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Hall, Charles (d 1805)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.5876-5877
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Hall, Charles (d 1805)
Date(s): 1752-1763
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Hall | Charles | d 1805 | army surgeon
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Charles Hall was an army surgeon from 1758-1783, and served in the American War of Independence. He took an MD from Marischal College, Aberdeen, in 1782. He settled in Shrewsbury, where he published The medical family instructor in 1785, based partly on lectures by William Hunter. He is confused in the DNB and elsewhere with Charles Hall (1745?-1825?), and MD of Leiden.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes by Charles Hall from lectures and other sources on anatomy and the practice of physic, 1752-1763.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

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: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine, 1999).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased from Miss M Gray, 1971.

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Wellcome Library catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jan 2009

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