Presentation address by Dr. C.H.A. Walton.
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73 THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – THE WINNIPEG CLINIC WEEKLY BULLETIN – DIRECTOR’S COLUMN

GENERAL NOTE: Column written by Dr. Thorlakson for the Winnipeg Clinic Weekly Bulletin. 1964-67. The series in incomplete.

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74 THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – EXPANSION
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74 Third Party: (1976)

Cohen, Albert D. to Fast, Dr. B.B.

Purves, R.P. to Cohen, Albert D.

Cohen, Albert D. to Lawson, Gordon

Fast, Dr. B.B. to Cohen, Albert D.

GENERAL NOTE: Presentations by Dr. Fast and Mr. Lawson in 1975, together with notes and reports of meetings.

THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – GENERAL BUSINESS
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75 Incoming: (1942-1970)

Fosbrooke, A. Leonard Gellman, Dr. D.D.
Loadman, Earl Balfour, Dr. Donald
Wilson, Dr. D. Laurence Ellerbe, T.F.
Titus, Dr. A.W. Harwick, J.W.
Martin, Hon. Paul Clay, William
Gordon, Hon. Walter McKenzie, Dr. J.W.
Spence, Walter Grimson, G.
Fosbrooke, A. Leonard (2) Chicanot, E.L.

Sedgwick, John R.

Outgoing: (1949-1973)

Johnston, Dr. J. Blain Johnson, Dr. K.I.
Thomas, Dr. Carlton Toni, Dr. Stephen
North, Dr. H.W. Clinton Hudson, Dr. J.E.
Lebbetter, Dr. and Mrs. T.A. Spence, Walter
Titus, Dr. A.W. (2) Fosbrooke, A. Leonard
Whiting, Dr. R.H. Lount, W.D.
Kippen, Dr. D.L. Macdonald, Dr. A.D.
Macleod, Dr. and Mrs. J. Wendell Balfour, Dr. Donald
Martin, Hon. Paul Clay, William
Bildfell, Dr. John Grimson, G.

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75 Third Party: (1951-1975)

Moffatt, Earl to Banks, Edith

Thompson, D.A. to Moffat, W.E.

5 Farewell Dinner for Earl Moffatt, remarks by Dr. Thorlakson, 3 June 1975
5 Presentation by Dr. Thorlakson upon the retirement of Elsie J. McIntyre, 11 December 1973
5 Proposal for the Establishment of the Winnipeg Clinic Health Care Centre, by B.B. Fast, M.D., May 1979
6 “What of the Future?”, Joint meeting of the surgical divisions, Manitoba and Winnipeg Clinics, 17 December 1951.
7 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reports, organization chart, architectural plan, circulars, song text, bulletins, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous brochures on Winnipeg Clinic departments and policies.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – GENERAL MEDICINE
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76 Third Party: [ (1964-1965) ]

Lorimer, W.C. to Cadham, Dr. R.G.

Cadham, Dr. R.G. to Lorimer, W.C.

Waugh, Dr. F.P. to Cadham, Dr. R.G. (2)

Cadham, Dr. R.G. to Waugh, Dr. F.P.

6 “Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on General Practice,” February 1970.
6 “The Future Role of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute and the Winnipeg Clinic, Part 1 – The Primary Contact Physician”. Statement by Dr. Thorlakson to the Special Study Committee, 18 November, 1967

(with a draft and related documents).

6 Minutes of a meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee to discuss the feasibility of establishing a Section of General Practice, 4 March 1965
6 OTHER RECORDS: Memorandum on the future of the Winnipeg Clinic (by Rankin K. Hay), reports.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – HISTORICAL NOTES BY DR. P.H.T. THORLAKSON 1966
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77 Part 1, Historical Notes on the Winnipeg Clinic by Dr. Thorlakson, 4 February 1966.
7 Part 2, The Functions of an Executive Council, notes by Dr. Thorlakson, 28 February 1966.
WINNIPEG CLINIC – PRESENT AND FUTURE TRENDS IN GROUP PRACTICE
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78 “The Report on the Future Growth of the Winnipeg Clinic”. Submission by Dr. Thorlakson, 28 August 1973.
8 “Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Future And Particularly as they Pertain to the Winnipeg Clinic”. Memorandum by Dr. Thorlakson, 12 February 1973.
8 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda and reference material.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – MEDICAL RECORDS
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79 Outgoing: (1966)

Matheson, D.W.

9 OTHER RECORDS: Secretary procedures and instructions, Winnipeg Clinic Manual, charts, forms, presentation.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – MEMORANDA BY DR. THORLAKSON 1958-1973
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710 Incoming: (1958-1973)

Wright, Edward (2) Larson, Dr. Sidney
Gregory, K.J. (2) Howse, Ernest and Esther

10 Outgoing: (1972)

Larson, Dr. Sidney

10 Third Party: (1968, 1972)

Standil, S. to Taylor, Dr. J. Reid

Banks, Edith to Whitney, Hon. C.H.

10 Automation in Medical Accounts Offices, Introductory remarks by Dr. Thorlakson to a joint meeting of the Winnipeg and Manitoba Clinics, 24 March 1965.
10 “Report on a Visit (in April 1966) to Toronto, Cleveland and Detroit”, by Dr. Thorlakson.

GENERAL NOTE: Memoranda prepared by Dr. Thorlakson to professional staff and various sections of the Clinic. Subjects include clinic management, recruitment, education and research. Also included are annual reports of Dr. Thorlakson’s activities.

THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – PERSONAL FILE 1942-1975
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81 Incoming: (1963)

Best, Dr. B.B.

1 Outgoing: (1966)

Winnipeg Clinic, Executive Council and members

1 Proposed Building Expansion Submitted by the Executive Council of the Winnipeg Clinic to the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute. Comments by Dr. Thorlakson, 10 November 1975.
1 “The Winnipeg Clinic and the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute”, 29 April, 1966.

Draft article by Dr. Ross Mitchell, later published in Group Practice, 15(7), July 1966.

1 Winnipeg Clinic Annual Dinner. Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson, 19 March 1966.
1 Winnipeg Clinic Annual Dinner. Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson, 20 February 1965

(two versions).

1 Winnipeg Clinic Annual Christmas Reception and Dinner for the Non-Medical Staff. Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson, 9 December 1963.
1 Non-Medical Staff Meeting, Winnipeg Clinic. Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson, 10 April 1962

(two versions).

1 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, chronologies of clinic development, and personal reflections on clinic operations. Also included is the first memorandum issued by Dr. Thorlakson in the newly constructed clinic building, 27 October 1942.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – PRESIDENTS AND DIRECTOR’S REPORTS 1946-1967
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82 Outgoing: (1964)

Young, Dr. S. Stewardson, Dr. E.R.
Brown, Dr. J.A. Kilgour, David
Rose, Dr. Ian Johnson, Hon. George

2 Report to the Director, Dr. Thorlakson, for 1958. Presented at the Annual Meeting of The Winnipeg Clinic, 10 March 1959.
2 Report to the Director, Dr. Thorlakson, for 1957. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic, 18 March 1958.
2 Report to the Director, Dr. Thorlakson, for 1950. Presented at a meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic Members, 7 December 1950.
2 Report by Dr. Thorlakson on the incorporation of the Winnipeg Clinic. Presented at a meeting of the members, 11 December 1948.
2 “Organization of the Winnipeg Clinic, with Special Recommendations on Clinic Organization and Policy”. Report no.3, by Dr. Thorlakson. Presented at a meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic members, 3 March 1948.
2 Report on committee management by Dr. Thorlakson to the Executive Committee of the Winnipeg Clinic, 27 October 1947.
2 Report on the re-organization of Clinic Service, by Dr. Thorlakson to the Directors and Medical Staff of the Winnipeg Clinic, 4 October 1947.
2 “Winnipeg Clinic Organization”. Report by Dr. Thorlakson, 2 December 1946

(two versions).

2 “The Value of Membership in the Winnipeg Clinic”. Report of the Director, Dr. Thorlakson, for 1963. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic, 16 March 1964.
2 Report of the Director, Dr. Thorlakson, for 1962. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic, 18 March 1963.
2 Report of the Director, Dr. Thorlakson, for 1959. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic, 15 March 1960.
2 Recommendations on the executive and administrative organization of the Winnipeg Clinic. Report of the Director, Dr. Thorlakson, May 1959.
2 Report on the expansion and re-organization of the Winnipeg Clinic, by Dr. Thorlakson. Presented at a meeting of the members of the Winnipeg Clinic, 29 December 1945

(two versions).

2 Report of the President, Dr. Thorlakson, for 1966. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic, 14 March 1967.
2 The Re-organization of the Winnipeg Clinic, 1966. Report prepared by Dr. Thorlakson, 7 June 1965

(two versions).

2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reports, presentations.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – PROFESSIONAL STAFF 1949-1981
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83 Incoming: (1957, 1968)

Balfour, Dr. Donald

Brownell, Dr. E.G.

3 “Dinner in Honour of Dr. E.G. Brownell”. Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson, 26 March 1968.
3 “Farewell Dinner for Dr. Lennox G. Bell”. A toast proposed by Dr. Thorlakson, 26 August 1949.
3 “Farewell Reception for Dr. T.A. Lebbetter, Jr.” Presentation by Dr. Thorlakson, 2 June 1969.
3 OTHER RECORDS: Lists, general memoranda, biographical information on the Clinic doctors 1949-81, pamphlet.
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84 THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – ‘COMIC STRIP’

GENERAL NOTE: Primarily composed of correspondence from clients as well as poetry, recitations and skits by Clinic Staff accumulated over the years by Bernice Shepard, Clinic Administrator. Subjects include Clinic parody, account collection problems, curiously described ailments, and other humour.

THE WINNIPEG CLINIC QUARTERLY 1964-1973
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85 Incoming: (1965-1973)

Hay, Dr. Rankin K. (2) Mayo, Robert W.
Jordan, Dr. Edwin Magee, Dr. R.K.
Carruthers, Dr. W.B. Rogers, Dr. George K.
Kaufman, Robert Howse, Ernest
Trudel, Rita Chevrier Lyon, Dr. E. Kirk
McBean, Dr. M. Jean DeBakey, Lois (3)
Sirluck, Ernest Mikhalevsky, Alex
Watkins, Frank Schmidt, Herm
Andison, George Hunter, G.R.
Andison, Dr. A. Wilson Beamish, Dr. R.E.
Chute, Dr. A.L. Johnson, Dr. Edward
Witney, Hon. C.H. Cass, Eddie
Waaler, Erik Mays, Robert W.

Vaisrub, Dr. Samuel

5 Outgoing: (1965-1973)

Wurzel, Dr. Edward (3) Lebbetter, Dr. T.A.
McBean, Dr. M. Jean Magee, Dr. R.K.
Vaisrub, Dr. Samuel (2) Lyon, Dr. E. Kirk
Code, Dr. Charles DeBakey, Lois
Andison, Dr. A. Wilson Schmidt, Herm

Dennis, Dr. James L.

5 Third Party: (1964-1970)

Kelly, A.D. to Kippen, Dr. Duncan

Burgess, George to Lebbetter, Dr. T.A.

Smith, Shirlee to Mitchell, Dr. Ross

5 “Crowfoot”, paper by Ross (Mitchell?), 29 January 1968
5 “The History of Mexican Medicine” by A. Esquivel, M.D., November 1967.
5 Minutes of a meeting of the Editorial Committee, Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 23 December 1965.
5 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, biographical notes, mailing lists, reports, reference material, draft articles.

GENERAL NOTE: Correspondence, lists and other records pertaining to the publication of the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly that ceased operations in February 1974.

THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE WINNIPEG FOUNDATION, RE: NEW BUILDING, 1942
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86 Incoming: (1942, 1979)

Howison, Allan G.

Lowe, Peter

6 Outgoing: (1942)

Lowe, Peter

6 Third Party: (1939-1942)

Lowe, Peter, to MacAulay, J.A. (5)

MacAulay, J.A. to Winnipeg Foundation

MacAulay, J.A. to Lowe, Peter (4)

Lowe, Peter to McPherson, Hon. E.A. (7)

Lowe, Peter to Osler, H.F. (4)

Tarr, E.J. to Lowe, Peter

Lowe, Peter to Gardner, W.H. (4)

Lowe, Peter to Tarr, E.J. (2)

Lowe, Peter to Hamilton, W.C. (2)

Hamilton, W.C. to Lowe, Peter

Lowe, Peter to Gunn, C.S.

6 OTHER RECORDS: Copies of draft agreements, proposals, draft correspondence, memoranda, notes, news clippings and press releases.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – JAMES ROSS JENKINS MEMORIAL SYPOSIA 1972-1984
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87 Incoming: (1972-1981)

Fish, Dr. David (3) Jenkins, Margo
Hildes, Dr. J.A. Holland, G.W.
Edwards, T.R. Fletcher, Judy R.
Fletcher, Judy Jenkins Medovy, Dr. Harry
Kozol, Dr. Harry Gellman, Dr. D.D.
MacAulay, John A. Jacob, Penny

Outgoing: (1975-1984)

Jenkins, Mrs. J. Ross (5) MacDonell, Dr. J.A.
Prywes, Dr. Moshe (2) Fletcher, Mrs. W. Grant
Hildes, Dr. J.A. Kozol, Dr. Harry

Naimark, Dr. Arnold

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87 Third Party: (1973-1980)

Cohen, Albert D. to Fish, Dr. David

Fish, Dr. David to Cohen, Albert D. (2)

Nordoy, Dr. Arne to Fish, Dr. David

Fish, Dr. David to Seljelid, Dr. Rolf

Seljelid, Prof. Rolf to Fish, Dr. David

Fish, Dr. David to Nordoy, Dr. Arne

Fish, Dr. David to Waaler, Prof. Erik

Fish, Dr. David to Prywes, Dr. Moshe

Fish, Dr. David to Trueman, Inez

Fish, Dr. David to MacDonnell, Dr. Jack

Fish, Dr. David to Adams, Dr. George

Fish, Dr. David to Connelly, Dr. Peter

Fish, Dr. David to Shapiro, Mrs. E.

Fish, Dr. David to Medovy, Dr. Harry

Fletcher, Judy R. to Banks, Edith

Naimark, Dr. Arnold to Jenkins, Mrs. J. Ross

MacEwan, Dr. Douglas W. to the Jenkins family

Fletcher, Judy R. to Banks, Edith

Banks, Edith to Gellman, Dr. D.D.

7 Draft Editorial by Dr. Thorlakson regarding the James Ross Jenkins Memorial Symposium, University of Manitoba Medical Journal, April 1975.
7 “The Dynamics of Provision of Health Care”. Remarks at the First Annual James Ross Jenkins Memorial Symposium by Dr. Thorlakson, 21 September 1974

(two versions).

7 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, lists, address, obituary of J.R. Jenkins, programmes, news clippings, papers presented at the Second James Ross Jenkins Memorial Symposium, 23 October 1975.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – PAUL H.T. THORLAKSON FOUNDATION 1975-1983
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91 Incoming: (1980-1983)

Angel, Dr. A.

Greenberg, G. David

Wallace, Jessie

1 Outgoing:

Angel, Dr. A. Hamilton, James P.
Wallace, Jessie Powell, Kenneth A.

1 Third Party: (1983)

Banks, Edith to Greenberg, G. David

1 Address given by Dr. Thorlakson at the Thirty-Second Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute, 26 May 1975.
1 OTHER RECORDS: Membership list, circular.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – WINNIPEG CLINIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE - GENERAL 1942-1980
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92 Incoming: (1942-1976)

Brown, Dr. G. Malcolm (2) Holland, Gordon W.
Hughes, Prof. K.R. Schmaltz, Dr. S.M.
Smith, Murray R. Fyles, Dr. T.W.
Hughes, Prof. H.R. Lewis, D. Sclater
Erickson, Mr. O.C. Scott, Dr. John W.
Naimark, Dr. Arnold Smith, Sidney E. (2)
Dickson, Hon. R.G.B. Penfield, Dr. Wilder (2)

Bell, Nan

2 Outgoing: (1965-1980)

Fast, Dr. B.B. (2) Medovy, Dr. Harry
Patteson, Betty Gadoury, Etienne J.
Cohen, Albert D. (4) Purves, Robert P.
Lawson, Gordon (2) Toupin, Hon. Rene
Gemmell, John P. (2) Fyles, Dr. T.W.
Erickson, Mr. O.C. Brown, Dr. G. Malcolm
Schneider, Hans J. Thompson, Dr.
Dickson, Hon. R.G.B. Jenkins, J. Ross
Holland, Gordon W. (2) Thompson, Dr. Ian Maclaren

2 Third Party: (1966-1974)

Chown, Bruce to Cohen, Albert D.

Schultz, Hon. Ivan to Banks, Edith

Banks, Edith to Schultz, Hon. Ivan

Stevenson, John to Mitchell, Dr. Ross

2 “The Progress of an Idea: The Story of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute,” reprint of an article by Ross Mitchell, M.D., The Canadian Medical Association Journal , 15 January 1966.
2 Address by Albert D. Cohen at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute, 5 May 1977.
2 Expression of thanks to Mrs. Ernest Gould by Dr. Thorlakson at the Thirty-Second Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute, 26 May 1975.
2 “Comments on the Proposed Building Expansion Submitted by the Executive Council of the Winnipeg Clinic to the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute”, by Dr. Thorlakson, 10 November 1975.
2 Minutes of meeting regarding a new Board of Directors for the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute, 1 February 1971.
2 “The Winnipeg Clinic and the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute” by Ross Mitchell, a reprint of an article, 1966

– annual meeting of the Research Institute.

2 OTHER RECORDS: Addresses, reports, memoranda, policy guidelines, proposals, copies of legal documents, acts of incorporation, notes, lists, circulars, reprints and newspaper clippings.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – WINNIPEG CLINIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE – REPORTS 1943-1973
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93 Report presented to the Board of Directors, Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute by Dr. Thorlakson, 12 October 1971.
3 “The Future of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute”, report by Dr. Thorlakson to the Annual Meeting, 20 May 1971

(two versions).

3 Minutes of a meeting of the Committee on Future Policies, Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute, 10 April 1968.
3 “Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute”, policy report by Dr. Thorlakson, 13 February 1965.
3 Address by Dr. Thorlakson at the Winnipeg Clinic Annual Dinner, 20 February 1965.
3 “The Winnipeg Clinic – A Progress Report”, presented by Dr. Thorlakson to the Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute, 4 November 1964.
3 “Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute – Progress Report”, by Dr. Thorlakson, 8 September 1964.
3 “Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute”, Dr. Thorlakson’s report as Director of the Winnipeg Clinic, 13 June 1958

(two versions).

3 Address to the Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Institute for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research by Dr. Thorlakson, 3 May 1954.
3 Report of the Chairman of the Manitoba Institute for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research, Dr. Thorlakson, 29 May 1944.
3 Address of the Chairman of the Manitoba Institute for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research, Dr. Thorlakson, 27 October 1943.
3 Minutes of the Inaugural Meeting of the Manitoba Institute for the Advancement of Medical and Research, 22 June 1943.
3 Address to the Dean and members of the Medical Faculty by Dr. Thorlakson, 1943

(two versions).

3 “The Manitoba Institute for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research, 1943-1955”, brochure prepared at the request of the Board of Directors, 1955.
3 Observations by Dr. Thorlakson on the creation of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute, 23 August 1973.
3 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, notes, lists, annual reports – including an incomplete series presented by the honorary secretary, 1957-73. Various addresses, including those delivered by Drs. H.P. Armes and A.T. Mathers, Minutes of the Annual Meetings of the Institute, 1954-1962, 1973.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – WINNIPEG CLINIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE – THIRTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY, 1978
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94 Incoming: (1977)

Code, Dr. Charles

4 Outgoing: (1977)

Cohen Albert D.

Code, Dr. Charles

4 Third Party: (1978)

Sherman, Hon. L.R. to Cohen, Albert D.

4 “The Progress of an Idea 1943-1978”, The Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute thirty-fifth anniversary publication, n.d.
4 Address to the Annual Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute by Dr. Thorlakson, 18 May 1978.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Excerpts from the Annual Meeting of the WCRI paying tribute to Dr. Thorlakson, 18 May 1978, together with memoranda, lists, and press releases.
THE WINNIPEG CLINIC – WINNIPEG CLINIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND P.H.T. THORLAKSON FOUNDATION DINNER, 1980.
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95 Incoming: (1980)

Everett, Hon. D.D. (2) Gingras, Dr. Gustave and Mrs. Rena
Martin, Steward Majury, Dr. Arthur S.

5 Outgoing: (1980)

Freedman, Samuel Asper, I.H. and Thompson, Harold
Norrie, William Everett, Hon. D.D.
Lyon, Hon. Sterling R. Benham, Mr. and Mrs. H.A.

Jobin, Hon. F.L.

5 Third Party: (1980)

Benham, Hugh to Everett, Hon. D.D.

Steinkopf, Helen to Thorlakson, Dr. and Mrs.

Gardner, Laura to Thorlakson, Dr. and Mrs.

5 Introduction of Dr. Thorlakson by Chief Justice Samuel Freedman, 20 October 1980.
5 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson, 20 October 1980.
5 Presentations in Honour of Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson, 20 October 1980.
5 OTHER RECORDS: Programmes and guest lists.

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C. Manitoba Medical Centre

The Manitoba Medical Centre was incorporated by Act of the Manitoba Legislature in 1945. This resulted from years of negotiations aimed at consolidating various hospital services throughout the city of Winnipeg into a centralized facility next to the Manitoba Medical College in downtown Winnipeg. The plan called for the relocation of the Children’s Hospital from Aberdeen Avenue and St. John’s Hospital from its Salter Street location, the transfer of the Grace Hospital, and the construction of a separate maternity hospital – the Women’s Pavilion. Arguments in favour of this consolidation were newer facilities, more bed space for children, shared use of central heat, power and laundry facilities, and proximity to the clinics, laboratories, and teaching staff of the Medical College. Dr. Thorlakson, one of the plan’s keenest supporters, was elected chairman of the Medical Centre Coordinating Committee “ to keep alive and active the movement for the organization of a medical centre in the neighborhood of the Medical College and to encourage the institutions represented to carry their own individual plans steadily forward to completion.”[Cunnings, The Saga of Dr. Thor, p.186] He served in that capacity until 1962.

Much of the above plan was realized after the Second World War. In 1950, the Women’s Pavilion was ready for use, and in 1957 the new Children’s Hospital officially opened. Although St. Joseph’s Hospital and Grace Hospital refused to join in, and the Shriner’s Unit of the Children’s Hospital remained elsewhere (on Wellington Street), by the 1960s the Manitoba Medical Centre (Health Science Centre) had become a reality.

The records (boxes #8-10) of the Centre are scant but significant. Found here, for instance, are minutes of early planning and organizational committee meetings such as the Medical Centre Co-ordinating Committee and of various executive, finance and other key committees. There are also early reports, resolutions, plans, proposals and substantive correspondence.

(For more on this topic, please see Sub-series “Community Service.”)

MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – MINUTE BOOK 1944-1960
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96 Incoming: (1945, 1959)

Gemmell, Dr. J.P.

Coppinger, Dr. H.

6 Third Party: (1959)

Meltzer, Jack to Cunnings, T.A.J.

Cunnings, T.A.J. to Murphy, W.A.

6 Minutes of meetings of the Medical Centre CO-ordinating Committee, 7 May 1943 – 15 November 1944.
6 Minutes of meetings of the Manitoba Medical Centre Council, 1959-1967.
6 Minutes of meetings of the Committee of Executive Officers, Manitoba Medical Centre Council, 1959-1960.
6 Minutes of meetings of the Committee of Administrative Officers, Manitoba Medical Centre Council, 18 April 1959.
6 Minutes of Meeting of the Committee of Administrative Officers, Manitoba Medical Centre Council, 1959.
6 Report of a Meeting held 31 January 1959 to Explore the Creation of a Manitoba Medical Centre Corporation, 3 February 1959.
6 Minutes of a Meeting of the Committee to Develop the Manitoba Medical Centre, 31 January 1959.
6 Report by Dr. Thorlakson to an unspecified meeting, 1 February 1949.
6 Minutes of the First Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Manitoba Medical Centre, 16 April 1946.
6 Report of a Meeting of the Committee on The Differential Costs of Teaching Hospitals, 5 July 1945.
6 Minutes of a Meeting of a Committee Studying the Question of Hospitalization in the Province of Manitoba, 3 November 1945.
6 Second Meeting of the Provisional Board of the Manitoba Medical Centre, 10 October 1945.
6 Minutes of the First Meeting of the Committee on Hospital Costs, 21 September 1945.
6 Report of a Meeting of Representatives of the Provisional Board of the Manitoba Medical Centre and Representatives from the Advisory Council with the Hon. Stuart Garson and the Hon. Ivan Schultz 22 June 1945.
6 First Meeting of the Provisional Board of the Manitoba Medical Centre together with Advisory Council Representatives of Four Hospitals and the Board of Governors of the University, 8 May 1945.
6 Report of a Meeting of Representatives of the Medical Centre Co-ordinating Committee with members of the Board of Governors of The University and Members of the Faculty of Medicine, 18 April 1945.
6 Minutes of a Meeting of the Finance Committee of the Manitoba Medical Centre Advisory Council with the Aldermanic Representatives of the Winnipeg General Hospital’s Board of Trustees, 9 March 1945.
6 Minutes of a Meeting regarding publicity for the Manitoba Medical Centre, 10 February 1945.
6 Opening Remarks by the Chair, Dr. Thorlakson, to the First Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Centre Advisory Council and invited guests, with a summary of proceedings, 2 February 1945.
6 Minutes of a Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Centre Co-ordinating Committee with Representatives from St. Boniface Hospital, 24 January 1945.
6 Minutes of a Meeting of the Executive of the Manitoba Medical Centre Co-ordinating Committee with Representatives from St. Joseph’s Hospital and others, 13 January 1945.
6 Minutes of meetings of the Executive Committee of the Manitoba Medical Centre Co-ordinating Committee, 2 December and 9 December 1944 and 6 January 1945.
6 OTHER RECORDS: Reports, memoranda, lists, statues, agendas, notices of meetings.

GENERAL NOTE: This minute book is composed of an incomplete series of minutes and correspondence compiled by Edith Banks.

MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – PERMANENT FILE, VOLUME ONE 1943 TO 1944
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101 Incoming: (1944)

St. Brigid, Sr. M.

Royal Victoria Hospital, Superintendent

Crawford, F. W.

Standing, E.G.

Coulter, Garnet

Jackson, F.W.

1 Outgoing: (1944)

Crawford, F.W.

Bronfman, Samuel

Jackson, F.W.

1 Third Party:

Gagnon, Ernest to Coppinger, Dr. Harry

St. Brigid, Sr. M. to Avent, R.H.

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Schultz, Hon. Ivan

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Kennedy, W.A.

Avent, R.H. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Best, Dr. Brian, et.al. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

1 The Manitoba Medical Centre, an address by Dr. Thorlakson to a Meeting of the Medical Centre Co-ordinating Committee with a Number of Invited Guests, 15 November 1944

(two versions).

