Alison, William Pulteney

Scope and Content

Notes by unidentified student from lectures by W. P. Alison on the Institutes of Medicine 1828 and 1830

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1790. Alison graduated MD from Edinburgh University in 1811, and became physician to the New Town Dispensary in 1815. He successively held the Chairs of Medical Jurisprudence, Institutes of Medicine and Practice of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh from 1820-1855, and served as first physician to the Queen in Scotland. Alison died in 1859.


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Acquisition Information

W. Tait, Edinburgh, October 1982


Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists

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Custodial History



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Alison, William P. Outlines of Physiology. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood & Sons, 1831Alison, William Pulteney. Outlines of Physiology and Pathology. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1833