Papers of Dr Donald Macphail, c1853-1931, physician

Scope and Content

Notes on obstetrics cases from Dr Donald Macphail's practice 1880-1924

Administrative / Biographical History

Donald Macphail was born in c1853 . He gained his MB CM (Honours) from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1877 , gaining his MD from the University in 1881 . He was a surgeon at the Alexander Hospital, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland and later Assistant Physician at the City of Glasgow Fever Hospital and then House Physician at the Glasgow Western Infirmary. He died in August 1931  at the age of 77.


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Acquisition Information

Gift : family of Dr Donald Macphail : July 1970 : ACCN 4224

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Box level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at  searching by the call number MS Gen 646

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by David Powel, Hub Project Archivist, 1 April 2003

No alterations made to date

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Custodial History

Held by the family of Dr Donald Macphail


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