Dr William Maxwell Jamieson

Scope and Content

Patient records, statistics and reports relating to King's Cross Hospital, 1889-1979; articles and papers concerning the hospital, 1870-1989; publications and other articles by Jamieson relating to his research and to medicine in Tayside, 1941-1990; other articles on infectious diseases and the history of medicine in Scotland and Tasyide, 1837-1993; photographs, 1889-1989.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr William Maxwell Jamieson O.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P. (Ed.), F.F.C.M., D.P.H., took up duty as Senior R.M.O. at King's Cross Hospital, Dundee, in 1939, and apart from service with the R.A.F., 1944-1947, he stayed there until his retirement in 1979. He had been promoted to Physician Superintendent in 1948, and also headed the University?s Department of Communicable (Infectious) Diseases. He headed the organising committee for the centenary celebrations of Dundee Medical School in 1987. He died in August 1994.


Records are arranged by series.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by Dr Jamieson's brother after the former's death.


Fonds level description compiled by Caroline Brown, Deputy Archivist, June 2003.

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Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.


None expected.

Additional Information

The material is original or photocopies of publications.

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