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In Conversation: Finding the Perfect Disease part 2

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In Conversation: Finding the Perfect Disease part 2

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Join Kristin Hay and Dr Morven McElroy as they discuss the impact of the vaccine rollouts during the Covid-19 pandemic, the fastest vaccine rollout in history, and what we can learn from history when tackling issues of public health.

Creator

Kirsty Earley and Rumhann Howard-Sinclair

Date

c. 2022

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Glasgow's X-ray Campaign Against Tuberculosis

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Glasgow's X-ray Campaign Against Tuberculosis

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Glasgow's x-ray campaign against tuberculosis : 11th March - 12th April, 1957

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Henry Kenneth Cowan

Date

c. 1958

Identifier

WF 225 COW

Publisher

Glasgow Corporation Printing and Stationery Dept., Glasgow

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Glasgow's x-ray campaign against tuberculosis : 11th March - 12th April, 1957

Correspondence re Freedom Cross for Services to Norway

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Correspondence re Freedom Cross for Services to Norway

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Correspondence regarding King Haakon VII of Norway awarding Sir Alexander Macgregor the Freedom Cross for services to Norway during World War II. Includes official documentation of the award.

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c. 1947-1948

Identifier

RCPSG 86/8/12

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Correspondence regarding King Haakon VII of Norway awarding Sir Alexander Macgregor the Freedom Cross for services to Norway during World War II. Includes official documentation of the award.

Typed list of Sir Alexander Macgregor’s achievements.

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Typed list of Sir Alexander Macgregor’s achievements.

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Typed list of Sir Alexander Macgregor’s achievements.

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c. 1965

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RCPSG 86/8/18

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Typed list of Sir Alexander Macgregor’s achievements.

Extract from Sunday Express, quoting Macgregor

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Extract from Sunday Express, quoting Macgregor

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Short extract from the Sunday Express which relates to Sir Alexander Macgregor’s advice that everyone should take a break from routine sometimes.

Date

c. 1942

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RCPSG 86/9/7

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Short extract from the Sunday Express which relates to Sir Alexander Macgregor’s advice that everyone should take a break from routine sometimes.

King's Birthday Honours List

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King's Birthday Honours List

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Extract from the Glasgow Herald announcing the King’s Birthday Honours list, with picture.

Date

C. 1941

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RCPSG 86/9/6

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Extract from the Glasgow Herald announcing the King’s Birthday Honours list, with picture.

Article from Scottish Co-Operator re new creamery

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Article from Scottish Co-Operator re new creamery

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Article and picture from the Scottish Co-operator concerning the opening of a new creamery at Cragiehall Street, Glasgow.

Date

C. 1937

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RCPSG 86/9/4

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Article and picture from the Scottish Co-operator concerning the opening of a new creamery at Cragiehall Street, Glasgow.

Article from the Daily Mail re ploughing competition

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Article from the Daily Mail re ploughing competition

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Article from the Daily Mail regarding Sir Alexander Macgregor taking part in a ploughing competition with Councillor Ernest Greenhill at Robroyston Farm.

Date

c. 1936

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RCPSG 86/9/3

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Article from the Daily Mail regarding Sir Alexander Macgregor taking part in a ploughing competition with Councillor Ernest Greenhill at Robroyston Farm.

Photograph of Sir Alexander Macgregor with a group of nurses

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Photograph of Sir Alexander Macgregor with a group of nurses

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Photograph of Sir Alexander Macgregor with a group of nurses

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N.D.

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RCPSG 86/10/1

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Photograph of Sir Alexander Macgregor with a group of nurses

The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow

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The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow

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Thomas Annan had already established a reputation as one of Scotland's leading photographers when he was commissioned by the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust to take photographs of the closes and wynds of old Glasgow that were scheduled for demolition under the Glasgow City Improvements Act of 1866. Thirty-one photographs were taken. Two editions of these photographs were produced from the collodion negatives in the years following the completion of the commission. The original series of prints used the albumen process and were created in limited numbers. In 1878, as a result of demand from a number of institutions, the Trustees had a second edition of 100 published, with an additional nine photographs. This edition used Joseph Swan's carbon print process for which Annan had secured exclusive usage rights for Scotland in 1866.
Attached to title page : handwritten letter dated 9 September 1881 from Lord Provost John Ure at City Chambers to Dr. R. Scott Orr, President of the Faculty of the Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, giving details of the circumstances surrounding the presentation of a special set of the photographs to the Faculty.
[2] leaves, 40 leaves of plates

Creator

Ure, John, -1901.
Glasgow City Improvement Trust‏

Date

1868-1877

Identifier

Bookstore ANN [oversize]

Publisher

Glasgow City Improvement Trust

Coverage

Glasgow, Scotland

Language

English

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Height: 56 cm.

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Thomas Annan had already established a reputation as one of Scotland's leading photographers when he was commissioned by the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust to take photographs of the closes and wynds of old Glasgow that were scheduled for demolition under the Glasgow City Improvements Act of 1866. Thirty-one photographs were taken. Two editions of these photographs were produced from the collodion negatives in the years following the completion of the commission. The original series of prints used the albumen process and were created in limited numbers. In 1878, as a result of demand from a number of institutions, the Trustees had a second edition of 100 published, with an additional nine photographs. This edition used Joseph Swan's carbon print process for which Annan had secured exclusive usage rights for Scotland in 1866.

