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Case notes of patients from Glasgow Asylum for Lunatics

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Case notes of patients from Glasgow Asylum for Lunatics in the hand of Robert Cleghorn[2] with further notes by Dr John Balmanno. Anecdotes by Balmanno at the back of the volume. Book plate of William James Fleming MD. (Balmanno’s uncle was a William Fleming).

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Robert Cleghorn, John Balmanno.

Date

c. 1814 - onwards

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RCPSG 1/20/2/2

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Case notes of patients from Glasgow Asylum for Lunatics in the hand of Robert Cleghorn[2] with further notes by Dr John Balmanno. Anecdotes by Balmanno at the back of the volume. Book plate of William James Fleming MD. (Balmanno’s uncle was a William Fleming).

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Robert Cleghorn (c.1760–1821), MD, Physician to the Glasgow Royal Asylum (1814–1818)

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Robert Cleghorn gained his medical education at the University of Edinburgh, taking his MD in 1783. He was one of the first managers of Glasgow Royal Infirmary and the first physician to the Glasgow Asylum for the Insane, now Gartnavel Royal Hospital.
Robert Cleghorn studied medicine in Edinburgh and graduated MD in 1783 moving to Glasgow in 1785. He entered the Faculty (now Royal College) of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1786, becoming its President between 1789 and 1791 and Librarian from October 1792.

He was physician to the poorhouse or Town’s Hospital in Glasgow between 1786 and 1791 and also one of the original managers of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary which opened in 1794. A number of his casebooks from this period are preserved in the College archive. He subsequently (in 1814) became first physician and then a director of the Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics in Dobbie’s Loan.

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19th century

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on loan from Gartnavel Royal Hospital

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74 x 61 cm

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oil on canvas

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Robert Cleghorn gained his medical education at the University of Edinburgh, taking his MD in 1783. He was one of the first managers of Glasgow Royal Infirmary and the first physician to the Glasgow Asylum for the Insane, now Gartnavel Royal Hospital.

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Robert Cleghorn's case book

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Private case book of Dr Robert Cleghorn,containing details of unusual post-mortem examinations and cases dealt with by him in ‘the Infry’ [Glasgow] with occasional gossip and speculations of clinical practice. Note bound inside from Ebenezer Watson “This book was one of several which were sent to my father from the library of Dr Cleghorn as a present for attending him on his death-bed. It is entirely in Dr Cleghorn’s handwriting & was not intended for publication. It is now deposited in the library of the Faculty of Physicians & Surgeons as a curious relic of the olden time, 30th April 1882.”

Professor Robert Cleghorn, 1755-1821, graduated from Edinburgh, became a physician in Glasgow - in private practice and at the Royal Infirmary - then held successive appointments as a lecturer in materia medica, 1788-1791, and chemistry, 1791-1818, at Glasgow University.

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Cleghorn, Robert, 1755-1821

Date

1792-1816

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RCPSG/1/20/2/1/1

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English

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manuscript volume

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Private case book of Dr Robert Cleghorn,containing details of unusual post-mortem examinations and cases dealt with by him in ‘the Infry’ [Glasgow] with occasional gossip and speculations of clinical practice. Note bound inside from Ebenezer Watson “This book was one of several which were sent to my father from the library of Dr Cleghorn as a present for attending him on his death-bed. It is entirely in Dr Cleghorn’s handwriting & was not intended for publication. It is now deposited in the library of the Faculty of Physicians & Surgeons as a curious relic of the olden time, 30th April 1882.” Professor Robert Cleghorn, 1755-1821, graduated from Edinburgh, became a physician in Glasgow - in private practice and at the Royal Infirmary - then held successive appointments as a lecturer in materia medica, 1788-1791, and chemistry, 1791-1818, at Glasgow University.

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Adversaria Cleghorn [vol. 2]

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A continuation of the previous volume, containing medical speculations and case histories by the physician, Robert Cleghorn.

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Cleghorn, Robert, 1755-1821

Date

1782-1792

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RCPSG/1/20/2/1/3

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English

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manuscript volume

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A continuation of the previous volume, containing medical speculations and case histories by the physician, Robert Cleghorn.

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Adversaria Cleghorn [vol. 1]

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Volume entitled ‘Adversaria Cleghorn’, ‘begun Edinr Janry 12th 1782’, containing medical speculations and case histories.

Cleghorn was one of the two physicians appointed to serve at Glasgow Royal Infirmary when it opened in 1794 (he worked and taught there until 1798), was a chemistry lecturer at the University of Glasgow for many years and was a president of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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Cleghorn, Robert, 1755-1821

Date

1782

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RCPSG/1/20/2/1/2

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English

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manuscript volume

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Volume entitled ‘Adversaria Cleghorn’, ‘begun Edinr Janry 12th 1782’, containing medical speculations and case histories. Cleghorn was one of the two physicians appointed to serve at Glasgow Royal Infirmary when it opened in 1794 (he worked and taught there until 1798), was a chemistry lecturer at the University of Glasgow for many years and was a president of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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