Calendars; Report and fundraising appeal for new buildings; Drawings of the new building; Advertisement for classes; Brochure for dinner
Records of Anderson's College Medical School
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- ReferenceGB 249 T-AMS
- Dates of Creation1884-1947
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.3 metre
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Administrative / Biographical History
Anderson's College Medical School had its origins in 1799 as the Medical Faculty of Anderson's Institution, which had been established by his Trustees in 1796 in accordance with the wishes of the late John Anderson, Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Glasgow. Famous alumni of the Medical School include David Livingstone, who was a student from 1836-1839. On the establishment of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College around the nucleus of Anderson's College, following a restructuring of technical education in 1887, the Medical School became a separate institution. The School relocated to a new building near the Western Infirmary, designed by Honeyman and Keppie after James Sellars withdrew. Following the establishment of the National Health Service in 1947 it amalgamated with the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Glasgow.
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Archivist's note: Description prepared by Margaret Harrison, Web version by Graham S. Holton, Jordanhill LibraryRules or Conventions: Description based on Scottish Archive Network guidelines, based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000). and Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997); Date of descriptions: October 2007.