1 Statement by Dr. Thorlakson to Winnipeg City Council, 23 October 1944
1 Report by Dr. Thorlakson to the Civic Bureau, Board of Trade, 14 April 1944

(two versions).

1 OTHER RECORDS: Reports, memoranda, resolutions, lists, agreement, circulars.
MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – PERMANENT FILE, VOLUME TWO 1945
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102 Incoming: (1945)

Philp, C.B. Maybank, Ralph
Bentley, G.F. Cunnings, T.A.J.
Pearson, Hon. R.M. Jackson, F.W. (2)
Coppinger, Dr. H. (2) McKenzie, D.G.
Boisvert, Sr. A. McWilliams, Hon. R.F.

2 Outgoing: (1945)

Philp, C.B. Norris, Dr. Edgar H.
Maybank, Ralph Garson, Hon. Stuart

2 Third Party: (1944-1945)

Gilliat, E.C. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Crawford, F.W. (2)

Schultz, Hon. Ivan to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Garson, Hon. Stuart to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Agnew, Dr. Harvey to Coppinger, Dr. Harry

Dryden, Hon. J.C. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Cook, S.J. to Coppinger, Dr. H. (3)

Parker, W.J. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Coulter, Garnet

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Collip, Dr. J.B.

Armes, H.P. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Chown, Dr. Bruce to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Chown, Dr. Bruce

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Armes, H.P.

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Cook, S.J. (2)

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Collip, Dr. J.B.

Collip, Dr. J.B. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Routley, Dr. T.C. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

James, G.A. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Smith, Sidney to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Dolman, Dr. C.E. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Hunter, Dr. Charles

Bracken, Hon. John to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Woods, W.S. to Schultz, Hon. Ivan (2)

Hunter, Dr. Charles to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Crawford, F.W. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Osborne, M.S. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Boisvert, Sr. A.

Boisvert, Sr. A. and Dron, Sr. N. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Boisvert, Sr. A. to Coppinger, Dr. H. (2)

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Bain, Dr. T.D.

Jackson, F.W. to Bain, Dr. T.D. (2)

Bain, Dr. T.D. to Jackson, F.W.

Unknown to McKenzie, D.G.

Pincock, Dr. T.A. to Parfitt, Gilbert

Bentley, G.F. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Waines, W.J. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Coppinger, Dr. H. to Waines, W.H. (2)

Dawson, P.W. to Johnston, A.E.

Jackson, F.W. to Woods, W.S.

2 “Manitoba Medical Centre”, by T.A.J. Cunnings, reprint from The Canadian Doctor , May 1945.
2 “Manitoba Medical Centre Presentation to the Honorable Stuart Garson…and the Honorable Ivan Schultz…” by Dr. Thorlakson, 22 June 1945 (two versions, one draft) together with presentations by Dean A.T. Mathers, President H.P. Armes, and Dr. Bruce Chown.
2 Untitled speaking notes amended by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.

(two versions)

2 OTHER RECORDS: Reports, memoranda, notes, draft article, extract of speech, notice of motion, copies of an Act to incorporate the Manitoba Medical Centre, circulars, news releases, and statutes. Also included are copies of correspondence and memoranda between the federal and provincial governments, as well as the University of Manitoba Medical Faculty regarding a proposed neuropsychiatric unit, 1944-45.
MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – PERMANENT FILE, VOLUME THREE – 1946-62
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103 Incoming: (1946-1961)

Jackson, Dr. F.W. McCrea, G.B.
Cunnings, T.A.J. (3) Heaney, Emerson J. (2)
Robertson, Dr. William J. Coppinger, Dr. Harry
Adamson, Dr. G.L. Payton, V. Pearl

MacKelvie, C.H.

3 Outgoing: (1946-1962)

Cunnings, T.A.J. Heaney, Emerson J.
Robertson, Dr. William J. Philp, C.B.

City of Winnipeg Zoning Committee

3 Third Party: (1946-1962)

Briggs, Dr. J.N.E. to Bell, Dr. L.G.

Gemmell, Dr. J.P. to Bell, Dr. L.G.

Cunnings, T.A.J. to Winnipeg Traffic Commission

Carter, W.J. and Roessling, A.H. to Cunnings, T.A.J. Meltzer, Jack to Cunnings, T.A.J.

Cunnings, T.A.J. to Roblin, Hon. Duff

Cunnings, T.A.J. to Benham, Hugh A.

Cunnings, T.A.J. to Speirs, J.W.

Glassco, John G. to Coppinger, Dr. Harry

Banks, Edith to Heaney, Emerson J.

3 Resolution by Dr. Thorlakson on the reorganization of the Manitoba Medical Centre Association, 7 February 1959.
3 “Master Plan Proposal for the Manitoba Medical Centre in Winnipeg” prepared by I.M. Pei Associates.
3 Statement by Dr. Thorlakson in support of the Board of Children’s Hospital regarding site selection, 1 February 1949.
3 “Manitoba Medical Centre”, by Dr. Thorlakson, reprint of an article published in Manitoba Medical Review , 26(6), June 1946, pp. 351-354.
3 “The Manitoba Medical Centre”, address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Manitoba Music Teachers’ Association, 23 April 1946

(two versions).

3 Address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Civic Bureau, Board of Trade on the Manitoba Medical Centre, 22 March 1946.
3 “The Manitoba Medical Centre”, address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Young Men’s Section, Board of Trade, Winnipeg, 11 March 1946.
3 “Re: A Neurological Unit for the Proposed Medical Centre”, by Dr. J.F. Cameron, December 1946.
3 OTHER RECORDS: Reports, memorandum, circulars news clippings.
MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – PERMANENT FILE – VOLUME 4 FOUR – 1965-1986
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104 Incoming: (1986)

Thompson, D.A.

4 Third Party: (1980)

Hopkins, Mark to Cunnings, T.A.J. (2)

Cunnings, T.A.J. to Hopkins, Mark

Hopkins, Mark to Cunnings, T.A.J.

4 “The Manitoba Medical Centre”, historical notes and introduction by Dr. Thorlakson to an interview with former Premier D.L. Campbell, 14 September 1979

(two versions).

4 “Medical Centre Development,” July 1968.
4 “A Development Plan for the Manitoba Medical Centre”, prepared by Murray V. Jones and Associates, July 1967.
4 “The Manitoba Medical Centre”, historical notes by Dr. Thorlakson, November 1966.
4 “Program for Development of Patient Care, Health Educational and Research Facilities in Manitoba”, planning committee of the University of Manitoba, illustrated, [ca. 1966]
4 “Manitoba Medical Centre”, historical notes by Dr. Thorlakson, 20 December 1965.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reports, notes and drafts explaining the evolution of the Manitoba Medical Centre concept, together with ancillary notes and reports.
MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – PLAN OF DEVELOPMENT 1961
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105 “A Plant of Development for the Manitoba Medical Centre, Winnipeg, Canada”, 13 June 1961.

GENERAL NOTE: Development strategy for the Manitoba Medical Centre with related explanatory drawings.

MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – PRESS NOTICES 1944-46, 1959
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111 Scrapbook file of newspaper clippings pertaining to the Manitoba Medical Centre, 1944-46, 1959.
MANITOBA MEDICAL CENTRE – REPORT AND PROPOSALS, 1967
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112 Statement on the Manitoba Medical Centre prepared by Dr. Thorlakson, 6 November 1967 (two versions), together with an earlier draft dated 25 October 1967. Circulation lists are included.

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D. Professional Associations 1933-1984

Throughout his long and illustrious career, Dr. Thorlakson was involved in many national and international medical associations. He served on numerous governing boards, research committees, and executive councils and traveled the world attending conferences and participating in internationally recognized research initiatives. His interests in group practice and cancer research in particular brought him into close contact with leading medical authorities and researchers the world over.

This sub-series, occupying eight manuscript boxes (#11-18), is dominated by correspondence – over 1,000 letters – with fellow doctors involved in such organizations as the American College of Surgeons, the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, the Canadian Medical Association, Canadians for Health Research, and the National Research Council. Closer to home, Dr. Thorlakson was very much involved in the improvement of medical services and facilities here in Manitoba. His support for government-sponsored medicare programs introduced in the 1960’s are well substantiated in the correspondence between Dr. Thorlakson and the Manitoba Health Services Commission (formerly the Manitoba Hospital Commission) and the Manitoba Medical Association.

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS – APPLICATION FOR FELLOWSHIP
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113 Incoming: (1933-1946)

Abell, Dr. Irvin (3)

Farrow, M.T.

Director General of the American College of Surgeons

3 Outgoing: (1944)

Abell, Dr. Irvin

3 Third Party: (1942)

MacEachern, Dr. Malcolm to Waugh, Dr. Oliver S. (2)

Waugh, Dr. Oliver S. to MacEachern, Dr. Malcolm (2)

3 OTHER RECORDS: Various regulations and By-laws of the American College of Surgeons and Dr. Thorlakson’s 1942 application.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS – BOARD OF GOVERNORS
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114 Incoming: (1955-1956)

Rhoads, Dr. Jonathan

Ravdin, Dr. I.S.

Saunders, Dr. H.P.

Baker, Dr. Joel, and Mackenzie, Dr. Walter

4 Outgoing: (1955-1956)

Saunders, Dr. H.P. Baker, Dr. Joel
Ravdin, Dr. I.S. Mackenzie, Dr. Walter

4 Third Party: (1956)

Banks, Edith to Mackenzie, Dr. Walter C.

Banks, Edith to Anderson, Dr. Walter

4 OTHER RECORDS: Reports pertaining to the administration of the Board.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS – COMMITTEE ON CANCER
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115 Incoming: (1955-1965)

Slaughter, Dr. Danely (2) McDonald, Dr. Owen (3)
Mason, Dr. James (6) Hawley, Dr. Paul (2)

5 Outgoing: (1955-1965)

Mason, Dr. James (4)

McDonald, Dr. Owen

McDonald, Dr. Owen (2)

5 OTHER RECORDS: Publications membership lists and reports on the committee’s structure and activities.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS – GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE
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116 Incoming: (1946-1968)

Davis, S.C. Abell, Dr. Irvin (3)
Mason, Dr. James Baker, Dr. Joel
North, Dr. John (3) Rostrup, Dr. Olav
Saunders, Dr. H.P. (6) Crile, Dr. George
Higgins, Dr. Charles Walters, Dr. Waltman
MacKenzie, Dr. Walter Paine, Dr. John R.
Waugh, Dr. John (2) MacEachern, Dr. Malcolm (2)
Miller, Dr. George Wagensteen, Dr. Owen

Hawley, Dr. Paul

6 Outgoing: (1945-1961)

Davis, S.C. North, Dr. John (2)
Mason, Dr. James (2) Bradshaw, Dr. Howard
Davis, Dr. Loyal Higgins, Dr. Charles
Hawley, Dr. Paul (2) Crile, Dr. George
Saunders, Dr. H.P. (4) Paine, Dr. John
Kelly, Dr. A.D. MacEachern, Dr. Malcolm
MacKenzie, Dr. Walter Dennis, Dr. Clarence
Miller, Dr. George Gallie, Dr. W. Edward

6 Third Party: (1946, 1954)

Waugh, Dr. John to Miller, Dr. George

MacEachern, Dr. Malcolm to Walters, Dr. Waltman

6 Discussion on Ulcerative Colitis by Dr. Thorlakson, Joint Meeting of the American College of Surgeons and the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Leeds, England, 14 May 1954

(two versions).

6 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, abstracts of papers, replies to questionnaires, programmes, newspaper clippings, reprints from the A.C.S. Bulletin .
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS – MANITOBA BRANCH
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117 Incoming: (1949-1982)

Letts, Dr. R.M. Puestow, Dr. Charles
North, Dr. John MacEachern, Dr. Malcolm
Parkinson, Dr. Dwight (2) Bigelow, Dr. W.A.
Waugh, Dr. Oliver S. (2) Sharpe, Dr. H.S.
Hawley, Dr. Paul Fahrni, Dr. Gordon
Stephenson, Dr. George Abell, Dr. Irvin

Saunders, Dr. H.P. (2)

7 Outgoing: (1950-1962)

North, Dr. John Stephenson, Dr. George
Parkinson, Dr. Dwight Saunders, Dr. H.P. (3)
Hawley, Dr. Paul MacEachern, Dr. Malcolm

7 Third Party: (1955)

Saunders, Dr. H.P. to Mitchell, Dr. Ross (2)

7 Introduction of Dr. William Arthur Altemeier, President of the American College of Surgeons, by Dr. Thorlakson, at a meeting of the Manitoba Chapter, Winnipeg, 2 December 1978

(two versions).

7 Presentation by Dr. Thorlakson of Charter No. 62 as a Governor of the College during the Inauguration of the Manitoba Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, 19 January 1957.
7 Minutes of a meeting of the Manitoba Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (draft), 20 March 1950.
7 Comments by Dr. Thorlakson at a panel discussion on surgical lesions of the stomach, sectional meeting, American College of Surgeons, Winnipeg, 4 April 1950.
7 OTHER RECORDS: Programs, lists, regulations, by-laws, circulars.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS – SECTIONAL MEETING, WINNIPEG, 1955
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118 Incoming: (1953-1955)

Saunders, Dr. H.P. (11)

McQuode, Betty

Mitchell, Dr. Ross

8 Outgoing: (1953-1955)

Mitchell, Dr. Ross

Saunders, Dr. H.P. (6)

8 Third Party: (1954-1955)

Saunders, Dr. H.P. to Mitchell, Dr. Ross

Banks, Edith to Sborov, Dr. A.M.

Abbott, Dr. A.C. to Stephenson, Dr. George

Banks, Edith to Saunders, Dr. H.P.

Saunders, Dr. H.P. to Black, Dr. Elinor

8 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, lists.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS AND CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – HOSPITAL ACCREDITATION AND CANCER CLINICS 1957-1959
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119 Incoming: (1957-1959)

MacKenzie, Dr. Walter Graham, Dr. James
Kelly, Dr. A.D. (4) Philpott, Dr. Newell

MacCharles, Dr. M.R.

9 Outgoing: (1955-1959)

Kelly, Dr. A.D. (3) Morton, Dr. H.S. (2)
Corrigan, Dr. C.E. Mason, Dr. James
Graham, Dr. James MacKenzie, Dr. Walter

Philpott, Dr. Newell

9 Third Party: (1958-1959)

Hawley, Dr. Paul to Taylor, Dr. W.I.

Taylor, Dr. W.I. to Meyers, Dr. Robert S.

Graham, Dr. James to Ravdin, Dr. I.S.

Ravdin, Dr. I.S. to Graham, Dr. James

Mason, Dr. James to Kelly, Dr. A.D.

Kelly, Dr. A.D. to Hawley, Dr. Paul

Morton, Dr. Harry to Hawley, Dr. Paul

Mason, Dr. James to Morton, Dr. Harry

9 OTHER RECORDS: Cancer program workshop.
AMERICAN GROUP PRACTICE ASSOCIATION (FORMERLY AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS) 1960-1981
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1110 Incoming: (1960-1981)

Fisher, Dr. Donald Buchert, Dr. Walter (2)
McMillan, James Mikholevsky, Dr. Alex (2)
Cobb, James (2) Hunter, Dr. G. Wilson
Wurzel, Dr. Edward (2) Jordan, Dr. Edwin (3)

10 Outgoing: (1961-1981)

Fisher, Dr. Donald Wurzel, Dr. Edward (4)
Jordan, Dr. Edwin (4) Buchert, Dr. Walter
Williams, Dr. Bruce Mikholevsky, Dr. Alex
Cobb, James (2) Hunter, Dr. G. Wilson

10 Third Party: (1960-1966)

Mitchell, Dr. Ross to Jordan, Dr. Edwin

Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas to Mitchell, Dr. Ross

Youngs, Dr. Nelson to Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas

Banks, Edith to Jordan, Dr. Edwin

10 Report on the first meeting of the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, held 26 April 1964.
10 Statement on group practice by Dr. Thorlakson to the Canadian session held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Medical Clinics, Portland, Oregon, 2 October 1962.
10 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reports, published excerpt from Dr. Thorlakson’s Royal Commission brief, guidelines on group practise.
AMERICAN PROCTOLOGIC SOCIETY 1946-1961
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1111 Incoming: (1946-1961)

Fansier, Dr. Walter (3) Kleckner, Dr. Martin (3)
Bacon, Dr. Harry (2) Green, Dr. W. (2)

11 Outgoing: (1946-1961)

Fansler, Dr. Walter (3) Green, Dr. W. (2)
Bacon, Dr. Harry (2) Crotti, Dr. Andre

Kleckner, Dr. Martin (3)

11 Third Party: (1946)

Banks, Edith to Kleckner, Dr. Martin

11 OTHER RECORDS: Reports, memorandum, itinerary
AMERICAN SURGICAL ASSOCIATION 1941-1981
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1112 Incoming: (1941-1980)

Stone, Dr. H. Harlan Naffziger, Dr. Howard (2)
McPhedran, Dr. N.T. Firor, Dr. Warfield
Gutelius, Dr. John (2) Archibald, Dr. E.
Macbeth, Dr. R.A. Mixter, Dr. Charles
Nanson, Eric Penfield, Dr. Wilder
Shank, I.C. Elting, Dr. Arthur
MacKenzie, Dr. Walter Balfour, Dr. Donald
Robertson, Dr. H. Rocke Walters, Dr. Waltman
Gilchrist, Dr. R.K. Harris, Lemesurier and Gallie Graham
MacCharles, Dr. M.R.

12 Outgoing: (1946-1981)

Austen, Dr. W. Gerald (4) Ravitch, Dr. Mark
Stone, Dr. H. Harlan McPhedran, Dr. N.T.
Gutelius, Dr. John Robertson, Dr. H. Rocke
Macbeth, Dr. R.A. Gilchrist, Dr. R.K.
Shires, Dr. Tom (2) Biggar, Dr. I.A.
Altemeier, Dr. W.A. MacCharles, Dr. M.R.
MacKenzie, Dr. Walter Naffziger, Dr. Howard

Kergin, Dr. F.G. (2)

12 Third Party: (1979)

Austen, Dr. W. Gerald to Thorlakson, Dr. Robert

12 “Vagotomy”. Paper presented by Dr. Thorlakson at the American Surgical Association Annual Meeting, Hot Springs, Virginia, 25-27 March 1947.
12 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reports, poetry, replies to questionaires, regulations, constitutions and by-laws of the society, and resolutions.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL SURGEONS 1946-1984
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1113 Incoming: (1946-1983)

Hallgren, Dr. R.A. McLachlin, Dr. Angus (2)
Turcot, Dr. Jacques Harris, Dr. R.
Molgat, Dr. Andre Graham, Dr. Roscoe

Wilkinson, Dr. G.W. Weder, Dr. C.H. and Orchard, Dr. C.B.

13 Outgoing: (1964-1984)

Hallgren, Dr. R.A. Wilkinson, Dr. G.W.
Rusnak, Dr. C.H. Johnston, Dr. Robert
Turcot, Dr. Jacques Weder, Dr. C.H.
Molgat, Dr. Andre Caron, Dr. Wilfrid

13 Third Party: (1974-1979)

Banks, Edith to Chappell, Dr. E. Wayne

Banks, Edith to Burns, Dr. Charles

Banks, Edith to Michalyshyn, Dr. B.

13 OTHER RECORDS: Programmes, membership lists, constitution, and regulations of the association.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – CORRESPONDENCE AND TRANSCRIPT OF PANEL TALK, 1967
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121 Incoming: (1967)

McCreary, Dr. John Rabson, Dr. L.R.
Morley, Dr. T.P. Manes, Dr. J.D. (2)
Chute, Dr. A.L. Paterson, Dr. J.F.
Hamilton, Dr. John Stewart, Dr. John

1 Outgoing: (1967)

McCreary, Dr. John Manes, Dr. J.D. (3)
Hamilton, Dr. John Paterson, Dr. J.F.

Rabson, Dr. L.R. (3)

1 Third Party: (1967)

Rabson, Dr. L.R. to Ferguson, Dr. George

Hession, Dr. B.L. to Stewart, Dr. John

Manes, Dr. J.D. to Ferguson, Dr. G.C.

Ferguson, Dr. G.C. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

1 OTHER RECORDS: Transcripts of panel discussions and addresses including “Group Practice in a University Affiliated Hospital” (1967), accounting systems within clinics, “Appraisal of Some Provincial Medical Plans,” the effects of the proposed medicare system on clinic practice, clinic management, and malpractice insurance.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – GENERAL FILE, 1961-66
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122 Incoming: (1963-1966)

Manes, Dr. J.D. (5) Wigle, Dr. William (2)
Couture, Dr. Jean James, Dr. E.S.
Morgan, Dr. Harry (5) Anderson, Dr. W.S.
Stewart, Dr. John (3) Taylor, Dr. W.I. (2)
Brown, Dr. J.A. (3) Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas
Abbott, Dr. A.C. Magee, Dr. R.K.
Scarlett, Dr. E.P. Rose, Dr. Ian (2)
Crawford, Dr. John Hannah, Dr. J.A.

2 Outgoing: (1961-1966)

Couture, Dr. Jean Jordan, Dr. Edwin (4)
Manes, Dr. J.D. (5) Wigle, Dr. William (3)
Brown, Dr. J.A. (2) James, Dr. E.S. (3)
Stewart, Dr. John T. Rose, Dr. Ian (3)
Scarlett, Dr. E.P. Anderson, Dr. W. (3)
Morgan, Dr. Harry (5) Taylor, Dr. W.I. (4)
Crawford, Dr. John (2) Abbott, Dr. A.C.
Benson, Mr. W.L. Hannah, Dr. J.A.

2 Third Party: (1963-1966)

Manes, Dr. J.D. to Couture, Dr. Jean (2)

Couture, Dr. Jean to Morgan, Dr. Harry

Morgan, Dr. Harry to Couture, Dr. Jean

Manes, Dr. J.D. to Stewart, Dr. J.T.R.

Peart, Dr. Arthur to Manes, Dr. J.D. (2)

Banks, Edith to Brown, Dr. J.A.

Brown, Dr. J.A. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Mitchell, Ross to Scarlell, Dr. E.P.

Ferguson, Dr. G.C. to Morgan, Dr. H.V.

Jordan, Dr. Edwin to Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas (2)

Kelly, Dr. A.D. to Morgan, Dr. Harry

Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas to Stewart, Dr. John

Rose, Dr. Ian to Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas

2 Minutes of the First Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, 3 April 1965.
2 Address by Dr. Thorlakson as moderator of a panel discussion for the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, on the relationship between clinics, local hospitals, and the National Health Program, 3 April 1965 (not delivered).
2 Minutes and notes of a Special Meeting on Group Practise, 7 & 27 October 1963.
2 Address by Dr. Thorlakson at the inaugural meeting of the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, 29 March 1965 on the future prospects of group practice.
2 Minutes of a Meeting Regarding the Proposed Association of Canadian Medical Clinics, 3 November 1962 with statement by Dr. Thorlakson.
2 Paper by W.W. Wigle, M.D. entitled “Position of Clinics in Relation to a National Health Program,” 3 April 1965.
2 Address by W.I. Taylor, M.D. entitled “Group Practice and Medical-Social Challenge,” 1965.
2 Minutes of a Special Meeting of Group Practice, 27 January 1963.
2 Notes of a Special Meeting on Group Practice, 3 November & 7 October 1963.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Address, bulletins, briefs, statements, lists, programmes, memoranda, regulations pertaining to group practice within the new Canadian Medicare system.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – GENERAL FILE, 1967-68
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123 Incoming: (1967-1968)

Monteith, Dr. J.S. Simard, Dr. Jacques (2)
Code, Dr. Charles (2) Chase, M.I.
Manes, Dr. J.D. (11) Stickney, Dr. J.M.
Ettinger, Dr. G.H. Lebbetter, Lois, P.
Stewart, Dr. John (3) Dalgleish, Dr. H.D.
Layton, Dr. B.D.B. Ferguson, Dr. G.C.
Perl, Dr. A.F. Duff, Shiela
Macleod, Dr. J. Wendell Rice, Dr. Donald
Wildblood, G. Ray

Brown, Dr. J.A. (2)

3 Outgoing: (1967-1968)

Code, Dr. Charles (3) Macleod, Dr. J. Wendell (3)
Manes, Dr. J.D. (16) Wildblood, G. Ray
Stewart, Dr. John (4) Chase, M.I.
Layton, Dr. B.D.B. Stickney, Dr. J.M. (3)
Perl, Dr. A.F. Ferguson, Dr. G.C. (2)
Rice, Dr. Donald Dalgleish, Dr. H.D.
Simard, Dr. Jaques (3) Fyles, Dr. T.W.
Botterell, Dr. E.H. Saunderson, Dr. H.H.
Boudreau, Dr. Thomas Brown, Dr. J.A.

3 Third Party: (1967-1968)

Ferguson, Dr. G.C. to Rabson, Dr. L.R.

Perl, Dr. A.F. to Manes, Dr. J.D. (2)

Freamo, B.E. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

LeClair, Dr. Maurice to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Brown, Dr. J.A. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Matthews, Dr. R.M. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Dolan, Dr. R.A. to Matthews, Dr. R.M.

Golin, Milton to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Brown, Dr. J.A. to Vipond, Dr. Claude

Peart, Dr. Arthur to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Banks, Edith to Stickney, Dr. J.M.

Brown, Dr. J.A. to Simard, Dr. Jacques

Sprague, R.P.H. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Gellmann, Dr. D.D. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Duff, Sheila to Banks, Edith

3 Notes made of meetings in Regina re: Canadian Association of Medical Clinics and 1970 Congress by Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson, 17-22 June 1968.
3 Minutes of a Board of Trustees Meeting, Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, 20 & 17 April 1968.
3 “The Administration of Group Practice – A Physician’s Point of View” by Dr. J.M. Stickney, 18 April 1968.
3 Statement to a Business Meeting of the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics by Dr. Thorlakson, April 1968.
3 Minutes of a Board of Trustees Meeting, Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, 17 April 1968
3 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, notes, circulars, regulations of the association, reports, draft articles by Dr. Thorlakson.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – GENERAL FILE, 1969-71
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124 Incoming: (1969-1971)

Chadwick, Dr. R.M. Beamish, Dr. R.E.
Manes, Dr. J.D. (7) Ferguson, Dr. G.C.
Edworthy, Dr. J.M. Jankowski, Andrew

4 Outgoing: (1969- 1971)

Rose, Dr. Ian Manes, Dr. J.D. (9)
Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas A. Johnson, Hon. George
Vipond, Dr. C.H. (2) Jankowski, Andrew
Beamish, Dr. R.E. Ferguson, Dr. G.C.

Dougall, Dr. R.H.

4 Third Party: (1969-1970)

Beamish, Dr. R.E. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Dougall, Dr. R.H. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Camozzi, D. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Manes, Dr. J.D. to Camozzi, Mr. D.

Banks, Edith to Jankowski, Andrew

Simard, Dr. Jacques to Manes, Dr. J.D.

