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JEAN-LOUIS COUPAL FONDS. - 1924-1979. - 0.01 m of textual records. - 5 multimedia documents.

Reference Number: 211

Administrative history

Jean-Louis Coupal was born on January 27, 1898, in Laprairie, Québec. He studied medicine at Université de Montréal, where he graduated in 1924. He then went to the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital to study in ophthalmology, oto-rhino-laryngology, bronchoscopy and esophagoscopy. Dr. Coupal began practising medicine in Ottawa and operating at the Ottawa General Hospital in 1926. He was president of the medical staff in 1938-1939 and Chief of the Ophthalmology and Oto-rhino-laryngology Department at the same hospital. He spent twenty years as a professor of ophthalmology and oto-rhino-laryngology at the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine of the University of Ottawa. He was a founding member of the Ottawa Medicine Arts Building and was active in numerous medical associations such as the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and the Academy of Medicine of Ottawa. Dr. Coupal died on April 9, 1979.

Scope and content

Correspondence relative to the medical career of Dr. Coupal, including his role as founder of the University's Department of oto-rhino-laryngology, the fonds also includes 8 black and white photographs and color slides (1924-1939) of the Ottawa General Hospital and Coupal's early career at the Hospital.

Immediate source of acquisition: Papers donated by Dr. Jean-Louis Coupal.

Languages: French and English.

Restrictions: Documents containing confidential and personal information are restricted to consultation and reproduction. The records are submitted to the Copyright's Act.

Finding aids: Inventory of textual records; inventory of multimedia records.

Accessions: No more accruals are expected.


FONDS JEAN-LOUIS-COUPAL. - 1924-1979. - 0,01 m de document textuel. - 5 documents multimédias.

Numéro de fond: 211

Portée et contenu

Correspondance relative à la carrière médicale du Dr Coupal, y compris son rôle comme fondateur du Département d'oto-rhino-laryngologie de l'Université. Le fonds comprend également des photographies en noir et blanc et des diapositives en couleurs (1924-1939) de l'Hôpital général d'Ottawa et des début de la carrière du Dr Coupal à cet Hôpital.

Source immédiate d'acquisition: Don du Dr Jean-Louis Coupal.

Langues: Français et anglais.

Restrictions: Les documents contenant des informations personnelles et confidentielles sont restreints à la consultation et à la reproduction. Les documents sont soumis à la Loi sur les droits d'auteur.

Instruments de recherche: Inventaire des documents textuels; inventaire des documents multimédias.

Versements complémentaires: Aucun autre versement n'est attendu.

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