Papers of Robert Howat, medical graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Degree scroll, 1920

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Gold Howat, MB ChB was born on 19th December 1887 in New Cumnock, Ayrshire. His father, Robert Howat, worked as a School Board Officer. He matriculated as a medical student at the University of Glasgow in 1914, aged 26 years, and graduated on 20th April 1920.

As a medical student he received prizes in Practical Anatomy (second class certificate); Practical Physiology (second class certificate); Clinical Medicine (Junior Division - second class certificate); Opthamology (second class certificate); a Commendation Certificate; Gynaecology (second class certificate).

His entry in the 1967 Medical Directory states "MB ChB Glas 1920. (Glas.); Pharm. Chem 1911. Late Hon. Phys. Roy, Lancaster Infirm,"


Listed by box. Items are generally listed in their original order

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to the Data Protection Act 1998

Acquisition Information

Gift : Mrs A Shore : 2011 : ACCN 3626


Collection box listed by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Accessions), 1 Dec 2011. Collection level description created by Rachael Muir, Archive Assistant, 24 Apr 2012

Other Finding Aids

File list available by request to the Duty Archivist

Related Material

His class medal for 'Diseases of the Skin' has been transferred to the University of Glasgow's Hunterian Museum .

Geographical Names