Papers of William Gordon Harrington, 1918-c.1996, physician, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Papers regarding medical history including pamphlet collection of Professor Stockman 1897-1937
  • Verbatim notes on lectures of Professor Anderson 1875-1876
  • Notes on lectures of Dr Gemmell and Dr Thomson 1900-1913

Administrative / Biographical History

William Gordon Harrington was born in Glasgow in  1918  and was educated at the  University of Glasgow, Scotlad gaining the qualification MB,ChB in  1942 . He became the Deputy Medical Superintendent at  Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Area Medical Superintendent at Stirling, Alloa and Falkirk Hospitals. Harrington retired to Lancaster, Lancashire and died  c.1996 .


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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998.

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Custodial History

Records held by Dr Harrington prior to transfer


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Related Material

GB 812 HB 14 and HH 67, Records of Glasgow Royal Infirmary


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