James Arnold Dauphinee

Title: James Arnold Dauphinee fonds

Date(s) of creation:  1913-1983

 Physical description: 20 metres of multimedia records

 Admin. history/Biographical Sketch:   

James Arnold Dauphinee was born in New Westminster, B.C. on January 9, 1903, the son of Lindsay Arnold and Isabella St. Clair.  He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1922 and received a Ph.D.(biochemistry; 1929) and M.D. (1930) specializing in internal medicine from the University of Toronto.  From 1938 to 1941 he was engaged in private practice. During World War II he served with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps and held the rank of lieutenant colonel.  He was awarded the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) for his work at a Belgian military hospital. Following his military service, he returned to private practice in 1945.  He was appointed professor of pathological chemistry and head of the department at the University of Toronto in 1947, succeeding Dr. Andrew Hunter. He remained as head until 1966.

He was married to Doris Manning in 1929.  Following her death, he married her sister, Muriel.  He died at Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto, after a lengthy illness on August 18, 1983.

Scope and content: Personal papers of Dr. James Dauphinee documenting his career with the Department of Pathological Chemistry at the University of Toronto, and as medical practitioner, researcher and author of numerous scientific papers. This fonds consists of one accession arranged in 14 series including personal and biographical files, subject correspondence files, course and lecture files, research files, papers and addresses. Also included are patient files, indices and case books. This fonds also contains a sous fonds of addresses, lectures and notes of Andrew Hunter, Dr. Dauphinee's predecessor as head of the Department of Pathological Chemistry.

Access/Use: Restricted: Records containing personal health information are subject to review under Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Finding aids:  Finding aid B1985-0006

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Accruals: Further accruals not expected.

Corresponding accessions: B1985-0006