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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. OSS3466 - Thingvellir, Iceland [Download]

    Title: OSS3466 - Thingvellir, Iceland
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 26/6 see bei Thingvellir [view at Thingvellir]
    Subjects: lakes, landscapes (photographs)
    Date Created: 1973/06/26
  2. OSS0300 - Presentation, Mean blood glucose and serum insulin levels in 41 Eskimos with OGTT in fasting and meat fed states [Download]

    Title: OSS0300 - Presentation, Mean blood glucose and serum insulin levels in 41 Eskimos with OGTT in fasting and meat fed states
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Mean blood glucose and serum insulin levels in 41 Eskimos with OGTT in fasting and meat fed states
    Subjects: insulin, medicine, blood glucose
  3. OSS0161 - Presentation, serum cholesterol determination [Download]

    Title: OSS0161 - Presentation, serum cholesterol determination
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: Review of serum cholesterol determination in eskimos
    Subjects: medicine, serum cholesterol
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. OSS3443 - Crater, Iceland [Download]

    Title: OSS3443 - Crater, Iceland
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 26/6/73 South Iceland bus tour near big crater
    Subjects: craters, mountains, landscapes (photographs)
    Date Created: 1973/06/26
  7. 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
  8. OSS0365 - [Presentation] Prevalence of frequent (and infrequent) consumption claimed for various types of native food resources in different ethnic groups, NWT 1973/74 [Download]

    Title: OSS0365 - [Presentation] Prevalence of frequent (and infrequent) consumption claimed for various types of native food resources in different ethnic groups, NWT 1973/74
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: [Presentation] Prevalence of frequent (and infrequent) consumption claimed for various types of native food resources in different ethnic groups, NWT 1973/74
    Subjects: diet, nutrition, medicine
  9. OSS3484 - Reykjavik Harbour [Download]

    Title: OSS3484 - Reykjavik Harbour
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 28/6 Reykjavik
    Subjects: harbours, boats, mountains
    Date Created: 1973/06/28
  10. OSS3404 - Kremlin Moscow [Download]

    Title: OSS3404 - Kremlin Moscow
    Creator: Schaefer, Otto
    Description: 11-10-78 Moscow Kremlin from Rossiya Hotel
    Subjects: kremlins, cityscapes
    Date Created: 1978/10/11