Papers of Maule Ramsay Liddell (fl. 1936-1940)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of several types of University certification obtained by Maule Ramsay Liddell while attending Edinburgh University: 3 certificates of attendance stamped and dated 29 June 1939; 1 certificate indicating examination success. June 1938; 3 class cards for Academic year 1939-40; 8 Second Class Certificate of Merit certs. issued by the Faculty of Medicine, Edinburgh University, in various subjects between Winter Session 1935-36 to Spring Session 1940; a Medical Registration Certificate issued by the Scottish Branch of the General Council of Medical Education and Registration of the United Kingdom and dated 13 December 1940.

There are also examples of other University certification/papers: Medicial Register, change of address; and Notice from The Registrar, on the importance of registration. There is also a watch guarantee from the business of M. M. Henderson, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh.

Administrative / Biographical History

Maule Ramsay Liddell from South Africa attended Edinburgh University from 1935. His classes included Anatomy, Practical Anatomy, Regional Anatomy, Practical Elementary Botany, Medical Physics, Midwifery and Diseases of Women, Therapeutics, Neurology, Clinical Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Public Health, and Diseases of the Skin. Liddell graduated with the degrees of M.B., CH.B in 1940. The same year, Liddell was again in South Africa, in Durban.

Access Information

Open to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Acquisition Information

A previous Accession no. had been Acc.95/019, but de-accessioned from there June 2007. New Accession No: E2007.25.


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

Other Finding Aids

None prepared for this collection.

Archivist's Note

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