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ROBINSON, Henry Betham (1860-1918)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 TH/PP52
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: ROBINSON, Henry Betham (1860-1918)
Date(s): 1892-1895
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 6 volumes; 8 certificates
Name of creator(s): Robinson | Henry Betham | 1860-1918 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, West Norwood, 1860; educated; Dulwich College, St Thomas's Hospital, London; graduated Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of London, 1885; Surgeon for Diseases of the Throat, and Lecturer and Demonstrator of Anatomy, St Thomas's Hospital; Hunterian Professor of Surgery and Pathology at the Royal College of Surgeons, England, giving lectures on diseases of the breast, 1892; Examiner in Surgery, Universities of London and Manchester; Surgeon and Lecturer on Surgery and Teacher of Operative Surgery, St Thomas' Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, East London Hospital for Children, Shadwel; Consulting Surgeon, Children's Hospital, Plaistow; Major, Royal Army Medical Corps (Territorial Force); died, 1918.
Publications include: St Thomas' Hospital Surgeons and the Practice of their Art in the Past; papers relating to surgery and diseases of the throat in medical periodicals.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notebooks of Henry Betham Robinson, 1892-1895, on anatomy, with sketches, relating to the abdomen and pelvis, 1892; lower extremity, 1893; thorax, 1894; head and neck, 1895; brain, undated; anatomy notes, 1882;

also Robinson's certificates from the University of London for degrees of Bachelor of Surgery and Medicine, 1885 and gold medal award.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records are arranged 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 catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Presented to St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library by Miss E J Bocock.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Who's Who 1897-1996 CD-ROM (A & C Black); Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts in the Library of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School (1491-1900) D T Bird (London, 1984). 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 January 2003, January 2004

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