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Papers of William Gordon Harrington (1918-c1996), British physician

Author:
Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.
Reference:
GB 812 HB 67.
Title:
Papers of William Gordon Harrington (1918-c1996), British physician.
Dates of Creation:
19th-20th centuries.
Extent:
1.00 metres.
Held at:
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives.
Name of Creator:
Harrington, William Gordon (1918-c1996 : physician).
Language of Material:
English.
Level of Description:
Fonds.
Edition:
First edition.

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Administrative/Biographical History

William Gordon Harrington was born in Glasgow in 1918. He was educated at Glasgow University. He was awarded a MB ChB (1942). He became a Deputy Medical Superintendent, Glasgow Royal Infirmary; Area Medical Superintendent, Stirling, Alloa and Falkirk Hospitals. Retired to Lancaster, Lancashire.


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Scope and Content

  • Collection re medical history including pamphlet collection of Professor Stockman (Ralph Stockman, Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Glasgow, 1897-1937), verbatim notes on 1875-1876 lectures of Professor Anderson (Sir Thomas McCall Anderson, Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1874-1900, and of Practice of Medicine, 1900-1908, in University of Glasgow), and notes on lectures of Dr Gemmell (Samson Gemmell, Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1900-1008, and of Practice of Medicine, 1908-1913, in University of Glasgow) and Dr Thomson, (Allen? Thomson, Professor of Anatomy in the University of Glasgow, 1848-1877?], n.d.
System of Arrangement:
Not yet arranged.
Custodial History:
Records held by Dr Harrington prior to transfer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
Dr Harrington.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures.
Accruals:
None expected.
Legal Status:
Private papers.
Access Conditions:
No restrictions.

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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:
None.
Related Units of Description:
GB 812 HB 14: Records of Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Publication Note:
Entry in Medical Directory for 1996.

Fonds–level Description Compilation Details

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

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