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McKenzie Oral History Of Glasgow Medical School

IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference Code: GB 812 HB 74.
Title: McKenzie Oral History of Glasgow Medical School.
Dates Of Creation Of Material: 1984-93.
Level Of Description: Fonds.
Extent: 0.5 shelf metres.

CONTEXT

Administrative History: This collection was created by Peter McKenzie (1914-94) whose personal papers are also deposited in the Greater Glasgow Health Board Archive. For biographical data about Dr McKenzie please consult the description of HB92. Dr McKenzie learnt the techniques and technicalities of photography at an early age. In 1949 he bought his first cine camera. Later he adopted video technology. Following his retirement in 1979, Dr McKenzie embarked on the compilation of a videotaped oral history of the Glasgow medical school and of Glasgow medicine generally.
Custodial History: Records held by Dr McKenzie prior to transfer.
Immediate Source Of Acquisition: Dr Peter McKenzie and Dr Mary McKenzie.

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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope And Content: 45 video-recorded interviews with doctors, nurses, professors and others associated with medical and university life in Glasgow, 1930s-70s. Interviews conducted 1984-93. The reminiscences refer to the whole span of the twentieth century. Transcripts of some interviews are available.
Accrual: No further accessions are expected.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by interviewees’ names.

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE

Legal Status: Private records.
Access: One interview has been embargoed. The others are not subject to any restrictions.
Reprographics: By negotiation.
Language: English.
Finding Aids: Descriptive list.
 

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related Units Of Description In Same Repository:
Belvidere Hospital, Glasgow
McKenzie, Peter
Associated Material: None.
Publication Note: None.

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