Papers of David Emery, fl 1831-1838, physician

Scope and Content

Notebooks of David Emery

Administrative / Biographical History

David Emery originated from Ayr in Scotland. It appears that around 1838 he attended the classes of Dr John Burns (1774-1850), Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow from 1815-1850. Prior to this, David had already been making case notes at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

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Acquisition Information

Purchase : A G Thomson : May 1971 : ACCN 4234

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Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents. Applications for permission to quote should be sent to Archives and Special Collections, please email:

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 247 procedures

Custodial History

Purchased from Sotheby's by A G Thomson, bookseller, April 1971


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