File Doupe_J - Doupe, Joseph

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Doupe, Joseph

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  • 1910 - 1966 (Creation)
    Doupe, Joseph

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(1910- 27 Aug 1966)

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Education: MD(Man)1934; MRCP(Lond)1936

Positions: Director, Physiology & Medical Research, 1947-53; Prof & Head, Physiology 1954-66; Honorary President MMSA 1952
Professor of the Year 1965

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The Joseph (Joe) Doupe files contain the following material:
Folder 1
0. Obits.: WFP Aug 30 1966; J Neurol Sci 6:191 1968; UM Alumni J 27:6 1966; ?newspaper cAug 29 1966; MMR 46:535 1966; CMAJ 95:1329-31 1966; UMMJ 54(2):103-104 1984 (9pp)

1. Tributes: "About Joe" UMMJ 38:1, 1966; CMAJ 96: 63, 1967; WFP (by K&P Meloff) Oct 8, 1966; MMR 46:531 1966; MMR 47:117-120 1967; Aesclepios 1967; "Doupe a major influence" WFP 26 Nov 1993 (9pp)

2. Previous catalogue sheet, Faculty questionnaire and copy of 5 x 7 cards (4pp)

3. Klass, A: "Joseph Doupe - as I knew him" typescript of obit published in CMAJ 95: 1329-31 1966 (8pp)

4. Nickerson, M: [Tribute to Joe Doupe] typescript (2pp)

5. Bell, LG: "Introduction" Proceedings of the Joe Doupe Symposium 1967 p.1-5 also excerpted in Future Health 8:15, 1986; "The Doupe Symposium" UM Alumni J v28(2):14 1968 (7pp)

6. New: on award of Fellowship MMR 17: 24, 1937; on research team Wpg Trib Apr 24, 1958 (both MISSING Feb 2011)

7. Unveiling of the Leo Mol bust of Joe Doupe on the Concourse of the Basic Sciences Bldg. 1983 Pamphlet on proceedings & list of donors; write up UMMJ 53: 118, 1983; note & picture Grand Rounds Winter 1983 p5 (3pp)

8. Joe Doupe Library & Doupe flag made by Prof H Davenport c1960 UMMJ 45 (2) 1975 (1p)

9. Joseph Doupe Memorial Scholarship MMR (1966) 46:546 (1p)

10. Speech given (by AA Klass) at awarding of UM Alumni Jubilee Medal UMMJ m32:7.11 1960-61; UM Alumni J v35(2) Winter 1975 (3pp)

11. Letter from E. Lansdowne with vignettes on Joe (3pp)

12. Can Soc Clin Invest: corres re: Joe Doupe Young Investigator’s Award (13pp)

13. Nomination of JD to Cdn Medical Hall of Fame 1998 (12pp)

14. Canada’s contribution to respiratory physiology and pathophysiology Can Respir J v14(7):383-392 Oct 2007 (5pp)

15. Recreation Centre Named for Joe Doupe - invitation to piling-driving ceremony March 1994 (1p)

16. Staff record - restricted access (3pp)
See also:

  • File 2.21.2 Dept Physiology History, incl (4) Joe Doupe Memorial Library in Physiology
  • File 4.2.7 (2) Joe Doupe Quintet
  • File 14.8.0 Joe Doupe House
  • File 21.7.3 Joseph Doupe Memorial Lecture (incl info on bust)1984-
  • File 21.7.4 Joseph Doupe Memorial Symposium Sept. 2, 1967
  • Collected Works 1932-66 in Manitoba Authors in NJM Library

Folder 2
1. Binder prepared by Marion Ferguson includes obituaries, tributes and correspondence about JD’s life & death. (60pp obits etc + 60pp tributes)

2. Letter PHT Thorlakson to JP Gemmell re "my first contacts with Dr. Joseph Doupe after his return from service overseas' 1973 (4pp)

