Papers of Dr Andrew Meiklejohn, 1899-1970, lecturer in industrial health : University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Typescript works, c1951-1954;
  • Correspondence 1953-1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

Andrew Meiklejohn was born on the 30th of April 1899  . In 1918 he was invalided out of the First World War and entered Glasgow University to study medicine. He graduated as MB ChB in 1923  , and as MD in 1930  . Andrew Meiklejohn then entered general practice in England. Between 1931 and 1946 he carried out investigations into all aspects of silicosis which resulted in many statutory measures for prevention. In 1946  , he returned to Glasgow University as a senior lecturer in Industrial Health, a post he held until 1964  . He was a member of various national and international committees concerned with industrial health. From 1951-1953  he was the president of the Association of Industrial Medical Officers. His publications included contributions to many textbooks and journals, as well as his own work on pneumoconiosis, lead poisoning and the development of occupational health services. Andrew Meiklejohn died on the 27 October 1970  .


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A Ward Gardner : Old Chapel House, Stone, Allerton Axbridge, Somerset : 1985 Professor Jean Spencer Felton : 275 Bellizo Drive, Pacific Pallisades, California, USA : 1990 : Additional Deposit

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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

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Collection catalogued by Hannah Westall, Archives Assistant, 22 May 2000, and members of Glasgow University Archive Service Staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 29 January 2004. Catalogue edited by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 11 July 2012.

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