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Adam Waldie interview

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 delivery; 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.

Alexander Menzies interview

CALL NUMBER: T1984:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Public health : industrial, municipal, provincial PERIOD COVERED: 1889-1925 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Menzies talks about his early childhood on Pender Island and various jobs in the sawmill and on the farm; early education and entrance into Westminster Hall, Vancouver, and acceptance into the Manitoba Medical College in 1913; description of the medical program; the outbreak of the First World War; problems of finance; recruitment into the 12th Field Ambulance in 1915 and lead-in to wartime experiences; overseas experiences from 1916, including battle conditions and medic responsibilities in Ypres, Amiens, Somme and Grand Serviens. TRACK 2: The return home in March 1919; the problems of leaving England and the trans-Atlantic trip, discussed in some detail; the return to medical school; Dr. Tisdall and the apprenticeship in the summer of 1919; Dr. Menzies completed his final fifth year in 1920 and passed the medical counsel exams; a brief description of his internship at VGH follows; in October of 1921, Dr. Menzies became staff doctor at Britannia Mines; the mine cave in that occurred two days later.

CALL NUMBER: T1984:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Public health : Dr. A.R. Menzies PERIOD COVERED: 1920-1936 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Menzies goes into some detail about his life at Britannia Mine; flood in 1921 is the major topic, including a description of the disaster and medical problems; a brief description of the main town site and mountain camp and the common injuries and first aid practice; Dr. Menzies' role as Provincial Health Inspector and experience with communicable diseases such as STDs, smallpox and scarlet fever. TRACK 2: The Britannia experience is ended with Dr. Menzies resignation over a conflict of interest; he mentions again the relationships and prevalent accidents; his return to Vancouver; and work in the laboratories of VGH. Dr. Menzies went to U of T School of Hygiene in 1930, under a fellowship, and returned to Vancouver the following year. In 1931, Menzies became Provincial Epidemiologist; his role in such issues as typhoid control, sanitation and food handling.

CALL NUMBER: T1984:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Public health : Dr. A.R. Menzies PERIOD COVERED: 1936-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: The issues involved in public health dentistry, such as fluoridation. Vision and hearing tests in schools were also part of the program. Dr. Menzies relates his most embarrassing situation involving a co-ed student at UBC. In summary, Dr. Menzies discusses the advantages and disadvantages of being involved in public health service. TRACK 2: In 1936, Dr. Menzies joined the Metro Health Committee. He gives a description of its organisation and his first assignments; a discussion of the personnel and programs in the schools and baby clinics; Unit #1 and the issues of food handling and the kindergarten clinic; contact with communicable diseases such as polio; facilities for the handicapped. Dr. Menzies gives a description of the locations of the health units from 1936 to 1959. In 1959, Dr. Menzies became Senior Medical Health Officer. He describes his responsibilities, and discusses changes in the health department, personnel, offices and services.

Art Hister interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pine Street Free Clinic PERIOD COVERED: 1950-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Medical background; former concept of free clinic; involvement; birth pains of this concept; prominent medical problems; funding; opposition to program; necessity of clinics; changes in the structure of the clinics; interrelationships; role of nurses; staff and services offered; doctors involvement; philosophy. TRACK 2: Directions going; services needed; decision making; summary.

Arun Garg interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): History of UBC medical school RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-03-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arun Garg, a third-year meical student at UBC, discusses: birth in India; PhD in bio-chemistry; childhood desire to be a doctor; drop outs; student motivations; clinical versus basic sciences; pre-requisites; health care a teaching; hospital standards; socialised medicine; school interviews; length of school year; first year feelings. TRACK 2: Women in medicine; ethnic groups; introduction of patient to first year; teaching technique; anatomy; workload; undergrad organisation; cadavers; electives; fourth year clerkship; senior clerkship; finance; fees; extra educational services.

Denys Ford interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthritis research PERIOD COVERED: 1920-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Beginning interest in arthritis; cortisone in New York and England, coming to Vancouver; research in Vancouver; treatment of various types of arthritis; C.A.R.S.; gout; joint surgery; effectiveness; side effects; drugs; gold; prevention; incidence; cause; prospects for future; conclusion. [TRACK 2: blank?]

Donald Watt interview

CALL NUMBER: T1983:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Don Watt : medical missionary work, United Church PERIOD COVERED: 1940-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-16 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Personal background in Ontario; medical positions held; Skidegate Inlet, 1946; Queen Charlotte Hospital, 1955; type of medical work there, coronary work; life style in the Queen Charlottes; influence of church on Dr. Watt; effects of United Church medical work; Bella Bella, 1942 -1960, large growth; tuberculosis in BC; Port Simpson Hospital; types of medical problems in United Church Hosp;itals. TRACK 2: Christianity and medicine; income of United Church doctors; payment other than money; income tax; Government subsidy for rural isolated doctors; payment for services; regional hospital districts; United Church and government takeover of Bella Bella Hospital; penicillin; x-ray equipment; technical advances in rural medicine; satellite communication.;

CALL NUMBER: T1983:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Don Watt; Medical Missionary Work, United Church PERIOD COVERED: 1940-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-16 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Hugh McGuire, an outstanding surgeon from Alabama with futuristic ideas for rural medicine; liaison between city and country; United Church involvement; use of specialist from UBC Faculty of Medicine for medical programs; veterinary experiences. TRACK 2: Humourous veterinary experiences; work anecdotes; Red Cross; Indians in society; birth control; sterilization; abortion.

