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Stewart, Sir Thomas Grainger (1837-1900)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.4707, 4708
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Stewart, Sir Thomas Grainger (1837-1900)
Date(s): 1876-1877
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Wilson | Albert | [1854-1928] | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Thomas Grainger Stewart was MD Edinburgh in 1858, and appointed Professor of the Practice of Physic at the University in 1876; he was knighted in 1894 [see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography].

Dr Albert Wilson [1854-1928] was Medical Superintendent of the Essex County Asylum at Walthamstow, and in 1908 published 'Education, Personality and Crime' and 'Unfinished Man' in 1910.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes of lectures on the Practice of Physic, taken down by Albert Wilson [1854-1928]. The notes are written round pasted-in cuttings from private proofs of lectures, 'for the use of Dr. Grainger Stewart's Class of Practice of Physic'. Produced in Edinburgh.

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: 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).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented 1929.

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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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