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Papers of Norman Roy Grist, b1918, physician

Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.
GB 812 HB 63.
Papers of Norman Roy Grist, b1918, physician.
Dates of Creation:
0.50 metres.
Held at:
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives.
Name of Creator:
Grist, Norman Roy (b.1918; physician: Glasgow, Scotland).
Language of Material:
Level of Description:
Published by:
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives, 1 February 2006.

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Administrative/Biographical History

Norman Roy Grist was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire in 1918. He was educated at Shawlands Academy, Glasgow, and then the University of Glasgow, Scotland. He gained the qualifications BSc, 1939 and MB, ChB, 1942. He became a Lecturer at the University of Glasgow from 1952-1959 and then a Senior Lecturer between 1959-1962. Grist went on to be a Reader in Viral Epidemiology from 1962-1965 and a Professor of Infectious Diseases between 1965-1983 at the same institution. Grist was also Director of Regional Virus Laboratory before retiring in 1983.

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Scope and Content

  • Minutes and papers regarding the Western Regional Hospital Board/Greater Glasgow Health Board Advisory Committee on Laboratory (later Scientific) Services, 1967-1974 and 1979-1981
  • Professional papers, 1957-1989
  • Scottish Home and Health Department committee on in-patient provision for communicable diseases, 1973-1975, and planning of the Scottish Communicable Diseases Centre, 1972-1980
System of Arrangement:
Chronological within record class.
Custodial History:
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
Norman Roy Grist.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures.
None expected.
Access Conditions:
Normal 30 year closures apply.

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Copyright / Reproduction:
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents.
Existence of Copies:
No known copies.
This material is original.
Finding Aids:
Descriptive list.
Related Units of Description:
GB 812 HB 55: Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board, Glasgow
GB 812 HB 42: Records of Ruchill Hospital, Glasgow
GB 812 HB 28: Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow
Publication Note:
Grist, N. R., et al Diseases of infection: illustrated textbook, (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1993). No known publications using this material.

Fonds-Level Description Compilation Details

Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.

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