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Scattergood, Thomas (1825-1900)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.4385-4413
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Scattergood, Thomas (1825-1900)
Date(s): 1845-1876
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 24 volumes
Name of creator(s): Scattergood | Thomas | 1825-1900 | surgeon and physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Scattergood was a distinguished surgeon and physician of Leeds, and lectured on chemistry and forensic medicine at the Medical School. In 1884 he became the first Dean of the Medical Faculty when the Yorkshire College was amalgamated with the Medical School, a post which he retained for the rest of his life. [Cf. BMJ, 1900, i, p. 547].


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of short works of Thomas Scattergood, mostly on physiological subjects. Author's holograph MSS. Produced in Leeds, 1845-1876.

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 1937.

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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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