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Photographs and papers relating to Dr. Anthony D. Oliver

Identifier: Coll-1825

Content Description

This fonds consists of photographs and papers relating to Dr Anthony D. Oliver. It is made of two different accessions; the first one (SC-Acc-2017-0102) contains photogrraphs and pictures, and the second one (SC-Acc-2023-0120) contains papers such as student notes, medical case notes, workbooks etc.

SC-Acc-2017-0102: group photograph of the Students' Representative Council, 1960/61 (also includes David Steel, Senior President and Duncan F. Hallas, Secretary); portrait photograph of Anthony D. Oliver; photograph of the rectorial installation, 1958, of James Robertson Justice; print of drawing of Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (Lauriston Place); print of drawing of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

SC-Acc-2023-0120, box 1:

  1. File labelled "E.U. Lecture Notes: Psychiatry, Neurology, Neurosurgery", early 1960s;
  2. File containing lecture timetables and lecture notes, British Medical Association Junior Members Forum newsletter and letter, 1964-1965, readings from world scriptures, one medical case note (extracted from folder due to DP issues), and exam papers, 1960s;
  3. File containing Laboratory Course in Pharmacology and Therapeutics and case notes from Edinburgh Northern General Hospital, early 1960s (closed due to Data Protection restrictions);
  4. British Medical Students Association meeting papers, 1964-1965, Medical Education Symposium papers, preliminary typescript tutorial notes for 5th year Medicine, newspaper cuttings relating to student life 1960s-1970s (2 folders).

SC-Acc-2023-0120, box 2:

  1. File containing Practical Biochemistry Course notes 1959-1960;
  2. File containing 3rd year Medicine Bacteriology exam papers and practical class notes, 1961-1962;
  3. File containing Department of Physiology laboratory experiments workbooks, 1960-1961;
  4. Copy of Scottish Field magazine, June 1961, containing article with photographs of medical students;
  5. File containing a mixture of typescript notes from Medical School, reports from the International Federation of Medical Student Associations and British Medical Students Association, visit of Edinburgh Medical Students to Leiden, c 1961-1965 (2 folders);


  • Creation: 1958-1970s


Conditions Governing Access

Some of this material is restricted under Data Protection legislation. Please contact the repository in advance for details.


5 items

2 boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in 2017 (accession no. SC-Acc-2017-0102) and in 2023 (accession no. SC-Acc-2023-0120).

Processing Information

Catalogued by Grant Buttars in 2017, revised by Aline Brodin in April 2024.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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