Histology Slides

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Histology Slides

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Card box containing layers of glass histology slides.

These slides belonged to Dr Alice Margaret Insh, who
worked at Shieldhall Fever Hospital and was a Senior Medical Officer in Lanarkshire in the mid-20th century. They were probably used for teaching, and contain a variety of samples, including cancer, bacteria, and general histology, taken from both animals and humans.

Insh graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1938 and then gained her diploma in Public Health from the University in 1940.

She served as the Senior Medical Officer in Lanarkshire and the Resident Physician of Shieldhall Fever Hospital in Glasgow.

Date

c. 1937-1992

Identifier

2005/2.2

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263 mm x 113 mm

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Glass

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Card box containing layers of glass histology slides.

These slides belonged to Dr Alice Margaret Insh, who
worked at Shieldhall Fever Hospital and was a Senior Medical Officer in Lanarkshire in the mid-20th century. They were probably used for teaching, and contain a variety of samples, including cancer, bacteria, and general histology, taken from both animals and humans.

Insh graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1938 and then gained her diploma in Public Health from the University in 1940.

She served as the Senior Medical Officer in Lanarkshire and the Resident Physician of Shieldhall Fever Hospital in Glasgow.

Histology Slides

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Histology Slides

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Card box containing layers of glass histology slides.

These slides belonged to Dr Alice Margaret Insh, who
worked at Shieldhall Fever Hospital and was a Senior Medical Officer in Lanarkshire in the mid-20th century. They were probably used for teaching, and contain a variety of samples, including cancer, bacteria, and general histology, taken from both animals and humans.

Insh graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1938 and then gained her diploma in Public Health from the University in 1940.

She served as the Senior Medical Officer in Lanarkshire and the Resident Physician of Shieldhall Fever Hospital in Glasgow.

Date

c. 1937-1992

Identifier

2005/2.1

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263 mm x 113 mm

Materials

glass

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Card box containing layers of glass histology slides.

These slides belonged to Dr Alice Margaret Insh, who
worked at Shieldhall Fever Hospital and was a Senior Medical Officer in Lanarkshire in the mid-20th century. They were probably used for teaching, and contain a variety of samples, including cancer, bacteria, and general histology, taken from both animals and humans.

Insh graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1938 and then gained her diploma in Public Health from the University in 1940.

She served as the Senior Medical Officer in Lanarkshire and the Resident Physician of Shieldhall Fever Hospital in Glasgow.

Portrait of Sir Alexander MacGregor

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Portrait of Sir Alexander MacGregor

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Seated half-length in a blue suit against a curtained background.

Sir Alexander MacGregor graduated MBChB and MD from the University of Glasgow in 1908, moving on to Cambridge where he gained his Diploma in Public Health in 1909.

He became a Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1926. After working for a time in infectious diseases at Belvidiere Fever Hospital , he became Glasgow's fourth Medical Officer of Health in 1925. He held this position until he retired in 1946.

In 1955 he was awarded a knighthood for services to the Health Boards in the West of Scotland. He was appointed Honorary Physician to His Majesty the King and was also honoured by King Haakon of Norway. This award was a token of appreciation for his contribution to medical links between the two countries and particularly for making wards available during the Second World War.

Date

20th century

Identifier

229

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© the artist's estate

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55 x 42 cm

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Print

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Seated half-length in a blue suit against a curtained background.

Sir Alexander MacGregor graduated MBChB and MD from the University of Glasgow in 1908, moving on to Cambridge where he gained his Diploma in Public Health in 1909.

He became a Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1926. After working for a time in infectious diseases at Belvidiere Fever Hospital , he became Glasgow's fourth Medical Officer of Health in 1925. He held this position until he retired in 1946.

In 1955 he was awarded a knighthood for services to the Health Boards in the West of Scotland. He was appointed Honorary Physician to His Majesty the King and was also honoured by King Haakon of Norway. This award was a token of appreciation for his contribution to medical links between the two countries and particularly for making wards available during the Second World War.


Ritcher's Needle Holder

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Ritcher's Needle Holder

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Pair of Ritcher's needle holders from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

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c. 1930s.

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1999/3.3.15

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17.6 cm length

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Stainless Steel

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Pair of Ritcher's needle holders from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Record Syringe

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Record Syringe

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Record syringe held within a metal case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s.

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1999/3.3.14

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Glass, metal.

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Record syringe held within a metal case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Syringe

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Syringe

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Syringe from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

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1999/3.3.10

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9.4 cm length

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Glass, metal.

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Syringe from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Thermometer Case

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Thermometer Case

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Case for a clinical thermometer, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.30

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9.2 cm length.

Materials

Metal.

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Case for a clinical thermometer, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Record Syringe

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Record Syringe

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Example of a record syringe held in cardboard case with 5 needles, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

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1999/3.3.22

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8 cm length

Materials

Pyrex, metal.