4 Report of the President, Dr. Thorlakson, to the General Meeting of the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, Winnipeg, 30 April 1970.
4 Minutes of Canadian Association of Medical Clinics Board of Trustees, 26 & 30 April 1970 and Annual General Meetings, 30 April 1970.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, press clippings, regulations and constitution and by-laws of the association.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – GENERAL FILE, 1972
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125 Incoming: (1971-1972)

Freamo, B.E. Wallace, Dr. J.D.
Monteith, Dr. J.S. (3) McCorkle, R.G.
Manes, Dr. J.D. (3) Brown, Dr. J.A. (3)

Leishman, Dr. J.D.

5 Outgoing: (1971-1972)

Monteith, Dr. J.S. (5) Freamo, B.E. (2)
Faro, Dr. M. de Melle Gray, Hon. Herbert
Manes, Dr. J.D. (4) Kent-Hughes, Dr. M.O.
Leishman, Dr. J.D. Brown, Dr. J.A.

Wallace, Dr. J.D.

5 Third Party: (1972)

Monteith, Dr. J.S. to Board of Trustees, Canadian Association of Medical Clinics

Monteith, Dr. J.S. to Smith, Dr. N.H.

Monteith, Dr. J.S. to Wallace, Dr. J.D.

Borsten, J.A.L. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Allan, J. to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Smith, Dr. N.H. to Monteith, Dr. J.S.

5 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reports, financial statement.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – GENERAL FILE, 1973-81
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126 Incoming: (1973-1981)

Kikkawa, Dr. Akira Shardt, Dr. A. (3)
Honeyman, Dr. D.G. Borsten, J.A.L.
Stewart, Dr. John Shore, Lori
McMillan, James Manes, Dr. J.D.

Reid, Dr. J.C. (3)

6 Outgoing: (1973-1981)

Shardt, Dr. A. (5) Bourmer, Dr. Horst
Fisher, Dr. Donald Stewart, Dr. John
Jordon, Dr. Edwin McMillan, James
Kitamura, Masashi (2) Reid, Dr. J.C. (3)
Kikkawa, Dr. Akir Borsten, J.A.L. (2)
Takemi, Dr. Taro Manes, Dr. J.D.

6 Third Party: (1973-1974)

Takemi, Dr. Taro to Bourmer, Dr. Horst

Bourmer, Dr. Horst to Takemi, Dr. Taro

Banks, Edith to Honeyman, Dr. D.G.

Borsten, J.A.L. to Shore, Dr. Lori

Banks, Edith to Shardt, Dr. A.

Banks, Edith to Manes, Dr. J.D.

Monteith, Dr. J.S. to Shardt, Dr. A.

Wallace, Dr. J.D. to Chadwick, Dr. R.M.

6 Copy of “Accreditation Program of the American Association of Medical Clinics.”
6 Report to the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics and the Medical Group Management Association of Canada on the Second International Congress on Group Medicine, by Dr. Thorlakson, 25 May 1973.
6 “A Paper on Community Health Centres,” September 1971.
6 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda and reports, “Profile-group practice pioneer”, articles about Dr. Thorlakson, published in Group Practice in Canada , 2(4), July/August 1974.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS 1968
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131 Incoming: (1968)

Abbott, Dr. A.C. Hudson, Dr. J.E.
Malyska, Dr. William Corne, Dr. Norman
Menzies, Dr. J.C. McPhail, Dr. D.M.
Parkhouse, Dr. James Wurzel, Dr. Edward

Tack, Dr. Michael

1 Outgoing: (1968)

Malyska, Dr. William Manes, Dr. J.D. (3)
Menzies, Dr. J.C. Hudson, Dr. J.E.
Parkhouse, Dr. James Corne, Dr. Norman
Tack, Dr. Michael (2) McPhail, Dr. D.M.

1 Third Party: (1968)

Manes, Dr. J.D. to Cornc, Dr. Norman

Manes, Dr. J.D. to Peart, Dr. A.F.W.

1 OTHER RECORDS: Membership lists, application form, report, memoranda, and Constitution and By-laws of the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics.
CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – GENERAL 1940-1981
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132 Incoming: (1944-1973)

Geekie, D.A. (4) Walton, Dr. R.J.
Wallace, Dr. J.D. Evans, Dr. H.S.
Sherstone, J.W. Kelly, Dr. A.D. (5)
Belliveau, Dr. N.J. Fidler, Dr. H.K. (4)
Sprague, R.P.H. Parlee, Dr. S.S.
Thomson, Dr. R.K.C. MacKenzie, Dr. Walter
Gordon, Hon. Walter Whitehead, F.L.
Martin, Hon. Paul Martin, M.
Peart, Dr. A.F.W. (2) Burns, Dr. C.W.
Halpenny, Dr. G.W. MacDermot, Dr. H.E.
Harrison, Dr. R.C. (5) Routley, Dr. T.C.

2 Outgoing: (1940-1981)

Geekie, D.A. (3) Sprague, R.P.H.
Kelly, Dr. A.D. (8) Martin, Hon. Paul
Sherstone, J.W. Halpenny, Dr. G.W. (2)
Peart, Dr. A.F.W. Routley, Dr. T.C. (2)
Harrison, Dr. R.C. (4) MacKenzie, Dr. Walter
Walton, Dr. R.J. Gallie, Dr. W.E.
MacDermot, Dr. H.E. Wallace, Dr. J.D.

Fidler, Dr. H.K.

2 Third Party: (1953-1982)

Banks, Edith to Otto, Helga

Geekie, D.A. to Fache, J.E.

Solntsey, G. to Wallace, Dr. J.P.

Banks, Edith to Geekie, Douglas

Banks, Edith to Parlee, Dr. S.S.

Kelly, Dr. A.D. to Maloney, Dr. J.H.

2 Paper entitled “The Aims of Education” by Whightman, K.J.R., 14 June 1970.
2 Report submitted to the Canadian Medical Association Annual Meeting by Dr. Thorlakson on the First International Congress on Group Medicine, 16 June 1970.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, questionnaires, news clippings, publications, programme.
CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – GENERAL COUNCIL, 1965
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133 Incoming: (1964-1965)

Kelly, Dr. A.D.

Peart, Dr. A.F.W.

3 Third Party: (1961-1965)

Kelly, Dr. A.D. to Trueman, Dr. K.R. (2)

Burns, Dr. Charles to Trueman, Dr. K.R.

3 Report entitled “Statement on Medical Care with Conclusions and Recommendations,” May 1964.
3 OTHER RECORDS: Remarks, reports, memoranda, motions and resolutions, draft letter likely written by Dr. Thorlakson to Mr. Justice E. Hall, 18 January 1965.
CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – INTERVIEW BY BLANCHE HOWARD 1965, 1973
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134 Incoming: (1973)

Howard, Blanche

Geekie, D.A. (2)

4 Outgoing: (1973)

Geekie, D.A. (2)

4 OTHER RECORDS: Notes and resource material, “The Winnipeg Clinic and Dr. Thorlakson”, draft by Blanche Howard, n.d.; copy of The Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly 18(3) September 1965.
CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL – PROFILE OF DR. P.H.T. THORLAKSON, 1983
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135 Incoming: (1983)

Berube, Brian

5 Outgoing: (1983)

Woods, David

5 Third Party: (1983)

Banks, Edith to Pollock, Christine

Banks, Edith to Gray, Charlotte

5 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, drafts of profiles on Paul H.T. Thorlakson and other articles and resource material.
CANADIANS FOR HEALTH RESEARCH – GENERAL FILE, 1976-77
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136 Incoming: (1976-1977)

Haid, E. Goldman, Dr. Hy
Fenton, E.C. Naimark, Dr. Arnold
McDonald, Margaret (2) Dominy, Grant
Corne, Dr. Norman Hughes, Dr. K.R. (2)

Howison, Alan

Haworth, Dr. J.C.

Burns, J.W.

6 Outgoing: (1976-1977)

Haid, E. Howison, Alan
Fenton, E.C. Goldman, Dr. Hy (2)
McDonald, Margaret (2) Cohen, Albert D.
Corne, Dr. Norman Hughes, Dr. K.R.

Hamerton, Dr. John

6 Third Party: (1977)

Sellers, G.H. to Dominy, Grant

6 “Canadians for Health Research – Statement prepared for November Meeting of the Feasibility Study Committee” by Dr. Thorlakson, 1976.
6 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, drafts of correspondence, notes, lists, reports, By-laws, corporate regulations, fund raising circular.
CANADIANS FOR HEALTH RESEARCH – GENERAL FILE, 1978
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137 Incoming: (1978)

Haworth, Dr. J.C. Greenstein, Jack
Guyda, Patricia Saunderson, Dr. H.H.
Greenberg, Dr. Leonard Milne, W.L.
Guay, Joseph P. Bowman, Dr. J.M.

Fenton, Mr. E.C.

7 Outgoing: (1977-1978)

Greenstein, Jack (3) Fenton, Mr. E.C.
Sehon, Dr. Alex Barr, Ileana
Guyda, Patricia Drake, Harriet
Genest, Dr. Jacques Steinberg, Arnold
DesJardins, J.C. Sherman, Hon. L.R.

Greenberg, Dr. Leonard

7 Third Party: (1978)

Banks, Edith to LaBella, Dr. Frank

7 Minutes of Council Meeting, Manitoba Chapter, Canadians for Health Research, 3 December 1978.
7 Summary of 2nd National Conference of Canadians for Health Research, 16-17 October 1978.
7 Report of the Manitoba Chapter to the Second National Conference, Canadians for Health Research, by Dr. Thorlakson, 15 October 1978.
7 Minutes of Exectutive Committee Meetings of the Manitoba Chapter, Canadians for Health Research, 14 August 1978.
7 Copy of Jack Greenstein’s submission to the Standing Committee of Health and Welfare, 5 May 1978.
7 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, publications, submission, memoranda, circulars, drafts of correspondence.
CANADIANS FOR HEALTH RESEARCH – GENERAL FILE, 1979
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138 Incoming: (1978-1979)

Grafftey, Hon. Howard Richards, Stanley T.
Gallagher, Catherine (2) Guyda, Patricia (4)
Batchelor, Penny Kirkland, R.

Clark, Rt. Hon. Joe

8 Outgoing: (1979)

Dominy, Grant (5) Richards, Stanley T.
Hickie, Dr. Robert (3) Botterell, Dr. Harry
Paterson, Senator Norman Guyda, Patricia (3)
Batchelor, Penny McDonald, Margaret

8 Third Party: (1979)

Banks, Edith to Gallagher, Catherine (2)

Gallagher, Catherine to Guyda, Patricia (2)

Guyda, Patricia to Gallagher, Catherine

Guyda, Patricia to McDonald, Margaret

Richards, Stanley to Dominy, Grant

Banks, Edith to Guyda, Patricia

8 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson to the Third National Conference, Canadians for Health Research, Montreal, 10-11 November 1979.
8 Report to a dinner meeting of Canadians for Health Research, Manitoba Chapter, by Dr. Thorlakson and others, 4 September 1979

(two versions).

8 “What Have We Accomplished? Where are We Heading?”, by Dr. Thorlakson, 6 June 1979

– document distributed to members of the Manitoba Chapter by Dr. Thorlakson.

8 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, circulars, position papers, agendas, memoranda, minutes of the National Boards of Directors, draft copies of remarks and correspondence.
CANADIANS FOR HEALTH RESEARCH – MANITOBA CHAPTER 1980-1982
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139 Incoming: (1981)

Siddall, R.K.

9 Outgoing: (1982)

McAlpine, Dr. P.

9 Third Party: (1982)

McDonald, Margaret to Richards, Stanley

9 Resume of Dr. Thorlakson for a meeting of the Manitoba Chapter, Canadians for Health Research, 15 November 1980.
9 Paper by Dr. Frank S. LaBella entitled “Lobbying and Scientific Awareness Activities at the Provincial Level,” 6-9 November 1981.
9 OTHER RECORDS: Additional documentation includes agenda, position papers, reports by Dr. Thorlakson as chair of the nominating committee, memoranda, and statements of purpose.

GENERAL NOTE: Records herein were previously maintained in an accordian file. An alphabetical index to types of documents was prepared by Dr. Thorlakson and explains groups of remaining documents found here and labeled according to his system. Additions to the file have been labeled ‘Z’. Subjects include constitution and bylaws, financial statements, Annual Meeting 1981, Membership list for Manitoba, publications, and reference material.

CANADIANS FOR HEALTH RESEARCH – MANITOBA CHAPTER, 1976-79
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141 Incoming: (1978)

Rowan, Grant

Sherman, Hon. L.R.

1 Outgoing: (1977-1978)

Sherman, Hon. L.R. (2)

1 Third Party: (1978)

Fish, Dr. David to Sherman, Hon. L.R.

Schneider, Hans. J. to Corne, Dr. Norman

GENERAL NOTE: Records in this file were previously arranged in sub-files. The documents retain their original order and have been grouped and labeled according to the sub-file of their origin. Included are statements of purpose, membership lists, fundraising circulars, lists of foundations, minutes, agendas and reports of chapter meetings, memoranda and resource material.

CANADIANS FOR HEALTH RESEARCH – MATERIAL REGARDING RESEARCH 1963-1978
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142 Incoming: (1963)

Mott, Dr. F.O.

2 Outgoing: (1976)

Hughes, Dr. K.R. (2)

2 Address to members of the Ontario Medical Association entitled “The Crisis in Medical Research Funding” by Paul Yewchuk, 11 October 1978.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, charts, presentations, bibliographies, publications, memoranda, and circulars.

GENERAL NOTE: Letters and memoranda primarily to Dr. Frank LaBella documenting examples of hardship caused by federal government funding freeze, 1976.

CANADIANS FOR HEALTH RESEARCH – LETTER TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT FOR MANITOBA 1979
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143 Incoming: (1979)

Crombie, Hon. David (3) Knowles, Stanley
Bockstael, Robert Lane, Robert
Sherman, Hon. L.R. McKenzie, Dan
Mayer, Charles Murphy, Rod
Axworthy, Lloyd Murta, Jack
Dinsdale, Hon. Walter Orlikow, David

Epp, Hon. Jake

3 Outgoing: (1979)

Johnson, Hon. George

Crombie, Hon. David

Sherman, Hon. L.R.

3 Third Party: (1979)

Crombie, Hon. David to Dinsdale, Hon. Walter

3 OTHER RECORDS: Drafts of correspondence, circulars, memoranda, and lists.
CANADIANS FOR HEALTH RESEACH – PUBLIC FORUM, 1978
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144 Outgoing: (1978)

Greenstein, Jack

4 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson as co-chair of “Forum on Medical Research in Manitoba – A Community Affair”, 10 June 1978. Published in the University of Manitoba Medical Journal , 48(2), 1978.
44 OTHER RECORDS: Newsletters, list.
CANADIAN SURGICAL SOCIETY AND JOURNAL – PROPOSED RE-ORGANIZATION 1943-1955
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145 Incoming: (1943, 1955)

Janes, Dr. Robert

Graham, Dr. Roscoe (2)

5 Outgoing: (1943-1955)

MacKenzie, Dr. Walter Gallie, Dr. W. Edward
Janes, Dr. Robert Graham, Dr. Roscoe

McLachlin, Dr. A.D. (2)

COLLEGE OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS OF CANADA 1965-1972
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146 Incoming: (1965-1972)

Corley, Dr. John B. McMillan, Dr. Jack
Clark, Dr. Stephen Lord, Dr. W.J.H.
Rice, Dr. Donald McKenzie, Dr. K.D.

6 Outgoing: (1965-1968)

Clark, Dr. Stephen McMillan, Dr. and Mrs. Jack (2)
Rice, Dr. Donald McKenzie, Dr. K.D.

6 Third Party: (1965-1966)

Jacques, Dr. R.A. to McCreary, Dr. John (2)

McCreary, Dr. John to Jacques, Dr. R.A.

6 OTHER RECORDS: Address, extracts from press and publications.
GENERAL PRACTICE, FIFTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON – AUSTRALIA, 1972
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147 Incoming: (1971-1973)

Kent-Hughes, Dr. M.O. (8)

Rice, Dr. Donald

7 Outgoing: (1971-1973)

Kent-Hughes, Dr. M.O. (10)

Rice, Dr. Donald

Pinel, Patricia

7 Third Party: (1972)

Banks, Edith to Executive Secretary of F.W.C.G.P.

7 Paper by C.F. Porter: “Society in the Year 2000. Will Water be Safe to Drink?”
7 OTHER RECORDS: Conference papers, news sheets, programme, memoranda and notes.
GROUP HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INCORPORATED 1969
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148 Incoming: (1969)

Dearing, Dr. W.P. (2)

8 Outgoing: (1969)

Dearing, Dr. W.P. (2)

Bradley, Dr. Leonard

8 Paper by F.D. Mott: “Accomplishments of Yesterday – Independent Programs”
8 OTHER RECORDS: Papers by other physicians and notes.
“GROUP PRACTICE IN CANADA” – BULLETIN OF THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS 1973
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149 Incoming: (1973)

Godden, Dr. John

9 Outgoing: (1973)

Shardt, Dr. A.

9 OTHER RECORDS: Volume one of Lists of clinics in Canada; the bulletin (incomplete).
INOMINATE CLUB 1925-1932
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1410 Minutes of meetings of the Inominate Club, 3 February 1930 – 29 February 1932.
10 OTHER RECORDS: List of charter members, circulars, attendance record for 1931.

GENERAL NOTE: Notes, membership lists, constitution and minutes of a study club proposed by Dr. Thorlakson to Doctors C.W. Burns, M.R. Charles, and Stanley Hebert in 1925. Composed primarily of surgeons, the club continued in existence for ten to fifteen years. Only minutes for 1930-32 survive. Also included is the constitution of the Harvey Club, c. 1925. Both sets of items were originally kept in common.

INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 1948-1986
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1411 Incoming: (1948-1986)

Bigelow, Dan Rosser, Dr. Curtice (2)
Rosi, Dr. Peter (2) Jackson, Dr. Arnold (3)
Bacon, Dr. Harry More, Eleanor (3)
Appleby, Dr. Lyon (3) Thorek, Dr. Max (5)
Case, Alma Burns, Dr. C.W. (2)

11 Outgoing: (1948-1981)

Lehman, Dr. M.J. (5) Appleby, Dr. Lyon (2)
Stewart, J.T.R. Case, Alma
Wall, Dr. Mark Jackson, Dr. Arnold (2)
Rosser, Dr. Curtice More, Eleanor (3)
Rosi, Dr. Peter (2) Journal of the International College of Surgeons
Thorek, Dr. Max (5) Burns, Dr. C.W.
Bacon, Dr. Harry

11 Third Party: (1952, 1957)

Banks, Edith to Rosser, Dr. Curtice

Banks, Edith to Appleby, Dr. Lyon

11 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, programmes, circulars, references, and questionnaires.
INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS – TOKYO, 1968
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1412 Incoming: (1968)

Minamizaki, Yushichi Peikoff, Dr. S.S.
Hayaski, Tomohiko Clermont, Sister Delia
Sangsingkeo, Dr. Vitura Johnson, Hon. George
Compere, Dr. Edward Thorvaldson, Hon. G.S.

12 Outgoing: (1968)

Mar, Dr. Roy Kan, Ramon T.W.
Quong, Dr. and Mrs. T. Dhurathumrong, Thutchai
Mokkhavesa, Dr. Praja (3) Pongpipat, Dr. Serek
Kimura, Dr. Chuji Peikoff, Dr. S.S.
Compere, Dr. Edward (2) Clermont, Sister Delia
Tanzer, William Johnson, Hon. George
Taylor, Dr. E.E. Thorvaldson, Hon. G.S.

Britton, J.C.

12 Untitled address by Dr. Thorlakson to a private gathering in Japan on the subject of the First International Congress on Group Medicine, 27 October 1968.
12 Announcement to members and guests attending the XVI Biennial International Congress of the International College of Surgeons by Dr. Thorlakson, Tokyo, Japan, 6-11 October 1968.
12 Remarks made by Dr. S.S. Peikoff in presenting Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson for Honorary Fellowship, International College of Surgeons, Tokyo, Japan, 6-11 October 1968.
12 OTHER RECORDS: Programmes, newspaper clippings, notes, list, itinerary, business cards.
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF SURGERY 1970-1982
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151 Incoming: (1970-1972)

MacKenzie, Dr. Walter (3) Scott, Dr. H. William (2)
Cameron, Dr. D.F. Dennis, Dr. Clarence
Sehon, Alec Longmire, Dr. W.P.; Moore, Dr. Francis; Dennis, Dr.Clarence

Van Geertruyden, Dr. J.

Bouserez, F.

1 Outgoing: (1970-1982)

Nyhus, Dr. Lloyd M. MacKenzie, Dr. Walter (2)
Shires, Dr. G. Tom Van Geertruyden, Dr. J.
Hardy, Dr. James Dennis, Dr. Clarence

Scott, Dr. H. William (3)

1 Third Party: (1971)

MacKenzie, Dr. Walter to Scott, Dr. H.W.

1 OTHER RECORDS: Certificate of Titular Membership, statutes of the Society, copies of minutes – United States and North American Chapters, memoranda, notes, circulars, questionnaires.
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF SURGEONS – TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS (IN THE SOVIET UNION) 1971
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152 Incoming: (1971)

Peart, Dr. A.F.W. (2)

Wallace, Dr. J.D. (2)

2 Outgoing: (1971)

Peart, Dr. A.F.W. (2)

Grigorieva, Dr. Nadejzda (2)

Wallace, Dr. J.D. (2)

2 Third Party: (1971)

Wallace, Dr. J.D. to Grigorieva, Dr. Nadejzda

GENERAL NOTE: Dr. Thorlakson’s typed and handwritten notes on Moscow and Leningrad for the core of this file. The typed notes regarding Moscow were originally in three parts, labelled ‘A’ to ‘C’ and covered the period from August 19-24 1971. Notes from Leningrad covered September 1-2. There is also a handwritten presentation on aspects of the Soviet health system. The balance of the documentation consists of items from the Congress and resource material on the institutions he visited, as well as the Soviet feldsher system. Photographs have been transferred to PC 84.

MANITOBA CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT FOUNDATION 1944-1980
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153 Incoming: (1944-1973)

Choi, Dr. Nung Won Pickering, G.L.
Klass, Dr. Allan (3) Morrison, J.E.
MacCharles, Dr. M.R. Crawford, F.W. (2)
Walton, Dr. R.J. Jackson, Dr. F.W.

3 Outgoing: (1950-1964)

Klass, Dr. Allan (3) Walton, Dr. R.J.
Rabson, Dr. Laurence Griffiths, I.B.

3 Third Party: (1962-1964)

MacCharles, Dr. M.R. to Klass, Dr. Allan

Whitney, Hon. C.H. to MacCharles, Dr. M.R.

MacCharles, Dr. M.R. to Whitney, Hon. C.H.

Walton, Dr. R.J. to Rabson, Dr. L.R.

Klass, Dr. Allan to Burns, Dr. C.W.

Trueman, Dr. K.R. to Klass, Dr. A.A.

3 “Statement Submitted to Joint Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Association Executive and Medical Committee of the Manitoba Cancer Relief and Research Institute” by Dr. Thorlakson, 6 October 1949

(two versions).

3 “Regarding the Proposed Facilities for Cancer Diagnosis”, statement by Dr. Thorlakson, 15 April 1949

(two versions).

3 “Special Diagnostic Service for Cancer”, statement by Dr. Thorlakson, 1948

(two versions).

3 Memorial Address for Grace Anne Forlong by Dr. Thorlakson, 8 August 1980.
3 OTHER RECORDS: Reports, memoranda, notes, circulars, lists, resolutions, newspaper clippings, act of incorporation.
MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – DR. F.P. DOYLE 1969-1974
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154 Incoming: (1974)

Doyle, Dr. F.P.

4 Third Party: (1969-1974)

Doyle, Dr. F.P. to Desjardins, L.

Doyle, Dr. F.P. to Morison, Dr. Jim

Toupin, Hon. Rene to Dionne, Fr. Maurice

Sprague, R.P.H. to Doyle, Dr. F.P. (2)

Doyle, Dr. F.P. to Sprague, R.P.H.

Doyle, Dr. F.P. to Tulchinsky, Dr. T.

Doyle, Dr. F.P. to Condo, W.J.

4 OTHER RECORDS: Briefs, proposal regarding Ste. Anne Community Health Centre.
MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION (FORMERLY MANITOBA HOSPITAL COMMISSION) – GENERAL FILE 1962-1975
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155 Incoming: (1962-1979)

Johnson, Hon. George (5) Fyles, Dr. T.W. (2)
Pickering, G.L. (2) Mason, Dr. James
Condo, W.J. (2) Warwick, Dr. O.H.
Witney, Hon. C.H. (2)

5 Outgoing: (1963-1979)

Lewis, Dr. Frank Toupin, Hon. Rene
Edwards, T.R. Johnson, Hon. George (3)

5 Third Party: (1962-1967)

Johnson, Dr. George to Macfarland, Dr. M.T.

Holland, Gordon W. to Saunderson, (2)

Saunderson, Dr. H.H. to Holland, Gordon W.

Condo, W.J. to Clermont, Sr. Delia

Fyles, Dr. T.W. to Holland, Gordon

Condo, W.J. to Holland, Gordon

Gemmell, Dr. J.P. to Bell, Dr. L.G.

Saunderson, Dr. H.H. to Witney, Hon. C.H. (2)

Saunderson, Dr. H.H. to Johnston, Arthur

Saunderson, Dr. H.H. to Johnston, Hon. George

Curry, P.D. to Witney, Hon. C.H.

5 “The Possible Effects of the Proposed Federal-Provincial Medicare Plan on University-Hospital Negotiations”, statement by Dr. Thorlakson, 18 October 1965.
5 Copy of paper “The Case for Provincial Hospital Insurance Commissions Providing Remuneration for Services Given to Canadian Medical Schools,” by J.F. McCreary, 24 May 1966.
5 Copy of a study “Program for Development of Educational Research Facilities in the Health Field in Manitoba,” 1966.
5 Minutes of Meeting between representatives of the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg General Hospital and Manitoba Hospital Commission regarding Medical Education, 13 September 1966.
5 Minutes of a Meeting of the Manitoba Hospital Commission, 8 September 1966.
5 Notes on a Meeting with representatives of the University Board of Governors and the Faculty of Medicine to discuss teaching arrangements at the Winnipeg General Hospital, 7 September 1966.
5 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a dinner to observe the 10th anniversary of the Manitoba Hospital Services Plan, 2 July 1968.
5 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a dinner in honour of Mr. Gordon Holland, 10 December 1968.
5 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a dinner held in his honour by the Manitoba Health Services Commission, 22 October 1975.
5 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reference material, notes, circulars, interview script with Dr. Thorlakson, drafts of Affiliation Agreement between Winnipeg General Hospital and University of Manitoba 1966-1967.
MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS 1968-1972
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156 Incoming: (1968-1972)

Crofford, D.H.

Fyles, Dr. T.W.

Crewson, H.A.

