John Herd Bruce, notes on medical lectures of William Smith Greenfield, 1882-1886

Scope and Content

notes on the lectures in pathology of Professor William Smith Greenfield taken down at the University of Edinburgh, school of medicine, by John Herd Bruce.

pp.1-50 Printed Syllabus (ms359) of a course of lectures on General Pathology and pathological anatomy by W S Greenfield (Edinburgh, 1888).

pp.85-1185 (ms358) A sequence of lectures delivered between 27 October 1882 and 17 March 1886.

pp.1203-1221 References on general pathology.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Herd Bruce (b.1859) was the son of George Brown Bruce, cabinet maker in St Andrews, and Sophie Herd. He attended Madras College and then the United College of St Andrews University in 1878-1879. He studied medicine at Edinburgh University the following year; however his name does not appear in the Medical Register.

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Acquisition Information

Presented to the Library by Miss J B Bruce, 30 June 1943.


Call number used to be ms358, ms359

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Binding: morocco. Line illustrations.
Paper: 13.5x21.4cm.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

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