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CLINE, Henry (1750-1827)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 TH/PP16
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: CLINE, Henry (1750-1827)
Date(s): [1780-1811]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Cline | Henry | 1750-1827 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, London, 1750; educated, Merchant Taylors' School; apprenticed to Mr. Thomas Smith, surgeon to St Thomas's Hospital, 1767; frequently lectured for Joseph Else, then lecturer on anatomy; diploma from Surgeons' Hall, 1774; attended a course of John Hunter's lectures, and was much influenced by them, 1774; lecturer on anatomy, St Thomas's Hospital, 1781-1811; Surgeon, St Thomas's Hospital, 1784-1811; examiner at the College of Surgeons, 1810; Master of the College of Surgeons, 1815; delivered the Hunterian oration, 1816, 1824; President of the College of Surgeons, 1823; died, 1827.
Publications: On the Form of Animals (Bulmer & Co, London, 1805).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to Henry Cline, [1780-1811], comprising notes on his lectures on surgery [1780-1811], taken by an unidentified student.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1 volume

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature on readers' undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to 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 Records Services.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Acquired by Guy's Hospital Medical School Library

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library, 2002

Allied Materials

Related material:

Cline's lecture notes, [1777-1824] held by King's College London (Reference: G/PP1/28; G/PP1/43; G/PP 2/8 Jarvis; TH/PP Cline; TH/PP Hunter; TH/PP Rayner; TH/PP Savory; TH/PP Smart; TH/PP Valentines; TH/PP Warren; TH/PP Whitefield).

Lecture notes, 1788-1805, held by the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine, (reference: MSS 1672-83); lecture notes are also held by the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Birmingham University Special Collections Department (reference: 1958/iii/30-32).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Dictionary of National Biography CD-ROM (Oxford University Press, 1995); Historical Manuscripts Commission's On-Line National Register of Archives; British Library Public On-line catalogue; 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:
October 2001. Revised June 2004

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