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,"


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Acquisition Information

Gift : Mrs A Shore : 2011 : ACCN 3626

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Related Material

His class medal for 'Diseases of the Skin' has been transferred to the University of Glasgow's Hunterian Museum, please see GLAHM:35539

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