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F.B. Carron fonds. -- 1907-[199-]; predominant 1914-1919. -- 4 cm of textual records. -- 15 photographs.

F.1 Correspondence, 1907-1920; predominant 1914-1919. Incoming and outgoing correspondence between Dr. F.B. Carron and the Department of Militia and Defence, Assistant Director of Medical Services, War Office, London S.W. and the Canadian Expeditionary Force Pay Office.Also included is correspondence between John Webster, a local merchant, and Major General Sam Hughes about Carron's promotions and placement and a memorandum from the Department of Militia and Defense, and a biographical sketch of Carron.

F.2 Hospital Inspection, 1915-1917. Records pertaining to Dr. Carron's role as medical inspector for the hospitals in the Shorncliffe area. Also included are routine orders for the hospital, inspection reports, correspondence regarding transportation for the inspecting officer, a table of incapacities, a diet table for military hospitals, and a paper on the treatment of burns using parafin.

F.3 Scrapbook, 1907-1951. There are ten pages of newspaper clippings removed from a scrapbook as well as one photograph of E. Mabel Henderson. She was born in the Brockville area and became a physician in the Hamilton area. She died in 1911. There is a second photograph of a different Mabel Henderson in 1917, at the age of 15. The scrapbook pages also include an obituary article for Carron and family information for J.J. Henderson, A.B. Henderson, R.B. Henderson, Samuel Lorimer, James Lorimer, R.E. Buzzell and Sarah Burns. The Henderson family had a number of business connections in the Brockville area.

F.4 Photographs. 13 photographs, mostly black and white of Carron in military uniform. There is one contemporary colour photograph of Carron's grave stone in Brockville, Ontario. The series also contains a colourized photograph of Carron in uniform. There is also a postcard of St. Johns Church, "Peterboro" Ontario.

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Last Reviewed: January 4, 2011