6 Report by J.J. Donner entitled “Some Contributing Factors to Rising Hospital Costs,” 20 March 1969.
6 “Community Health Centres – A View of Several Members of the Manitoba Health Services Commission”, by F.P. Doyle, M.D., P.H.T. Thorlakson, M.D., and Maria Gomori, Commissioners, 31 January 1972.
6 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, circulars, reports, reference material.
MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – MEETING 16 1 OCTOBER 1971 AND SUBSEQUENT REPORTS 1971
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161 Minutes of a Meeting of the Manitoba Health Services Commission, 27 October 1971.
1 Interim Report on the “Economic Cost Analysis of Health Care Delivery Systems, Metro Winnipeg 1971-1981,” 21 October 1971.
1 Paper by Tulchinsky, T.H., “Why Involve the Consumer in Health Care,” 16 October 1971.

GENERAL NOTE: Documentation includes proposals regarding the Concordia and Seven Oaks Health care facilities, presentations on the interim report of Dr. C. Ekstrand on the cost analysis of health care delivery system. Found together in an envelope marked ‘important papers’.

MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – MEETING, 15 DECEMBER 1971
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162 Outgoing: (1965, 1971)

Doyle, Dr. F.P. to Holland, Gordon

Skoll, S.L. to Holland, Dr. T.E.

2 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, press clippings, position paper, notes, report of sub-committee meeting regarding fee schedules, and notice of motion. Subjects include immunization, community health centres, the Manitoba Rehabilitation Hospital, and therapeutic abortions.
MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – MEETING, 3 MARCH 1972
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163 Third Party: (1972)

Casey, E.L. to Edwards, Mr. T.R.

Fyles, Dr. T.W. to Crofford, D.H.

Sprague, R.P.H. to Crofford, D.H.

3 OTHER RECORDS: Agenda, memoranda, planning proposals. Subjects include care of chronic renal failure, proposed health facility at Leaf Rapids, and staffing arrangements.
MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – MEETING, 5 SEPTEMBER 1972
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164 Third Party: (1972)

Schneider, H.J. to Nicholas, G.A.

Siemens, R.W. to Cunnings, T.A.J.

Cunnings, T.A.J. to Crofford, D.H.

McPhail, Dr. D.M. to Schneider, Hans

4 “Rationalization of Health Services in Manitoba” by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Agenda and memoranda. Subjects include commentary and analysis regarding Manitoba Government’s white paper on health policy, financial statements, standards of laboratory facilities.
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165 MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – REFERENCE MATERIAL

GENERAL NOTE: Notes, memoranda, list and published material pertaining to health policy and business-government relations. Copy of “White Paper on Health Policy” by S.A. Miller.

MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – REPORT BY DR. C. EKSTRAND
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166 Paper: “Some Observations on C. Ekstrand’s ‘Economic Cost Analysis of Health Care Delivery Systems’, Metro-Winnipeg, 1971-1981” by Hans J. Kieferle.

GENERAL NOTE: Dr. Ekstrand’s final report on the first phase of his studies on the Manitoba health system, together with memoranda providing commentary. Found in envelope.

MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – MEETING OF THE MANITOBA HOSPITAL COMMISSION, 1 MAY 1968
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167 Third Party: (1967-1968)

MacGuire, Dr. Hugh to Roblin, Hon. Duff

MacGuire, Dr. Hugh to Holland Gordon

Holland, Gordon to Adam, Mr. R.A.

Adam, Mr. R.A. to Holland, Gordon W.

7 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, programs, memoranda, and published material regarding the Automedic Hospital concept and other Commission matters.
MANITOBA HEART FOUNDATION 1957-1981
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168 Incoming: (1961-1981)

Beamish, Dr. R.E. Berkowitz, Ivan
Watson, Douglas Lecuyer, C.S.
Bend, Hon. Robert (3) Rose, W.A.
Tallin, R.H. Harris, Alan H.
Darwin, Jacqueline Rodger, N. Elliot
Smellie, R.G. Freedman, Samuel

8 Outgoing: (1957-1979)

Bend, Hon. Robert Smellie, R.G.
Lecuyer, C.S. Rodger, N. Elliot
Richardson, Hon. James Freedman, Samuel

Harris, Alan H.

8 Third Party: (1978)

Banks, Edith to Berkowitz, Ivan

GENERAL NOTE: The early history of the Foundation is outlined in correspondence with Dr. R.E. Beamish and with Honorable Robert Bend through copies of minutes, notes, press clippings and personal accounts.

MANITOBA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 1944-1979
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169 Incoming: (1947-1979)

Laplume, John (2) Jenkins, Dr. H.P.
Macpherson, I. Keenleyside, Dr. Hugh
Sprague, R.P.H. Scott, Hon. D.L.
Gemmell, Dr. J.P. Richardson, James
Thomas, Dr. C.M. Farquharson, Dr. Ray
Sprague, R.P.H. Medovy, Dr. Harry
Macfarland, Dr. M.T. (8) Jackson, Dr. F.W.
Parkinson, Dr. Dwight Hillsman, Dr. J.A. (2)
Rabson, Dr. L.R. Schultz, Hon. Ivan

Ferris, Dr. D.O.

9 Outgoing: (1944-1976)

Wightman, Dr. R.C. Toupin, Hon. Rene
Sprague, R.P.H. (2) Warner, Dr. Peter
Kippen, Dr. D.L. Johnson, Hon. George
Thomas, Dr. C.M. Richardson, James
Lyons, Dr. Ruvin (2) Bell, Dr. Lennox
Macfarland, Dr. M.T. (10) Lebbetter, Dr. T.A.
Parkinson, Dr. Dwight Sifton, Dr. Victor
Rabson, Dr. L.R. (2) Medovy, Dr. Harry
Ferris, Dr. D.O. Farquharson, Dr. Ray
Jenkins, Dr. H.P. Manitoba Medical Association and Manitoba Cancer Institute
Keenleyside, Dr. Hugh Jackson, Dr. F.W.
Scott, Dr. D.L.

9 Third Party: (1947-1968)

Banks, Edith to Witney, Hon. C.H.

McIntyre, Dr. D.N.C. to Johnson, Hon. George

Macfarland, Dr. M.T. to Hillsman, Dr. J.A.

Ivens, Dr. Milton to Macfarland, Dr. M.T.

Schultz, Hon. Ivan to Sifton, Victor

Hillsman, Dr. J.A. to Macfarland, Dr. M.T. (2)

9 Statement by Thorlakson on the subject of binding arbitration between the provincial government and the medical profession, 1 September 1982.
9 Minutes of a Meeting of the Section of Surgery, Manitoba Medical Association, 24 February 1975.
9 Paper: “A Paper on Community Health Centres,” September 1971.
9 Minutes of a Meeting of the ‘Committee of Six’, 14 May 1948.

GENERAL NOTE: This file originally contained several sub-files in addition to general correspondence with the Association. Subjects include the special committee of the M.M.A. on the relationship of the association to lay organizations interested in medical research and care; subsidized cancer diagnostic services; and representation on the ‘Committee of Six’ regarding the shortage of physician services in rural Manitoba. Documentation includes questionnaires, memoranda, reference material, notes, list, circulars and resolutions of meetings.

MANITOBA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – COMMITTEE ON 10 CANCER (1945-1964)
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1610 Incoming: (1945-1964)

Sprague, R.P.H. Evans, Dr. H.S.
Macfarland, Dr. M.T. (11) Walton, Dr. R.J. (2)
Goodwin, Dr. A.M. Hollenberg, Dr. A.

10 Outgoing: (1954-1963)

Goodwin, Dr. A.M. (2) Johnson, Hon. George
Macfarland, Dr. M.T. (8) Evans, Dr. H.S.
Walton, Dr. R.J. Rabson, Dr. L.R. (2)

10 Third Party: (1963)

Banks, Edith to Macfarland, Dr. M.T.

10 Statement on “Cancer Follow-up” by Dr. Thorlakson, 17 December 1962.
10 Paper: “The Cancer Problem” probably by Dr. Thorlakson, 10 August 1961.
10 “Report of the Cancer Committee” prepared by Dr. Thorlakson, 11 September 1962 & 10 September 1959.
10 OTHER RECORDS: Reports, proposed legislation, statements and memoranda (with drafts).
MANITOBA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – PROVINCIAL SECTION, GROUP PRACTICE 1971
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1611 Incoming: (1971)

Allan, John

Brassard, Gilles

11 Outgoing: (1971)

Allan, John

MANITOBA MEDICAL SERVICE 1944-1968
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171 Incoming: (1956-1965)

Johnson, Dr. George Thomas, Dr. C.M.
MacMaster, Dr. J.C. (2) Macfarland, Dr. M.T.

1 Outgoing: (1944-1968)

Witney, Hon. C.D. Allison, Carlyle
MacCharles, Dr. M.R. Mosher, Dr. G.E.
Corne, Dr. Norman I. Aikenhead, Dr. D.C.

MacMaster, Dr. J.C. (2)

1 Third Party: (1963-1964)

Rabson, Dr. L.R. to Corne, Dr. N.I.

MacCharles, Dr. M.R. to Saunderson, Dr. Hugh

1 Report of Dr. Thorlakson to the Manitoba Medical Association, 12 December 1964.
1 Report of the Chairman, Dr. Thorlakson, to the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Service, 20 March 1956

(two versions).

1 Report to the Chairman, Dr. Thorlakson, to the Twelth Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Service, 26 October 1955

(two versions).

1 Report to the Chairman, Dr. Thorlakson, to the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Service, 13 October 1954

(two versions).

1 Address before the Board of Trustees of the Manitoba Medical Service, by Dr. Thorlakson, 20 April 1954, Manitoba Medical Service Newsletter, 7 May 1954.
1 “The Manitoba Medical Service (A Criticism and a Recommendation)” by Dr. Thorlakson, Manitoba Medical Review , November 1944,

pp. 326-28.

1 OTHER RECORDS: Reports, memoranda, newsletters, reference material, circulars, resolutions. Notes and draft of a letter by Dr. Thorlakson regarding a CBC interview, 25 January 1966.
MANITOBA MEDICAL SERVICE FOUNDATION – GENERAL 1972-1981
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172 Incoming: (1972-1981)

Wilson, J.E.

MacMaster, Dr. J.C. (2)

Corne, Dr. Norman (3)

2 Outgoing: (1973-1981)

Wilson, J.E.

Sutherland, Bruce

Corne, Dr. Norman

2 Third Party: (1973)

Corne, Dr. Norman to MacEwan, Dr. D.W.

Corne, Dr. Norman to Wilson, J.E.

Downs, Dr. A.R. to Manitoba Medical Service Foundation

2 OTHER RECORDS: Report, memoranda, notes, Charter & By-laws, minutes of meetings.
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE – CORRESPONDENCE, GENERAL 1949-1954
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173 Incoming: (1949-1954)

Warwick, Dr. O.H. (4)

Butterfield, F.G.

Duff, Dr. G. Tyman

Boyd, Dr. William

Leblond, Dr. Charles

3 Outgoing: (1949-1954)

Warwick, Dr. O.H. (3) Butterfield, F.G.
Leblond, Dr. Charles Boyd, Dr. William (2)
Ogilvie, Sir Heneage Macdonald, Dr. P.A.

3 Third Party: (1951)

Banks, Edith to Bouchard, Dr. Jean

Banks, Edith to Coppinger, Dr. H.

3 OTHER RECORDS: Annual reports, notes, circular, newspaper clippings.
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL 1938-1946
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174 Incoming: (1938-1946)

Ettinger, Dr. G.H. (3) Webster, Surgeon-Commander
Collip, Dr. J.B. Penfield, Dr. Wilder
Cooks, S.J. (2) Banting, Sir Fredrick G.

4 Third Party: (1939-1942)

MacFarlane, Col. J.A. to Penfield, Dr. Wilder

Stewart, Dr. C.B to Mathers, Dr. A.T.

Stewart, Dr. C.B to Cameron, Dr. A.T.

Stewart, Dr. C.B to Macdonald, Dr. P.A.

Stewart, Dr. C.B to Rice, Dr. H.V.

4 Report: “The Effect on Open Wounds of Direct Contamination with HS” (mustard gas), by F.D. White, W.G. Brock, and J.W. Rennie.
4 Memorandum by Dr. Thorlakson concerning the establishment of a division of medical science with letters of evaluation, 5 November 1945

(two versions).

4 Submission by Dr. Thorlakson to a conference on the organization of postwar medical research, 16 & 17 March 1944

(two versions).

4 “Analysis and Report on the Speech of Mr. Harry Leader of Portage La Prairie to the House of Commons on February 7, 1944,” presented by Dr. Thorlakson to the National Research Council, 26 February 1944.
4 OTHER RECORDS: “Survey of Medical Research Facilities in Western Canada”, by Dr. C.B. Stewart, Ottawa, [ca. 1938]

GENERAL NOTE: Sub-files on mustard gas and the division of medical science were originally maintained. They are now grouped and labelled within the general file. Documentation includes reports and memoranda.

5 NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL – HISTORY OF THE ASSOCIATE COMMITTEE

GENERAL NOTE: History of the Associate Committee on Medical Research of the National Research Council of Canada, 1938-1946, by Dr. G.H. Ettinger, honorary secretary, Draft and finished report.

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL – WESTERN REGIONAL COMMITTEE 1944-1978
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176 Incoming: (1944-1945)

Scott, Dr. John (4) Cameron, A.T.
Lindsay, Dr. W.S. (2) Cook, S.J.
Dolman, Dr. C.E. (4) Collip, Dr. J.B. (2)
Ettinger, Dr. G.H. Mackenzie, Dr. C.J.

Chown, Dr. Bruce

6 Outgoing: (1944-1978)

Scott, Dr. John (3)

Cameron, A.T.

Lindsay, Dr. W.S. (2)

Mackenzie, Dr. C.J.

Naimark, Dr. Arnold

Collip, Dr. J.B.

Schultz, Hon. Ivan

6 Third Party: (1945)

Scott, Dr. John to Lindsay, Dean, W.S.

6 Proceedings of the First Meeting of the Western Regional Group of the Associate Committee on Medical Research, 23 February 1945

(two versions).

6 Report of Visit of Western Regional Group to Western Medical Schools, 1945.
6 OTHER RECORDS: File on research projects, containing correspondence, application, reports, memoranda and papers from Dr. Bruce Chown regarding his investigation of the Rh factor. Two such papers include “Donor-Recipient Compatability in Transfusions” and “Further Experience with the Slanted Capillary Method for Rh Typing of Red Blood Cells.”

GENERAL NOTE: Sub-files were originally maintained on individuals with whom Dr. Thorlakson corresponded. They are now grouped and labelled within the general file.

NORTH PACIFIC SURGICAL ASSOCIATION 1946-1948
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177 Incoming: (1946-1947)

Bryant, Dr. Frank (3)

Wilson, Dr. William (2)

7 Outgoing: (1946-1948)

Bryant, Dr. Frank (5)

Wilson, Dr. William

7 Third Party: (1947)

Banks, Edith to Bryant, Dr. Frank

7 OTHER RECORDS: Conference programme (1947), membership lists, notes.
PAN PACIFIC SURGICAL ASSOCIATION 1961-1973
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178 Incoming: (1961-1973)

Mason, Dr. Carl (2) Bull, Shirley
Strode, Dr. Joseph (6) Oakley, Claron

8 Outgoing: (1961-1973)

Mason, Dr. Carl Millard, Dr. R.D.
Pan-Pacific Surgical Association Bull, Shirley
McGuire, T.J. Oakley, Claron

Strode, Dr. Joseph (6)

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78 OTHER RECORDS: Circulars, certificate, list, itinerary, bylaws of the association.
REHABILITATION COMMISSION – MEDICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE 1955-1960
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179 Incoming: (1955, 1960)

Macfarland, Dr. M.T.

Mackenzie, K.O.

9 Outgoing: (1955, 1960)

Macfarland, Dr. M.T.

Mackenzie, K.O.

9 Third Party: (1955)

Bend, Hon. R.W. to Chipman, A.V.

9 Report: “Rehabilitation in Manitoba,” by Dr. Hartley Smith and Walter N. Boyd, March 1956.
9 Report: “Rehabilitation in a General Hospital” by John Crawford.
9 Paper: “Disability Allowances in Manitoba,” 1 March 1955.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS – CANADA 1947-1972
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1710 Incoming: (1947-1972)

Gallie, Dr. Hugh MacKenzie, Dr. Walter
Brien, Dr. F.S. Plunkett, Dr. John (5)

Graham, Dr. James (3)

10 Outgoing: (1947-1972)

Gallie, Dr. Hugh Graham, Dr. James (3)
Brien, Dr. F.S. (2) MacKenzie, Dr. Walter
Ferguson, Dr. Colin Plunkett, Dr. John (7)

10 Third Party: (1955)

Brien, Dr. F.S. to Graham, Dr. James

10 Report: “Report of the Committee appointed to Consider the Problem of the Utilization of Private Patients for Graduate Training in Hospitals” by Dr. Thorlakson et.al., 19 June 1955.
10 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, circulars, questionnaire, reference material.
SURGEON-IN-CHIEF, WINNIPEG GENERAL HOSPITAL, 1953-55
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181 Incoming: (1954-1955)

Penner, Dr. D.W. (4) Bartlett, Dr. L.C.
Ferguson, Dr. Colin (8) Walton, Dr. C.H.A.
Armstrong, Dr. J.B. (3) Huggins, Dr. Donalda (2)
Davies, Dr. J.I. Waugh, Dr. O.S., Cameron, Dr. H.F., and Parkinson, Dr. Dwight
Young, Dr. Arthur (20 Thiessen, M.
Cooke, Dr. Robert L.

Friesen, R.F. Thompson, Dr. J.A.D. (2)
Large, Dr. G.E. (2) Walton, Dr. R.J.

1 Third Party: (1954-1955)

Bartlett, Dr. L.C. to Coppinger, Dr. H.

Huggins, Dr. Donalda to Walton, Dr. C.H.A.

Walton, Dr. R.J. to MacCharles, Dr. M.R.

1 Minutes of a meeting, Sub-Committee on Plasma Expanders, Blood Transfusion Committee, Department of Surgery, 17 January 1955.
1 Minutes of a meeting, Blood Transfusion Committee, Department of Surgery, 10 January & 10 February 1955.
1 Minutes of a meeting, Sub-Committee on Plasma Expanders, Blood Transfusion Committee, Department of Surgery, 17 January 1955.
1 Minutes of meetings, Department of Surgery Staff, 24 July & 27 November 1951, & 17 September 1952.
1 Report of meetings, Tissue Committee, Department of Surgery, 4 January, 11 July, 23 August, & 13 December 1955.
1 Minutes of a meeting, Ad Hoc Committee of Departmental Heads, 29 June 1954.
1 Report: “Report of the Committee to Plan ‘The Establishment of Post graduate Surgical Education’ at the University of Manitoba,” by Dr. Colin C. Ferguson, February 1955.
1 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reports, memoranda, circulars, lectures, lists, reference material.

GENERAL NOTE: Originally arranged as fifteen sub-files within a general file, documents are maintained and labelled in these groupings. A list of file titles prepared in 1954 has been retained and subjects include organization and teaching in the surgical department; relations with the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine; professorial appointments; the tissue, accommodation, and cancer committees; blood transfusion, resident, and intern services; O.R. technique and procedures; and post operative care.

SURGEONS’ CLUB OF WINNIPEG 1937-1944
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182 Incoming: (1943-1944)

Nettleton, Chief Medical Officer M.B.

Scott, Dr. D.L.

2 Outgoing: (1943-1944)

Clark, Lieut. Col. Cecil

Scott, Dr. D.L.

2 Third Party: (1940-1944)

Wangensteen, Dr. Owen to Perrin, Dr. M.B.

Tucker, Jessie to Surgeon’s Club

Burns, Dr. C.W. to Perrin, Dr. M.B.

Maclean, Dr. Neil John to Rennie, Dr. J.W.R.

Maclean, Dr. Neil John to Allison, Dr. F. Gerard

2 “The Gastric and Duodenal Ulcer Problem”, outline of presentation to the club by Dr. Owen Wangensteen, 2 October 1941.
2 Signed Minutes of meetings of the Surgeon’s Club, 10 May 1937 – 2 April 1943.

GENERAL NOTE: Official minutes of Club meetings 1937-43, together with reports of Officers, constitution and bylaws; list of papers presented 1928-39; bankbook; and attendance records 1937-41.

SURGICAL SOCIETY OF WESTERN CANADA 1948-1951
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183 Incoming: (1948-1950)

Gourlay, Dr. W.N. Gillespie, Dr. W.F.
Alexander, Dr. N.E. Waugh, Dr. O.S.

Burns, Dr. C.W.

3 Outgoing: (1948-1954)

Anderson, Dr. W.S. (2) Young, Dr. Morley
MacRae, Dr. D.C. Burns, Dr. C.W.
Gourlay, Dr. W.N. Gillespie, Dr. W.F. (2)

Alexander, Dr. N.E. (2)

3 Third Party: (1950)

Gourlay, Dr. W.N. to Duncan, Dr. E.H.

3 Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Surgical Society of Western Canada, 20 February 1950, together with recommendations of the membership committee, constitution and bylaws.
3 OTHER RECORDS: 1951 Conference programme, membership list, newspaper clippings.
UNITED HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION LIMITED 1960-1964
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184 Outgoing: (1964)

Tanner, Dr. A.R.

4 Transcript of discussion on major medical insurance by the boards of the Manitoba Medical Service and the United Health Insurance Corporation, chaired by Dr. Thorlakson, 10 January 1961. Included is a report by Dr. Thorlakson on that discussion to a medical members meeting, 28 January 1961.
4 Minutes of a Meeting, United Health Insurance Corporation Board of Directors, 2 August 1960.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Resolution, letters, patent, charter and bylaws.
WESTERN SURGICAL ASSOCIATION 1944-1982
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185 Incoming: (1944-1982)

Liechty, Dr. R. Dale Appleby, Dr. Lyon
Hodgson, Dr. Paul (2) Mason, Dr. Michael (2)
Mikkelsen, Dr. William Hatton, E.M.
Cohen, Irving J. Jackson, Dr. Arnold
White, Dr. Raleigh Cole, Dr. Warren
Carroll, Dr. Walter (2) Wangensteen, Dr. Owen

Reynolds, Dr. John

5 Outgoing: (1944-1982)

Liechty, Dr. R. Dale (2) Reynolds, Dr. John (4)
Hodgson, Dr. Paul (2) Appleby, Dr. Lyon
Mikkelson, Dr. William Mason, Dr. Michael
White, Dr. Raleigh (4) Jackson, Dr. Arnold

Carroll, Dr. Walter (8) Cole, Dr. Warren
Szilagyi, Dr. D. Emerick Wangensteen, Dr. Owen

5 Third Party: (1945-1946)

Banks, Edith to Cole, Dr. Warren

Maclean, Dr. Neil John to Metz, Dr. Arthur (4)

Maclean, Dr. Neil John to Masson, Dr. James

Maclean, Dr. Neil John to Wangensteen, Dr. Owen

Metz, Dr. Arthur to Maclean, Dr. Neil John

5 Report: “Ileo-Rectal Anastomosis in the Surgical Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis,” by Dr. Thorlakson.
5 OTHER RECORDS: Transcript, circulars, list, application of membership.
WINNIPEG GENERAL HOSPITAL – ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 1959-1966
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186 Incoming: (1959, 1966)

Tucker, Dr. F.R.

Elvin, Dr. N.L.

Coppinger, Dr. Harry

6 Outgoing: (1959-1966)

Tucker, Dr. F.R.

Elvin, Dr. N.L.

Campbell, Dr. Murray

Mitchell, Dr. R.B.

Coppinger, Dr. Harry (2)

6 Third Party: (1966)

Hildes, Dr. J.A. to Tucker, Dr. F.R.

6 Minutes of a Meeting, Winnipeg General Hospital Medical Alumni Association Executive, 5 December 1966.

GENERAL NOTE: Further records pertaining to Dr. Thorlakson’s role as president of the Association can be found in the Winnipeg General Hospital Collection, Provincial Archives of Manitoba.

WINNIPEG MEDICAL SOCIETY 1945-1974
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187 Outgoing: (1959, 1974)

Diamond Jubilee Committee

Downey, Dr. J.L.

7 Remarks by Dean L.G. Bell in presenting Dr. Thorlakson for life membership in the Winnipeg Medical Society, 22 May 1959.
7 Address to the Winnipeg Medical Society by Dr. Thorlakson on the provincial government’s “Basic Health Proposals”, 25 January 1945.
7 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, circulars, questionnaire, reference material, constitution and bylaws.
WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – ASSEMBLY IN OTTAWA, SEPTEMBER 1971 1971
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188 Incoming: (1971)

Power, Mrs. David

Harlem, Dr. O.K.

Peart, Dr. Arthur (2)

Gingras, Dr. Gustave

Wurzel, Dr. Edward

8 Outgoing: (1971)

Power, Dr. and Mrs. David (2) Peart, Dr. Arthur
Harlem, Dr. O.K. Romualdez, Dr. Alberto

8 Third Party: (1971)

Power, Mrs. David to Thorlakson, Gladys

Thorlakson, Gladys to Power, Mrs. David

8 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, reports, itinerary, reference material, papers presented to the Assembly on the subject of physician assistants, and addresses by dignitaries.
WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – ASSEMBLY IN STOCKHOLM, SEPTEMBER 1974
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189 Incoming: (1974)

Refshauge, Sir William

9 Third Party: (1974)

Banks, Edith to Refshauge, Sir William

9 Paper: “What Associate Membership Has meant to Me” by Dr. Thorlakson, 3 September 1974.
9 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, memoranda, circulars, reference material.
WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – GENERAL 1972-1984
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1810 Incoming: (1972-1984)

Johnson, Joanne

Gilder, Dr. Stanley

Sammons, Dr. James (2)

Natwick, Margaret (2)

Takemi, Dr. Taro

10 Outgoing:

Sammons, Dr. James

Natwick, Margaret (2)

Takemi, Dr. Taro (2)

Dorman, Dr. Gerald

Harlem, Dr. O.K.

10 OTHER RECORDS: Certificate, reference material, memoranda, notes, business cards and addresses of contacts.

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E. Medical Practice 1944-1983

Medical practitioner records are a rarity in archival collections. The actual patient files, of course, are not here, but a daily record of Dr. Thorlakson’s surgical operations from 1944 until 1957 are available. Furthermore, the Collection contains 36 years of his desk diaries of appointments from 1947 to 1983, a segment specifically approved for archival preservation and use by the Manitoba College of Physicians and Surgeons. There is also a good deal of correspondence.

This sub-series occupies almost seven boxes (#19-25) and documents his career as a skilled and respected abdominal and thoracic surgeon.

CORRESPONDENCE, DR. THORLAKSON – AMERICAN WEST COAST AND MEXICO, N.D., 1967-1968
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191 Incoming: (1968)

Fache, Eric

1 Outgoing: (1967)

Fache, Eric

Smith, C. Gordon

1 Third Party: (1967-1968)

Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T. to Banks, Edith (11)

Banks, Edith to MacKenzie, Dr. Walter C.

Banks, Edith to Fyles, Dr. T.W.

Banks, Edith to Ahued, Dr. Salvador

Banks, Edith to Walker, Dr. D.G.

Banks, Edith to Zepeda, Dr. Javier Preciado

1 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, memoranda, paper, list, newspaper clippings.
CORRESPONDENCE, DR. THORLAKSON – GENERAL, N.D., 1948-1974
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192 Incoming: (1970)

Unknown

2 Third Party: (1948-1974)

Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T. to Banks, Edith (44)

Banks, Edith to Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T.

