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TOOGOOD, Jonathan (d 1869)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 TH/PP69
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: TOOGOOD, Jonathan (d 1869)
Date(s): 1810-1843
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 11 letters
Name of creator(s): Toogood | Jonathan | d 1869 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Jonathan Toogood was a surgeon, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and one of the founders of the Bridgewater Infirmary in 1813. He retired to Torquay in the 1860s and died in 1869.
Publications include: Hints to Mothers and other persons interested in the management of females at the age of puberty (London, 1845); Illustrations of the Fraud and Folly of Homeopathy (London, 1848); Medical Toogoodism and Homeopathy. Extracted from the British Journal of Homeopathy (London, 1849); Reminiscences of a Medical Life, with cases and practical illustrations (Taunton, 1853).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Jonathan Toogood, 1810-1843, comprising letters from Henry Cline, 1814, J Clarke, 1815, R Willan, 1810, Sir Astley Cooper, 1823-1833, and Thomas Turner, 1843, concerning medical conditions and treatment; letter from Gilbert Wakefield to Rev C Toodgood, Sherborne, Dorsetshire, (uncle of Jonathan Toogood) Jan 1795 (damaged). Also contains correspondence of depositer concerning the Toogood family history, 1979.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged as described 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:

The letters were presented to St Thomas's Hospital by James Harvey of Bridgwater.

Immediate source of acquisition:

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

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: British Library Public On-line catalogue. 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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