Photographs taken by Dr Elma Douglas, opthalmologist

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photograph of meeting of the Scottish Ophthalmic Club, 1967; menu for Canniesburn Hospital Burns Supper, 1980; photographs of instrument box and scalpels by Pettie and Company, Dundee. Photographs of wooden instrument box by W B Hilliard & Sons; Photographs of box containing various weights for scales by Griffin & Tatlock Ltd.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Elma Douglas, ophthalmologist, gained her medical qualifications MB ChB from Glasgow University in 1967. She passed her Diploma in Ophthalmology in 1969 and became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1975. She became a Senior House Officer at the Ophthalmic Institution, Glasgow in 1968 later becoming registrar and then associate specialist. Apart from school clinics, she also attended adult clinics at Dumbarton and, for a few years, at Monklands General Hospital. She took early retirement in 1977. She is author of The Ophthalmic, a history of the Ophthalmic Institution, which was published in 2001.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically within record series.

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Acquisition Information

Gift from depositor's family.

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Archivist's Note

None.

Conditions Governing Use

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Appraisal Information

Appraised in accordance with GB 250's collection policy.

Custodial History

Held with depositor's family.

Accruals

Not expected.

Location of Originals

This material is original.

Bibliography

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