Photographs, postcards, and stamps collected by Dr Matthew M. Garrey, obstetrician and gynaecologist

Scope and Content

Photographs of Glasgow Royal Infirmary Residents, 1938-1943; photograph of Western Infirmary Residents, 1938; instrument catalogues for gynaecology and obstetrics, c.1957 and 1973; post card of Trongate, Glasgow; stamp and postcard collection.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Matthew Garrey, retired obstetrician and gynaecologist, gained his medical qualifications, MB ChB (with commendation), from Glasgow University in 1936. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1963 and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow in 1973. He was formerly Emeritus Consultant at Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital and is an ex-president of the Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society of Glasgow. He died on 4th October 2004.


Arranged chronologically within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to some items may be restricted. Please contact the Archivist at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Acquisition Information

Gift from depositor's family.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list available at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Archivist. We will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but the responsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the reader.

Appraisal Information

Appraised in accordance with GB 250's collection policy.

Custodial History

Held with depositor's family.


Not expected.

Related Material

Instruments in RCPSG instrument collection.

Location of Originals

This material is original.


No known publications.

Geographical Names