CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoUNIVERSITY 1332/7/7
TitlePhotograph of Anatomy department attendants
Extent1 photograph
Administrative HistoryIn the Department of Anatomy a number of attendants were employed to help with the running and maintenance of the teaching and dissecting rooms. The best known is Robert Gibb, Professor Robert Reid's 'faithful assistant', who was present during his dissection of the Tay Whale. Others employed in Reid's time and pictured in this photograph are Robert Slessor, assistant, 1902 - 1903, and James Moir, attendant, 1895 - 1945.

A list of departmental staff for the period 1899 - 1925 is given in the department's first student attendance register (MS U 1332/1/1/1).
DescriptionPhotograph of Anatomy Department attendants, Robert Slessor, James Moir and Robert Gibb, pictured in teaching or dissecting room. Gibb is seated centrally, holding a glass-cased anatomy specimen, Slessor and Moir are standing to his right and left, respectively.
AppraisalRemoved from wooden frame.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsOpen, subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionBlack and white photograph mounted on card.
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