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University of Edinburgh, 1929-1973

 Series
Identifier: Coll-32/B

Scope and Contents

The material in this sub-series is divided broadly into four sections: I Coll-32/B.1 - B.36. The development of neuro-surgery in Edinburgh and Dott’s part in establishing it as a recognised discipline 1929-38 (Coll-32/B.1-B.10); including papers relating to the work of Dott and his Brain Injuries Unit during the Second World War (Coll-32/B.11-B.16), and his service on The Brain Injuries Committee and other war service (Coll-32/B.17-B.36). See also Coll-32/H.34. II Coll-32/B.37 - B.48. University of Edinburgh Faculty of Medicine; committees on medical education, staffing ratios, curriculum, etc. 1955-1965. (Dott’s lectures given for the Faculty of Medicine appear in Section Coll-32/C.) III Coll-32/B.49 - B.62. Planning and building of the new Royal Infirmary and especially the Department of Surgical Neurology, 1955-61. Because of the academic and administrative links between the University, the Hospital and Regional Boards there is of necessity some overlap between II and III. IV Coll-32/B.63 - B.67. Miscellaneous University of Edinburgh Committee and offices served by Dott.

Dates

  • 1929-1973

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Available to researchers on application, but some restrictions apply due to Data Protection legislation. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

From the Fonds: 28 boxes

Previous reference / location

Gen. 2085/3-5

Related Materials

Coll-32/H.34

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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