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HORTON-SMITH, Raymond John (1873-1899 )

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 TH/PP31
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: HORTON-SMITH, Raymond John (1873-1899 )
Date(s): 1894-1899
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Horton-Smith | Raymond John | 1873-1899 | physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

R J Horton-Smith was born in London on 16 Mar 1873, the son of Richard Horton-Smith and his wife Marilla nee Baily. He was educated at Reading and Marlborough College, Wiltshire, St John's College Cambridge, University of London (Wainwright Prizeman) and St Thomas' Hospital Medical School. He was awarded MA, MB, BC, MRCS, LRCP. He died of tuberculosis on 8 Oct 1899, at Davos, Switzerland, aged 27.
The Raymond Horton-Smith Prize I the University of Cambridge was founded in his honour in 1900.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to Raymond John Horton-Smith, (1873-1899), including printed notices of his death, obituaries, photograph, and various published articles.

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:

Papers were collected by Lionel Horton-Smith, brother of Raymond Horton-Smith, and bound together. Deposited in the St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library, 1977

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: obituaries contained in the item itself. Compiled by Alison Field

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:
January 2004

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