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UK Forensic Archival Sources: Glasgow

Glasgow University Archive Services
http://www.archives.gla.ac.uk

  • Ref. DC3: Papers of Robert Cowan Professor of Medical Jurisprudence & Forensic Medicine, 1839-1841 and John Black Cowan Professor of Materia Medica, 1865-1880
  • Ref. DC414: Wallace Ainsworth Pride fonds
    Contains forensic medicine lecture notes from 1893 made by the student Wallace Ainsworth Pride during lectures given by Pierce Adolphus Simpson
  • Ref. UGC073: Papers of J.H. Stirling
    Contains lecture notes from c.1840 made by the student J.H. Stirling on 'The Practice of Medicine' during lectures given by Dr Harry Rainy
  • Ref. DC396: Dr Robert S Shiels fonds
    Contains lecture notes from 1990-1991 made by the student Dr Robert S Shiels who took the Diploma in Forensic Medicine
  • Ref. DC335: Dr Sarah C McEwan fonds
    Contains Public Health lecture notes, 1961 and a Public Health day book 1960-1961
  • Ref. MED 1/1: Minutes of the Medical Faculty of the University of Glasgow, 1856-1878
  • Ref. SEN 10: University Calendars
    Contains details of forensic medicine courses offered by the University 1826-1998
  • Ref. LFS 4/9/1: Register for the Class of Jurisprudence, 1904-1913
  • Ref. P5/1-3: Western Infirmary Pathological Reports and Pathologist's Reports

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections
http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/

  • Ref. Thesis (Old) 1885: Glaister, John, Senior 1856-1932 , M.D. Thesis, Necessity for Legislative reform in Scotland in regard to uncertified deaths

  • Ref. Thesis (Old) 3.26: Glaister, John, 1892-1971, M.D. Thesis, The Results of Experimental Work upon the Serological or Precipitin Test for the Detection of Blood, considered from the Medico-legal Aspect
  • Ref. M63: Testimonials in favour of P.A. Simpson, M.D., M.A. Cantab. ..., candidate for the Chair of Medical Jurisprudence in the University of Glasgow / [by] Simpson, Pierce Adolphus . Glasgow: Robert MacLehose, 1872
  • Ref. Sp Coll Mu25-a.50: Syllabus of lectures on forensic medicine. See Cleland, John (1835-1924) Truth, pathology, and the public address to the graduates in medicine at the close of the summer session, University of Glasgow, Thursday, July 29, 1880; [and other pamphlets]

Greater Glasgow Health Board Archive
http://www.archives.gla.ac.uk/gghb/default.html

  • Ref. HB43/3, Dr Angus McNiven, Killearn Hospital, Patient Examinations (1942-1943)
  • Ref. GB 812 HB 14 and HH67, Glasgow Royal Infirmary (1787-1998)
  • Ref. GB812, HB105 Professor William Parry-Jones (Forensic Psychiatrist to the Lockerbie enquiry)
  • Ref. GB 812, HB88, Professor John Lenihan, British Clinical Physicist, (Creation of material, 1953-1999)
  • GB 812 HB 23, GB 812 HB 23, Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow (1881-1985)

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow
http://www.rcpsglasg.ac.uk/library/library.html

Holds numerous forensic medicine textbooks, and minute books relating to John Glaister Senior's work for the Glasgow Royal Infirmary Medical Society and the Southern Medical Society.

  • Ref. RCPSG 13: Papers of Dr Henry Faulds (1843-1930)
  • Ref. RCPSG 1/20/1/17: Lectures on forensic medicine by Professor Harry Rainy. Notes taken by P.A. Simpson
  • Ref. RCSPSG 21: Cowan, Dr John Marshall (1870-1947), the collection includes scrapbook of memorabilia and testimonials for Robert Cowan.

Glasgow City Archive, Mitchell Library
http://www.glasgow.gov.uk

  • Ref. GB243/E, SR22/38-70: Glasgow Police records 1935-1954
  • Ref. GB243/TD1450: Glasgow Corporation Public Health Department, 1936-1954
  • Ref. GB243/CO4/3/10, SR22/77: Dumbartonshire Constabulary, 1884-1979
  • Ref. GB243/TD734, Records of Criminal Cases in Glasgow area, 1823-1841
  • Ref. GB243/B3/1, Glasgow Police Court, 1805-1875
  • Ref. GB243/TD22, Dr Jamieson Papers, 1893-1975, (Oscar Slater Case)

Strathclyde University Archive
http://www.strath.ac.uk/archives/

  • Ref. GB 0249 OB: Records of Anderson's College formerly Anderson's University formerly Anderson's Institution, Glasgow

Scottish Screen Archive
http://www.scottishscreen.com

  • Holds film of John Glaister Junior's wedding