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David A. Stewart:

Call Number: Mss Sc 6

Title: David A. Stewart fonds.

Dates: 1929.

Extent: 0.01 m of textual records.

Biographical sketch: Dr. David Alexander Stewart (b. 1874 - d. 1937) was born in Ontario and moved with his family to Morden, Manitoba in 1891. After completing his medical education at Manitoba College and his residency in Winnipeg, Stewart was employed at hospitals in New York City and then at a tuberculosis sanatorium in Connecticut. He eventually returned to Winnipeg where he assisted in establishing Ninette Sanatorium in Ninette, Manitoba. Stewart acted as superintendent of the Ninette Sanitorium for many years and introduced a number of measures to prevent and treat tuberculosis in Manitoba. He served as President of the Manitoba Medical Association and was Chairman of the Committee on Ethics of the Canadian Medical Association.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of a typescript copy of a letter dated June 11, 1929, and the text of an essay accounting for the place names of Ninette, Pembina, and the Pembina Valley Lakes, Manitoba. The letter is addressed to R. Douglas of the Geographic Board of Canada.

Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.