Walter O. Chestnut
General material designation
- Textual record
- Graphic material
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on contents.
Level of description
CA CC MCC46
Edition statement of responsibility
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
- Chestnut, Dr. Walter Oswald
2 m of textual records
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Name of creator
Walter Oswald Chestnut was born in Sussex, New Brunswick, in 1900, the son of James Chestnut of Sussex and Clara Price of Havelock, New Brunswick. Walter O. Chestnut received an early education in Sussex and at the age of sixteen, he attended the University of Alberta to study pre-medicine. He then attended McGill University, receiving an honors in medicine and surgery, and interned in Saint John, New Brunswick. In 1924, Chestnut established a medical practice in Hartland where he worked for sixty-two years. Chestnut was involved with the local school board for thirty years as both a member and chairman.
Walter O. Chestnut married, in 1935, Nina Frances Vaness, daughter of Frances Vaness and Samuel Vaness of Benton, NB. Walter O. Chestnut died in 1987 and is buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Hartland, New Brunswick.
Information about the custody of these records prior to acquisition is incomplete.
Scope and content
Fonds mainly consists of documents related to Walter Oswald Chestnut's career as a physician. Fonds includes appointment books, closed medical records, patient correspondence, published medical reports, financial materials including income tax (1938-1987) and cash books, and certificates consisting of marriage, funeral, birth, and Chestnut's obituary. There are Chestnut geneological notes, Chestnut's 1987 probate, and his wife Nina's certificate of birth, 1904. Photographs consist of both black and white and coloured photographs, dated 1900-1986, which include personal photographs of Walter and Nina, the Vaness family, family social events, and professional functions.
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Medical records and patient information is closed.