Notes, in shorthand, of Clinical Lectures probably given by James Gregory (d. 1731), Professor of Medicine, King's, Aberdeen

Scope and Content

The lectures are noted as having been taken down in 1705. They are written in shorthand. Type of shorthand is unknown. The writer is unknown. The notes in the volume cover 228 pages. Title page states Notes of Gregory's clinical lectures. There is a rear index of contents in longhand.

Note: James Gregory (d.1731) is probably the only Gregory among this fanous family able to have actually given lectures in 1705.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Gregory (d. 1731) was Professor of Medicine at King's College, Aberdeen. He was the son of James Gregory (1638-1675) the mathematician, and grandson of John Gregory (d. 1653).

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Acquisition Information

Item recivered during decant, 2007. Accession no: E2007.4.


From open encyclopaedic material.

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Archivist's Note

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