Andrew James Rhodes fonds

Title: Andrew James Rhodes fonds

Dates of creation: 1935-1992, predominant 1970-1992

Physical description: 1.57 metres of textual and graphic material

Biographical Sketch: Andrew James Rhodes (1911-1995) attended the University of Edinburgh (MB, 1934; MD, 1941).  During the Second World War he was a pathologist at Emergency Medical Services, Shrewsbury, England.  After the war, he taught for two years at the University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He joined the School of Hygiene at the University of Toronto in 1947 and served as director from 1956-1970. In 1953 he became the Director of the Research Institute at the Hospital for Sick Children. Rhodes worked for the Laboratory Services Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Health from 1970-1977 and chaired the Ministry of Natural Resources’ Rabies Advisory Committee from 1979-1988.

Scope and content: Correspondence, reports, notes, minutes of meetings, photographs, and other records documenting Andrew Rhodes’ personal life and professional activities as professor of microbiology, director of the University of Toronto School of Hygiene, and government advisor. Includes galley pages for Within Reach of Everyone: A History of the University of Toronto School of Hygiene and the Connaught Laboratories (vol. 1) written with Dr. Paul Bator.

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Access: Open

Accession number: B2000-0001

Related records in a different fonds: University of Toronto. School of Hygiene History Project fonds (B1989-0009)