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Gordon S. Fahrni fonds, 1887-1995


5.5 cm of textual records

Fahrni was born in Gladstone, Manitoba, in 1887. He graduated from Wesley College in 1906 and from the Medical College in 1911. Fahrni practised at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg for forty years while teaching surgery at the Medical College. He specialized in thyroid surgery and was president of the Manitoba Medical Association in 1923 and the Canadian Medical Association in 1941.

Donated by Dr. Gordon S.Fahrni

The collection contains some of his personal and professional papers from 1924 to 1977. Included are Fahrni's genealogical table, a German translation of his father's biography, Christian Fahrni, his recollections of medicine and of the Manitoba Medical School 1906-1946, and an interview with Gordon Fahrni by Jean Morrison. Also included is a collection of offprints of his research papers.

Open to all researchers

Finding aid available

Additional information available in Dean of Medicine Historical Files, Faculty of Medicine, Neil John MacLean Library