Alex S Davie
- 1931-1936 (Creation)
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Alex S Davie started studying medicine at University College Dundee in 1931 and graduated in 1936. Alex was a doctor then changed his careeer to dentistry. Family say the change came after a serious incident before the War which influenced him. Alex had the dental practice at 121 Nethergate, taken over from his neice's grandfather, also a dentist.
While at University Alex Davies was friends with George H Smith, who then went on the marry Alex's sister Muriel Davie in 1940. Mrs Marjory Clunie is Alex's neice and George's daughter. Alex's notebook was stored in his own attic and then in Mrs Clunie's garage along with George H Smith's papers.
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Notebook labeled "Midwifery and Gynaecology (Lectures & Clinics)". Includes notes on topics such as: the reproductive organs, the pathology of pregnancy, induction of premature labour. Also includes seven loose sheets such us diagrams of skulls and notes on the breach position.
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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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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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