Papers of William Cunningham, c 1893-1975, medical graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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  • School certificates and recommendations from Galston Higher Grade School 1907-1910;
  • Glasgow University attendance and merit certificates 1910-1915;
  • Pass certificates for professional examinations 1911-1915;
  • Certificates for final professional examination 1915;
  • Medical registration certificates 1916-1922;
  • Papers concerning appointment as Medical Officer of Health for Seaton Valley, Longbenton, and Whitley and Monkseaton Urban Districts including curriculum vitae and appointment as Lieutenant in Royal Army Medical Corps 1915-1938.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Cunningham was born in c.1893  and he attended Galston Higher Grade School. He entered the University of Glasgow , Scotland in 1910  , aged 17, attending classes in Zoology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Clinical Surgery, Midwifery and Pathology. He graduated with an MB in 1915  . Cunningham went on to become a Lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1915 and then completed his DPH in 1921  . He died in 1975  .


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Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 11 March 2005

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