3. Letters Barr/Snidal re Joe Doupe’s military service in WWII 1988 (2pp)

4. Short (auto) biography - typescript (2pp)

5. Alumni Jubilee Award: Dr. A Klass’s presentation UMMJ 32:7 & 11 1960; photo of parchment; news items from WFP May 19 & 26, 1960; Tribune 19 May 1960 (5pp)

6. News items: Fellowship award MMR Feb 1937:24; "Manitoba Doctors Unite In Fight Against Cancer" research team (photo) (MCBlanchaer, LG Israels, H Blondal, JHLinford, J Maclean), picture & writeup Tribune Apr 24, 1958 (3pp)

7. Appointments: (10pp)

  • Fellowship in American College of Physicians Nov 22/48;
  • Consultant in Physiology,
  • Children’s Hosp Jul /49;
  • Board of Governors, UM Oct/53;
  • Medical Advisory Board, Canad
  • Physiotherap Assoc May/53;
  • Medical Advisory Board,
  • Can Diabetic Assoc 1954?;
  • Membership in NY Acad Sci Aug/54 (10pp)

8. Note on Manitoba Archives record of Doupe family (2pp)
Folder 3
1. Copy of Joe Doupe’s application as Director of Dept of Clinical Research Jan 9, 1946; incl 4 appendices:
A: Reasons for subsidizing medical research;
B: Type of medical research requiring support;
C: Organization, staff and accomodation required for clinical research;
D:Financing the clinical research department (18pp)

2. Corres (some are photocopies) of letters relating to establishment of the dept and appointment of Dr. Doupe (incl corres Mathers/Truman, Truman/Doupe); (See also: Folder 2 Item 2(pp1-4)Letter PHT Thorlakson to JP Gemmell re "my first contacts with Dr. Joseph Doupe after his return from service overseas' 1973 (16pp)

3. Applications for research support 1946 (8pp)

4. Corres of Dr. Doupe 1945-56; also incl his letter re a job with the faculty (item 4(1); letter re medical study club with membership list (item 4(11-12)); letter to UM President re a biochemical laboratory for Dept Med Research at WGH(66pp)

5. Corres re Professor of Surgery position; incl his statement to Faculty Council re procedure to appoint Professor of Surgery 1947 (7pp)
Folder 4
1. Bibliography (see Collected Works 1932-66 in Manitoba Authors in NJM Library) (5pp)

2. Address 1948 [on the Dept of Medical Research] (3pp)

3. Exotic Exams set for medical students 1950-51 (5pp)

4. "The clinical application of physiology to medicine and surgery" read to the Jnt Annual Mtg of the British, Cdn & Ont Med Assns 1965. typescript of speech published in CMAJ 75:469-73, 1956 (9pp)

5. "Inaugural address" Sep 6, 1951 UMMJ 24:5-9 1952 (5pp)

6. Typescript of address to the Multiple Sclerosis Society c1953-4, (11pp)

7. Handwritten script of address on medical education to CAMSI c1956-7 & typescript transcription (2 booklets of 9pp+10pp +9pp typescript)

8. "The artist as a researcher & organizer" handwritten & typescript copy of speech given at the Annual Open House of the School of Art, 1955. incl corres Ferguson/Williams (13pp)

9. Photocopy of handwritten speech given at CMA meeting, no date given (7pp)

10. JD's "Report, first term BSc(Med)" Sep 22, 1940 (binder of 20pp)
Folder 5:
1. Proposal letter, note on picture, launch & review of book, book jacket, Review by CG Roland CBMH/BCHM 7(2): 179 (12pp)

2. Part 1 of Terence Moore’s notes and interviews while researching Joe Doupe for his book: Joe Doupe; bedside physiologist (Canadian medical lives). Hannah Press 1989.
Also incl:

