Papers of James Simpson fl 1880s, John Simpson fl 1876, and John Brydone Simpson, 1903-1990, medical graduates, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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Certificates and degree material 1876-1927

Administrative / Biographical History

John Brydone Simpson was born on the 3 October 1903  , the son of William Simpson, who was a clergyman. He was a pupil at Glasgow High School and then matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1922  , graduating in 1927  with a MB ChB. In Septemer 1922 he took his first professional examinations in Botany and Physics, these were follwed by Zoology and Chemistry examinations in March 1923. His second professional examinations were taken in June 1924, in Anatomy and Physiology. In June and September 1925 he took his third professional examinations in Materia Medica and Therapeutics and Pathology. His final professional examinations were in Medical Jurisprudence and Public Health which he sat in September 1926 and in March 1927, when he took Surgery, Clinical Surgery, Practice of Medicine, Clinical Medicine and Midwifery. During his time at University he also received a second class certificate for Practical Anatomy for the summer session in 1924, a first class certificate in Clinical Surgery for the summer session in 1926 and a second class certificate in Clinical Medicine (Victoria Infirmary) for the winter session in 1926-1927. After graduating he worked as a GP in a practice in Ayrshire, Scotland. Dr Simpson died on 8th July 1990. No information is known regarding James and John Simpson.


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Deposit : Kate Munro : January 2007 : ACCN 3016

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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.

Collection catalogued by Sarah Beckinsale Archive Assistant, 28 March 2007. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Sarah Beckinsale Archive Assistant, 28 March 2007. Catalogue edited by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 15 January 2013.