Fonds F3723 - Thomas Harry Williams fonds

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Thomas Harry Williams fonds

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CA ON00340 F3723

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  • 1927-1944 (Creation)
    Williams, Thomas Harry, 1888-1965

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15 cm of textual records
4 photographs

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Thomas Harry Williams, M.D.C.M, D.T.M., H (English), F.C.A.P., (1888-1965) was a Doctor and Medical Missionary in West China. Williams was born in Escanaba, Michigan and his family moved to Manitoba when he as a young child. He attended Central Collegiate in Winnipeg, then graduated with an M.D. and M.S. from the University of Manitoba in 1916. In World War I he served in the Medical Corp. In 1919 he was appointed as a Medical Missionary in the pathology department of West China Union University. He sailed on October 30th, 1919 and remained stationed in China until 1942. Upon retiring from missionary work Williams continued work as a Pathologist, becoming director of laboratories, and the Department of Oriental Diseases at Deer Lodge Military Hospital in Winnipeg. He also served for a time as an Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Manitoba, and as President of the Canadian Association of Pathologists. Williams was married three times; to Laura McGirr, Kate McKellar and Emily Neil. He was widowed following the deaths of Laura Mcgirr and Kate McKellar. After retiring as a doctor, Thomas and Emily moved to Victoria B.C.

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Fonds consists of four journals, 1927-1944 as well as correspondence, 1938-1940, ephemera and graphics.

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      Prepared by Laura Hallman, July 2019

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