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A.E. Porter fonds
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- Porter, A.E.
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0.5 cm of textual records
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Andrew Everett Porter, 1855-1940, received his medical degree from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. In 1878 he settled at Prince Albert, becoming the first civilian physician to practice in the North-West Territories. During the First World War he served as medical officer for the 218th Regiment. Following the war, he operated a sanatorium for tubercular ex-soldiers in southern Alberta. He retired to Edmonton and was an investor in the coal mining industry.
Acquired by Max Perkins from an unknown source.
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The fonds consists of A.E. Porter's certificates of membership in the Masonic Lodge (1877, 1888), certificate to practice medicine in Yukon Territory (1898), certificate to practice pharmacy (1921) and certificate of membership in the Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association (1923).
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Gift of Max Perkins, 1988.
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- The material is in English.
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A letter of tribute from Dr. Porter to Col. James Walker (1930) at M-986 of the Glenbow Archives includes reminiscences of his experiences as a pioneer of the North-West Territories. There is an undated recording of Porter's speech to the Canadian Club and Kiwanis Club of Calgary in the CFCN fonds (RAD-50-134&135).
Record No. M-7900-os<br><br>
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- Porter, A.E. (Subject)