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Brown, Richard Wilson (d 1860)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0228
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Brown, Richard Wilson (d 1860)
Date(s): 1821-1823
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Brown | Richard Wilson | d 1860 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Richard Wilson Brown of Bath, attained the MRCS in 1811, and the FRCS in 1843. He was one of the original 300 members admitted to the Fellowship in 1843. He was surgeon to the Bath United Hospital. He died in 1860.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Richard Wilson Brown, 1821-1823, comprising a volume of manuscript notes taken by Brown at the lectures of Sir Astley Cooper (1821-1822), Joseph Henry Green, and John Abernethy (1822); including notes from Sir Charles Bell's Operative Surgery, 1823.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

By written appointment only.

Conditions governing reproduction:

No photocopying permitted.

Finding aids:

Additional manuscripts catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by John Hobart Nixon, via Mr Zachary Cope, in 1945.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Papers of Sir Astley Cooper (MS0008); Lecture notes of Sir Astley Cooper's lectures taken by Thomas Egerton Bryant (MS0125), Thomas Appleby (MS0225), George Ramsey Rodd (MS0226), George Ray (MS0227), John Blackman (MS0230), and John Flint South (MS0232); Letters and testimonials to Alexander Henry Bartlett (MS0229); Draft paper by Cooper for publication (MS0231).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.
Source: Lives of the Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, A-MACE, 1930

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

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