Anderson, Sir William Ferguson

Reference HB 71
Dates of Creation 1992
Name of Creator Anderson, Sir William Ferguson (British physician: 1914-2001)
Language of Material English
Physical Description 0.05 metres

Scope and Content

Videotaped interview of Professor Anderson by Professor Thane, the primary subject being the development of Geriatric Medicine in Glasgow

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir William Ferguson Anderson was born in 1914, and was educated at Glasgow University. He was awarded a MB ChB (1936) and a MD (1942). He was a Physician at Foresthall and Western District Hospitals, Glasgow and Stobhill Hospital before becoming Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Glasgow University, 1965-79. He retired to Blanefield, Stirlingshire and was knighted in 1974. Sir William was also awarded an OBE. He died in 2001.

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Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions

Acquisition Information
Professor Patricia Thane, London

Other Finding Aids
Descriptive list

Alternative Form Available
Copy held by Prof Thane

Archivist's Note
Fonds level description compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 3 August 1998, revised 22 May 2019.

Appraisal Information
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Custodial History
Records held by Professor Patricia Thane prior to transfer.

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Related Material
HB 55: Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board; HB 50: Records of Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow; HB 28: Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow

Anderson, Sir William Ferguson, and Williams, Brian Owen, Practical management of elderly, (Blackwell Scientific, Oxford, 1988).