Papers of James Gibson Campbell, 1896-1977, medical doctor, medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Certificate of public health 1921
  • Class tickets 1920-1922

Administrative / Biographical History

James Gibson Campbell was born  22 November 1896  in Saltcoats, North Ayrshire, Scotland. He matriculated into the medical faculty at the  University of Glasgow , Scotland, in  1916  . The subjects he studied in his first 2 years are not known but in his third year he studied Materia Medica, Pathology, and Surgery. His final year studies consisted of Midwifery, Practice of Medicine, Clinical Medicine, and Opthamology. He graduated MB ChB in  1920  and achieved a Diploma of Public Health (DPH) from the  University of Cambridge in  1922  . His father, David Birrell Campbell, also studied medicine at the  University of Glasgow , graduating in 1892 with MB CM (see related material).

James died in Mauchline, East Ayrshire on 23 August 1977.


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Deposit: James G Campbell: February 1977

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GB 248 DC 060b Papers of David Birrell Campbell, b1864, medical doctor, medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland

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Compiled by John O'Brien, work placement, 2002

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

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