Papers of David Birrell Campbell, b1864, medical doctor, medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Reading room ticket 1891-1892;
  • News-cutting 1891;
  • Clinical Surgery notes 1890-1891;
  • Regional Anatomy notes 1890;
  • Materia Medica notes c1890;
  • Miscellaneous rough notes c1891;

Administrative / Biographical History

David Birrell Campbell was born on  30 August 1964  in Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire, Scotland, the son of James Campbell, a publisher. He matriculated into the medical faculty at the  University of Glasgow , Scotland in  1887  . In his first year he studied Chemistry, Zoology, and Anatomy. His second year studies consisted of Surgery, Physiology, and senior Anatomy. In third year he studied Materia Medica, Pathology, Medicine, and Practical Anatomy. In his fourth year he studied Surgery, and Midwifery. He graduated MB CM in  1892  .

His son, James Gibson Campbell, also studied medicine at the  University of Glasgow , graduating in 1920 with MB ChB (see related material).


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Deposit: James G Campbell: February 1977

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Held by the family of James G Campbell


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Related Material

GB 248 DC 060a Papers of James Gibson Campbell, 1896-1977, medical doctor, medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland

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Additional Information

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Amended by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 20 December 2007

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