Papers of John Menzies Campbell, 1887-1974, dental historian and Margaret Williamson Menzies Campbell, née Shirlaw,1893-1990, dental historian

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  • Articles and Editorials, 1952-1963;
  • Typescript notes on the Ramshorn Resurrectionist Case with reference to Granville Sharp Pattison, Andrew Russel, Robert Munro and John McLean, 1814;
  • Introduction to collected articles of J Menzies Campbell written by Margaret Menzies Campbell, 1975;
  • File of obituary notices of John Warren Simpson Harvey, lecturer in Dentistry at Glasgow University and J Menzies Campbell, 1974-1976;
  • Lectures given by Margaret Menzies Campbell, 1977-1978.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Williamson Menzies Campbell (née Shirlaw), MBChB Hon FDS FRCSEd (  1893-1990  ), dental surgeon, grew up in Darlington. She studied at St Andrews University,  1912-1918  . She married  John Menzies Campbell , FDS RCSEd and RCPS, in 1924, and they set up in practice together in Glasgow. They both wrote many articles regarding dentistry in editions such as the Dental Magazine and Oral Topics .


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Collection catalogued by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 24 November 2004, and members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 24 November 2004. Catalogue edited by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 18 July 2012. Amended by Sam Maddra, Assistant Archivist (cataloguing), 13 January 2014.

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