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Riddell, William John Brownlow

IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference Code: GB 812 HB 89.
Title: Riddell, William John Brownlow, British ophthalmologist, [1899?]-1976.
Dates Of Creation Of Material: 1926-71.
Level Of Description: Fonds.
Extent: 1.5 shelf metres.

CONTEXT

Biographical History: Born: [1899?]. Educated: Glasgow Academy; Glasgow University; Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital. Qualifications: MB, ChB, 1923; Diploma in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery, 1928; MD, 1940. Resident, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, 1923; House Surgeon, Glasgow Eye Infirmary; Senior House Surgeon, Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital; in private practice in Glasgow, 1928-64; Assistant Surgeon [later Surgeon], Glasgow Ophthalmic Institution, 1931-64; Honorary Consulting Surgeon, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, 1941-64; Professor of Ophthalmology, Glasgow University, 1941-64; Dean of Medicine, 1946-47 and 1958-59. Retired: 1964, Aberdeen. Died: 1976, Austria.
Custodial History: Records held by Professor Riddell and his family prior to transfer.
Immediate Source Of Acquisition: Dr Elizabeth Riddell.

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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope And Content: Case books, 1926-71; indexes to case books; ledgers, 1939-65; miscellaneous, n.d.
Accrual: No further accessions are expected.
Arrangement: Chronological within record classes.

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE

Legal Status: Private records.
Access: No restrictions.
Reprographics: Some material unfit for copying, otherwise no restrictions.
Language: English.
Finding Aids: Descriptive list.
 

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related Units Of Description In Same Repository:
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Glasgow Ophthalmic Institution
Associated Material: Records of Medical Faculty in Glasgow University Archives.
Publication Note: Obituary in British Medical Journal, 10 April 1976.

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