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Guyites Club and Junior Guyites Club of Guy's Hospital

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 G/S22-S23
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: Guyites Club and Junior Guyites Club of Guy's Hospital
Date(s): 1845-1928
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
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Extent: 4 volumes
Name of creator(s): Guy's Hospital Guyites Club
Guy's Hospital Junior Guyites Club


Administrative/Biographical history:

The 'Guyites' Club was founded in 1845, to 'perpetuate the friendship which existed amongst its members during their studentship at Guy's Hospital'. The Club held an annual dinner, which was continued by the Junior Guyites Club.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Guyites Club of Guy's Hospital, 1845-1959, comprising minutes, 1845-1857, 1872-1886, which include details of the establishment of the Club, regulations, annual dinner expenses; letter concerning the deposit of the minute book with Guy's Hospital, 1959; 'Laws of the Guyites Club', undated; 'Rules of the United Guyites', undated; letter concerning annual meeting, 1905; Guyite Club Reports, 1903-1905;

Records of the Junior Guyite's Club, [1921-1928], comprising list of members of the Junior Guyite Club, [1920s], with accounts and correspondence of the Club Secretary, 1921-1928, including members' lists.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in the scope and content.

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 catalogues are available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The minute book of the Guyite Club was deposited with the Library of Guy's Hospital Medical School in 1959 by Sir Charles Symonds.

Immediate source of acquisition:

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

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
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:
April 2002; revised November 2002

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