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Department of Psychiatry fonds
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2.5 m of textual records
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The Department of Psychiatry was created in 1952 as the School of Medical Sciences became the College of Medicine. Originally staffed by a single lecturer, the Department has grown into a teaching and research unit of considerable scope. In addition to teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, the Department operates a number of clinical and research programs including: Adult Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; the McKerracher Centre; the Neuropsychiatric Research Unit; the Applied Research Program; Psychiatric Home Care; and the Youth Services Program. The following have served as head of the Department: D.G. McKerracher (1954-1970); F.E. Coburn (acting 1970); I.M. McDonald (1970-1983); D.L. Keegan (1983- ).
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This fonds contains correspondence, memoranda, and reports relating to the administration and the activities of the department. Included are the publications and presentations of Dr. D.G. McKerracher, Department Head (1954-1970).
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The material has been organized into the following series:
I. D.G. McKerracher records (1942-1970)
II. F.E. Coburn records (1946-1979)
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Access to files containing personal information about faculty, staff or students in restricted.
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Finding aid available: file title list only.
Further accruals expected.