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Hamilton, David James (1849-1909)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.2762-2763
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Hamilton, David James (1849-1909)
Date(s): 1880-1881
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Hamilton | David James | 1849-1909 | Professor of Pathology
Isaac | George Washington | 1857-1931 | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

David James Hamilton (1849-1909) was Professor of Pathology at Aberdeen University from 1882, and was elected F.R.S. in 1908. For further biographical information see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

George Washington Isaac (1857-1931) qualified at Edinburgh in 1882, and practised in Bloomsbury, London. For further information see the BMJ, 1931, i, 681.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes of lectures on Hamilton's Pathology, taken by George Washington Isaac. Produced in Edinburgh, 1880-1881.

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

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented 1931.

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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:
Feb 2009

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