Papers regarding rehabilitation 1957-1988; membership of Boards 1969-1981; miscellaneous papers 1969-1988; published papers 1947-1989; slides; Royal Medico-Psychological Association material 1927
Affleck, James Whigham
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- ReferenceGB 239 GD1/64
- Dates of Creation1927-1989
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description0.4 shelf metres: papers, photographic material
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Born in 1915 and educated at Glasgow University, graduating MB.ChB in 1937. He entered psychiatry and practised in Stirling, Glasgow and Leeds before being appointed consultant psychiatrist and Deputy Superintendent of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in 1957. In 1967 he became Physician Superintendent, and retired in 1980, and he was honorary senior lecturer at Edinburgh University from 1957. From 1974-1982 he was a member of Lothian Health Board; he was Chairman of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 1973-1976. He died in March 1989.
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