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Dunlop, Derrick Melville

Identifier: GD4

Scope and Contents

Publications, addresses, etc by Dunlop 1928-1980; publications, addresses, etc by other individuals 1942-1979; papers relating to Dunlop's work with societies and other institutions 1938-1984


  • Creation: 1928-1984

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Conditions Governing Access

Normal 30 year Scottish closure rules apply

Biographical / Historical

Dunlop was born in Edinburgh in 1902 and educated at Oxford and Edinburgh. He was appointed Christison Professor of Therapeutics and Clinical Medicine at University of Edinburgh in 1936 and held this post until he retired in 1962. He was knighted in 1960 and made Physician to Queen in Scotland in 1961. Numerous publications and honours. He won international recognition for his work on drug safety and control. He died in 1980.


1.5 shelf metres: bound volumes, papers


Chronological within record class

Other Finding Aids

Manual item-level descriptive list available

Custodial History

Records held within the family

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lady Dunlop, 28 Saxe-Coburgh Place, December 1980 and October 1984


No further accessions are expected

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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