Geddes, John Erskine

Reference HB 101
Dates of Creation 1950-1978
Name of Creator Geddes, Dr John Erskine (physician : 1900-1978)
Language of Material English
Physical Description 0.3 metres

Scope and Content

Correspondence, notes, reports and newspaper cuttings relating to the Glasgow Mass Radiography Campaign March - April 1957
National Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis publications 1950-57

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr John Erskine Geddes was born to missionary parents in  1900 in Morroco and qualified in medicine in Glasgow in 1923.  He held appointments in TB sanatoria in County Durham, Abergele and Birmingham before becoming the Chief Supervising Tuberculosis Physician for the Western Regional Hospital Board.
He was in post during the Mass Radiography Campaign of March and April 1957.   He retired in 1965 and died in  1978.

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Acquisition Information
Dr. J. Emslie

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Archivist's Note
Fonds level description compiled by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 20 January 2006, revised by Alistair Tough 23 May 2019

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents

Appraisal Information
This material has been appraised in line with standard procedures

Custodial History
Material held by Dr. J. Emslie

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Related Material
HB 42 Records of Ruchill Hospital; HB 84 Records of Mass Radiography Centre; HB 102, Papers of Dr. J. Emslie, Consultant Epidemiologist