File Matheson_EB - Matheson, Elizabeth Beckett

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Matheson, Elizabeth Beckett

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Scott, Elizabeth Beckett

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UMCMA Matheson_EB

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(6 Jan 1866- 15 Jan 1958)

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Education: MD CM(Man)1904; also MD1898 (Trinity, Ont)
Positions: Taught school in Man, Ont & India; MD at Onion Lake district 1898-1918; MD for Dept Indian Affairs for district in Sask 1901-1918; Asst Medical Inspector for Wpg schools1918-1941; honorary degree in Med from Univ Tor 1948

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The Elizabeth Beckett Matheson file contains the following material:

  1. Obits: MMR 38(2):127, 1958; MMR Feb 1958 p.125; WFP Jul 9, 1958 (3pp)

  2. Previous catalogue sheet (1p)

  3. Mitchell, RB “Pioneer! Dr. Elizabeth Beckett Matheson” MMR 40(8):617, 619 Oct 1960 (2pp)

  4. "100 Years have passed since first woman graduated from medical school" UM Bull 26(11): 6, 22 Oct 1992 (1p)

  5. Letter found in Minutes of the Faculty 1893-1901 re Mrs. Matheson's application for NWT license (2pp)

  6. Matheson, E “Medical Pioneering in Saskatchewan” Nurses’ Alumnae J [WGH] 1934 p.9-11 (2pp)

  7. Photocopy Buck “The Mathesons of Saskatchewan Diocese. Sask Hist 13(2) 41-62 1960 (22pp)

  8. “Elizabeth Beckett Matheson” handwritten summary of research by Marion Ferguson (2pp)

  9. Corres Currie/ Ferguson/Buck[Matheson’s daughter] CBC 1973-75 (15pp)

  10. Buck, Ruth “Making of a doctor” typescript from Montreal Star week of Feb 13, 1967 (4pp)

  11. Photocopies: Toronto Star June 1948; Regina Leader Post 10 Sept 1952; Saturday Night 23 Oct 1948; MMR v28:397 July 1948; Wpg Tribune ,nd; Wpg Tribune 8 Mar 1980 (7pp)

  12. 2 letters Kerr/Lemieux in connection with her book Indomitable women of medicine (12pp)

12.100 years have passed since first woman graduated...UM Bull 26(11):6, 22 Oct 1992 (1p)

  1. An Album of Canadian Christian Women pub. Faith Today July/August 2004 incl EBM (4pp)

  2. Article on EBM from Manitoba Women’s Directorate website: Women working for healthy communities Oct 2001 (5pp)

  3. Biograph item by CS Houston (MISSING JULY 2011)
    See also:
    -Hacker: Indomitable women of medicine - in NJM Library
    -Buck: The doctor rode sidesaddle - in NJM Library
    MPC 1.0 #106 A-C (with notes by her daughter)

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