McGirr, Edward McCombie

Reference HB109
Dates of Creation 1930–2001
Name of Creator McGirr, Edward McCombie  (British physician : 1916–2003)
Language of Material English
Physical Description 4 metres

Scope and Content

Diaries, 1963–2000
Files as Chairman of Scottish Health Services Planning Council, 1980s and 1990s
Files relating to obituaries written, 1980s and 1990s
Overseas travel notebooks, 1954–1991
Own publications, 1952–1998
Papers of Mrs Diane McGirr, British Physiotherapist, fl. twentieth century, including relating to prison visiting
Personal correspondence, 1962–2001
Personal financial records, 1942–1987
Research papers, particularly relating to William Cullen (1710–1790), 1980s and 1990s
School notebooks, c.1930

Administrative / Biographical History

Born, 15 June 1916, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Educated: Hamilton Academy; Glasgow University, 1934–1940. Qualifications: BSc, 1937, MBChB, 1940, MD. Royal Army Medical Corps, India and Far East, 1941–1947.
Department of Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 1947–1961. Muirhead Chair of Medicine, Glasgow University, 1961–1978. Dean of Medicine, Glasgow University, 1974–1981. Retired, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, 1981. President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 1970–1971. CBE, 1978. Died 12th May 2003.

Chronological within record series

Conditions Governing Access
The General Data Protection Regulations apply

Acquisition Information
Mrs Patricia Docherty

Other Finding Aids
Descriptive list

Alternative Form Available
No known copies

Archivist's Note
Fonds level description compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 2005, revised June 2019

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

Custodial History
Records held by Professor McGirr’s family prior to transfer

None expected

Related Material
HB 14: Records of Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow