GD1/4 William Pulteney Alison, medical practitioner

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/4
Title: Alison, William Pulteney
Dates of Creation of Material: 1828-1830
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 2 items: papers

Name of creator(s): William Pulteney Alison (1790-1859), medical practitioner; unknown medical student
Biographical History: Born in 1790, Alison graduated MD from Edinburgh University in 1811, and became physician to the New Town Dispensary in 1815. He successively held the Chairs of Medical Jurisprudence, Institutes of Medicine and Practice of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh from 1820-1855, and served as first physician to the Queen in Scotland. Alison died in 1859.
Archival History: Unknown
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: W. Tait, Edinburgh, October 1982

Scope and Content: Notes by unidentified student from lectures by W. P. Alison on the Institutes of Medicine 1828 and 1830
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

Publication Note:
Alison, William P. Outlines of Physiology. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood & Sons, 1831
Alison, William Pulteney. Outlines of Physiology and Pathology. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1833

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