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Example of a record syringe held in cardboard case with 5 needles, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Suture Needles

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Suture Needles

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Several suture needles in leather and cardboard case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.26

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9 cm length

Materials

Card, cloth, leather, metal.

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Several suture needles in leather and cardboard case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Record Syringe for Insulin

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Record Syringe for Insulin

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Record syringe for insulin held in spirit proof case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

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1999/3.3.18

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Case- 13.6 cm length
Syringe - 8.3 cm length

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Metal and glass

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Record syringe for insulin held in spirit proof case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Field Tourniquet

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Field Tourniquet

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Example of a field tourniquet from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

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1999/3.3.24

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77.5 cm length

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Metal and fabric.

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Example of a field tourniquet from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Laryngoscopic Set

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Laryngoscopic Set

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Laryngoscopic set from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

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1999/3.3.17

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17.3 cm

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Leather, wood, velvet, glass, metal.

Description

Laryngoscopic set from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Safety Pins

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Safety Pins

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Safety pins held within a cardboard box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century.

Identifier

1999/3.3.25

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5cm length.

Materials

Steel, nickel, cardboard.

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Safety pins held within a cardboard box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Record Syringe

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Record Syringe

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Record syringe contained within a cardboard box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century.

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1999/3.3.19

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11.2 cm length

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Pyrex, metal.

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Record syringe contained within a cardboard box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Glass syringe and needle

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Glass syringe and needle

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Glass syringe and needle in metal case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1950s

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1999/3.3.13

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6.8 cm length

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Glass, metal.

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Glass syringe and needle in metal case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Record Syringe

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Record Syringe

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Record syringe with two hypodermic needles in holder and two files in metal box. This syringe is from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s.

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1999/3.3.12

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11.8 cm length

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Glass, metal.

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Record syringe with two hypodermic needles in holder and two files in metal box. This syringe is from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Syringe and hypodermic needles

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Syringe and hypodermic needles

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Syringe and nine hypodermic needles contained within a metal box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century

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1999/3.3.9

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6.7 cm length

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Metal

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Syringe and nine hypodermic needles contained within a metal box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Hypodermic Needles

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Hypodermic Needles

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Metal hypodermic needles in cardboard box, from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

1999/3.3.7

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2.7 cm length

Materials

Metal, cardboard.

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Metal hypodermic needles in cardboard box, from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies.

Hypodermic Needles

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Hypodermic Needles

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Stainless steel hypodermic needles held within cardboard box. These needles are from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century

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1999/3.3.6

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3.3 cm length

Materials

Stainless steel, cardboard.

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Stainless steel hypodermic needles held within cardboard box. These needles are from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies.

Hypodermic Syringe

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Hypodermic Syringe

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Hypodermic syringe in cardboard box from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies

Date

c. 1950s

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1999/3.3.4

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8.7 cm length

Materials

Glass, stainless steel, cardboard.

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Hypodermic syringe in cardboard box from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies

Enamelled Iron Basin

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Enamelled Iron Basin

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This iron basin belonged to Dr Maud Perry Menzies during her time working in the RAMC during the Second World War. After the War, she returned to Glasgow and worked as a Medical Officer of Health.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1930s-1940s

Identifier

1999/3.2.2

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Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 cm

Materials

Enamel, iron, canvas, and leather.

Description

This iron basin belonged to Dr Maud Perry Menzies during her time working in the RAMC during the Second World War. After the War, she returned to Glasgow and worked as a Medical Officer of Health.

Dr. Maud Perry Menzies Medical Bag

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Dr. Maud Perry Menzies Medical Bag

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Maud Perry Menzies was a tremendous medical practitioner active from the 1930s to late 1980s. Dr. Menzies earned her medical degree at the University of Glasgow, graduating in 1934. Not only was she one of the minority of females graduating from medicine at that time, but she was the top ranking student in Surgery, receiving the Sir William Macewen Medal for her efforts.
Menzies had a passion for helping and healing members of the public, which was evident in her work as a general practitioner and a medical officer. As an assistant medical officer of health, Dr. Menzies launched an immunisation campaign for diphtheria in Rutherglen. She also went on to work for the RAMC during the European Campaign of the Second World War, returning to Glasgow to become the principal medical officer for the school health service.
Within the medical bag are several medical instruments, including a field tourniquet, syringes, suture needles, and ligatures.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3

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Length: 36 cm

Materials

Leather; metal

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Maud Perry Menzies was a tremendous medical practitioner active from the 1930s to late 1980s. Dr. Menzies earned her medical degree at the University of Glasgow, graduating in 1934. Not only was she one of the minority of females graduating from medicine at that time, but she was the top ranking student in Surgery, receiving the Sir William Macewen Medal for her efforts.
Menzies had a passion for helping and healing members of the public, which was evident in her work as a general practitioner and a medical officer. As an assistant medical officer of health, Dr. Menzies launched an immunisation campaign for diphtheria in Rutherglen. She also went on to work for the RAMC during the European Campaign of the Second World War, returning to Glasgow to become the principal medical officer for the school health service.
Within the medical bag are several medical instruments, including a field tourniquet, syringes, suture needles, and ligatures.

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