Papers of John Mitchell, fl.1863, medical graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Testimonials and class certificates, 1858-1864.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Mitchell was born around 1842 in Fenwick, Ayrshire. His father, James, was a doctor. He begain his studies at the University in 1858 and graduated with an MD CM in 1864. He then went on to practice medicine at New Mills, Derbyshire, Barnard Castle, County Durham and Silloth, Cumberland. He became a Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1878. He was also a member of the British Medical Association.


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Deposit : Mrs Winifred C Doyle, Edinburgh : March 1980 and April 1988

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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 11 November 2004. Lower level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 11 November 2004.

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