Letters of Andrew M. Ramsay M.D. (1859-1946)

Scope and Content

The material is composed of a prescription for Miss Graham, and a portion of a humorous letter.

Administrative / Biographical History

Andrew M. Ramsay was born in Glasgow in 1859. He was educated at school in Linlithgow, and studied at the University of Glasgow. Latterly he was an ophthalmic surgeon at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and had been Professor of Opthalmology at St. Mungo's College, Glasgow. He died in 1946.

Access Information

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The biographical/administrative history was compiled using information contained in the collection.

Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.