Steam liners often stopped in Ireland on their way in or out of Northern European ports. Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie spent many days during their trips to Europe visiting Irish clinics and hospitals, and addressing Irish university faculty and students.
Thomas H. Milroy, Professor of Physiology, Queen’s University, Belfast
(William J. Mayo Friendship Gallery)
These links serve as your quick guide through our exhibit. Click on a link that interests you to find more information. To return to the first page click the top tab titled "Mayo Family Travels" or look for the Back to Start link in the Introduction on every page.
United States | Argentina | Australia and New Zealand | Austria | Belgium | Brazil | Canada | Czekoslovakia [Czech Republic] | Cuba | Denmark | Ecuador | England | Finland | France | Ireland | Italy | Mexico | Peru | Scotland | Serbia | Spain | Sweden
Diplomas, Memberships, and Awards
Original Medical Diplomas | United States Army Commendations and Awards | Awards and Memberships from United States | Awards and Memberships from International Organizations
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Omnibus...Collegii Sacro Sanctae et individuae Trinitatis juxta Dublin...
[Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland]
Guilelmo Jacobo Mayo
[William James Mayo]
June 23, 1923
Honorary Doctor of Medicine degree awarded to Dr. Will.
Royal College surg (68)
The Queen’s University of Belfast
Charles Horace Mayo
June 13, 1925
Honorary Doctor of Laws certificate received upon conferment of the degree.
Royal College of Surgeons (33)
Academiae regiae medicinae in Hibernia
[The Royal Academy of Medicine, Ireland]
Charles H. Mayo
The academy was formed in 1882. Modeled on the Royal Colleges in Ireland, it offered continuing education for men interested in the science and practice of medicine. While both medical scientists and physicians are members, the academy is generally physician-led. This certificate was presented to Dr. Charlie to mark his honorary membership in the academy.
Charles Horace Mayo
March 16, 1925
Diploma and letter notifying Dr. Charlie that the college had awarded him an honorary Master of Surgery degree.