2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, memorandum, post cards, brochures, newspaper clipping.
CORRESPONDENCE, DR. THORLAKSON – HAWAII, N.D., 1958-1981
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193 Incoming: (1966-1980)

Lancaster, Ross Knowles, Stanley
Vos, Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Waugh, Dr. Douglas
Pitolay, J.A. Jeanmarie, Hrefna H.
Fish, Dr. David Postuma, Dr. Ray
Sunley, Edith Bjornson Michaels, Mrs. C.A.
Milne, W.L. Walters, Irene
McDiarmid, Jay Gudmundsson, Gisli
Cohen, Albert D. Bjornson, Valdimar
Houser, George Sigurdson, Dr. L.A.
Waters, Dr. Reid W. Bessason, Haraldur
Kristjanson, Charlotte McGuire, T.J.
Houser, George

3 Outgoing: (1980-1966)

Vos, Mr. and Mrs. H.W. (2) Masutani, Glen
Lancaster, Ross Bjornson, Valdimar
Lancaster, W.G. (2) Sigurdson, Dr. L.A.
Hall, Mrs. Gordon Bessason, Haraldur
Walters, Irene McGuire, T.J.
Ruley, Robert P. (2)

3 Third Party: (1958-1981)

Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T. to Banks, Edith (67)

Banks, Edith to Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T. (44)

Banks, Edith to Goodman, S.

Banks, Edith to Medovy, Dr. H.

Banks, Edith to Fish, Dr. David

Banks, Edith to Sunley, Mrs. Robert M.

Banks, Edith to Kristjanson, Charlotte

Olson, Mildred E. to Banks, Edith

Banks, Edith to Knowles, Stanley

Banks, Edith to Waugh, Dr. Douglas

Banks, Edith to Drouin, Suzanne

Banks, Edith to Duckworth, Dr. H.E.

Banks, Edith to Jeanmarie, Mrs. H.H.

Banks, Edith to Postuma, Dr. R.

Banks, Edith to Michaels, Mrs. C.A.

Banks, Edith to Walters, Mrs. Emile

Banks, Edith to Bjornson, Valdimar

3 Handwritten notes of introduction, by Dr. Thorlakson, to a panel on University hospitals and Clinics, n.d.
3 OTHER RECORDS: Draft correspondence, notes, postcards, lists, circulars, itineraries, newspaper clippings, circulars, memoranda, reference material.
CORRESPONDENCE, DR. THORLAKSON – NORWAY, 1974
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194 Third Party: (1974)

Banks, Edith to Thorlakson, P.H.T.

Thorlakson, P.H.T. to Banks, Edith (6)

4 Handwritten draft remarks by Dr. Thorlakson to the Associate Members Meeting, World Medical Assembly, Stockholm, 3 September 1974.
4 Handwritten draft report by Dr. Thorlakson regarding the Eleven Hundredth Anniversary Celebration of the Settlement of Iceland, for the Hon. Mitchell Sharp, n.d.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, itinerary
CORRESPONDENCE, DR. THORLAKSON – PHOENIX, ARIZONA, 1963, 1974-1979
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195 Incoming: (1974-1979)

Siddons, Inga and Esther Barney, Richard J. (7)
Flood, Barbara Petersen, Dr. John L.
Hofgren, Mabel Gudmundsson, Gisli
Alsever, Janet G.

5 Outgoing: (1974-1979)

Barney, Richard Flood, Mr. and Mrs.
Siddons, Mrs. E.E. Hofgren, Mrs. Axel
Barney, Richard J. (8) Alsever, Mrs. John B.
Stevenson, Dr. Arthur C. Halldorsen, Inga
Richardson, Hon. James Schreyer, Hon. Edward

5 Third Party: (1963-1975)

Barney, Richard J. to Thorlakson, Dr. and Mrs. (2)

Banks, Edith to Thorlakson, Dr. (5)

Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T. to Banks, Edith (16)

Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T. to Howard, Mrs. Ethel

Doyle, Dr. F.P. to Thorlakson, Dr. and Mrs. P.H.T.

Desjardins, Laurent L. to Doyle, Dr. F.P.

Banks, Edith to Alsever, Mrs. John

Doyle, Dr. F.P. to Desjardins, L.L.

Banks, Edith to McKinley, Dr. William W.

5 OTHER RECORDS: Draft correspondence, notes, memoranda, postcards, itineraries, circulars, newspaper clippings.
CORRESPONDENCE, DR. THORLAKSON – SOVIET UNION AND FINLAND, 1971
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196 Outgoing: (1971)

Larmi, Dr. Jeuvo

6 Third Party: (1971-1973)

Thorlakson, Dr. P.H.T. to Banks, Edith (3)

6 Handwritten draft of notes prepared by Dr. Thorlakson on his stay in Leningrad, 2-3 September 1971.
6 Handwritten draft of notes prepared by Dr. Thorlakson for his memorandum on Canadian Medicine, 12 September 1971.
6 Handwritten draft of notes prepared by Dr. Thorlakson on his stay in Moscow, 19-24 August 1971.
6 Handwritten draft of notes prepared by Dr. Thorlakson on his impressions regarding the health care system in the Soviet Union, 3 September 1971.
6 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, list, postcards.

GENERAL NOTES: Daily register of files created by Edith Banks in administering Dr. Thorlakson’s textual records. Arranged alphabetically by the file’s original title, the records were also colour-coded for the following subject areas: reprints and papers; diseases and miscellaneous reprints; Winnipeg Clinic; medical organizations; general files; non-medical organizations; and Manitoba Medical Centre. These subject areas were used as the foundation for series developed in the archival arrangement. Also included are indexes to Kodaslides and Lantern slides used by Dr. Thorlakson to illustrate papers and presentations. An address list for various individuals, file lists for the Winnipeg office of the First International Congress on Group Medicine, and a list of reprints and articles by Dr. Thorlakson complete the inventory.

DAILY INVENTORY OF RECORDS MAINTAINED BY EDITH BANKS 1947-1983
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201 DESK DIARIES, 1947-1948

(2)

2 DESK DIARIES, 1949-1950

(2)

3 DESK DIARIES, 1951-1952

(2)

4 DESK DIARIES, 1953-1954

(2)

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211 DESK DIARIES, 1955-1956

(2)

2 DESK DIARIES, 1957-1958

(2)

3 DESK DIARIES, 1959-1960

(2)

4 DESK DIARIES, 1961-1962

(2)

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221 DESK DIARIES, 1963-1964

(2)

2 DESK DIARIES, 1965-1966

(2)

3 DESK DIARIES, 1967-1968

(2)

4 DESK DIARIES, 1969-1970

(2)

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231 DESK DIARIES, 1971-1972

(2)

2 DESK DIARIES, 1973-1974

(2)

3 DESK DIARIES, 1975-1976

(2)

4 DESK DIARIES, 1977-1978

(2)

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241 DESK DIARIES, 1979-1980

(2)

2 DESK DIARIES, 1981-1982

(2)

3 DESK DIARY, 1983

GENERAL NOTE – DESK DIARIES: Daily registers maintained annually by Edith Banks between 1947 and 1983 recording patients seen by Dr. Thorlakson, their referral and medical condition in some instances, as well as occurrences of rare cases. Appointments made for non-professional matters, reminders of meetings, conferences, travel arrangements, various tasks and social events are also included. Memoranda, messages, addresses and notes on correspondence compliment the entries.

Their primary use was to coordinate patient appointments and record retrieval, but as Dr. Thorlakson’s involvement in active practice decreased in the 1970’s, its use to note his other responsibilities came more to the forefront. Entries decrease markedly in number between the mid-1970s and 1983.

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244 OPERATIONS, 1944
5 OPERATIONS, 1945
6 OPERATIONS, 1946
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251 OPERATIONS, 1947
2 OPERATIONS, 1948
3 OPERATIONS, 1949
4 OPERATIONS, 1951
5 OPERATIONS, 1952
6 OPERATIONS, 1953
7 OPERATIONS, 1954
8 OPERATIONS, 1955
9 OPERATIONS, 1956
10 OPERATIONS, 1957

GENERAL NOTE – SURGICAL FILES: Daily record of Dr. Thorlakson’s surgery between 1944 and 1957, in collaboration with his sons and associates. The file for 1950 is missing. Includes patient name, ailment, comments on operative procedure and observations. Entries vary in fullness.

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F. Medical Research 1931-1979

By way of published articles, guest lectures, special presentations, editorials, panel discussions and even talk shows, Thorlakson was constantly contributing to the world of medical research. Boxes #25-34, in some ways the core of the Collection, contain original (an sometime duplicate) copies of almost all his research endeavors. Most (over 70) of his published articles – in both national and international medical journals – centered on his findings as an abdominal surgeon. They discuss operation techniques, diseases, and commentaries on a wide range of topics and procedures including cholecystectomy, bile ducts, gastric and duodenal ulcers, diverticulitis, pancreatic disease, rectal bleeding and sigmoidoscopy. Ever interested in cancer treatment and prevention, Thorlakson published at least twenty more articles on cancer in various parts of the body.

To a much lesser extent, these research papers contain articles on medical history (12), hospitals (3), group medicine (7), medicare (3), and the Manitoba Medical Association (4). Also found here are over 30 presentations on community programs and activities (see also sub-series “Community Services”).

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2511 ABDOMINAL WALL, LESIONS OF 1947

“Lesions of the Abdominal Wall”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the Grand Forks and District Medical Society, 17 March 1947.

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2512 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – GROUP PRACTISE AND THE AGED 1959

“How Can Group Practise Aid in the Care of the Aged”, Dr. Thorlakson’s comments as moderator of a panel discussion at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Medical Clinics, Chicago, 26 September 1959.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CLINICS – “PROBLEMS IN GRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION” 1960
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2513 Incoming: (1960)

Arrowsmith, Dr. W.R.

Jordan, Dr. Edwin

Sweeny, Dr. Donald (2)

13 Outgoing: (1960)

McHardy, Dr. G.G.

Sweeny, Dr. Donald (2)

Jordan, Dr. Edwin

13 “Problems in Graduate and Postgraduate Medical Education”, Dr. Thorlakson’s comments in a panel discussion, American Association of Medical Clinics, New Orleans, 8 October 1960.
13 OTHER RECORDS: Reference material
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2514 ANO-RECTAL DISORDERS, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF SOME COMMON 1950

“Diagnosis and Management of Some Common Ano-Rectal Disorders”, lecture by Dr. Thorlakson, Post-Graduate Refresher Course, University of Manitoba, 5 April 1950.

OTHER RECORDS: List of ano-rectal diseases.

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2515 ANO-RECTAL DISORDERS, SOME COMMON 1932

“The Management of Some Common Ano-Rectal Disorders”, lecture by Dr. Thorlakson, Post Graduate Tour, Alberta Medical Societies, April 1932. Published in International Clinics , 4(series 42), 1932, pp. 123-138.

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2516 ANO-RECTAL TUBERCULOSIS 1934

“Ano-Rectal Tuberculosis”, paper by Dr. Thorlakson presented to a meeting of the Brandon and District Medical Society, Ninette Sanitorium, October 1934. Reprint of its publication in the Manitoba Medical Association Review , 15, 1935, pp. 5-9.

APPENDICITIS – RADIO TALK 1931, 1964-1965
BoxFolder
2517 Incoming: (1964-1965)

Kolouch, Dr. Fred (2)

17 Outgoing: (1965)

Kolouch, Dr. Fred

17 “Appendicitis”, radio talk by Dr. Thorlakson, under the auspices of the Winnipeg Health League, a local branch of the Social Hygiene Council of Canada, 16 May 1931

(two versions).

17 OTHER RECORDS: Medical histories, bibliography.
BANTING, SIR FREDERICK, THE CHALLENGE OF 1952-1979
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2518 Incoming: (1967, 1979)

Stewart, Dr. Chester B.

Warwick, Dr. O.H.

18 Outgoing: (1979)

Stewart, Dr. Chester B.

18 “The Challenge of Sir Frederick Banting”, presented by Dr. Thorlakson to the Annual Meeting of the White Cross Guild of the Winnipeg General Hospital, 23 January 1952. Reprinted in the Manitoba Medical Review , 32(7), August-September 1952, pp. 436-438 (two versions). 1952
18 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reference material.
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2519 BILE DUCTS, INJURIES TO, THEIR PREVENTION AND REPAIR – AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 1946

“Injuries to the Bile Ducts – Their Prevention and Repair”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to a Sectional Meeting of the American College of Surgeons, Minneapolis, 28 January 1946 (two versions).

OTHER RECORDS: Notes, medical histories, slide list.

BILE DUCTS, INJURIES TO, THEIR PREVENTION AND REPAIR – NORTH PACIFIC SUGICAL ASSOCIATION 1947-1949
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261 Incoming: (1948-1949)

Peacock, Dr. Hamilton

Gibbon, Dr. John (2)

MacDermot, Dr. H.E. (2)

1 Outgoing: (1948-1949)

Fields, Dr. Albert

Editor, Annals of Surgery (2)

Fratkin, Dr. L.B.

Paine, Dr. John

Murray Printing Company

1 Third Party: (1948)

Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas A. to MacDermot, Dr. H.E.

1 “Injuries to the Bile Ducts – Their Prevention and Repair”, a Founders’ Lecture delivered by Dr. Thorlakson at the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the North Pacific Surgical Association, Victoria, British Columbia, 22 November, 1949, pp. 119-125 (1947 lecture and publication).
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262 BILIARY COLIC, RECURRENT, ASSOCIATED WITH FOUR MONTHS PREGNANCY 1938

“Recurrent Biliary Colic Associated with Four Months Pregnancy”, reprint of an article by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson & Manly Finklestein, Review of Gastroenterology , 5(3), 1938, pp. 283-287.

BILIARY TRACT, HAZARDS OF SURGERY ON 1945
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263 “The Hazards of Surgery on the Biliary Tract”, lecture by Dr. Thorlakson delivered at a Post-Graduate Course, Manitoba Medical College, 3 April 1945. Published in Manitoba Medical Review , September 1945, pp. 372-376 (three versions).
3 OTHER RECORDS: Notes and reference material.

GENERAL NOTE: Included are “Injuries to the Bile Ducts – Their Prevention and Repair”, undated draft of the paper by Dr. Thorlakson; as well as two undated, illustrated lectures entitled “Injury to the Bile Ducts – with resultant fistula or stricture” and “The Prevention and Treatment of Injury to the Bile Ducts.”

BILIARY TRACT SURGERY – EDMONTON, 1966
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264 “Biliary Tract Surgery”, presented by Dr. Thorlakson at the Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Alumni of Alberta, Edmonton, 14 May 1966

(draft version included).

4 OTHER RECORDS: Text of remarks on the subject of Biliary Tract Surgery likely made by Dr. Thorlakson at the Pan-Pacific Surgical Association meeting in Honolulu, 1963.
BIOCHEMISTRY IN SURGERY – ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE, CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 1950
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265 Incoming: (1950)

Elman, Dr. Robert

Webster, Dr. D.R.

McLachlin, Dr. A.D.

5 OTHER RECORDS: Notes for discussion.
BRAZILIAN SYMPOSIUM ON GROUP MEDICINE AND REPORT ON VISIT TO BRAZIL 1972
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266 Incoming: (1972)

Macneil, Dr. F.A.

Manes, Dr. J.D.

Chadwick, Dr. R.M.

6 Outgoing: (1972)

Grant, Dr. Richard

Chadwick, Dr. R.M.

Manes, Dr. J.D. (2)

6 Report on the Brazilian Symposium on Group Medicine, March 1972, and the Second International Congress on Group Medicine, March 1973 by Dr. Thorlakson, for the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, August 1972

(three versions).

6 “The Second International Congress on Group Medicine – Report on Developments,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 10 February 1972.
6 “Second International Congress on Group Medicine”, statement by Dr. Thorlakson, 20 June 1972.
6 “Group Medicine in Brazil with Reference to the Second International Congress on Group Medicine”, by Dr. Thorlakson, 16 May 1972.
6 “Report on Visit to Sao Paulo, Brazil, 3-10 March 1972” by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.
6 Brazilian Symposium on Group Medicine. Address delivered at the opening session by Dr. Thorlakson, 8 March 1972

(in English, French, and Portugese).

6 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, list.
“TO CANADA” 1945
BoxFolder
267 Third Party: (1945)

Banks, Edith to Johannesson, Dr. S.J. (2)

7 “To Canada”. Address by Dr. Thorlakson delivered at the annual Icelandic Celebration, Gimli, Manitoba, 6 August 1945. Published in the Icelandic Canadian, September 1945

(three versions).

7 OTHER RECORDS: Memorandum on revisions to the text.
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268 “The Canada Iceland Foundation”, article by Dr. Thorlakson, published in the Icelandic Canadian, Autumn 1973

(two versions).

“CANADA – A MULTICULTURAL NATION” 1963-1973
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269 Incoming: (1963-1964)

Peart, Dr. A.F.W. MacKenzie, Dr. Walter
Lindal, Hon. W.J. Martin, Hon. Paul
Merkeley, Eileen Arnett, Emerson
Bergman, Norman Taylor, Malcolm G.
Freedman, Hon. Samuel Earle, Frazer (4)
Hunter, R.O.A. Woycenko, Olga

9 Outgoing: (1963-1964)

Jaenan, Dr. C.J. Crerar, Hon. T.A.
Merkeley, Eileen Bergman, Norman
Kelly, Dr. A.D. Earle, Frazer

9 Third Party: (1964, 1973)

Banks, Edith to Kristjanson, Dr. W.

Banks, Edith to Woycenko, Olga

9 “Canada – A Multicultural Nation”, address by Dr. Thorlakson at a seminar on French-English Relations sponsored by the Central Region of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, Winnipeg, 4 September 1963 (two versions). Another version published in Promin , 5(4), 1964, pp. 15-17.
9 Minutes of a meeting, Board of Directors, Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, Central Region, 9 May 1973.
9 OTHER RECORDS: Agenda, reports, notes, lists, reference material, circular.
CANADIAN COUNCIL OF CHRISTIANS AND JEWS – HUMAN RELATIONS AWARD 1972-1973
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2610 Incoming: (1972-1973)

Martin, Glenn (9) Lang, F.A.
Abbott, Dr. A.C. Jones, Dr. Richard (3)

10 Outgoing: (1972-1973)

McCaw, Ellen Lang, F.A.
Steinkopf, Helen Martin, Glenn (3)
Abbott, Dr. A.C. Jones, Dr. Richard

10 Third Party: (1972)

Banks, Edith to Jones, Dr. Richard

10 Address by Dr. Thorlakson in accepting the National Human Relations Award of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, Winnipeg, 22 February 1973

(two versions).

10 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, lists, programmes, circulars.
CANADIAN ICELANDIC CENTENNIAL COMMITTEE – PRESENTATION ADDRESS, OTTAWA, 1967
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2611 Outgoing: (1968-1969)

Svienbjornsson, S. and Lloyd, Helen

Thorvaldson, Hon. G.S.

11 “The Shaping of the New Canada,” by Dr. Paul Thorlakson and printed in the Icelandic Canadian , Spring 1961, pp. 1-14.
11 Presentation of Commemorative Bronze Plaque to the Government of Canada by the Canadian (Icelandic) Centennial Committee. Address by Dr. Thorlakson on behalf of the C.I.C.C., Ottawa, 14 April 1967 (also published in Logberg-Heimskringla, 1 June 1967).
11 OTHER RECORDS: Speaking notes, reference material, list.
CANADIAN MEDICINE – SEPTEMBER 1971
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2612 Notes by Dr. Thorlakson on Canadian medicine written in Oslo, Norway, August 1971

(two versions).

12 OTHER RECORDS: Reference material.
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2613 CANADIAN MEDICINE OF THE FUTURE

Notes by Dr. Thorlakson on Canadian medicine of the future, 3 April 1968.

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2614 CANADIAN MEDICINE, THE FUTURE OF

“The Future of Canadian Medicine”, manuscript prepared by Dr. Thorlakson for publication in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 20(2), 1967, pp. 92-101.

CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY SYMPOSIUM 1943, 1967-1969
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2615 Incoming: (1967-1969)

Clark, G.R. Rabson, Dr. L.R.
Watters, Dr. R. (12) Ettinger, Dr. G.H. (2)
Warner, Dr. Peter (2) Horner, Howden
Bergerson, Dr. G-A. McDonald, Mrs. M.V.

15 Outgoing: (1967-1969)

Horner, Howden R. (2) Watters, Dr. Robert (4)
Clark, G.R. Johnson, Hon. George
Bergerson, Dr. G-A. Gellhorn, Dr. Alfred
Rabson, Dr. L.R. Wigle, Dr. William
Ettinger, Dr. G.H.

15 Third Party: (1967-1968)

Banks, Edith to Warner, Dr. Peter (2)

Banks, Edith to Watters, Dr. R. (2)

Banks, Edith to Ettinger, Dr. G.H.

15 After dinner address by Dr. Thorlakson at a Cancer Chemotherapy Symposium sponsored by Frank W. Horner Limited, Montreal, 22 June 1967 (three versions). Published as “A Century of Medical Progress” in the Manitoba Medical Review , 48(7), 1968, pp. 314-316; and “La Medicine D’Hier et Celle D’Aujourd’Hui” in Le Laval Medical, 39 (October), 1968, pp. 766-771.
15 “Medical Research in Canada During the War”, by Dr. G.H. Ettinger, 18 December 1943.
15 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, notes, programme, reference and speech material.
“CANCER IN A CENTURY OF PROGRESS” 1950-1951
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2616 Incoming: (1950)

MacIver, Catherine

Warwick, Dr. O.H. (2)

Meakins, Dr. J.C.

16 Outgoing: (1950)

Meakins, Dr. J.C.

Warwick, Dr. O.H.

16 “Cancer in a Century of Progress (1850-1950)”, remarks by Dr. Thorlakson in a broadcast over the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio Dominion Network in the Canadian Cancer Society Series, 8 April 1950 (two versions). Published in Health, May-June 1950, pp. 21, 25. Excerpts published in the Canadian Cancer Society Newsletter , February 1951 and the Manitoba Medical Review , 31, April 1951, p. 235.
CANCER OF THE BOWEL – TELEVISION SYMPOSIUM, “SEVEN CHAIRS TO CANCER” 1958
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2617 Incoming: (1958)

Weinstein, Len

17 “Cancer of the Bowel”, remarks by Dr. Thorlakson in a television program produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1 May 1958. Program was part of a series entitled Seven Chairs to Cancer.
17 OTHER RECORDS: Notecards and program script.
CANCER, PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLIC EDUCATION ON 1951
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2618 Incoming: (1951)

McDougall, Mrs. D.A.

18 Outgoing: (1951)

McDougall, Mrs. D.A.

18 Third Party: (1951)

Banks, Edith to Biehusen, Irma

18 “Professional and Public Education on Cancer”, article by Dr. Thorlakson, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 64, April 1951, pp. 344-45 (two versions).
18 OTHER RECORDS: Reprint requests.
CARCINOMA OF THE COLON – MANITOBA CHAPTER, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 1958
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2619 “Carcinoma of the Colon”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson at the Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, 13 December 1958

(two versions).

19 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, slide list. Slides available in PC 84.
CARCINOMA OF THE COLON – SASKATCHEWAN BRANCH, COLLEGE OF GENERAL PRACTISE OF CANADA, 1959
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2620 “Carcinoma of the Colon”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the Annual Meeting of the Saskatchewan Branch of the College of General Practise of Canada, 18 September 1959. Based on a paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, 13 December 1958.
20 OTHER RECORDS: Slides available in PC 84.
CARCINOMA OF THE COLON – SASKATOON, 1958
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271 “Carcinoma of the Colon”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the Refresher Course at the University of Saskatchewan, 24 February 1958.
1 “Non-Malignant Lesions of the Colon”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson at the Post-Graduate Refresher Course, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 5 April 1950.
1 OTHER RECORDS: Slide lists. Slides available in PC 84.
CARCINOMA OF THE COLON (ILLUSTRATED ADDRESS) – ICELANDIC MEDICAL SOCIETY, 1948
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272 “Carcinoma of the Colon (Illustrated Address)”, presented by Dr. Thorlakson on his second visit to Iceland, at a Meeting of the Icelandic Medical Society, Reykjavik, Iceland, 16 August 1948.

GENERAL NOTE: Included are statistics prepared for the address as well as Dr. Thorlakson’s paper on “Intestinal Obstruction of Malignant Origin”. Portions of the text were used in the presentation in Reykjavik. Slides are available in PC 84.

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273 CARCINOMA OF THE COLON (OCCULT) 1950

“Occult Carcinoma of the Colon: Report of Two Cases”, by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson, C.R. Gilmour, and D.C. Brereton, Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 3(1), March 1950, pp. 26-33.

CARCINOMA OF THE COLON AND RECTOSIGMOID – PAN-PACIFIC SURGICAL ASSOCIATION, 1963
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274 Incoming: (1964)

Gibbons, Sylva

Sanderson, Dr. Eric

4 Outgoing: (1964)

Rutherford, Dr. Robert

Sanderson, Dr. Eric

4 “Cancer of the Colon and the Rectosigmoid Junction”, by Dr. Thorlakson. Illustrated presentation to the Ninth Congress of the Pan-Pacific Surgical Association, Honolulu, 5-13 November 1963 (two versions). Published in Pacific Medical and Surgery , 72, 1964, pp. 269-273. A re-edited version later published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 18(1), March 1965, pp. 22-31.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Lecture notes, slide facsimiles, reprint requests, notes and comments. Slides available in PC 84.
CARCINOMA OF THE GALL BLADDER 1952-1966
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275 Incoming: (1966)

McKenzie, P.M.

Penner, Dr. D.W.

5 “Carcinoma of the Gall Bladder – Present Concepts regarding Prevention and Cure”. Manuscript prepared by Dr. Thorlakson for publication in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 5(1), March 1952, pp. 9-13 (two versions).
5 OTHER RECORDS: Lists, notes, reference material, bibliographies, medical histories.
CARCINOMA OF THE RECTUM AND RECTO-SIGMOID 1938
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276 “Carcinoma of the Rectum and Recto-Sigmoid – a report of 89 cases with special reference to electro-coagulation in selected cases”, by Drs. Thorlakson and A.W.S. Hay, Canadian Medical Association Journal , 38, February 1938, pp. 107-119.

GENERAL NOTE: Included is a manuscript entitled “Development and Spread of Rectal Carcinoma”.

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277 CARCINOMA OF THE STOMACH

Questions posed by Dr. Thorlakson for a refresher course sponsored by the University of Manitoba, 13 April 1953.

CARCINOMA OF THE STOMACH – CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 1958
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278 Incoming: (1958)

Appleby, Dr. Lyon

Macdonald, Mrs. M.E.

