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Skirving, Archibald Adam Scott (1869-1930)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.4624-4628
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Skirving, Archibald Adam Scott (1869-1930)
Date(s): 1923-1924
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 5 volumes
Name of creator(s): Skirving | Archibald Adam Scott | 1869-1930 | surgeon
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Skirving, who graduated MB, CM at Edinburgh University in 1893, was lecturer in surgery at the Edinburgh School of Medicine. He served in the South African War [1899-1901], and in the First World War [1914-1918] as Major in the RAMC Mul Raj Soni graduated MB, ChB in 1918, and practised in Manchester. His name disappears from the Register in 1949.


Scope and content/abstract:

Systematic Surgery lectures by Archibald Adam Scott Skirving taken by Mul Raj Soni [ -1948]. 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:

Purchased 1918.

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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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