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Papers of John Nimmo M.D.

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-819

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of: manuscript volume of which first page is headedWestminster Infirmary for diseases of the eye; and, bundles of manuscript notes contained in two boxes, and on medical subjects.


  • Creation: 1804-1820

Language of Materials

Latin, English.

Biographical / Historical

John Nimmo came from the Dumbarton area and attended Glasgow Grammar School during the period 1790-1793. He attended Edinburgh University 1802-1804 and was awarded the degree of M.D. in 1804. Nimmo was a Member of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and was President of the Faculty, 1808-1810. He was Physician to the Royal Infirmary of Glasgow, 1809. John Nimmo M.D. died in 1827.


2 boxes

1 volume

Papers of John Nimmo M.D. (d. 1827)
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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