Herb Giberson was born March 10, 1916 in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick. He was the son of Mrs. Nellie (Green) Giberson of Arnpior and Perley Giberson. He attended McGill university and served in WWII as a surgeon in the Canadian Army stationed overseas in England, North Africa, Italy and Holland. Dr. Giberson and his wife Flora moved to Arnprior in 1946 where he established a family practice. He was one of the original founders of the Arnprior Medical Centre in 1957. He enjoyed curling and golf and contributed to many community causes. He died January 31, 1984
Removed from Giberson house in May 2006 following the sale of property. Dr. Giberson's office was located at 145 Daniel Street, Arnprior.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records related to his medical practice, his involvement in the establishment and operation of the Arnprior Medical Centre (Daniel Street), and his involvement in the Curling Club and the Arnprior Golf Club in Sand Point.
A list of material in the fonds is as follows:
Box I12.1 and I12.2
16 Bound volumes: Medical daily accounts journals 1948 - 1958. These records are closed for 120 years from date of entry, as they contain patient information.
Dr. Giberson's business and personal account book 1951 - 1986
File containing the initial 1958 agreement for the establishment of the Arnprior Medical Centre and other correspondence about building costs
Files containing annual financial reports of the Arnprior Medical Centre from 1963 - 1982
File containing correspondence regarding his military service, teaching appointment at Ottawa University and Veterans Affairs
File containing biographical article photocopied from the Arnprior Guide and personal membership cards
File containing an annual report written by Dr. Giberson as head of Obstetrics at Arnprior Hospital 1975
Box O2.4 - Oversized material: Various diplomas and certificates earned by Dr. Giberson in the course of his education, career and community activities.
Records containing patient names will be restricted for 100 years from the date of the latest entry. Access to other records will not be restricted.