Notes from medical lectures taken by George Buchanan

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Notes taken from Sir William Tennant Gairdner's lectures on tuberculous diseases 1865.

Administrative / Biographical History

A George Buchanan is listed in the roll of graduates of the University of Glasgow by W Innes Addison, published in 1869. He was born in 1841 and originally studied for the ministry of the United Presbyterian Church, graduating BA in 1861 and MA in 1862. He then studied medicine, graduating as MD in 1868. He died in Edinburgh of Typhus on 23 December 1869.


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This collection was previously catalogued as MS 15/16.

Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, September 2001.

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Related Material

Lectures on the Practice of Physic delivered by W T Gairdner MD, 1869-70 taken by Alexander Napier are held at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Other lecture notes of Sir William Tennant Gairdner (1895-) are held in private hands. Contact the National Register of Archives for Scotland for more information.

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