Papers of Hugh Begg, c1867-1948, veterinary graduate, Glasgow Veterinary College, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

Volume of pathology notes delivered by Principal McCall, 1885-1887.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hugh Begg attended Glasgow Veterinary College during sessions in 1885, 1886 and 1887. He graduated in 1887 and was admitted to membership of the RCVS on 19th April 1887. Subsequently he became a Fellow on 18 May 1912. He retired in 1935 and died in 1948, having spent his working life in East Kilbride as County Veterinary Officer and in Hamilton as Chief Veterinary Officer, County Offices, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Acquisition Information

Gift: Jim Begg: Oct 2010: ACCN 3512

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

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Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures.

Custodial History

The volume was held with the family of Hugh Begg. Jim Begg donated it to Glasgow University Vet School and it was subsequently transferred to GUAS


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Related Material

GB 248 UGC 203 Papers of Joshua Bruce; GB 248 UGC 212 Papers of Richard Hughes; GB 248 DC 179 John Marshall; GB 248 DC144 Records of Glasgow Veterinary School

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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 Alma Topen, Senior Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 30 January 2013. Lower level description compiled by Alma Topen, Senior Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 2 Feb 2016.

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