Notes of Dr. Arthur Logan Turner (1865-1939) Lectures

Scope and Content

The collection of notes, contained within one volume, were written between 6 October 1910 and 8 December 1910. The notes deal with diseases of the ear, diseases of the nose, and diseases of the larynx. There are one or two small note insertions in the volume.

There is a letter inserted into the volume. It is from Dr. Douglas Guthrie (Edinburgh, 1964) to Dr. Dennison thanking him for allowing him to see the lecture notes and for letting him compare them with his own notes (1905).

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1903 Dr. Arthur Logan Turner (1865-1939) became an Assistant Surgeon at the Ear and Throat Department at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh. By 1906, he was a Surgeon, and then in 1921, a Surgeon-Consultant. In 1924, he became Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Infirmary and at Deaconess Hospital in Edinburgh. He was also a Lecturer in Diseases of the Larynx, Ear and Nose at Edinburgh University from 1906 to 1924.

It was during this period in Turner's career that the lecture notes in this collection were written by an unknown student.

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Acquisition Information

E2005.29. Purchase.


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material contained in the collection.

Other Finding Aids

None prepared.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections.

Related Material

Papers of Dr. Arthur Logan Turner (1865-1939), Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections, Coll-235.