Papers of Mary Sloan Smith, c1901-1977, medical doctor, medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Testimonial 1923-1946;
  • Correspondence 1950-1956;
  • Miscellaneous notes, articles, and drafts of medical papers; photographs 1952-1957;
  • Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine 1927;
  • Six plates of bar charts and graphs 1957.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mary Sloan Smith was born c 1901  in Glasgow, Scotland. She matriculated into the medical faculty at University of Glasgow in 1918. In her first year she studied Chemistry and Zoology. Her second year subjects were Physiology and Anatomy. In third year she studied Materia Medica, Surgery, and Pathology. For her fourth year she studied Medicine, Midwifery, Medical Clinic, Fevers, and Dermatology. Her final year subjects were Medical Clinic, and lectures on sick children. She graduated MB ChB in 1923  .

Mary died in Glasgow on 17 July 1977.


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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

Amended by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 03 January 2007

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