RBCM Archives

Fonds PR-1175 - Frederick Bell fonds

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Frederick Bell fonds

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  • textual record
  • cartographic material
  • graphic material
  • multiple media

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

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PR-1175

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  • 1912-1973 (Creation)
    Creator
    Bell, Frederick, 1883-1971

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Physical description

98 cm of textual records, 163 photographs, 37 maps

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Name of creator

Bell, Frederick, 1883-1971

Biographical history

Frederick Bell was a physician who served in World War I. He was Superintendent of Vancouver General Hospital from 1923-1931 and of Shaughnessy Hospital from 1941-1949.

Custodial history

Accession 2014.111 transferred to the BC Archives in 2014 by the B.C. Medical Association.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of diaries, correspondence and miscellaneous papers. Fonds includes photographs of Garibaldi Park and of the Bell Family, as well as copies of prints from the National Archives of Canada and approximately 37 published maps. The fonds also includes files on hospital accreditation created by F.C. Bell between 1955 and 1959.

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Most accessions donated by the Bell family.

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There are series level descriptions and a file list for MS-1095.

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General note

Archives code(s): MS-1095; MS-3170

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Accession number(s): 198612-005; 198206-045; 74-041; 2014.111; M889045

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Physical storage

  • Box: 001116-0001
  • Box: 000746-0001