Item AAAB2188 - Adam Waldie interview

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Adam Waldie interview

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  • 1976 [date recorded] (Creation)

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CALL NUMBER: T2000:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): United Church Medical Missionary, Dr. Adam Clayton Waldie PERIOD COVERED: 1940-1950 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Personal background; clinical psychology course at UBC; degree at University of Alberta; idea of working with Dr. George Darby at Bella Bella; summer job as medical assistant while studying medicine; temporary licences under Dr. Darby; Bella Bella 1947; description of native Indians; history of Dr. Darby; distinguished member of same medical class; Kwakiutl Indians; seasonal migrations of; Indians; work at Dr. Darby's hospital. TRACK 2: Twenty-five bed hospital at Bella Bella; tuberculosis and treatments; Dr. Darby's character and knowledge of Indian language and culture; Dr. Darby as; minister and educator; first operation performed; description of some cases.; CALL NUMBER: T2000:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): United Church Medical Missionary, Dr. Adam Clayton Waldie PERIOD COVERED: 1947-1950? RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Whiting 1947; relieving him for two weeks at Bella Coola hospital; local history; fish tapeworm; Dr. Whiting's methods; rabbit test; X ray; broken collar bone; trapper Ralph Edwards of Lonesome Lake; Mrs. Edwards; Dr. Waldie's first female examination, pregnancy and deliver; discussion of specific medical problems. TRACK 2: Weekly visits to Goose Bay; opium pills; sailing conditions; types of medical problems.; CALL NUMBER: T2000:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): United Church Medical Missionary, Dr. Adam Clayton Waldie PERIOD COVERED: 1947-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: 1947 Dr. Barby; boats used; venereal disease; pregnancy anecdote; eye tumor; alcoholic doctor story; leaving for Vancouver in late summer 1947. TRACK 2: 1957 -- helping Dr. Herman McLean at ;Esperanza; his history; Christian Shantymen's Association; emergency flight to Vancouver; sightseeing flight back; summary of effect of medical missionary work.;

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West Coast Medical Historical Society Inc., 1976


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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-122.

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Accession number(s): T2000

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speaker: Adam Clayton Waldie, interviewer: Robert Oldham

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