Doug McKenzie interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Tuberculosis Control PERIOD COVERED: 1940-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-22 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Introduction; coming to Vancouver; starting work in tuberculosis; treatment of TB; costs of treatment of TB; case finding and the incidence among various groups; deaths from TB; discussion of facilities at the Willow Chest Centre in Vancouver; changes in the treatment of TB; closing of Tranquille Sanatorium; financing treatments; patients attitudes toward treatment. TRACK 2: Dr. Mackenzie's responsibilities at Willow Chest Centre; expectations for treatment and prevention.

Dr. Bede Harrison interview

CALL NUMBER: T0522:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-09-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Bede Harrison discusses: his background in Australia, his medical practice in London; coming to Canada and starting at VGH in radiology; first impressions of VGH -- cramped buildings, old equipment; Dr. Haywood was administrator when he first arrived. TRACK 2: Dr. Harrison: goals he had when he started at VGH in radiology; Gordon Shrum; the Hamilton Report; effect of war years on his department; experience working with Dr. Haywood; Mr. Hickernell; Mr. Weaver; medical politics at VGH; medical school; Centennial Pavilion.

CALL NUMBER: T0522:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-09-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Harrison discusses: characterization of Dr. G.F. Strong; problems with space at VGH; involvement with the superannuation scheme; Hickernell unpopular with doctors; why he left VGH; assessment of quality of doctors at VGH. (End of interview)

Dr. D.H. Williams interview

CALL NUMBER: T0523:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-09-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Williams discusses: joining VGH in the dermatology field in 1938; first impressions of VGH; dermatology not well-established at VGH when he arrived; characterization of Dr. Ranta; his work as an administrator; VD problem during World War II; returning to VGH after the war; Mr. Hickernell; advent of the medical school; problems between UBC and VGH over the medical centre; his association with the University began in 1940 when he was appointed as an honourary lecturer; associate professor in 1951; Myron Weaver. TRACK 2: Dr. Williams: problems with the medical school; relationship between medical school and hospital; students at the medical school; Weaver leaves school; opinion of Dr. Patterson; becoming Head of Dermatology in 1951; growth of VGH and how this affected dermatology unit; constant controversy around Dr. Strong; Board of Trustees problems. CALL NUMBER: T0523:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-10-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Williams: the Hamilton Report; limiting of staff size in the 1950s; controversy over bed allocation; Hickernell's departure; UBC-VGH relations: role of Dr. McCreary in establishing a university hospital; Dr. Williams did not leave his consulting practice until 1960; assessment of his years at VGH; advent of medicare; development of the nursing program at VGH; his interest in the Continuing Medical Education initiative; Kellogg Foundation support; election of Medical Board chairman. TRACK 2: Dr. Williams: image of VGH in the community; influence of VGH on other hospitals in the province; role of the dean of the medical school; specific achievements of the medical school over the years; Dr. Ranta; personal reflection on his career; Health Science Centre. (End of interview)

Dr. Emile Therrien interview

CALL NUMBER: T2370:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Obstetrics and gynecology, 1927-1975 (tape 1) RECORDED: West Vancouver (B.C.), 1976-02-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Introduction; education; parents; interning at VGH in 1933; the Depression years; setting up practice; West Vancouver 1935; difficulties encountered; payment method; treatments used during the mid-1930s, prior to antibiotics; public attitude towards health care in the 1930s; anecdote regarding a miscarriage in 1937. TRACK 2: Anecdotes regarding menopause, hemorrhoids, anemia patient in 1937; army career, 1942 to 1946; treatments used during the Second World War; first Canadian hospital to use penicillin in 1943; setting up practice upon return to Canada in 1946; 1948-1958, the effect of various birth control methods upon practice; social attitudes towards birth control; abortion; sexuality in the 1940s and 1950s.

CALL NUMBER: T2370:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Obstetrics and gynecology, 1927-1975 (tape 2) RECORDED: West Vancouver (B.C.), 1976-02-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Discussion of the IUD -- history, use, etc.; changes in childbirth methods over the years; discussion of newer developments in the 1970s. Development of hospitals on the North Shore, pioneered by Dr. E.A. Martin; North Vancouver General Hospital, 1928; Lions Gate Hospital, 1961; discussion of medical staff; patients today; general health attitudes. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Dr. F.M. Bryant interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Bryant talks about Dr. Helmcken, Dr. Davie, and other pioneer doctors; early training for medicine; recollections about area doctors and hospitals; first impressions of Victoria in 1911; downtown buildings; the real estate boom; effects of World War I; Victoria of the 1960s; tourism; passenger boats; Mr. Sayward; the Protestant orphanage; the Tolmie family; prominent early families; the Dunsmuirs and the Wilson family. TRACK 2: Dr. Bryant continues with his recollections about Victoria families; the Tolmie family; Bishop Cridge; Joe Norris; Chinese residents; and the East Indian population.

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