Henry Noble History of Dentistry Research Group

Scope and Content

Certificate electing William Carruthers as an ordinary member of the Dental Student’s Association, Anderson’s College, Glasgow. Class tickets for the Glasgow School of Dental Surgery, Anderson’s College and membership booklet of the Dental Students’ Association of Glasgow and an illustration of a William Dall dental medal.

Administrative / Biographical History

Although the idea of a History of Dentistry Unit in Glasgown was first mooted by Dr H. Noble in a paper in December 1984, it was not until January 1996 that the Group was formed following informal discussions initiated by Professor McGowan. An inaugural meeting of interested parties was held at the Post Graduate Dental Centre, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School on 10 January 1996. Present were Prof. McGowan, Sir David Mason, Drs H.Noble and R.M. Ross; R. McKechnie and W. Smith. It was agreed that Dr Noble be appointed Chairman and Dr Ross Secretary. Dr Henry Noble died on 10th October 2004 and Dr Ross was elected Chairman. The name of the Group was changed to the Henry Noble History of Dentistry Research Group as a tribute to the outstanding work of its first chairman, Dr Henry Noble.

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