Papers of Robert Mackintosh McKean, 1893-c.1976, medical graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Class certificates, 1913-1920;
  • Officers Training Corps record of service, 1915;
  • Medical Registration Certificate, 1921.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Mackintosh McKean was born in 1893  and attended the University of Glasgow from 1912-1919  to study medicine. He took classes in Latin, Maths, Zoology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Materia Medicine, Clinical Surgery, Pathology, Midwifery and Dermatology. His studies were interrupted by World War I, and he joined the Officer Training Corps in 1915. McKean graduated MB ChB in 1920  and obtained his Medical Registration Certificate in 1921. McKean died in c1976.


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Deposit : Alwyn Williams, Principal of the University of Glasgow : 1984

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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

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level compiled Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 03 March 2005 and converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 24 March 2005. Catalogue done by members of Glasgow University Archive Services and edited by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 18 July 2012.

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