Harold Caple fonds

Title: Harold Caple fonds

Dates of creation: 1918-1971

Physical description: 1.16 metres of textual and graphic material

Scope and content: Photographs, diplomas and some sparse correspondence document Harold Caples's education in the Faculty of Medicine (M.D. 1924) as well as his career as an obsetrician and gynecologist.  He is reported to have been the 3rd Canadian to have attained this specialist recognition by being admitted as a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  The photographs relate mainly to the University of Toronto and include the graduating class for Medicine in 1924, the University of Toronto senior basketball team in 1923-24 as well as a composite of the Nu Sigma Nu fraternity for 1923-24.  The correspondence relates to his medical training both at the University of Toronto and in the United Kingdom, as well as his early work in radiology and the use of radium.  There are also military documents relating to his service both in World War I and World War II.

Finding Aids: None

Access: Open

Accession number: B2001-0015