Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 11 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources


Forces of change

The political

Montréal Neurological Institute
Frank Cyril James, Principal of McGill University from 1939 to 1962, J.W. McConnell (1877-1963), a businessman and philanthropist and the owner of the Montréal Star newspaper, and Maurice Duplessis (1890-1959), Prime Minister of Québec from 1936 to 1939 and 1944 to 1959, visiting the new McConnell Wing of the Montréal Neurological Institute.
The Montréal Neurological Institute opened in 1934 and was founded by Wilder Penfield (1891 1976), a professor of neurology and neurosurgery at McGill, who transformed our understanding of the human brain.
Source : McGill University Archives, PR019528.