Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0119
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
Title: Ayres, Philip Burnard (1813-1863)
Date(s): c 1860
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume and 1 volume of illustration plates
Name of creator(s): Ayres | Philip Burnard | 1813-1863 | physician
No biographical information was available at the time of compilation.
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers of Philip Burnard Ayres, c 1860, comprising a manuscript volume of extracts and translations from various authors (Macellus Malpighi; A Van Leuwenhoek; J Douglas; Lieutenant J P Assolaut; Delasone; Gulliver; Meyer; Vesalius; Laurentius; Sharpey; John Hughes; Cuvier; and Johannes Muller) and publications concerning the structure and functions of the spleen. The date range of the authors is 1535-1857; and a volume titled Ea qua seimus sunt pars minima eorum qua ignoramus, Linnaeuscontaining a collection of 50 plates illustrating the spleen of humans, and various animals and reptiles.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
As outlined in Scope and Content.
Conditions governing access:
By written appointment only.
Conditions governing reproduction:
No photocopying permitted.
Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1928) by Victor G Plarr.
Immediate source of acquisition:
The provenance of this material is not known.
List of specimens by Ayres, presented to the Hunterian Museum, with Museum collections. See 275.h.3 (3).
Botany papers - held at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Anya Turner.
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: Sep 2008