- Photographs of colleagues and collaborators in Glasgow and the United States of America 1920s-1930s
Papers of David Fyfe Anderson, 1904-1988, obstetrician, University of Glasgow, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1920s-1930s
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.2 metres
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David Fyfe Anderson was born in 1904 and educated at Strathaven Academy, High School of Glasgow and the University of Glasgow, Scotland. It was at Glasgow University that he gained the qualifications MB ChB, 1926 and MD, 1935 . He became an Assistant (later Visiting) Surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital between 1930 and 1970, and was a Rockefeller Medical Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA, between 1935-1936. Anderson was also Professor of Midwifery and Diseases of Women in Andersons College of Medicine, Glasgow from 1934-1937 then Muirhead Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the University of Glasgow, 1946-1970 . He retired to Bishopton, Renfrewshire and died in 1988 .
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Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998.
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