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Francis, William W. (Honorary Member - Fellow)*

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments


President, 1935-1937


Honors and Awards


Honorary member (Fellow), 1958

Other Awards
  • Armed Forces Medical Library, Honorary Consultant
  • Royal Society of Medicine, Honorary Fellowship, 1956


Other Accomplishments and Activities

  • Bibliographic Society of London, Member
  • Bibliographic Society of Oxford, Member
  • Canadian Medical Association Journal, Editor



  • Osler, W; Francis, WW; Hill, RH; Malloch, A, eds. Bibliotheca Osleriana: A catalogue of books illustrating the history of medicine and science. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1929. 
  • Francis, WW. The President's address: Margaret Charlton and the early days of the Medical Library Association. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1936 Sept; 25(1-2):58-63.


Professional Positions

  • Demonstrator, Department of Pathology, McGill University, 1907-1911
  • Assistant Editor, Canadian Medical Association Journal, 1912-1915
  • Secretary Treasurer, Canadian Medical Association 1912-1915
  • Registrar No.3, Canadian General Hospital, 1915-1919
  • Editor, International Journal of Public Health, 1920-1921
  • Compiler, Bibliotheca Osleriana, 1922-1929
  • Osler Librarian, Osler Library, McGill University, 1929-1959
  • Lecturer, History of Medicine, McGill University, 1929-1959


MLA published statements about the fellow



  • AB Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1898
  • MD Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1902


 Contributed by Frances Groen and Connie Schardt



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