  • 1972 WFP article on smallpox epidemic in Icelandic community 1876;
  • 1957 Selkirk Enterprise article on Selkirk Mental Hospital;
  • 1972 WFP article on Lower Fort Garry 's function as Manitoba Lunatic Asylum;
  • 1957 Selkirk Enterprise article on Dr. David Young, 1st Supt of Manitoba Asylum. Also a brief mention of a scurvy epidemic in 1875 and the 1876 smallpox epidemic, interview with Charles Code; letter from JD's sister re their grandfather Dr. David Young.
  • Letters re JD and his influence from G Szalay, JW Scott, GH Holman, SG Sheps, JH Dirks, RM Cherniack (145pp)

Folder 6:
1. Part 2 of Terence Moore’s notes & interviews while researching Joe Doupe for his book. Incl notes on the BScMed program (constitution & functioning of); extensive interviews with:

  • CF Code (pp19-51);
  • BD Best (pp52-60);
  • SA Carter (pp61-76);
  • JH Dirks (pp77-93);
  • AE Thomson (incl description of his first hand-operated dialysis machine);
  • HG FRiesen (pp94-124);
  • A Naimark incl information on the BScMed program (pp125-143);
  • RE Beamish (pp144-153);
  • DP Snidal (pp154-159);
  • MC Blanchaer (pp160-175);
  • P Gaskell (pp176-191);
  • K Hughes (pp192-211);
  • MH Ferguson (pp212-217);
  • Sally Doupe Yimsek (pp218-236)

Folder 7: Some Publications:
1. "Shivering: A Clinical Study of the Influence of Sensation;". R Jung (Freiburg, J Doupe (Winnipeg), E Arnold Carmichael Brain v60 pt1 p28, 1937 (2 copies)

2. "Vasomotor Responses in the Toes: Effect of lesions of the Cauda Equina". J Doupe (Wpg), JSM Robertson (Glasgow), E Arnold Carmichael Brain v60 pt3 p281, 1937

3. "The Local Sweat Response to Faradic Stimulation". RW Wilkins (Baltimore), HW Newman (San Francisco), J Doupe (Winnipeg). Brain v61, pt3, p290, 1938 (2 copies)

4. "Some Observations on the Nature of Vibratory Sensibility". HW Newman, J Doupe, RW Wilkins Brain v62, pt1, p31, 1939.

5. "A Method for the Continuos Recording of Systolic Arterial Pressure in Man". J Doupe, HW Newman, Rw Wilkins. Journal of Physiology v95(2) p239. 1939.

6. "The Effect of Peripheral Vasomotor Activity on Systolic Arterial Pressure in the Extremities of Man" J Doupe, HW Newman, RW Wilkins. Journal of Physiology v95(2), p244, 1939.

7. "The Cerebro-spinal Fluid Pressure of Man in the Erect Posture". EA Carmichael, J Doupe, DJ Williams. Journal of Physiology v91(2) p186, 1937.

8. "Vasomotor Reflexes in Man Following Duodenal Distension". EA Carmichael, J Doupe, AA Harper,BA McSwiney. Journal of Physiology v95(2) p276, 1939.

9. "Vasomotor Reactions in the Hypnotic State". J Doupe, WR Miller, WK Keller. Journal of Neurology & Psychiatry Vol,II, (New Series) no2, April 1939.

10."The Rate of Blood Flow in Normal Fingers". RW Wilkins, J Doupe, W Newman. Clinical Science v3(4) Dec 1938. (2 copies)

11." Studies in Denervation". 9 studies by Doupe and others. Journal of Neurology v6(3&4) July & Oct 1943.

12."Post-Traumatic Pain and the Causalgic Syndrome". J doupe, CH Cullen, GQ Chance Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, v7(1&2), Jan & April 1944.

13."Some Factors Affecting the Auscultatory Measurement of Arterial Blood Pressures Can J of Research E, 27:72-80, April 1949

14."Climatic Effects of the Volume and Composition of Blood in Man" Amer J of Physiology v129(1), April 1940

MPC 1.0 #068 A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,J,K,L,M,N,P,R,S (in folder 2)
MPC 4.3 #48 (bust) (in folder 1)
MPC 5.3 #2 &3 (picture of flag and Doupe Library plaque - in folder 1)

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