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Ballantyne, John William (physician)



  • Existence: 1862-1923. - 1923


John William Ballantyne was born in Eskbank in 1861 and studied medicine at Edinburgh University, graduating in 1883. He served as a resident in the gynaecological wards of the Royal Infirmary and in the Royal Maternity Hospital under Professor A R Simpson. He was appointed physician to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary in 1890 and chief physician in 1904. He published many textbooks and papers including 'The diseases and deformities of the foetus', 1892-1895, Edinburgh, and 'Antenatal Pathology and Hygiene', 1902-1904, Edinburgh.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Autobiography, diaries, correspondence and printed material of John William Ballantyne.

Identifier: Acc.13189/1-86
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an autobiography written between the years 1910 and 1921 and a diary kept between 1899-1923. Both series of volumes contain letters, photographs and memorabilia pasted in.

Dates: 1861-1926, undated.