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SMITH, Robert Percy (1853-1941)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 TH/PP58
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: SMITH, Robert Percy (1853-1941)
Date(s): 1864-[1869]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume, 1 file, 1 medal
Name of creator(s): Smith | Robert Percy | 1853-1941 | physician and psychiatrist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Robert Percy Smith entered St Thomas's Hospital in 1874. He graduated MD MB (University Scholar and Gold Medal winner, with Honours in Medicine and Obstetric Medicine), BS and FRCP. He was onsultant Physician for Psychological Disorders at St Thomas's Hospital [1905-1919], and Visiting Physician at Otto House, Fenstanton and Clarence Lodge Asylum.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of R P Smith comprising artworks including a sketch book containing pencil sketches and watercolours, (some incomplete) including images of the pleasure boat of the Rajah of Jehore; humorous cartoon; Knockholt House, Knockholt, Kent; Hobson's Bay, Victoria; Sir Walter Scott's Memorial, Edinburgh; Stirling Castle; Rumbling Bridge, Dunkeld; Loch Lomond; hand-coloured maps of the Western Hemisphere signed Percy Smith, Enfield, 1865; and Denmark, signed by Robert Percy Smith, Jun 1864;
loose watercolours depicting a woman in peasant costume; cottage and pond in winter, ship on the rocks, [1869];
Royal Medico-Psychological Association Presidential Medal, 1904-1905. `

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 catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Acquired by St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from St Thomas' Hospital Medical School Library in 2002

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: St Thomas's Hospital Old Students Directory, 1938; St Thomas's Hospital, E M McInnes, London, 1990.

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:
Compiled by Alison Field, January 2004

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