Material relating to John Kennedy's studies, 1878-1887, including a receipt from the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow regarding his payment of fees and a Certificate of Proficiency in Public Vaccination; letter to C M Frazer, 1897; photographs, c. 1882-1892.
Papers of Dr John Kennedy, surgeon
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- Dates of Creation1878-1897
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.24 linear metres
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Dr Kennedy was born at Inchinnan, Renfrewshire and studied medicine at Anderson's College, Glasgow. He took the triple qualification of the three Scottish medical colleges in 1887. Afterwards he practised in the Townhead district of Glasgow. For many years he was a lecturer to the Ambulance Corps at Queen Street and Buchanan Street railway stations. He also acted as examiner of classes under the St Andrews Ambulance Association, and for some time held the appointment of Surgeon to the Glasgow Central Dispensary. He died on 18 April 1914.
For an obituary of John Kennedy, see the Glasgow Medical Journal, 1914 (Volume 71).
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