Collection MS 111 - Dr William Maxwell Jamieson

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MS 111


Dr William Maxwell Jamieson


  • 1825-1993 (Creation)

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(?- August 1994)

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.

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King's Cross Hospital, Dundee. 1889-1979; Publications by Jamieson, relating to his research into infectious disease, some written in collaboration with others. Several refer to cases in Dundee. 1944-1982; Unpublished articles by Jamieson, relating to infectious diseases, particularly in Dundee. 1941-1990; Unpublished articles by Jamieson relating to medicine in Tayside, and to Dundee Medical School. 1987; Miscellaneous articles [not by Dr Jamieson] relating to infectious diseases, mainly in Dundee and elsewhere in Scotland. 1825-1993; Miscellaneous articles and documents [not by Jamieson], relating to the history of medicine, with particular reference to Dundee and Tayside. 1837-1990; Miscellaneous documents. 1954-1987.


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Records are arranged chronologically within series.

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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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The records are on paper.

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THB 22 Kings Cross Hospital

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MS 111

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MS 111

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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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