Papers of Norman Roy Grist, b.1918, physician

Scope and Content

  • Minutes and papers regarding the Western Regional Hospital Board/Greater Glasgow Health Board Advisory Committee on Laboratory (later Scientific) Services 1967-1974 and 1979-1981
  • Scottish Home and Health Department committee on in-patient provision for communicable diseases 1973-1975 and planning of the Scottish Communicable Diseases Centre 1972-1980
  • Professional papers 1957-1989

Administrative / Biographical History

Norman Roy Grist was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire in  1918 . He was educated at Shawlands Academy, Glasgow, and then the University of Glasgow, Scotland. He gained the qualifications BSc,  1939  and MB, ChB,  1942 . He became a Lecturer at the  University of Glasgow from 1952-1959 and then a Senior Lecturer between 1959-1962. Grist went on to be a Reader in Viral Epidemiology from 1962-1965 and a Professor of Infectious Diseases between 1965-1983 at the same institution. Grist was also Director of Regional Virus Laboratory before retiring in  1983 .


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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998

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Records held with Norman Roy Grist prior to transfer


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Related Material

GB 812 HB 28, Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow; HB 42, Records of Ruchill Hospital, Glasgow; and HB 55, Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board, Glasgow


Grist, N. R., et alDiseases of infection: illustrated textbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press , 1993 .No known publications using this material

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