Gilder, Dr. Stanley

8 Outgoing: (1958)

Appleby, Dr. Lyon

Gilder, Dr. Stanley

8 “Carcinoma of the Stomach”, presented by Dr. Thorlakson at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, Halifax, 19 June 1958. Published in Canadian Medical Association Journal , 79, November 1958, pp. 857-859 (two versions).
8 OTHER RECORDS: Lecture notes, statistics, lists, medical histories.
CARCINOMA OF THE STOMACH WITH REPORT OF TOTAL GASTRECTOMY 1944-1952
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279 Outgoing: (1952)

West, Dr. John

9 “Carcinoma of the Stomach – with report of total gastrectomy, still alive and well six years after operation”, report by Dr. Thorlakson to the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, Toronto, 25 May 1944

(two versions).

9 OTHER RECORDS: Lecture notes, medical histories, programme, reference material.
CATHOLIC PHYSICIANS GUILD – “ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF MEDICINE IN MANITOBA 1966
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2710 Incoming: (1966)

Chartrand, Very Rev. Msgr.

Scatliff, Dr. J.N.R.

10 Outgoing: (1966)

Nash, Dr. and Mrs. Richard Roland, Dr. Charles (2)
Kotick, Jeane Scatliff, Dr. J.N.R.

10 “One Hundred Years of Medicine in Manitoba”, illustrated address by Dr. Thorlakson to The Catholic Physicians’ Guild, Winnipeg, 8 June 1966

(four versions).

10 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reference material, slide lists.
CHALLENGE OF CITIZENSHIP, THE 1952-1953
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2711 Incoming: (1952)

Beck, Richard

11 Outgoing: (1952-1953)

Thors, Thor

Beck, Richard

Bjornson, Valdimar (2)

11 “The Challenge of Citizenship”, unpublished article by Dr. Thorlakson composed in 1953.
CHOLECYSTECTOMY, INDICATIONS AND 12 CONTRAINDICATIONS 1954-1955
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2712 Incoming: (1955)

Wiscott, William

Couch, Dr. J. Harold

Saiki, Dr. A.K.

12 Outgoing: (1955)

Wiscott, William

Couch, Dr. J. Harold

12 Third Party: (1954)

Lebbetter, Dr. Thomas to MacDermot, Dr. H.E.

12 “The Indications and Contraindications for Cholecystectomy”, paper presented by Dr. Thorlakson at the Maritime Divisional Meetings of the Canadian Medical Association, September, 1953. Reprint of its publication in Canadian Medical Association Journal , 72, March 1955, pp. 415-418. Condensed for publication in Current Medical Digest , 22(11), 1955, pp. 107, 109 (manuscript version is included).
12 OTHER RECORDS: Lecture notes, medical histories, reprint requests.

GENERAL NOTE: Presentation in conjunction with Dr. Thorlakson’s visit to the Maritimes and Newfoundland on the tour of Canadian Medical Association president, Dr. C.W. Burns.

COLON, NON-MALIGNANT LESIONS OF – POST-GRADUATE REFRESHER COURSE, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA 1950
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2713 “Non-Malignant Lesions of the Colon,” paper presented by Dr. Thorlakson at a post-graduate refresher course, University of Manitoba, 5 April 1950.
13 OTHER RECORDS: Medical histories. Slides available in PC 84.
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2714 COMMON DUCT OBSTRUCTION 1933-1934

“Common Duct Obstruction”, reprint of paper read by Dr. Thorlakson at a Staff Meeting of the Winnipeg General Hospital, November 1933 and presented before the Pan-American Medical Association Congress in South America, March 1934. Published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 31, 1934, pp. 265-269, with Dr. J.C. McMillan.

DIAGNOSTIC LAPAROTOMY IN CHRONIC ABDOMINAL DISEASES 1953-1954
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2715 Incoming: (1953-1954)

Priestly, Dr. James (5)

Prime, L. Margueriete

15 Outgoing: (1953-1954)

Davis, Dr. Loyal

Priestly, Dr. James (3)

Surgery, Gynecology, and Obstetrics, The Editor of

Prime, L. Margueriete

15 “Diagnostic Laparotomy in Chronic Abdominal Disease”, guest editorical written by Dr. Thorlakson for Surgery, Gynecology, and Obstetrics , 98, May 1954, pp. 629-631 (two versions).
15 OTHER RECORDS: Reprint requests
DIETETIC ASSOCIATION OF MANITOBA AND MANITOBA HOME ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION – “ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF MEDICINE IN MANITOBA” 1966-1967
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2716 Incoming: (1966-1967)

Leonie, Sr. Marie (2)

Stevens, Shiela

16 Outgoing: (1966)

Leonie, Sr. Marie (2)

16 “One Hundred Years of Medicine in Manitoba”, illustrated address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Dietetic Association of Manitoba and Home Economics Association, Winnipeg, 24 January 1967

(four versions).

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2717 DIVERTICULITIS, OBSTRUCTING

“Obstructing Diverticulitis”, contribution to a panel discussion by Dr. Thorlakson, meeting of American College of Surgeons, Atlantic City, 15 November 1954.

OTHER RECORDS: Patient list.

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2718 DIVERTICULITIS, OBSTRUCTIVE, OF SIGMOID COLON

“Obstructive Diverticulitis of the Sigmoid Colon”, article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 15 June 1962, pp. 37-43.

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2719 “DIVERTICULITIS OF THE COLON – ITS COMPLICATIONS AND MANAGEMENT”

“Diverticulitis of the Colon – its Complications and Management”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson for a Canadian Medical Association meeting in Halifax, 21 June 1950. The same paper, entitled “Diverticulitis of the Sigmoid”, for presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the Winnipeg Medical Society, 20 October 1950, is also included.

OTHER RECORDS: Notes, slide lists. Slides available in PC 84.

DIVERTICULITIS OF THE COLON – SASKATCHEWAN CHAPTER, COLLEGE OF GENERAL PRACTISE 1959
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2720 Incoming: (1959)

Penner, Dr. L.V.

20 “Diverticulitis of the Colon”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson presented to the Saskatchewan Chapter of the College of General Practice of Canada, Regina, 18 September 1959.
20 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, slide list included. Slides available in PC 84.
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2721 DIVERTICULITIS OF THE COLON, MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE, AND ITS COMPLICATIONS

“The Management of Acute Diverticulitis of the Colon and its Complications”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to a sectional meeting of the American College of Surgeons, Edmonton, 13 April 1949 (note form).

OTHER RECORDS: Facsimiles. Slides available in PC 84.

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2722 DIVERTICULITIS OF THE SIGMOID

“Diverticulitis of the Sigmoid”, by Dr. Thorlakson. Reprint of article in The Manitoba Medical Review , 33(10), December 1953, pp. 545-547 (two versions).

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281 DIVERTICULITIS, SIGMOID, AND CARCINOMA WITHOUT BOWEL SYMPTOMS

“Sigmoid Diverticulitis and Carcinoma without Bowel Symptoms”, article by Dr. Thorlakson and Dallas Medd, published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 6(3), September 1953, pp. 113-115 (three versions).

OTHER RECORDS: Reference material

DIVERTICULITIS, TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT OF 1965-1966
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282 Incoming: (1965-1966)

Lehmann, Dr. M.J. (3)

2 “The Management of Diverticulitis”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson at a meeting of the Manitoba Chapter, International College of Surgeons (Canadian Division), Winnipeg, 26 March 1966.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Research notes, memoranda, two lectures on the same topic by other researchers, programme, reference material, medical histories, and lists of patients. Slides available in PC 84.
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283 DUODENAL ULCER – PRESENT DAY VIEWS ON THE SURGICAL TREATMENT OF

“Present Day Views on the Surgical Treatment of the Duodenal Ulcer”, lecture by Dr. Thorlakson presented at the Post-Graduate Course, University of Alberta, May 1940 and the Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Association, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 1940. Reprint of its publication in the Manitoba Medical Association Review , 21 January 1941, pp. 235-237.

DUODENAL ULCER, SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE ROLE OF VAGOTOMY 1948
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284 Incoming: (1948)

Larson, Dr. E. Eric

Clancy, Dr. James F.

4 Outgoing: (1948)

Lucas, Dr. Gordon R.J. Murray Printing Company
Larson, Dr. E. Eric MacDermot, Dr. H.E.

4 Third Party: (1948)

Banks, Edith to Clancy, Dr. James F.

4 “Observations on the Surgical Management of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer with Special Reference to the Role of Vagotomy”, Founders’ lecture by Dr. Thorlakson delivered at the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the North Pacific Surgical Association in Victoria, British Columbia, 21 November 1947. Also included is a reprint of this article, entitled “The Surgical Management of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer with Special Reference to the Role of Vagotomy”, Canadian Medical Association Journal , 58, 1948, pp. 561-567.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Reprint requests.
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285 DUODENAL ULCERS - THE SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF - SYMPOSIUM

“Symposium on the Surgical Management of Duodenal Ulcers”, Proceedings of a Scientific Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic with an introduction by the Chair, Dr. Thorlakson, Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 22(3), 1969, pp. 80-82.

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES, A TOUR OF 1962-1964
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286 Incoming: (1963)

Kelly, Dr. A.D.

6 Outgoing: (1962, 1964)

Kelly, Dr. A.D.

Thorlakson, Fran and Dr. Robert H.

6 “A Tour of Eastern Mediterranean Countries”, reprint of article published by Dr. Thorlakson in the Manitoba Medical Review , 43(5), May 1963, pp. 262-265 (three versions).
6 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, list. Slides available in PC 84.
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277 EDUCATION, THE CITIZEN IN – CANADIAN CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION

“The Citizen in Education”, introductory remarks by the Chair, Dr. Thorlakson to a forum at the Second Canadian Conference on Education, Montreal, Quebec, 4 to 8 March 1962 (two versions).

OTHER RECORDS: List, memorandum.

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288 EDUCATION, THE ROLE OF THE CITIZEN IN 1962

“The Role of the Citizen in Education”, address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Rotary Club of Winnipeg, 25 April 1962.

OTHER RECORDS: Introduction of Dr. Thorlakson by Dr. W.C. Lockhart, 25 April 1962.

“EGYPTIAN DISEASE” – SCHISTOSOMIASIS 1963
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289 Outgoing: (1963)

Mishrick, Dr. Abdallah

9 “ ‘The Egyptian Disease’ – Schistosomiasis”, by Dr. Thorlakson, published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 16(2), June 1963, pp. 68-71 (two versions).
9 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, list, reference material.
EXPANDED HEALTH TEAM – ADDRESS TO THE FIFTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON GENERAL PRACTISE 1972
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2810 Incoming: (1972)

Code, Dr. Charles

10 Outgoing: (1972)

Wallace, Dr. J. Douglas

Keenleyside, Dr. Hugh

10 Third Party: (1972)

Banks, Edith to Murphy, Dr. C.H.

Banks, Edith to Medovy, Dr. H.

10 “The Expanded Health Team (which forms the Medical Health Group)”, address by Dr. Thorlakson to The Fifth World Conference on General Practice, Melbourne, Australia, 1 to 7 October 1972 (three versions and summary).
10 “Some Notes on the Feldscher System in the Soviet Union,” by Dr. Thorlakson with reference to The Fifth World Conference on General Practice, Melbourne, Australia, October 1972.
10 “Regionalization of Health Services in Manitoba,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 22 August 1972.
10 OTHER RECORDS: Reference material, memoranda, list.
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2811 FEE SCHEDULE

“Fee Schedule”, statement by Dr. Thorlakson on behalf of the Section of General Surgeons, Manitoba Division of the Canadian Medical Association, 30 August 1966. Included is a later statement on fee schedules dated 3 October 1967.

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2812 GALACTORRHOEA

“A Case of Galactorrhoea” reprint of article published by Drs. A.T. Cameron, H.J. Ferrier, and P.H.T. Thorlakson, Canadian Medical Association Journal , June 1924, pp. 1-3

GALL BLADDER DISEASE 1958-1960
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2813 Incoming: (1959-1960)

Stone, Allan (2) Myers, Dr. J. Arthur (3)
Wasson, Dr. L.F. Shaver, Dr. Ward

13 Outgoing: (1959-1960)

Stone, Allan Shaver, Dr. Ward (2)
Myers, Dr. J. Arthur (2) Estrem, Dave

13 Third Party: (1960)

Banks, Edith to Myers, Dr. J. Arthur

13 “Problems of Gallbladder Disease”, a paper by Dr. Thorlakson read before the Park Region District and Ottertail County medical societies at Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 20 June 1959. The complete paper was published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 12(3), September 1959 under the title “Gall Stone Disease”. Excerpts were subsequently published under the original title in The Journal-Lancet , 80(6), 1960, pp. 298-299. Dr. Thorlakson’s Fergus Falls paper was based on his Refresher Course at the University of Saskatchewan, 25 February 1958

(two versions).

13 OTHER RECORDS: Reprint requests, notes, schedule and bibliography for Manitoba Postgraduate Surgical Study Program.
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2814 GALL BLADDER DISEASE, CHRONIC – SYMPOSIUM ON THE MEDICAL AND SUGICAL ASPECTS OF

“Symposium on the Medical and Surgical Aspects of Chronic Gallbladder Disease”, Dr. Thorlakson’s contribution as chair, Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 7(4), December 1954, pp. 125-147.

GALL STONE DISEASE – MEXICO, NINTH WESTERN MEDICAL MEETING 1967-1968
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2815 Incoming: (1967)

Weber, D.B.

Camacho, Dr. Eduardo (8)

Camacho, Dr. Eduardo and Huizar, Dr. Hector (2)

MacEwan, Dr. D.W.

15 Outgoing: (1967-1968)

Weber, D.B.

Camacho, Dr. Eduardo (5)

Camacho, Dr. Eduardo and Huizar, Dr. Hector

15 Third Party: (1967)

Banks, Edith to Weber, D.B.

Banks, Edith to Camacho, Dr. Eduardo (2)

15 “Gall Stone Disease”, illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the Ninth Western Medical Meeting of Mexico, University of Guadalajara, 23 November 1967 (two versions with Spanish translation).
15 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, statistics, medical histories, notes, circular, reference material. Slides available in PC 84.
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2816 GALL STONE DISEASE – REFRESHER COURSE, 1958

“Gall Stone Disease”, by Dr. Thorlakson. Paper delivered at a Refresher Course, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 25 February 1958 (two versions). Edited version also published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 12(3), 1959, pp. 85-99.

OTHER RECORDS: Reference material.

GALL STONE DISEASE – WINNIPEG CLINIC QUARTERLY, 1969
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2817 Incoming: (1968)

Ahued, Dr. Salvador

17 “Gall Stone Disease”, by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson, Robert H. Thorlakson, and T. Kenneth Thorlakson. Reprint from the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 22(1), 1969, pp. 15-31 (two versions).
18 GASTRIC AND DUODENAL ULCERS, SURGICAL MANAGEMENT

“Surgical Management of Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers”, reprint of an article by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and A.W.S. May, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 45, October 1941, pp. 298-307.

19 GASTROSCOPY, DIAGNOSIS OF GASTRIC LESIONS AIDED BY

“Diagnosis of Gastric Lesions Aides by Gastroscopy”, reprint of a paper by Dr. Thorlakson first delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Ontario Medical Association, Toronto, May 1938 and later before the Manitoba Medical Association in Winnipeg, September 1938. Reprint of its publication in the Manitoba Medical Association Review , 19 April 1939, pp. 68-72.

OTHER RECORDS: Reference material, including a reprint of a related article in German by Dr. Roger Korbsch.

GASTRIC ULCER, INTRACTABLE, WITH FINAL MALIGNANT CHANGE 1938-1939
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2820 Incoming: (1938)

Thompson, Dr. I. Maclaren

20 “Intractable Gastric Ulcer with Final Malignant Change Associated with a Benign Tumor of the Brain”, by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and Sarah Meltzer. Reprint of a paper first read at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, Montreal, June 1939. Later published in Annals of Surgery , 113 (4), April 1941, pp. 521-527 (two versions).
GASTROSCOPY, ITS INDICATIONS AND VALUE 1936-1937, 1973
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2821 Incoming: (1973)

Rosenfield, Dr. Morley

21 Outgoing: (1973)

Rosenfield, Dr. Morley (2)

21 “Gastroscopy: Its Indications and Value”, by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and C.B. Stewart. Reprint of a paper first presented at a Meeting of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Ottawa, 31 October 1936. Later published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 36, 1937, pp. 345-354.
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2822 GILMOUR, DR. CLIFFORD R. 1953

“In Memoriam – Clifford R. Gilmour, M.D.”. Tribute written by Dr. Thorlakson in a memorial issue of the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly dedicated to Dr. Gilmour, 6(1), March 1953, pp. 5-7.

GIMLI SAGA – FOREWORD 1974-1975
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2823 Incoming: (1974-1975)

Howard, Ethel (7)

23 Outgoing: (1975)

Griffin, Melvin

23 Third Party: (1974)

Banks, Edith to Howard, Ethel

23 Manuscript copy of the Foreword written by Dr. Thorlakson, 20 May 1975, for the award winning book, The Gimli Saga: the History of Gimli, Manitoba, 1975, published by the Gimli Women’s Institute.
23 OTHER RECORDS: Notes and source material.
GROUP MEDICAL PRACTICE, HANDBOOK ON 1966, 1968
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2824 Outgoing: (1966)

Chairman and Members of the Winnipeg Clinic Executive Council

24 Draft preface and first chapter of a Handbook on Group Medical Practice by Dr. Thorlakson, 5 and 6 February 1968.
24 Statement of the Chairman of the Winnipeg Clinic Executive Council, 19 December 1966.
GROUP PRACTICE, ADMINISTRATION OF 1973-1975
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2825 Incoming: (1973-1973)

Banks, Edith Kratochwil, Prof.
Montenegro, Dr. Ernesto Wink, Dr. C.A.S.
Muroya, Dr. Hiroshi Gilder, Dr. Stanley

25 Outgoing: (1973-1975)

Muroya, Dr. Hiroshi

Gilder, Dr. Stanley (2)

25 Third Party: (1974)

Banks, Edith to Kratochwil, Prof.

Banks, Edith to Wink, Dr. C.A.S. (2)

Wink, Dr. C.A.S. to Banks, Edith (2)

Banks, Edith to Borsten, J.A.L. (2)

Banks, Edith to McGowan, Mrs. J.

McGowan, Mrs. J. to Banks, Edith

Borsten, J.A.L. to Banks, Edith

25 “The Organization and Administration of Group Practice”, by Dr. Thorlakson. Reprint of an article published in the World Medical Journal , 21(3), May-June 1974, pp. 44-46 (manuscript version and Japanese translation also available).
25 “Health Manpower, Education and Health Care Delivery – A Look into the Mirror and the Crystal Ball” by Dr. William R. Willard, 1973.
25 OTHER RECORDS: Reference material.
GROUP PRACTICE AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO MEDICAL EDUCATION 1949-1951, 1967
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2826 Incoming: (1949-1951)

Gardner, Dr. Campbell MacDermot, Dr. H. (2)
Lovelace, Dr. W.R. Lavigne, Mrs. D. (3)
Moehring, Dr. Henry Smith, Dr. McIver (2)
McGowan, Dr. John Stalker, Dr. M.R.
Kramer, Dr. Nathan McEachern, Dr. Donald (2)

26 Outgoing: (1949-1951)

Lovelace, Dr. W.R. Johnston, Dr. W.V.
Moehring, Dr. Henry Houston, Dr. C.J.
McGowan, Dr. John Smith, Dr. McIver (2)
Kramer, Dr. Nathan Lavigne, Mrs. D. (3)
MacDermot, Dr. H.E. (4) Stalker, Dr. M.R.
Routley, Dr. T.C. McEachern, Dr. Donald (2)

26 “Group Practice and Medical Education”, address by Dr. Thorlakson delivered before the Montreal Medico-Chirurgical Society, 16 December 1949 (four versions, summary, as well as draft copies circulated for commentary). Included is a reprint of the edited version published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 63, October 1950, pp. 336-339.
26 “The Future of Canadian Medicine,” by Dr. Thorlakson, Reprint of an article published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 20(2), Fall 1967.
26 OTHER RECORDS: Memorandum, list, clippings.
GROUP PRACTICE IN CANADA – FOREWORD BY DR. THORLAKSON 1967-1968
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291 Incoming: (1967-1968)

Lyon, Dr. E.K. (3) Peart, Dr. Arthur F.W.
Geekie, D.A. Clarkson, Guy C. (2)

1 Outgoing: (1967-1968)

Lyon, Dr. E. Kirk (4) Geekie, D.A.
Woods, J. Elmer Peart, Dr. Arthur F.W.
Richardson, Muriel Clarkson, Guy (3)

1 Canadian Medical Association, Group Practice in Canada: report of the special committee on Group Practice with additional guest articles (Toronto, Ryerson Press, 1967). Foreword by Dr. Thorlakson, June 1967.
1 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, memorandum, reference material.
GROUP PRACTICE IN UNIVERSITY – AFFILIATED HOSPITALS – PANEL DISCUSSION 1966-1968
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292 Incoming: (1966-1968)

Chute, Dr. A.L. (5) Wilson, Dr. D. Laurence (2)
Paterson, Dr. J.F. Botterell, Dr. E.H. (2)
McCreary, Dr. John F. (3) Stewart, Dr. John
Randall, Robert L. (2) Morley, Dr. T.P. (2)
Manes, Dr. J.D.

2 Outgoing: (1966-1968)

Chute, Dr. A.L. (3) Wilson, Dr. D. Laurence (2)
Paterson, Dr. John (3) Botterell, Dr. E.H.
McCreary, Dr. John F. (4) Stewart, Dr. John T.
Randall, Robert L. Morley, Dr. T.P. (5)
Dickinson, Dr. G.T. Banks, Edith

2 Third Party: (1967)

Banks, Edith to Gemmell, Dr. John P.

Botterell, Dr. E.H. to Stewart, Dr. John T. (2)

Stewart, Dr. John T. to Botterell, Dr. E.H.

2 Remarks at a panel discussion by the Chair, Dr. Thorlakson, Third Annual 29 2 Meeting of the Canadian Association of Medical Clinics, Toronto 6 June 1967. Published as “Group Practice in a University Affiliated Hospital: General Remarks” in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, 98(17), 1968, p. 804.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, memoranda, circular, statement, brief, transcripts, draft remarks and article by Dr. Thorlakson.
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293 HEPATICODUODENOSTOMY FOR STRICTURE OF THE COMMON DUCT 1947

“Hepaticoduodenostomy for Stricture of the Common Duct”. Discussion by Dr. Thorlakson of a paper presented by Dr. O.F. Lamson at a meeting of the Western Surgical Association, Colorado Springs, November 1947.

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294 HOSPITAL, ELIZABETH M. CROWE MEMORIAL 1963

“Greetings on the Occasion of the Dedication and Official Opening of the Elizabeth M. Crowe Memorial”. Conveyed by Dr. Thorlakson on behalf of the Manitoba Hospital Commission, Eriksdale, Manitoba, 11 September 1963.

OTHER RECORDS: Programme.

HOSPITAL SERVICES, SOME FACTORS AFFECTING COSTS IN THE COMMUNITY 1962
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295 Outgoing: (1962)

Johnson, Hon. George

5 “Some Factors Affecting Hospital Costs in the Community”. Unpublished notes by Dr. Thorlakson, 30 November 1962.
HOSPITALS AS A COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP 1943, 1963-1964
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296 Incoming: (1963-1964)

Quaglia, L.A. (3) Mitchell, Dr. Ross
Pickering, G.L. Juba, Mayor Stephen
Cameron, Margaret E. Johnson, Hon. George

6 Outgoing: (1963)

Bennett, A.E. Quaglia, L.A. (2)
Rossen, A. Allyn Desjardins, L.L.
Juba, Mayor Stephen Holland, Gordon
Lafrance, N.

6 Third Party: (1963-1964)

Quaglia, L.A. to Pickering, G.L.

Qualglia, L.A. to Condo, W.J.

Rossen, A. Allyn to Juba, Mayor Stephen

6 “Your Hospital – A Community Partnership”. Address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Annual Meeting of the Victoria General Hospital, Winnipeg, 21 May 1963. Published in the Manitoba Medical Review , 43(7), August-September 1943, pp. 403-411.
6 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reprint, list.
HOSPITALS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE 1972-1982
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297 Incoming: (1972-1982)

Kirk, W. Richard Dorais, Sr. M.B.
Thornhill, H.P. Stull, R.J. (2)
Grierson, Charles W.

7 Outgoing: (1972-1982)

Kirk, W. Richard Grierson, Charles W.
American College of Hospital Administrators Dorais, Sr. M.B.
Oscar & Associates, Inc. Swerhone, Peter
Thornhill, H.P Stull, Richard J. (2)

7 Third Party:

Banks, Edith to Daly, Katherine

7 “Hospitals – Past, Present and Future”. Address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Thirty-Eighth Convocation Ceremony of the American College of Hospital Administrators upon receipt of his Honorary Fellowship, Chicago, 6 August 1972

(three versions).

7 OTHER RECORDS: Programme of convocation ceremony bestowing honorary fellowship upon Dr. Thorlakson. Photographs have been transferred to PC 84.
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298 HYPERTHYROIDISM SYMPOSIUM 1954

Discussion by Dr. Thorlakson and others on the diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism. Proceedings of a symposium on hyperthyroidism published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 7(1), March 1954, pp. 2-24.

OTHER RECORDS: Outline and notes on the panel discussion, reprint.

ICELAND – ADDRESS TO THE PRESIDENT OF 1967
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299 Incoming: (1967)

Hay, Vivian

Thorvaldson, Hon. G.S.

9 Outgoing: (1967)

Hay, Vivian

Stubbs, Roy St. George

9 Third Party: (1967)

Johannson, Grettir Leo to Thorsteinsson, Petur J.

9 Address to His Excellency Asgeir Asgeirsson, President of the Republic of Iceland by Dr. Thorlakson. Dinner held in honour of the President by the Iceland Community, Winnipeg, 1 August 1967

(two versions).

9 “Iceland Past and Present”, a speech by Petur Thorsteinsson, 7 March 1967.
9 OTHER RECORDS: Circular, list.
ICELAND – ELEVEN HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF SETTLEMENT 1973-1974
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2910 Incoming: (1973-1974)

Sharp, Hon. Mitchell (2) Armstrong, Dorothy J. (3)
Hallgrimsson, H.F. Fredette, Jean
McIlwraith, Kenneth D. (4) Payne, Julian L.
Waaler, Erik unknown
Malmaeus, Mary Elizabeth Couves, Dr. Cec
Ofeigsson, Dr. Ofeigur J. Harper, R.W.

10 Outgoing: (1973-1974)

Sharp, Hon. Mitchell (3) Armstrong, Dorothy J. (4)
Agustsson, Hon. Einar (2) Payne, Julian L.
Hallgrimson, H.F. (3) Sigurdsson, Gunnar O.
McIlwraith, Kenneth D. (2) Falkenstein, Mr. ?
Waaler, Dr. and Mrs. Erik (2) Kemball, Howard
Holck, Anna (2) Brekke International Travel
Malmaeus, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ake Couves, Dr. C.M. (2)
Ofeigsson, Dr. Ofeigur J. Harper, R.W.
Kroyer, Haraldur

10 Third Party: (1974)

Banks, Edith to McIlwraith, Kenneth D.

