File Bird_CJ - Bird, Curtis James

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Bird, Curtis James

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  • 1838 - 1876 (Creation)
    Bird, Curtis James

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(1838- 1876)

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Education: Guy’s Hospital, London previous to mid 1860s

Positions: Private practice in Middlechurch and Winnipeg, Manitoba
Coroner for District of Assiniboia

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The Curtis James Bird file contains the following material:

1. 4-page letter Archbishop SP Matheson to RB Mitchell on CJ Bird, 29 Jan 1936 (with transcription) (5pp)

2. Notes on Early Medical Men of Manitoba by Archbishop Matheson, (original in file 21.9 (RB Mitchell) (2pp)

3. Handwritten biographical note-no author, no date (probably Dr CC Ferguson) and "Notes by Dr. CC Ferguson" (2pp)

4. "Fathers of Canadian Medicine - Curtis James Bird" MMR Nov 19?? (1p)

5. "Canadian Doctors who have distinguished themselves in other fields" by David Swartz, MMR 34:645-55, 1954 (1p)

6. Newspaper clipping: "Once upon a Time - in Winnipeg" by Edith Paterson, nd (1p)

7. Biographical notes from "A Medical History of Manitoba" by Ruth Monk(?) (file #21.10.3) (1p)

8. "Doctors as politicians..." MMB #107: 4-5 1930 (1p)

9. Biographical note from Pharmacy in Manitoba 1954 (3pp)

10. Entry on CJB from Dictionary of Canadian Biography On-line (1p)

11. "Le temps passe, mais ne revient pas!" re his death and portrait Man Daily Free Press 21 Aug 1876 (1p)

12. Corres ATT with Bill Bird 24 Oct 2002 (1p incl BB's card)

13. Brief biography from Man Hist Soc website (2pp)
See also: 
Medicine in Manitoba, R. Mitchell MMB 107:5, 1930
File 21.9(4) (Henry Havelock Chown) 
Early Doctors in Manitoba, R. Mitchell CMAJ 33:89-90, 1935

MPC 1.0#282

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