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Martin, Christopher (1866-1933)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.3466 and 6886
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Martin, Christopher (1866-1933)
Date(s): 1887-1930
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 volume, 1 file
Name of creator(s): Martin | Christopher | 1866-1933 | surgeon
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Christopher Martin obtained his MB, CM at Edinburgh in 1887, and in 1890 was appointed surgeon to the Birmingham and Midland Women's Hospital. He became FRCS in 1891, and later served in the RAMC in the First World War. (For more biographical information see material held as MS.6886/11-12, and Martin's entry in Plarr, Lives of the Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons, London, 1953.)


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of papers chiefly on gynaecology, plus file of documents relating to the surgeon, Christopher Martin (certificates, letters, biographical information), 1887-1930.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open. The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

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:

Described in: S A J Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973), and typescript supplements to this catalogue by Richard Aspin, Christopher Hilton, Keith Moore and Richard Palmer.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from the Wellcome Museum, 1947, except for MS.6886/13 which was purchased from Winifred A. Myers, June 1992.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Barbara Ball from the Wellcome Library online catalogue.

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:
October 2008

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