Papers of Osborne Henry Mavor, 1888-1951, physician and dramatist

Scope and Content

  • Caricatures of well-known Glasgow clinicians 1920s-1930s

Administrative / Biographical History

Osborne Henry Mavor was born in Glasgow in  1888  and educated at Glasgow Academy and the  University of Glasgow. He gained the qualifications MB ChB,  1913  and MD,  1929 . He became an assistant (later visiting) physician at the  Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow between  1920-1938  as well as Professor of Medicine at Anderson’s College, Glasgow from  1928-1930 . Mavor retired in Glasgow, to concentrate on writing plays in  1938  and gained a CBE in  1946 . He died in  1951 .


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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998

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Records held within Glasgow University prior to transfer


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GB 812 HB 23, Records of Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow


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