Papers of Wallace Ainsworth Pride, 1872-1926, medical graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Lecture notebook, 1893;
  • Cards with biographical details of Pride, c.1993.

Administrative / Biographical History

Wallace Ainsworth Pride was born in Neilston, Renfrewshire, on 26 May 1872  . His father, David Pride (MB 1863), was a doctor. Wallace studied medicine at the University of Glasgow from 1889-1895  and graduated with an MBChB in November 1895  . He then worked briefly as a ship's surgeon for Anchor Line , but in 1897 he returned to Neilston and joined his father's medical practice. In 1907 he became a lecturer and examiner for St Andrew's Ambulance Association and in 1911 he became Medical Officer for the Renfrewshire Combination Poor House. During the First World War, he served with the Royal Army Medical Corps at Crookston War Hospital, Glasgow, and was promoted to the rank of Honorary Captain in April 1918. In 1924  he was appointed as a physician and surgeon at Glasgow Victoria Infirmary . Wallace died in Neilston on 29 May 1926  .


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Acquisition Information

Deposit : Douglas R Mill : 1986

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Custodial History

Formerly in the custody of the Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Glasgow.


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Additional Information

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 members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 14 July 2004. Administrative history edited by Jane Heward, Archives Assistant, 25 May 2011.

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