Fonds 03.004 - Charles Arthur Baragar fonds

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Charles Arthur Baragar fonds

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CA UWA 03.004

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  • 1909-1911 (Creation)
    Baragar, Charles Arthur

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18 photographs

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(22 February 1885 - 8 March 1936)

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Charles Arthur Baragar was born in Hastings County, Ontario on 22 February 1885 to parents Charles Inkerman Baragar (1858-1936) and Emily Bell (1861-1942). Baragar attended the University of Manitoba and received BA (1910) and MD (1914) degrees. In February 1915 Baragar enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He went overseas with the 27th Battalion and later transferred to the Canadian Army Medical Corps where he worked at military hospitals at Folkestone and Taplow, the No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station, No. 1 Canadian General Hospital at Etaples, and the Canadian Special Hospital at Lenham.

In 1919 Baragar was appointed Medical Superintendent of the Manitoba Hospital for Mental diseases in Brandon, a position he held until 1930. Baragar became Commissioner of Mental Health and Superintendent of the Ponoka Provincial Mental Institute in September 1930.

Baragar married nurse Eugenie Ledoux in France in 1918. Baragar died of pneumonia in Edmonton on 8 March 1936.

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This material was originally the property of Charles Arthur Baragar. The photographs passed into the possession of Anne Crossin, who in turn, donated them to the Archives of Manitoba in April 2001. The records were then transferred to the University of Winnipeg Archives & Records Centre in November 2003.

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This photograph collection contains 18 framed graduation images of Charles Arthur Baragar and friends who attended Wesley College, dated 1909-1911.

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Baragar, Charles Arthur fonds, University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine Archives
Frederick D. Baragar fonds Mss 283 Pc 243 (A.08-156) University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

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Created by Chantel Banman, August 10, 2015
File list created January 20, 2004

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