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Papers of Osborne Henry Mavor, 1888–1951, physician and dramatist

Author:
Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.
Reference:
GB 812 HB 71/1.
Title:
Papers of Osborne Henry Mavor, 1888–1951, physician and dramatist.
Dates of Creation:
1920s–1930s.
Extent:
0.30 metres.
Held at:
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives.
Name of Creator:
Mavor, Osborne Henry (1888–1951: physician and dramatist).
Language of Material:
English.
Level of Description:
Fonds.
Edition:
First edition.

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Administrative/Biographical History

Osborne Henry Mavor was born in Glasgow in 1888 and educated at Glasgow Academy and the University of Glasgow. He gained the qualifications MB ChB, 1913 and MD, 1929. He became an assistant (later visiting) physician at the Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow between 1920-1938 as well as Professor of Medicine at Anderson’s College, Glasgow from 1928–1930. Mavor retired in Glasgow, to concentrate on writing plays in 1938 and gained a CBE in 1946. He died in 1951.


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Scope and Content

  • Caricatures of well–known Glasgow clinicians, 1920s–1930s
System of Arrangement:
Alphabetical by surname.
Custodial History:
Records held within Glasgow University prior to transfer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
Mrs A. Spurway.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures.
Accruals:
None expected.
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:
Descriptive list.
Related Units of Description:
GB 812 HB 23: Records of Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow
Publication Note:
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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