Fonds UR-SF 92 - Dr Stuart Watson McGowan

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UR-SF 92


Dr Stuart Watson McGowan


  • 1778-2007 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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Biographical history

Dr Stuart Watson McGowan was born in 1929, Bothwell, Glasgow and died in 2010, Dundee aged 80. Dr McGowan married Mabel Wilson in 1966, Dundee.

In 1969, Dr McGowan was a lecturer in Anaesthesia at the University of Dundee and from 1972 became a Senior Lecturer until 1992.

Dr McGowan was Honorary Secretary of the North-East of Scotland Society of Anaesthetists (1964-66). Council member of The Scottish Society of the History of Medicine (1990-92).

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To be received from Charles Allison

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Dr Stuart W McGowan was a lecturer in Anaesthesia.

Collection consists of books, booklets, media (CD and boxed presentation slides), photographs, copies of pages from books and typed notes in respect of the history of anaesthesia in Dundee and the history of Dundee Royal Infirmary, along with 2 wallet folders titled 'Dr SW McGowan, Anaesthesia' and 'Dr AH Mackin, History of Medicine' containing similar contents.


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Paper, electronic (requires CD player) and presentation slides (requires slide viewer)

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UR-SF 92

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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