Biography of Thomas Hastie Bryce
Thomas Hastie Bryce
Thomas Hastie Bryce (1862-1946) was Regius Professor of Anatomy at the University and curator of the archaeological and anatomical specimens at the Hunterian Museum, from 1909 to 1935. He was awarded an LLD in 1936.
Bryce was the son of a physician and graduated MA (1882), MB (1886) and MD from the University of Edinburgh. He became a Demonstrator in Anatomy at Queen Margaret College in 1890, working for the lecturer Sir William Turner, and began lecturing in the subject at the University in 1892. He is primarily remembered for his work in the fields of human embryology and comparative anatomy but was also a resepected archaeologist who wrote more than forty reports for the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquities of Scotland.