Cherniak, Hon. Saul to Eldjarn, His Excellency, Dr. Kristjan

Banks, Edith to Armstrong, Dorothy J. (2)

Banks, Edith to Fredette, Jean

Honsey, Gordon E. to Watson, Lillian

Eggertson, Grettir to Sigurdson, Gunnar O.

10 Address by Dr. Thorlakson as the official representative of the Government of Canada to Iceland’s Eleven Hundredth Anniversary Celebration at Thingvellir, 28 July 1974. Published in the Icelandic Canadian , Autumn 1974, pp. 19-20 (two versions).
10 Presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the National Library of Iceland to commemorate Iceland’s Eleven Hundredth Anniversary Celebration, 30 July 1974

(remarks in English and Icelandic).

10 “Report on Visit to Iceland as Representative of the Government of Canada at the Celebrations of the 1100th Anniversary of Settlement, July 27 to July 30, 1974”. Prepared by Dr. Thorlakson for the Honorable Mitchell Sharp, 23 October 1974.

Included are notes and an address by Dr. Thorlakson in Icelandic.

10 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, itineraries, newspaper clippings, circulars and photographs attached to Dr. Thorlakson’s report.

GENERAL NOTE: This folder was divided into additional subfiles with the following titles: “Speeches: National Library of Iceland and Thingvellir”; “Report to the Government of Canada on Visit to Iceland, 1974”; “Iceland, 1974, Dr. Thorlakson’s notes re trip”. This was his fifth visit to Iceland.

ICELAND – RECOLLECTIONS OF THREE VISITS AND PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE 1963-1973
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2911 Outgoing: (1973)

Bjerring, S.O.

11 “Some Recollections of Visits to Iceland”, article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Logberg-Heimskringla, 25 April 1963

(two versions).

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2912 ICELANDIC CANADIAN CLUB 1973

Introduction of Dr. H.E. Duckworth by Dr. Thorlakson at the Annual Banquet of the Icelandic Canadian Club, 6 April 1973.

Expression of thanks by Dr. Thorlakson to Valdimar Bjornson at the Annual Banquet of the Icelandic Canadian Club, 21 April 1973.

OTHER RECORDS: Curriculum vitae

ICELANDIC CELEBRATION COMMITTEE – PRIME MINISTER OF ICELAND 1963-1964
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2913 Incoming: (1963-1964)

Thorarinson, S.A. (2)

Johnson, Hon. George

13 Outgoing: (1963-1964)

Eggertson, Grettir Johnson, Hon. George
Thorarinson, Alex

13 Greetings by Dr. Thorlakson at a luncheon in honour of Dr. Bjarni Benediktsson, Prime Minister of Iceland, on behalf of the Canada Iceland Foundation, 6 August 1964.
13 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, copy of MS. By Capt. Sigtryggur Jonasson.
ICELANDIC CENTENNIAL CHILDREN’S CHOIR 1975
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2914 Incoming: (1975)

Sigurdson, Emma Wishnowski, Margaret L.
Kristjanson, Ema-Anne Fergesen, Lara

14 Outgoing: (1975)

Gislason, Elma Gunnlaugson, H.G.
Sigurdson, Emma Kozub, Peter

14 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a concert of the Icelandic Centennial Children’s Choir, Winnipeg, 17 June 1975.
14 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, lists.
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2915 ICELANDIC NATIONAL LEAGUE – BRUIN CHAPTER, SELKIRK, CONCERT 1973

Address by Dr. Thorlakson regarding Sumardagurinn Fyrsti at a concert sponsored by the Bruin Chapter, Icelandic National League, 26 April 1973.

OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, reference material.

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2916 ICELANDIC NATIONAL LEAGUE – “CHALLENGE OF THE FUTURE” 1950

“The Challenge of the Future”. Address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Icelandic National League on the occasion of its Thirty-Second Anniversary, 4 June 1950 (two versions).

ICELANDIC NATIONAL LEAGUE – TESTIMONIAL DINNER FOR DR. THORLAKSON 1951-1953
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2917 Incoming: (1951-1953)

Thors, Thor (2) Petursson, Margret
Pederson, Birgitte Fafnis, Mr. and Mrs. E.H.
Marteinsson, Mr. and Mrs. I. Sigmar, Mr. and Mrs. H. Grimson, G.
Beck, Richard Sigurdson, Helga

17 Outgoing: (1951-1953)

Lindal, W.J. Beck, Richard
Benson, Mrs. B.S. Sigurdson, Helga
Beck, J.T. Petursson, Margret
Danielson, Mrs. H. Fafnis, Mr. and Mrs. E.H.
Pederson, Birgitte Sigmar, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Johannson, Grettir L. Grimson, G.
Marteinsson, Mr. and Mrs. I. Eylands, V.J.
Thors, Thor

17 Address by Dr. Thorlakson upon receipt of the Commander Cross of the Icelandic Order of the Falcon, at a Testimonial Dinner in his honour arranged by the Icelandic National League, 30 April 1953.
17 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, notes, lists.
ICELANDIC SETTLERS IN CANADA, A TRIBUTE TO THE PIONEER 1974-1976
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2918 Incoming: (1975-1976)

Johnson, J. Willard

Simonarson, Einar

18 Outgoing: (1974-1976)

Olson, B.M.

Schreyer, Hon. Edward

Simonarson, Einar

18 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reference material
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2919 INDIA, ANCIENT, THE PRACTIVE OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY IN 1933

“The Practice of Medicine and Surgery in Ancient India”, by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and J.T. Lawson. Reprint of a paper read before the Surgeon’s Club in March 1933 and subsequently published in the University of Manitoba Medical Journal , April, 1933.

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301 INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION OF MALIGNANT ORIGIN 1948

“Intestinal Obstruction of Malignant Origin”, paper by Dr. Thorlakson presented at a sectional meeting of the American College of Surgeons, 16 March 1948. Subsequently published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 1(1), September 1948, pp. 9-23 (three versions).

OTHER RECORDS: Notes, list of questions and answers on the subject

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302 INTESTINAL WALL, TOOTHPICK PERFORATION OF, REPORT OF FOUR CASES 1949

“Toothpick Perforation of the Intestinal Wall, a Report of Four Cases”, by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and Ian S. Maclean. Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 2(2), June 1949, pp. 53-60 (three draft versions included).

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303 JAUNDICE, THE DIAGNOSIS AND SURGICAL ASPECTS OF 1940

“The Diagnosis and Surgical Aspects of Jaundice”. Paper presented by Dr. Thorlakson at the Post Graduate Course, Saskatoon and Regina, June, 1939. Text also used for presentation on “The Surgical Significance of Jaundice” to the North of ’53 Medical Society, July 1939. Reprint of its publication in the Manitoba Medical Association Review , January 1940, pp. 5-10.

OTHER RECORDS: Notes, bibliography.

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304 JEJUNUM, UPPER, CONGENITAL VALVULAR OBSTRUCTION 1944

“Report on a Case of Congenital Valvular Obstruction of the Upper Jejunum”. Article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Manitoba Medical Review , 24 December 1944, p. 354.

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305 LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE – GUEST EDITORIAL 1962

“Learning a Second Language”, guest editorial by Dr. Thorlakson published in The Manitoba Teacher , January-February 1962, pp. 6-7 (two versions).

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306 LIVER RUPTURE OF THE 1929

“Rupture of the Liver”, article by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and A.W.S. Hay published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 20, 1929, pp. 593-598.

MANITOBA HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION
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307 Incoming: (n.d.)

Edwards, T.R.

7 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a Dinner in honour of his retirement as a Commissioner of the Manitoba Health Services Commission, 22 October 1975.
MANITOBA MEDICAL ALUMNI OF ALBERTA 1966
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308 Incoming: (1966)

Gordon, John MacKenzie, Dr. Walter C.
Maclean, Dr. W.A. (3) Roulston, Dr. T.R.

8 Outgoing: (1966)

Gordon, John MacKenzie, Dr. Walter C.
Maclean, Dr. W.A. (2)

8 Third Party: (1966)

MacKenzie, Dr. Walter C. to Siegenberg, Dr. J.

8 “A Century of Medicine in Manitoba”, slide presentation by Dr. Thorlakson at the Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Medical Alumni of Alberta, Edmonton, 14 May 1966

(three versions).

8 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, notes, slide and membership lists.
MANITOBA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD 1976
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309 Incoming: (1976)

Macfarland, Maxwell T.

9 Outgoing: (1976)

Schibler, Jim

9 Third Party: (1976)

Banks, Edith to Macpherson, Ian

9 Expression of Thanks by Dr. Thorlakson upon receipt of the Manitoba Medical Association’s Distinguished Service Award, 24 April 1976

(draft versions included).

9 OTHER RECORDS: Address, press notices
MANITOBA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – MEETING REGARDING M.M.S. STATEMENT 1945, 1964-1965
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3010 Incoming: (1964, 1965)

Beckman, Dr. I.H.

MacKay, Shane

10 Outgoing: (1965)

MacKay, Shane

10 Statement by Dr. Thorlakson to the Manitoba Medical Association in seconding a motion for the appointment of a Special Committee of the Manitoba Medical Service to study the principles of future contractual agreements, 12 December 1964. Published in the Manitoba Medical Review , 45(1), January 1965, pp. 48-50. Included is a draft and memoranda on medical economics by Dr. Thorlakson which contextualize the statement.
10 “Medical Economics,” by Dr. Thorlakson, 11 January 1965.
10 “Outline of the Basic Health Proposals of the Province of Manitoba, 1945” by S.S. Garson.
10 Minutes of a special meeting of the Winnipeg Medical Society, 25 January 1945.
10 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, notes, reference material, agenda, resolution.
MANITOBA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – STATEMENT TO SPECIAL MEETING 1973
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3011 Outgoing: (1973)

Toupin, Hon. Rene

11 Statement by Dr. Thorlakson to a special meeting of the Manitoba Medical Association regarding strained relations between the medical profession and the Government of Manitoba, 5 December 1973.
11 OTHER RECORDS: Notes.
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3012 MANITOBA MEDICAL SERVICE – PRINCIPLES AND POLICY 1964

“Principles and Policies of Manitoba Medical Service”. Presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to a Special Committee of the Manitoba Medical Association, 1 April 1964. Published in the Manitoba Medical Review , 44(8), October 1964, pp. 473-477 (two versions).

OTHER RECORDS: List, reference material.

MEDICAL AUTHORSHIP 1963-1976
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3013 Outgoing: (1976)

Shepard, Dr. D.A.E.

13 “Medical Authorship”. Article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Manitoba Medical Review , 43(9), November 1963, pp. 524-525 (two versions).
13 OTHER RECORDS: Reference material
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3014 MEDICAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE, NEW TRENDS 1967

“New Trends in Medical Education and Practice” memorandum by Dr. Thorlakson, 23 August 1967 (draft version included).

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3015 MEDICAL EDUCATION, PROBLEMS IN GRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE 1960

Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a panel discussion on the Problems of Graduate and Postgraduate Medical Education, held under the auspices of the American Association of Medical Clinics, New Orleans, 8 October 1960 (two versions).

MEDICAL PRACTISE, TRENDS IN 1944-1974
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3016 Incoming: (1944, 1974)

Geekie, D.A. Stevenson, Dr. G.H.
Adson, Dr. A.W. Finker, Dr. Martin B.
Cabot, Dr. Hugh Mainland, D.
McNaughton, Hon. A.G.L.

16 Outgoing: (1944, 1973)

Geekie, D.A. Miller, Dr. Gavin
Adson, Dr. A.W. Allison, Dr. F.G.
McNaughton, Hon. A.G.L.

16 “Trends in Medical Practise”. Reprint of an article published by Dr. Thorlakson in the Manitoba Medical Review, 24 September 1944, pp. 243-246. Republished in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly 14(2), June 1961, pp. 63-79.
16 “Trends in Medical Practise and Medical Education”. Article written by Dr. Thorlakson for private circulation amongst some members of the medical profession, 10 February 1961 (included is a later version dated 17 January 1964).
16 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, memorandum resolution.
MEDICAL RECORD LIBRARIANS, THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF 1970
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3017 Incoming: (1970)

Landygo, Florence (4)

17 Outgoing: (1970)

Landygo, Florence (2)

17 Third Party: (1970)

Banks, Edith to Landygo, Florence

17 “The Development of Medical, Educational and Hospital Facilities in Manitoba.” Address and slide presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the Canadian Association of Medical Record Librarians Annual Convention, 1 September 1970.
17 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reference material, memoranda, programme.
MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA – “BANTING, EARLY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND THE WEST” 1985
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3018 Incoming: (1985)

Ettinger, Dr. Harold

18 “Banting, Early Medical Research, and the West.” Address by Dr. Thorlakson to a symposium at Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Medical Research Council of Canada, University of Manitoba, 24-26 October 1985 (three versions).
18 OTHER RECORDS: Memorandum, notes, reference material.
MEDICARE IN MANITOBA, REASONS FOR ‘OPTING IN’ 1968-1969
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3019 Outgoing: (1968)

Manitoba Medical Review , the Editor

19 “Medicare in Manitoba – Reasons for ‘Opting In’.” Article by Dr. Thorlakson in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 22(1), Spring 1969, pp. 4-9 (with draft versions).
19 Minutes of a Special Members’ Meeting of the Winnipeg Clinic, 10 February 1969, together with memoranda read at the meeting by Drs. Thorlakson and Rankin Hay.
19 OTHER RECORDS: Amendment to motion, memoranda and draft memorandum, reference material.
MULTICULTURALISM, SIGNIFICANCE OF NEW CANADIAN POLICY 1973-1974
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311 Incoming: (1973, 1974)

Bjornson, Blanche

Kirkconnell, Watson

1 Outgoing: (1974)

Curry, Peter Richardson, Hon. James
Glendinning, Robert Schreyer, Hon. Edward
Haidasz, Hon. Stanley Sharp, Hon. Mitchell
Kirkconnell, Watson Duckworth, Dr. H.
Lupul, M.R. Bjornson, Valdimar
Morris, L.L. Benidickson, Hon. William

1 “The Significance of the New Canadian Policy of Multiculturalism.” Address by Dr. Thorlakson in Arborg, Manitoba, 10 November 1973. Reprint of its publication in the Logberg-Heimskringla and the Icelandic Weekly , 10 January 1974, as well as drafts and its republication in the Scandinavian Centre News , May 1974.
1 An untitled paper by Dr. Thorlakson on North Americans of Icelandic descent, 17 January 1974.
1 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, lists, reference material.
MULTIPLE MALIGNANT GROWTHS OF THE LARGE BOWEL, INCIDENCE OF 1952-1953
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312 Incoming: (1953)

Bacon, Dr. Harry E.

2 Outgoing: (1953)

Bacon, Dr. Harry E. (3)

Ault, Smith and Castro, Drs.

Finney, Jr., Dr. John M.T.

2 Third Party: (1952)

Banks, Edith to Bacon, Dr. Harry E.

2 “The Incidence of Multiple Malignant Growths of the Large Bowel.” Reprint of an article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Manitoba Medical Review , 32(3), March 1952, pp. 158-159 (draft included).
2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reference material, requests for reprints.
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313 MULTIPLE PRIMARY CARCINOMA OF THE COLON AND RECTUM 1951

“Multiple Primary Carcinoma of the Colon and Rectum – Report of Two Illustrative Case Histories.” Article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 4(2), June 1951, pp. 76-83.

MULTIPLE PRIMARY FOCI OF CARCINOMA OF THE COLON 1950
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314 Incoming: (1950)

Brown, Robert K.

Cantero, Dr. Antonio

4 Outgoing: (1950)

Brown, Robert K.

Cantero, Dr. Antonio

4 “Multiple Primary Carcinoma of the Colon,” paper presented by Dr. Thorlakson at a meeting of the International College of Surgeons, Cleveland, 31 October 1950 (paper no. 1)
4 “Multiple Primary Foci of Carcinoma of the Colon,” paper presented by Dr. Thorlakson at a meeting of the International College of Surgeons, Cleveland, 31 October 1950 (paper no. 2).
4 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, drafts of papers, medical histories, reference material, lists.
MULTIPLE PRIMARY FOCI OF CARCINOMA OF THE COLON – ST. PAUL CLINICAL CLUB 1952-1953
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315 Incoming: (1952)

Smith, Dr. Vernon D.E. Waas, Dr. Charles W.
Babb, Dr. Frank Williams, Dr. Clayton K. (2)

5 Outgoing: (1952)

Drake, Dr. Carl Williams, Dr. Clayton K. (2)
Babb, Dr. Frank Smith, Dr. Vernon D.E.
Macdonald, Mrs. M.E. Brewster, Frederick
Waas, Dr. Charles W. (2) Venables, Dr. A.E.

5 “Multiple Primary Foci of Carcinoma of the Colon,” illustrated presentation delivered by Dr. Thorlakson at Divisional Meetings of the Canadian Medical Association in the Maritimes and Newfoundland, September 1953 (text for this presentation the same as the one used in St. Paul, 26 April 1952).
5 “Multiple Primary Foci of Carcinoma of the Colon,” paper by Dr. Thorlakson presented to the St. Paul Clinical Club, 26 April 1952.
5 OTHER RECORDS: Lecture and research notes, programme. Slides accompanying 1953 presentation found in PC 84.

GENERAL NOTE: Presentation in conjunction with Dr. Thorlakson’s visit to the Maritimes and Newfoundland on the tour of Canadian Medical Association president, Dr. C.W. Burns.

NATIONAL CLUB, WINNIPEG 1977
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316 Incoming: (1977)

Snell, E.

6 Address by Dr. Thorlakson on medical research delivered at a luncheon meeting of the National Club, Winnipeg, 18 November 1977

(draft version included).

6 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, lists, reference material.
NURSING RESEARCH, NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON 1978-1979
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317 Incoming: (1979)

Glass, Helen

7 Outgoing: (1978, 1979)

Glass, Helen

7 Address by Dr. Thorlakson to the National Conference on Nursing Research, Winnipeg, 15 December 1978

(draft versions are included).

7 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, lists, reference material.
ORGANIZATION AND PROVISION OF COMMUNITY MEDICAL SERVICES – WINNIPEG CLINIC SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM 1967-1968
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318 Incoming: (1967-1968)

Finkel, Dr. K.C. (2) Lommerse, Peter G.W.A.
Henteleff, Dr. Paul D. Doyle, Dr. F.P.
MacDonell, Dr. J.A. Warner, Dr. Peter
Johnson, K.I. Saunders, Dr. Michael G.
Witney, Hon. C.H. Fyles, Dr. T.W.
Tavener, Dr. R.H. Hanford, Dr. R.G.
Morison, Dr. James B.

8 Outgoing: (1967)

Finkel, Dr. K.C. (3)

8 Introduction and concluding remarks by the Chairman, Dr. Thorlakson, at a Winnipeg Clinic Symposium on the organization and provision of community medical services, 30 October 1967. Published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 21(2), 1968, pp. 65-70; 118-119 (draft versions included).
8 OTHER RECORDS: Draft version of proceedings which were published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 21(2), 1968; circulars, lists, memoranda, notes, medical history and reference material.
“OUR PROVINCIAL UNIVERSITIES, FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND TEACHING HOSPITALS” – ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF PROGRESS 1969
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319 Incoming: (1969)
9 Incoming: (1969)

Cotton, Dr. A.M.

9 Outgoing: (1969)

Cotton, Dr. A.M.

9 Third Party: (1969)

Longman, Alf D. to Mitchell, Dr. Ross

9 “Our Provincial Universities, Faculty of Medicine and Teaching Hospitals.” Illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the North of ’53 Medical Association, The Pas, Manitoba, 12 December 1969

(two versions).

9 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, Memorandum, reference material.
“OUR WORLD OF TOMORROW” 1972
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3110 Incoming: (1972)

Keenleyside, Hugh L.

10 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at the official opening of the exhibit, “Our World of Tomorrow,” Fifth World Conference on General Practise, Melbourne, Australia, 1-7 October 1972.
10 OTHER RECORDS: Programme.
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3111 OVARIAN DERMOID CYST, STRANGULATED IN A CHILD OF SIX AND ONE-HALF YEARS 1938

“A Case of Strangulated Ovarian Dermoid Cyst in a Child of Six and a Half Years of Age.” Galley proof of an article published by Dr. Thorlakson in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 38, January 1938, p.58.

PANCREATIC FISTULA, THE ETIOLOGY AND TECHNIQUE OF SURGICAL MANAGEMENT 1945-1983
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3112 Incoming: (1954, 1983)

Sivasankar, Dr. R.

Ferguson, Dr. Colin

Bartlett, Dr. L.C. (2)

12 Outgoing: (1954, 1983)

Sivasankar, Dr. R.

Ferguson, Dr. Colin

Bartlett, Dr. L.C. (3)

12 Third Party: (1960, 1983)

Stewart, Dr. C.B. to Bardal, Dr. S.

Gellman, Dr. D.D. to Bardal, Dr. S.

Sivasankar, Dr. R. to Banks, Edith

12 “The Etiology and Technique of Surgical Management of Pancreatic Fistula.” Reprint of an article by Drs. L.C. Bartlett and P.H.T. Thorlakson, published in Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics , 102, April 1956, pp. 413-419.
12 “Pancreatico-Duodenectomy.” Article published by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and Frank D. White in the Manitoba Medical Review , April 1945, p. 157.
12 OTHER RECORDS: Requests for reprint.
PANCREATIC NECROSIS, ACUTE 1936
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3113 Incoming: (1936)

Bazin, Dr. Alfred T.

13 “Acute Pancreatic Necrosis,” paper by Dr. Thorlakson presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, Victoria, British Columbia, 22 to 26 June 1936.
13 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, medical histories, reference material.
PEPTIC ULCER, PRESENT STATUS OF SURGICAL TREATMENT; AND SURGICAL TREATMENT OF 1957-1958
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3114 Incoming: (1957-1958)

Macleod, Dr. J. Wendell (2)

Nanson, Dr. Eric M. (7)

14 Outgoing: (1957-1958)

Macleod, Dr. J. Wendell (2)

Nanson, Dr. Eric M. (5)

14 “Peptic Ulcer – Present Status of Surgical Treatment.” Presentation by Dr. Thorlakson as Visiting Professor at a Refresher Course, University of Saskatchewan, 24 February 1958 (lecture notes included).
14 “Surgical Treatment of Peptic Ulcer.” Article by Drs. P.H.T. and T. Kenneth Thorlakson published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 11(2), June 1958, pp. 33-41.
14 OTHER RECORDS: Programmes.
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3115 PERITONEAL CAVITY, SURGICAL DRAINAGE 1937

“Surgical Drainage of the Peritoneal Cavity.” Paper by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and A.W.S. Hay, 1937.

PREPAID HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CARE PLANS IN MANITOBA, THE HISTORY OF 1961
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3116 Incoming: (1961)

Kelly, Dr. A.D.

Macfarland, Dr. M.T.

Robertson, Terence

16 Outgoing: (1961)

Graham, Dr. Donald C.

Robertson, Terence

16 “The History of Prepaid Hospital and Medical Care Plans in Manitoba.” 31 16 Originally presented by Dr. Thorlakson as a paper before the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Medical Clinics, New Orleans, 6-8 October 1960. Reprint of the article published in The Canadian Medical Association Journal , 84 (April), 1961, pp. 896-899.
16 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reference material.
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3117 PRIMARY CONTACT PHYSICIAN 1967

“The Future Role of the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute and the Winnipeg Clinic – Part 1, The Primary Contact Physician.” Statement prepared by Dr. Thorlakson for the Special Study Committee, 18 November 1967. Parts 2 and 3 entitled “Primary Contact Medical Service Department in the Winnipeg Clinic” and “Future Association with the University, Teaching Hospitals and Clinics.”

OTHER RECORDS: Memorandum.

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321 RECTAL BLEEDING, TWO CASE REPORTS 1955

“Some Problems in the Diagnosis of Rectal Bleeding – Two Case Reports.” Article by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and Dallas Medd published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 8(1), March 1955, pp. 35-37.

RECTAL POLYPI, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT 1960
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322 Incoming: (1960)

Bryant, Dr. A.J.S.

2 Outgoing: (1960)

Bryant, Dr. A.J.S.

2 “The Diagnosis and Management of Rectal Polypi,” paper by Dr. Thorlakson presented to the Fifth Annual Symposium, Regina, 1 June 1960 (lecture notes included).
2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, memorandum.
RED RIVER VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY – HALL OF FAME AWARD 1974
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323 Incoming: (1974)

McIntyre, Susan

Pruden, A.G.

3 Outgoing: (1974)

McIntyre, Susan

Pruden, A.G.

3 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a banquet upon his admission to the Red River Valley Historical Society Hall of Fame, Fargo, North Dakota, 19 April 1974

(two versions).

3 Greetings conveyed by Dr. Thorlakson to the Red River Valley Historical Society, on behalf of the Scandinavian community, 11 January 1974

(two versions).

3 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, lists, notes, circulars, notes, brochure.
REGIONAL ENTERITIS – AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 1959-1960
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324 Incoming: (1959-1960)

Hitchcock, Dr. Claude R.

Saunders, Dr. H.P. (5)

4 Outgoing: (1959-1960)

Hitchcock, Dr. Claude R.

Saunders, Dr. H.P. (2)

4 “Regional Enteritis,” illustrated paper by Dr. Thorlakson intended for presentation at a Sectional Meeting of the American College of Surgeons, Minneapolis, 11 April 1960

(two versions).

4 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, lists. Slides accompanying presentation found in PC 84.
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325 REGIONAL ENTERITIS – TWELVTH MIDDLE EAST MEDICAL ASSEMBLY 1962

“Regional Enteritis,” paper by Dr. Thorlakson presented at the Twelvth Middle East Medical Assembly, Bierut, Lebanon, 4 to 6 May 1962 (lecture notes included).

REGIONALIZATION OF HEALTH SERVICES IN MANITOBA 1972
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326 Third Party: (1972)

McPhail, D.M. to Sprague, R.P.

6 “Regionalization of Health Services in Manitoba,” report prepared by Dr. Thorlakson, 1 September 1972.
6 OTHER RECORDS: Reference material.

GENERAL NOTE: Dr. Thorlakson’s brief related to an M.H.S.C. meeting, 5 September 1972.

REMEDIAL SURGERY IN SOLDIERS AND RECRUITS, PROBLEMS OF [ca. 1942]
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327 Incoming: (1942)

Gallie, Dr. W.E. Gurd, Dr. Fraser
Webster, Dr. D.R. Archibald, Dr. E.W.

7 Third Party: (1942)

Kaufmann, Mark to Gurd, Dr. Fraser

Christian, Dr. J.R. to Burke, Dr. F.S. (2)

7 “Hernia and its Surgical Treatment as Related to the Armed Services,” report prepared by Dr. Thorlakson for the Subcommittee on Surgery, and the Associate Committee on Medical Research, National Research Council, [ca. 1942].
7 “Problems of Remedial Surgery in Soldiers and Recruits,” draft reports by Dr. Thorlakson prepared for the Subcommittee on Surgery of the Associate Medical Committee, National Research Council, n.d.

(two versions).

