Fonds F 4604

R. W. I. Urquhart fonds

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R. W. I. Urquhart fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

24 centimetres of textual records

90 photographs : black and white prints

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, published articles, clippings, conference papers, letters of appointment, event programs, academic diplomas, army certificates, photographs and other material related to the professional career of R. W. I. Urquhart. It includes material related to his education, his years of service in the Canadian military, and his work for Ontario Hydro and the Ontario Hospital Services Commission. It also includes material related to his role as the custodian of the records of Sir Frederick Banting.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Dr. Richard William Ian Urquhart (1898-1977), a physician and medical professional, was a pioneer in the development of industrial medicine and was the first chairman of the Ontario Hospital Services Commission. He was active in Toronto from 1916 until his death in 1977.

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Urquhart, R. W. I., 1898-1977

Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The material was donated to the Archives of Ontario by R. W. I. Urquhart's son, Donald. The records have been in the custody of the donor since R. W. I. Urquhart's death in 1977.
Associated Material

Associated material may be found in the Sir Frederick Grant Banting papers (MS Coll. 76), housed at the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library, University of Toronto.

Related Material

Related material may be found in RG 10-222: Ontario Hospital Services Commission administrative records.


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