Papers of John Maxwell Graham, b 1847, medical student, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Letters relating to position of Assistant Registrar of Births etc 1875
  • Student medical class tickets 1879-1882

Administrative / Biographical History

John Maxwell Graham was born in Glasgow in 1847  , son of Charles Maxwell Graham, a merchant. On the 22nd July 1875, John was appointed as the Assistant Registrar of Births etc to Peter Ferguson for the district of Dennistoun (Glasgow). John studied medicine at the University of Glasgow during the sessions 1876-77, 1878-79, 1879-80, 1880-81 and 1881-82. He does not appear to have graduated from Glasgow University and may have completed his studies at another institution. According to his grandson, Charles Robert Graham, John pursued military and professional careers, but further details are unknown.


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Acquisition Information

Deposit : Dr Adam Bryson, medical director : June 1998 : ACCN 1695

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

UGC 150/1,2,4 are fragile. UCC 150/1 & 2 have been folded and are now detached along the folds

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Custodial History

Held with the creator's family until deposit at the West Glasgow Hospitals University NHS Trust in 1998.


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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archives Assistant, 25 April 2006.

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