Collection UR-SF 46 - Records of Professor Hitchin, Dundee Dental School

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UR-SF 46

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Records of Professor Hitchin, Dundee Dental School

Date(s)

  • 1931-1968 (Creation)

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0.6 linear metres

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Biographical history

Professor Aylwin Drakeford Hitchin held the Boyd Chair of Dental Surgery at the University of Dundee from 1947-1977, and was Dean of the Dundee Dental Hospital and school for most of that time. Professor Hitchin had an international reputation for his work on the pathogenesis of dental abnormalities and received a number of professional accolades, including being awarded a CBE in 1970. Professor Hitchin died on October 1st, 1996.

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Scope and content

Dundee Dental Health Association Minutes, 1931-1939; Dundee Dental School and Hospital, General Correspondence and accounts, 1948-1961; Documents relating to the reopening of the Dundee Dental school, 1877-1954; Dundee Dental hospital reports, 1948-1966; General Dundee University correspondence, 1953-1954.

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Conditions governing access

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.

Conditions governing reproduction

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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RC29

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Description identifier

UR-SF 46

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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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Catalogued

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  • English

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