AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area

Gough, Brian (1909-1999)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GP/62
Held at: Wellcome Library
  Click here to find out how to view this collection at ›
Full title: Gough, Brian (1909-1999)
Date(s): 1920s-1990s
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Gough | Wilfred Brian | 1909-1999 | general practitioner and anaesthetist
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

[Wilfred] Brian Gough was born in 1909; in 1932 he obtained his MB and ChB at Birmingham and also passed MRCS and LRCP. He spent his career in Birmingham, as a general practitioner and also Anaesthetist to the Solihull Hospital and the Birmingham and Midlands Hospital for Women. He was a Fellow of the BMA and of the Royal Society of Medicine, and President of the Birmingham Medical Institute. He died in 1999.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Dr Brian Gough, 1920s-1990s, comprising personal, professional and patient correspondence, including material about local institutions with which he was involved, and on his interests in medical history.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

These papers were received in three small box files and in no particular order. They have therefore been sorted into sections reflecting the different aspects of Dr Gough's life and career. Arranged in sections as follows: A Personal; B Career and professional; C Organisations and institutions; D Medical History; E Patient correspondence [CLOSED until 1 Jan 2075].

Conditions governing access:

Certain restrictions apply. The patient correspondence in section E is closed until 1 Jan 2075.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

These papers were placed in Birmingham University Archives following Dr Gough's death, possibly by his daughter (see MS.7847, which had been presented by her to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust).

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred to the Wellcome Library by Birmingham University Archives, March 2007.

Allied Materials

Related material:

MS.7847 consists of a small collection of medical documents of historical interest collected by Gough.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: obituary in the British Medical Journal.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jul 2008

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Personal Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"