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GRAINGER, Edward (1797-1824)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 G/PP2/14
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: GRAINGER, Edward (1797-1824)
Date(s): [1819-1824]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Grainger | Edward | 1797-1824 | anatomist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, Birmingham, 1797; educated in medicine by his father Edward Grainger, a surgeon of Birmingham; student at the united hospitals of St Thomas's and Guy's, 1816; dresser to Sir Astley Cooper; opened an anatomical school at St Saviour's Churchyard, Southwark, 1819; the school was successful, rivalling the hospital schools, and soon after opening moved to larger premises; built a theatre in Webb Street, 1821; joined by Dr John Armstrong and Richard Phillips, a chemist, 1821; built a larger theatre, and had nearly three hundred pupils, 1823; died from consumption at 26, 1824.
Publications include: Medical and Surgical Remarks; including a description of a ... method of removing Polypi (London, 1815)


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to Edward Grainger, comprising notes on his lectures on anatomy, [1819-1824], taken by an unidentified student. The volume is the second of two; the first volume of notes is not held.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1 volume

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Record Services.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Lecture notes, 1823, held by the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine (reference: MS 2585).

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Dictionary of National Biography CD-ROM (Oxford University Press, 1995); Historical Manuscripts Commission On-line National Register of Archives; British Library Public Catalogue On-line. Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
March 2002; revised January 2003; June 2004

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