Papers of Cecilia Isabella Lindsay (nee Mactaggart), 1908-c1988, science and medical graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland; medical practitioner, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

30 volumes of lecture notes from BSc and MA studies at the University of Glasgow, 1927-1930.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cecilia Isabella Lindsay (nee Mactaggart),  daughter of John Mactaggart, shipping clerk, was born in Glasgow on 19 February 1908. She was educated at Hyndland Secondary School. She studied at the University of Glasgow 1925-1929, graduating BSc (Pure Science Ordinary) in November 1928 and MA in November 1929. For the session 1929/1930 she also studied Zoology (Honours) as a postgraduate for a BSc (Hons). Following her marriage to David G Lindsay, she returned to the University to study Medicine as Cecilia Lindsay, graduating MB ChB in 1952. The Medical Directory for 1971 lists her medical career as Medical Officer, Hartwood Mental Hospital; House Physician Psychiatry Southern General Hospital; late Professor of Biology, Anderson Medical College, Glasgow; Medical Officer, Mental Health Service, Glasgow.

She entered a Glasgow nursing home in the early 1980s and died c1988.


1 series of lecture notes, arranged into sub-series by subject, and chronologically within each sub-series.

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Acquisition Information

Unknown. ACCN 0098

Other Finding Aids

Electronic and printed lists available in the search room or electronically by request. Large print available on request.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None affecting use of the collection

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Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Duty Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Previous history unknown, but presumably held by Dr Lindsay. In custody of Glasgow University Archive Services as of 1979. Formerly held reference GUA 36797-36823


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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and 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.

Fonds level description compiled by Anna Sander, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 28 April 2004. Catalogued by Anna Sander, with additional work by Lucy Neville, Archive Trainee, Jan 2010. Lower levels converted to EAD by Lucy Neville, Archive Trainee, Jan 2010. Edited by Alma Topen, Senior Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 22 Jan 2015.

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