GD1/18 James Wood, medical practitioner

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/18
Title: Wood, James
Dates of Creation of Material: 1804-1808
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 4 items: papers

Name of creator(s): James Wood (1785-1865), medical practitioner
Biographical History: James Wood was born in 1785, and obtained the degree of MD from Edinburgh University in 1809. He practised in Dundee and then Cupar. He moved to Edinburgh in 1821, where he practised from his home in Royal Circus. He died in 1865.
Archival History: Unknown
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Accessioned pre-1980, no details available

Scope and Content: Student tickets 1804-1808; pedigree of Wood family from 17th to late 19th century
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access: None
Conditions Governing Reproduction: Reproduction is subject to closure periods and physical condition
Language/Scripts of Material: English

Archivists' Notes: Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
Rules or Conventions: Description based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description International Council on Archives (2nd edition), 2000
Date(s) of Description: May 2000; revised June 2002