Welcome to the online archive of the History of Surgery in Canada.

Historyofsurgery.ca is an open-access archive of Canadian surgery. Articles that have been published elsewhere are posted with the permission of the copyright holders. Citation should be made to the journal in which the articles were first published.

Historyofsurgery.ca is a work-in-progress. More articles and links will be posted. If you would like to add a previously published article, please send a PDF to the editor of historyofsurgery.ca and include permission from the copyright holder. Historyofsurgery.ca will accept original contributions which will be reviewed by the editors and independent assessors before posting. Other acceptable contributions may include locally published histories of hospitals, universities or surgical societies as well as photographs with legends.

Historyofsurgery.ca is grateful to University of Toronto Research Repository for hosting this archive.

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Research resources for Canadian medical history research

Medical Journals

(from Canada, Great Britain and USA used by Canadian physicians in the 19th century)

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Contact: vmcalist@uwo.ca