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Dr. Otto Schaefer Collection

Collection consists of slides and photographs by Dr. Otto Schaeffer (1919-2009) taken during a 32 year career as a medical doctor in Canada's arctic. Images include landscapes, documentation of Inuit life, medical problems, travel for circupolar health conferences, and the Schaefer family in Aklavik, Pangnirtung, and Whitehorse. Some secondary documents are also included to support the images.
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  1. Dr. Otto Schaefer, biography [Download]

    Title: Dr. Otto Schaefer, biography
    Creator: Wheeler, Lauren
    Description: Short biography of Dr. Otto Schaefer (1919-2009). Supports Schaefer slide and photograph collection.
    Subjects: arctic, canada, Schaefer, medicine
    Date Created: 2011/08/03
  2. OSS1683 - Travelling by dog sled [Download]

    Title: OSS1683 - Travelling by dog sled
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: [writing on all 4 sides of slide] 18 Juni 56 TRANSLATION: going on a seal hunt, half tide (or 3/4), travel is difficult through half broken up ice, and leads, [something about two sleds and the boat but the German is unclear]
    Subjects: men, dogs, travel, dogsledding, landscapes (photographs)
    Date Created: 1956/06/18
  3. OSS0238 - Presentation, Vitamin medication (and) iron medication NWT infants 1978/79 (vs 1973/74) [Download]

    Title: OSS0238 - Presentation, Vitamin medication (and) iron medication NWT infants 1978/79 (vs 1973/74)
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Vitamin medication (and) iron medication NWT infants 1978/79 (vs 1973/74)
    Subjects: nutrition, infants, medicine
    Date Created: [1979]
  4. OSS3491 - Mývatn Lake, Iceland [Download]

    Title: OSS3491 - Mývatn Lake, Iceland
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 2 Jul 73 Trip von Akureyri -> Hile -> Oste Ridling goda font Mývatn Lake
    Subjects: landscapes (photographs), mountains, roads
    Date Created: 1973/07/02
  5. OSS3520 - Skjálfandafljót River [Download]

    Title: OSS3520 - Skjálfandafljót River
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 2 Jul 73 Skjálfandafljót River
    Subjects: rivers, mountains, landscapes (photographs)
    Date Created: 1973/07/02
  6. OSS0165 - Presentation, sugar and cereal consumption [Download]

    Title: OSS0165 - Presentation, sugar and cereal consumption
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: annual per capital consumption of sugar and cereal products
    Subjects: sugar, medicine, cereals, consumption
  7. OSS0223 - Presentation, tissue mercury levels (PPM) [Download]

    Title: OSS0223 - Presentation, tissue mercury levels (PPM)
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Tissue mercury levels (PPM)
    Subjects: medicine, mercury
  8. OSS0297 - Presentation, charts of lead levels [Download]

    Title: OSS0297 - Presentation, charts of lead levels
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Lead levels RBBB
    Subjects: lead, medicine
  9. OSS3414 - Moscow [Download]

    Title: OSS3414 - Moscow
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 12-10-78 Moscow
    Subjects: roads, cityscapes
    Date Created: 1978/10/12
  10. OSS0268 - Presentation, Igloolik women age 17 to 50 lactation and fertility [Download]

    Title: OSS0268 - Presentation, Igloolik women age 17 to 50 lactation and fertility
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Igloolik women age 17 to 50 lactation and fertility
    Subjects: medicine, fertility, lactation