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FENWICK, Samuel (1821-1902)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-FENWICKS
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: FENWICK, Samuel (1821-1902)
Date(s): 1876
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 notebook (approx 500pp)
Name of creator(s): Fenwick | Samuel | 1821-1902 | writer and physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1821 at Earlsdon House near Newcastle-on-Tyne, Fenwick was apprenticed to Newcastle's Royal Infirmary aged 14. He qualified at 21, practised around North Shields and lectured at Durham University. He moved to London in 1862 and became assistant physician at the City of London Hospital for Diseases of the Chest and in 1868 then 1879 became assistant and full physician respectively at the London Hospital. He lectured at the London Hospital Medical School and published two books there - Student's guide to medical diagnosis (1869) and Outlines of medical treatment (1879). He retired from hospital work in 1896 and died in 1902. (Source - Lives of the Fellows of the RCP (Munk's Roll) Vol 4 p182).


Scope and content/abstract:

1 notebook containing a revision of Fenwick's book Student's guide to medical diagnosis.

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Compiled by CathyThornton.

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Compiled 29 Mar 2000; modified, 30 Mar 2000, 10 Jan 2002.

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