University of St Andrews

University Library Special Collections

William Carmichael McIntosh (ms36344-36347; ms37097-37120, ms38206; ms38225, ms37816-37821 and other locations)

Images of the William Carmichael McIntosh collection

William Carmichael McIntosh was Professor of Natural History, University of St Andrews, from 1882-1917. Initially interested primarily in psychiatry, McIntosh was Director of the Perthshire District Asylum for 18 years before assuming the chair at St Andrews, but later became famous as a botanist and marine biologist. His papers comprise some 2,000 scientific letters; scrapbooks; notes on psychiatric and scientific subjects (including University lecture notes); personal, family and business papers; scientific sketches prepared by McIntosh and his sisters for lecture and publication illustration.

View the online catalogue entry for the William Carmichael McIntosh Collection.

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