Papers of Dr George MacLean CBE, b 1888, medical doctor, medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Diary 1919-1968
  • Notebooks c1919
  • Clinical Medicine notes 1913
  • Medical lecture notes 1913
  • Surgery notes 1914
  • Correspondence 1916-1974
  • Case studies 1920
  • Offprints of medical articles written by Dr George MacLean; miscellaneous medical and military papers relating to Africa by various authors 1919-1973
  • Papers reviews and notes written by George MacLean on various subjects undated
  • File of miscellaneous personal papers, newspaper cuttings, photographs and negatives

Administrative / Biographical History

George MacLean was born  2nd June 1888  in Kilininian, Argyll & Bute, Scotland. He matriculated into the medical faculty at the  University of Glasgow in 1910.

In his first year he studied Chemistry, Anatomy, Zoology, and Practical Zoology. His second year subjects were Anatomy and Physiology. In his third year he studied Practical Anatomy, Materia Medica, and Clinical Medicine. In his fourth year he studied Pathology, Clinical Medicine, and Vaccination. In his final year he specialised in Surgery. He graduated MB ChB in  1915  .


The material is arranged into series as shown in the scope and content. Within series items are generally arranged chronologically.

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Deposit: family member: September 1986

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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.

Compiled by John O'Brien, work placement, 2002

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