7 OTHER RECORDS: Consists of memoranda and reports on the following subjects: goitre, hernia, knee cartilages, paranasal sinuses, undescended testicles, and varicose veins. The file is so subdivided. Included are commentaries on Dr. Thorlakson’s report, including one by Dr. Fraser B. Gurd.
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328 RIVERTON CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION 1976

Introduction by Dr. Thorlakson to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation recording of the Sandy Bar Cantata. Played at the Riverton Centennial Celebration, 7 August 1976.

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329 SELKIRK EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CONGREGATION, EIGHTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY 1974

Address by Dr. Thorlakson at the Eighty-fifth Anniversary service of the Selkirk Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, 9 June 1974.

OTHER RECORDS: Programme, notes, circular, reference material.

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3210 SELKIRK GENERAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING 1936

Address by Dr. Thorlakson at the graduation exercises, Selkirk Hospital School of Nursing, 2 October 1936. Later published in the Logberg-Heimskringa, 26 November and 10 December 1936 (three versions).

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3211 SELKIRK LUTHERAN CHURCH, SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY 1964

“The Selkirk Lutheran Church, 1889-1964,” address by Dr. Thorlakson on the occasion of the Seventy-fifth Anniversary service of the church, 31 May 1964 (two versions).

OTHER RECORDS: Reference material.

SELKIRK LUTHERAN CHURCH, SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY 1949, 1979
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3212 Outgoing: (1979)

Eliasson, Gissur

12 “Selkirk Lutheran Congregation,” address by Dr. Thorlakson delivered on the occasion of the Sixtieth Anniversary service of the church, 19 June 1949. Published in the Parish Messenger , 5(10), July-August 1949, pp. 1-2 (two versions).
12 OTHER RECORDS: Programme.
SHAPING OF THE NEW CANADA, A CHAPTER IN CANADIAN HISTORY 1960-1979
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3213 Incoming: (1961)

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur Axford, Ethel
Halldorson, Salome

13 Outgoing: (1960-1962)

Massey, Rt. Hon. Vincent Axford, Ethel
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur Kristjannson, Ingolfur
Saywell, John

13 “The Shaping of the New Canada,” address by Dr. Thorlakson at the Icelandic Canadian Club Annual Concert, 21 February 1961. Published in Icelandic Canadian , Spring 1961, pp. 1-13 (two versions). Icelandic version published in Eimreidin , September-December, 1961, pp. 195-211. Excerpt published in Icelandic Canadian , Winter, 1979, pp. 13-16.
13 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, circulars, memoranda, lists.
SIGMOIDOSCOPY, THE CLINICAL IMPORTANCE OF 1951-1953
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3214 Incoming: (1951-1953)

Lawson, Dr. F.S. Burgess, Dr. David
McNeil, Dr. D.L. (2)

14 Outgoing: (1951-1953)

Lawson, Dr. F.S. Burgess, Dr. David
McNeil, Dr. D.L. (2)

14 “The Clinical Importance of Sigmoidoscopy.” Reprint of an article published by Dr. Thorlakson in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 5(3), September 1952, pp. 99-102. Republished in the University of Manitoba Medical Journal , 24(2), December 1952, pp. 60-62.
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3215 SIGMOIDOSCOPY, THE INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUE OF 1958

“The Indications and Technique of Sigmoidoscopy.” Reprint of an article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Manitoba Medical Review , 38(9), November 1958, pp. 606-608.

SMALL INTESTINE, ANOMALOUS PERITONEAL ENCAPSULATION, REPORT OF THREE CASES 1951-1954
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3216 Incoming: (1951-1954)

Fallis, Dr. Laurence S. Holden, Dr. W.B.
Shortall, Louise Riggs, Dr. T.F.
Cogswell, Dr. Howard D. Sweetser, Dr. T.H.
MacFee, Dr. William F. Wray, Dr. Stanley
Estrada, Dr. Roberto L. Monie, Dr. I.W.
Ferry, Dr. Ronald M. Wright, John S. (3)
Murray, Dr. Gordon Owens, L.G.

15 Outgoing: (1951-1954)

Fallis, Dr. Laurence S. Wright, John S. (2)
Cogswell, Dr. H.D. (2) Owens, L.G.
Estrada, Dr. Roberto L. Editorial Secretary, British Journal of Surgery
Wray, Dr. Stanley Monie, Dr. I.W.

16 Third Party: (1953-1954)

Banks, Edith to Fallis, Dr. Laurence S.

Banks, Edith to Cogswell, Dr. Howard D.

Banks, Edith to Monie, Dr. I.W. (2)

Monie, Dr. I.W. to Banks, Edith (2)

16 “Anomalous Peritoneal Encapsulation of the Small Intestine – a report of three cases,” by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson, I.W. Monie, and T.K. Thorlakson. Published in The British Journal of Surgery , 40(163), March 1953

(two versions).

16 OTHER RECORDS: List, other correspondence regarding reprint requests.
ST. BONIFACE GENERAL HOSPITAL, MEDICAL EDUCATION, THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS, 1870-1925
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3217 Incoming: (1971-1972)

Hughes, Dr. J.F.S.

Ell, Sr. Ann

Culligan, Dr. J.D.

17 Outgoing: (1972)

Ell, Sr. Ann

17 Third Party: (1943-1944)

Murphy, Sr. Mary to Conklin, Dr. J. Scott

Conklin, Dr. J. Scott to Murphy, Sr. Mary

17 “Medical Education at St. Boniface Hospital – the first fifty years, 1870-1925.” Illustrated address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Medical Staff, 12 November 1971.
17 “A Chapter in Manitoba’s History – A Pictorial Essay,” illustrated article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 23(1,2), 1970.
17 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reference material, memoranda, illustration, papers concerning religious life in St. Boniface as well as notable practitioners.
SURGEON – ANAESTHETIST RELATIONSHIP 1946-1947
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3218 Incoming: (1946-1947)

Huggins, Donalda M.H. (2) MacDermot, Dr. H.E.
Klaunberg, Henry J.

18 Outgoing: (1946-1947)

Klaunberg, Henry J.

MacDermot, Dr. H.E.

18 “The Surgeon-Anaesthetist Relationship,” address by Dr. Thorlakson to a joint meeting of the Winnipeg Medical Society and the Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society (Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta Divisions), Winnipeg, 15 March 1946. Later published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 55, August 1946, pp. 489-493 (two versions).
18 Remarks by Dr. Ross Mitchell on Early Anaesthetists in Manitoba, n.d.
18 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, notes, abstracts.
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3219 SURGERY, INTRODUCTION TO – LECTURE TO NURSES, WINNIPEG GENERAL HOSPITAL [193-?]

“Introduction to Surgery.” Dr. Thorlakson’s first address in a course of lectures to nurses of the Winnipeg General Hospital (1930s).

THORLAKSON, PAUL H.T., BUILDING – HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE 1985
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3220 Incoming: (1985)

MacEwan, Dr. Douglas W.

20 Outgoing: (1985)

MacEwan, Dr. Douglas W.

20 Third Party: (1985)

MacEwan, Dr. Douglas W. to Thorlakson, Dr. T. Kenneth

20 Address by Dr. Thorlakson at the Dedication Ceremony of the Paul H.T. Thorlakson Building with the unveiling of a Bronze Plaque and presentation of a scroll by the Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba, The Honourable Pearl McGonigal, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, 25 June 1985.
20 OTHER RECORDS: Copy of scroll, press clippings, invitation. Photographs of the event are available in PC 84. Sound recordings are available in TC 63.
THYROID AND THE PARATHYROIDS – BOOK OF HEALTH 1952-1969
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3221 Incoming: (1952-1969)

Clark, Dr. R.L. (4)

21 Outgoing: (1956-1969)

Clark, Dr. R.L. (4)

21 Third Party: (1952)

Hepburn, Dr. H.H. to Kelly, Dr. A.D.

Macfarland, Dr. M.T. to Routley, Dr. T.C.

21 “The Thyroid and The Parathyroids.” Section of a medical publication edited by Dr. Thorlakson. The first edition of The Book Of Health: A Medical Encyclopedia for Everyone appeared in September 1953 and was published by Elsevier Press. It was edited and compiled by Dr. Randolph Lee Clark, Jr. and Russell W. Cumley.
21 OTHER RECORDS: Memorandum, corrections to text.
“THYROID DISEASE, OME PROBLEMS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF” 1937-1946
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3222 “Some Problems in the Management of Thyroid Disease,” paper by Dr. Thorlakson presented to the Regina and District Medical Society, 20 April 1945.
22 “Some Problems in the Management of Thyroid Disease.” Later version of a paper on the subject by Dr. Thorlakson, 3 September 1946.
22 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, statistics, reference material, illustrations list of thyroid operations performed between 1937-46, medical histories and related correspondence 1937.
“TISDALE, DR. WALTER F., TRIBUTE TO” 1971-1972
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331 Incoming: (1971)

Tillenius, Clarence

Tisdale, Betty

Combaz, Clementine

1 Outgoing: (1972)

Tisdale, Mary

Kerr, Audrey

1 “A Tribute to Dr. Walter F. Tisdale,” remarks by Dr. Thorlakson on the occasion of the presentation of a Clarence Tillenius painting in memory of Dr. Tisdale. Winnipeg, 13 May 1971. Subsequently published in a pamphlet entitled “Tribute to Dr. Walter F. Tisdale” (speaking notes are included).
1 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, articles and address (“Nature, That Dear Old Nurse”) by Dr. Tisdale, reference material.
TWIN CITIES HEKLA CLUB 1975-1978
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332 Incoming: (1976-1977)

Olson, Mildred (3)

Younger, Vera

2 Outgoing: (1975-1978)

Olson, Mildred (4)

Younger, Vera

2 Address by Dr. Thorlakson on the Centennial Celebration of Icelandic Settlement to the Twin Cities Club Annual Samkoma, Minneapolis, 19 April 1975.
2 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, notes, club history, articles by M. Olson.
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333 ULCERATIVE COLITIS – AMERICAN PROCTOLOGIC SOCIETY 1929

“Ulcerative Colitis,” reprint of an article by Dr. Thorlakson published in the Transactions of the American Proctologic Society , Thirtieth Annual Session, Detroit, Michigan (May, 1929). Based on a paper presented to the Society in that year.

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334 ULCERATIVE COLITIS – CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 1928

“Ulcerative Colitis,” reprint of a paper by Dr. Thorlakson read before the Canadian Medical Association, Charlottetown, 21 June 1928. Published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 19, 1928, pp. 656-659.

ULCERATIVE COLITIS, CHRONIC – INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 1947-1952
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335 Incoming: (1952)

Smith, Dr. Richard T.

5 Outgoing: (1950-1951)

Schapiro, Dr. Saul

Florer, Dr. Robert E.

5 Third Party: (1952)

Banks, Edith to Smith, Dr. Richard T.

5 “Chronic Ulcerative Colitis,” Founders’ Lecture (no.3) by Dr. Thorlakson, presented to the Annual Meeting of the North Pacific Surgical Association, Victoria, British Columbia, 21 November 1947. Published in The Journal of the International College of Surgeons , 12(4), July-August 1949, pp. 439-450 (two versions).
5 OTHER RECORDS: Reprint requests.
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336 ULCERATIVE COLITIS, PRIMARY 1923

“Primary Ulcerative Colitis,” reprint of a paper by Dr. Thorlakson read before the Winnipeg Medical Society, 16 November 1923. Published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , 24 December 1924, p. 1173.

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337 UNIVERSITIES OF MANITOBA, THEIR ORIGIN AND GROWTH 1969

“The Universities of Manitoba, Their Origin and Growth,” illustrated presentation by Dr. Thorlakson to the University of Winnipeg Alumnae Association, 10 April 1969.

OTHER RECORDS: Slide list, notes.

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338 VOLVUS OF THE STOMACH 1950

“Volvus of the Stomach,” article by Drs. P.H.T. Thorlakson and P.J. Guthro published in the Winnipeg Clinic Quarterly , 3(3), September 1950, pp. 101-108.

WESTERN CONFERENCE ON PREPAID MEDICAL PLANS 1969-1972
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339 Incoming: (1969-1972)

Bennett, Dr. John S. Lyon, Dr. W.R.
Huit, Gerald D. (2) Noble, J.H.
Smith, Dr. Richard A. Osborne, Dr. D.F.
Menashe, Solomon Michaels, Dr. L.
Dilley, Lorna Lewis, Dr. L.
Damude, Earl Young, Dr. Sid
Points, Dr. Thomas Bray, Dr. Lloyd
Cavanagh, B.C. Reid, Dr. J.C.
Wallace, Dr. J.D. Vipond, Dr. C.H.
Hanna, Patricia Parsons, Dr. R.M.
Abbott, Dr. C.E. Stewart, Dr. John (2)
Lofchy, Dr. N. Pearson, Dr. J.C.
Terrier, Dr. T.A. Webber, Dr. O.H.
Irving, Dr. David Shardt, Dr. A.
Wert, Dr. W.T. Comeau, A.L.
Colwell, Dr. M.C. Casey, E.L.
MacDonald, Dr. Robert (2) Wilke, Dr. A.A.
Vair, Dr. C. Donald Dickson, R.G. Brian
Dickson, John H.

9 Outgoing: (1969-1972)

Huit, Gerald D. (3) Smith, Dr. Richard A.
MacMaster, Dr. J.C. Dilley, Lorna
Damude, Earl Derback, Dr. D.
Points, Dr. Thomas MacDonald, Dr. Robert (2)
Cavanagh, B.C. Stewart, Dr. C.B.
Wallace, Dr. J.D. Lyon, Dr. W.R.
May, Dr. William Osborne, Dr. D.F.
Hanna, Patricia Pearson, Dr. L.J.
Abbott, Dr. C.E. Reid, Dr. J.C. (2)
Sorokan, Dr. S.G. Reid, Dr. J.C.
Ferrier, Dr. T.A. Stewart, Dr. John
Cairns, Dr. A. Hastings, Dr. John E.F.

9 Third Party: (1971)

Banks, Edith to Points, Dr. Thomas

Banks, Edith to Fishbeim, Gershon

Grainger, W.E. to MacMaster, Dr. J.C.

Banks, Edith to MacDonald, Dr. Robert

9 “Some Observations on Prepaid Medical Service Plans,” address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Western Conference on Prepaid Medical Service Plans, Portland, Oregon, 10 November 1971

(two versions).

9 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, notes, reference material, circular, lists.

GENERAL NOTE: Correspondence largely consists of letters to and from clinics regarding the use of physician’s assistants. A subject file on outpost nursing has been included.

WHITE CROSS GUILD 1951-1952, 1986
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3310 Incoming: (1951)

Belt, Josephine

10 Outgoing: (1951)

Belt, Josephine

10 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at the official opening of the White Cross Guild Gift Shop, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, 1 May 1986.
10 Address by Dr. Thorlakson to the White Cross Guild (women’s auxiliary) of the Winnipeg General Hospital on the subject of publicity, 23 January 1952. Appended is a list of grants-in-aid to the University of Manitoba, 1951-52.
WINNIPEG CLINIC: ORIGIN, DEVELOPMENT AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION – A PERSONAL ACCOUNT 1962-1972
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3311 Incoming: (1962-1972)

McComber, Francoise G. (2)

Lafrance, N.

11 Outgoing: (1962-1972)

McComber, Francoise G.

Lafrance, N.

11 “The Winnipeg Clinic: Origin, Development and Professional Organization, a Personal Account.” Report by Dr. Thorlakson as founder and director of the Winnipeg Clinic, 1962 (two versions). Written in connection with Dr. Thorlakson’s participation in the Royal Commission on Health Services, 1962.
WINNIPEG GENERAL HOSPITAL – NURSES’ ALUMNAE JOURNAL 1965-1966
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3312 Incoming: (1965)

Burris, Ruby Stewart

Wake, Marilyn J. (2)

12 Outgoing: (1965-1966)

Nylander, Mrs. L.M. Burris, Ruby Stewart
Milne, Betty Wake, Marilyn J.

12 Third Party: (1965)

Banks, Edith to Holland, Gordon

12 Foreword written by Dr. Thorlakson to the 1965 edition of the Nurses’ Alumnae Journal (two versions).
12 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, reference material.
WINNIPEG GENERAL HOSPITAL – NURSES’ GRADUATION 1974
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3313 Incoming: (1969)

Hill, Shirley

DeMarsh, Kathleen G. (2)

Leitch, M. Annie

13 Outgoing: (1969)

Hill, Shirley

Leitch, M. Annie

13 Third Party: (1969)

Banks, Edith to DeMarsh, Kathleen

13 Address by Dr. Thorlakson to the 1969 Graduating Class of the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing, 5 May 1969

(two versions).

13 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, programme, reference material.
WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ASSEMBLY – “WHAT ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP HAS MEANT TO ME.” 1974
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3314 Third Party: (1974)

Refshauge, Sir William to Banks, Edith

14 “What Associate Membership has Meant to Me.” Address by Dr. Thorlakson to the Associate Members Meeting, Twenty-eighth World Medical Assembly, Stockholm, Sweden, 3 September 1974.
14 OTHER RECORDS: Programme, memorandum, agenda, itinerary.
LECTURE NOTES ON MEDICAL SUBJECTS [19-?]
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3315 Lecture on Diaphragmatic Hernia by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.
15 Lecture on Gastro-Intestinal Hemorrhage by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.
15 Lecture on Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastro-Intestinal Hemorrhage by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.
15 Lecture on Hemorrhage from the Stomach by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.
15 Lecture on Post-Operative Abdominal Hernias by Dr. Thorlakson, n.d.
15 “Gastric Carcinomas,” lecture to medical students by Dr. Thorlakson in the 1940s.
15 OTHER RECORDS: Medical histories.

GENERAL NOTE: File is composed of six sub-files.

ORIGINAL SPEAKING NOTES FOR SCIENTIFIC PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS – FILE ONE 1947-1948
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3316 “Observations on the Surgical Management of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer with Special Reference to the Role of Vagotomy.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, North Pacific Surgical Association, 21 November 1947.
16 “Chronic Ulcerative Colitis.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, North Pacific Surgical Association, 21 November 1947.
16 “Injuries to the Bile Ducts, Their Prevention and Repair.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, North Pacific Surgical Association, 22 November 1947.
16 “Intestinal Obstruction of Malignant Origin.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, American College of Surgeons, 16 March 1948.

GENERAL NOTE: Dr. Thorlakson’s original speaking notes for certain scientific presentations were originally kept together. They are listed in this and the subsequent file. Slide lists are occasionally included. Other speaking notes are generally found with the formal texts of his presentations throughout the collection.

ORIGINAL SPEAKING NOTES FOR SCIENTIFIC PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS – FILE TWO 1949-1963, n.d.
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341 “Group Practise and Medical Education.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, Montreal Medico-Chirurgical Society, 16 December 1949.
1 “Indication and Contraindications for Cholecystectomy.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, Canadian Medical Association, September 1953.
1 “Carcinoma of the Colon.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, Refresher Course, 24 February 1958.
1 “Gall Stone Disease.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, Refresher Course, 25 February 1958.
1 “Cancer of the Colon and Recto-Sigmoid.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, Pan-Pacific Surgical Association, 6 November 1963.
1 “Multiple Primary Foci of Carcinoma of the Colon.” Dr. Thorlakson’s speaking notes, n.d.
ACTINOMYCOSIS 1947-1948
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342 Incoming: (1948)

Paulson, Dr. G. Murphy, Anne
Stewart, L.E. (2) Reverend Sr. Superior, Misericordia Hospital
Cockrem, Mrs. G. Pearson, Agnes S.
Fiddes, Dr. G.W.J.

2 Outgoing: (1947-1948)

Stewart, L.E. (2) Fiddes, Dr. G.W.J.
Cockrem, Mrs. G. (2) Murphy, Anne
Reverend Sr. Superior, Misericordia Hospital Department of Vital Statistics
Pearson, Agnes S. American College of Surgeons

2 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, memoranda, medical histories, bibliography, reference material.
BILE DUCTS – GENERAL 1952
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343 Incoming: (1952)

Thompson, Dr. Ian McLaren

3 Outgoing: (1952)

Thompson, Dr. Ian McLaren

3 OTHER RECORDS: Notes on biliary surgery, memoranda, medical histories, bibliography, reference material, statistics.
CANCER, CURABILITY OF – LATE DR. N.J. MACLEAN 1933, n.d.
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344 Incoming: (n.d.)

Macdonald, P.A.

4 “The Curability of Cancer,” by Dr. Neil John Maclean. Manuscript version of Dr. Maclean’s article on the subject originally delivered at a symposium on the curability of cancer. Published in Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics , February 1933, pp. 419-421.
4 OTHER RECORDS: Unpublished article entitled “The Prognosis in Cancer.”
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345 CANCER OF THE RECTUM

Notes or a lecture on cancer of the rectum, n.d.

CARCINOMA OF THE COLON – LISTS 1948-1950
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346 Incoming: (1950)

Arnason, E.

6 Third Party: (1948)

Moore, G.M. to Macdonald, Mrs. M.E.

Stewart, L.E. to Macdonald, Mrs. M.E. (2)

Wallace, Dr. Ada I. To Macdonald, Mrs. M.E.

6 OTHER RECORDS: Notes, medical histories, patient lists, reference material.

GENERAL NOTE: Portion of a study by Dr. Thorlakson on carcinoma of the colon.

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347 CARCINOMA OF THE COLON, RECTUM, AND RECTO-SIGMOID - GENERAL

Notes or lecture on the subject of carcinoma of the colon, rectum, and recto-sigmoid, n.d.

CARCINOMA OF THE STOMACH – GENERAL 1952
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348 Third Party: (1952)

Banks, Edith to West, Dr. John P.

8 OTHER RECORDS: Memoranda, statistics, reference material, notes, course questions, medical histories, patient lists.

GENERAL NOTE: Portion of a study by Dr. Thorlakson on Carcinoma of the Stomach.

DYSPEPSIA, CHRONIC 1945, n.d.
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349 Incoming: (1945, n.d.)

Adamson, Dr. Gilbert L. (2)

9 Lecture on chronic dyspepsia by Dr. Thorlakson for fourth year medical students, n.d.
9 “The Clinical Significance of Chronic Syspepsia,” lecture by Dr. Thorlakson to medical students in their final year of instruction, 1945.
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3410 GASTRO-INTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE

Slide facsimilies for presentation on gastro-intestinal haemorrhage, n.d.

OTHER RECORDS: Reference material and bibliography.

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3411 MEDICAL ARTICLES – MISCELLANEOUS

GENERAL NOTE: Addresses, reprints, memoranda, excerpts, and an unpublished paper, 1941-69, on subjects which include the medical profession, the health care system, medication for stomach ailments, and the automedics program.

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3412 MYALGIA

GENERAL NOTE: Reference material and memorandum.

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3413 PARATHYROID

GENERAL NOTE: Medical histories, illustrations, reference material, reprints of articles.

ULCERATIVE COLITIS – GENERAL 1924-1955
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3414 Incoming: (1949, 1955)

Bacon, Dr. Harry E.

Gardner, Dr. C. McGregor

14 Outgoing: (1948-1949)

Rogers, Arnold

Gardner, Dr. C. McGregor

14 “Primary Ulcerative Colitis” by Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson, published in The Canadian Medical Association Journal , December 1924, pp. 1-14.
14 “Ulcerative Colitis” by Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson, published in The Canadian Medical Association Journal , 19, 1928, pp. 656-659.
14 OTHER RECORDS: Medical histories, illustrations, notes, statistics, lists, bibliography, memoranda.

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G. Community Affairs 1923-1984

A full indication of Dr. Thorlakson’s community involvement and contributions to Manitoba society may be found in these thirteen boxes (#35-47) of correspondence, articles, speeches and reports. As a well-known and respected citizen, Dr. Thorlakson was in high demand because of his vision of a better community, his commitment to improving the standards of education, his multi-cultural tolerance and perspective, and his concern for human rights and dignities. His enduring interest in the Icelandic-Canadian community and its heritage, of which he was a part, never prevented him from manifesting genuine interest in other peoples, cultures and nationalities. He was, in short, a man for many peoples.

In the area of multiculturalism, Thorlakson was a member of the national Committee on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and later with the Canadian Council of Multiculturalism. In education circles, he served on the Manitoba Council of Education and served as Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg from 1969-1977.

His service to Manitoba’s Icelandic-Canadian community lasted a life time resulting in his receiving an Honourary degree from the University of Iceland in 1961 and being inducted into the Icelandic Order of the Falcon. Likewise he was a major force in the establishment of the Chair of Icelandic Language and Literature at the University of Manitoba, was a long-time member of the Canada Iceland Foundation, and spoke at numerous activities involving Icelandic-Canadian events and personalities.

And, of course, he was ever interested in all things medical in Manitoba. There is much here in this sub-series, for instance, on the history and development of the Winnipeg General Hospital and several other Winnipeg hospitals, on various Winnipeg doctors, on Manitoba and Winnipeg medical history, and on group practise in particular. This sub-series, then, is as encyclopedic in content as he was in interest, and makes the Collection useable for many different purposes.

AIKENHEAD, DR. D.C. 1944, 1953
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351 Outgoing: (1944)

Aikenhead, Dr. D.C.

1 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at Dr. D.C. Aikenhead’s Retirement Dinner, 8 July 1953

(two versions).

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION – UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA 1955-1967
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352 Incoming: (1955, 1967)

Gordon, John

Scott, Agnes (2)

2 Outgoing: (1955-1964)

Leslie, Gwen

Scott, Agnes (2)

BARDAL, DR. AND MRS. SIG – TESTIMONIAL DINNER 1970-1971
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353 Outgoing: (1970-1971)

Finnbogason, Enid

Wherrett, William

3 Remarks by Dr. Thorlakson at a Testimonial Dinner for Dr. Sig and Isabel Bardal, Shoal Lake, Manitoba, 23 May 1970.
3 OTHER RECORDS: Newspaper clippings, reference material.
BELL, DR. LENNOX G. 1949-1972
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354 Outgoing: (1960,1972)

Bell, Dr. Lennox G. (2)

4 Toast to the Guest of Honour by Dr. Thorlakson at a Farewell Dinner for Dr. Lennox G. Bell, 26 August 1949.
4 “The Effect of Hospitalization Plans and Medical Service Plans on Medical Education,” by Dr. L.G. Bell, 30 November 1959

(commentary by Dr. Thorlakson).

4 OTHER RECORDS: Press clippings, notes, memoranda, draft correspondence.
BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY OF THE NEGEV-CANADIAN ASSOCIATES 1978-1983
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355 Incoming: (1978-1983)

Hiuni, Amatsia Walsh, Harry (4)
Walsh, Irene and Harry Walsh, Irene (2)

5 Outgoing: (1979-1982)

Prywes, Dr. Moshe (2) Harper, Mrs. Stephen
Walsh, Mr. and Mrs.

5 OTHER RECORDS: Newsletters, notes.
BETEL HOME – GIMLI, MANITOBA 1955-1979
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356 Incoming: (1953-1979)

Bend, Hon. Robert Eggertson, Grettir (2)
Hjartarsen, Sigridur (2) Pitblado, E.B.
Finnbogason, W.H. Tallman, J. Augusta (2)
Johannson, K.W. and Sigurdson, Dennis Guttormsson, Stephan
Thorvaldson, Hon. G.S. Olafsson, Sigurdur