Papers of John Baird Hunter, 1837-1915, medical graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Certificates, 1862.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Baird Hunter was born in 1837 in Paisley, the son of an apothecary named William Hunter. Together with his older brother, William Munn Hunter (born 1828), he attended the University of Glasgow, first matriculating in 1858. John and William both studied medicine and attended the same classes, as follows:

  • 1858/59: Anatomy, Chemistry;
  • 1859/60: Anatomy, Surgery;
  • 1860/61: Anatomy, Surgery, Materia Medica [Pharmacy]; Practice of Physic;
  • 1861/62: Midwifery, Forensic Medicine.

During his time at the University John won second class prizes in Practice of Physic, Surgery, Materia Medica and Forensic Medicine, and William won second class prizes in Materia Medica and Forensic Medicine. Both John and William graduated MD CM in 1862.


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