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BUDD, William (1811-1880)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0809 Budd
Held at: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Full title: BUDD, William (1811-1880)
Date(s): 1829-1869
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Budd | William | (1811-1880) | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

William Budd was born on 14 September 1811 in North Tawton, Devon; studied medicine in London, Edinburgh and Paris, 1828-1837 and gained an MD at Edinburgh, 1838. He practised at North Tawton, Devonshire, 1839 and Bristol 1842-1873; made important researches into the conditions of zymotic diseases and published numerous medical papers. Budd died in Somerset in 1880.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of William Budd, 1829-1869, notably include publications by Budd on various diseases including cholera, typhoid and cattle-plague, 1852-1866; correspondence on cholera and typhoid, 1854-1869; certificates from medical institutions, 1829-1837; posters and public information on vaccination, [1829-1869] and an original lithograph portrait of Budd, published by A B Black, 1862.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged into 5 series.

Conditions governing access:

This collection is open for consultation. Please contact the Archivist to arrange an appointment. All researchers must complete and sign a user registration form which signifies their agreement to abide by the archive rules. All researchers are required to provide proof of identity bearing your signature (for example, a passport or debit card) when registering. Please see website for further information at

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The portrait of Budd was transferred by Deborah Curle, Dept Secretary EPH in 2003.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The Wellcome Library holds the correspondence of Budd Family, of North Tawton, Devon, 1831-1894 (MS 5153).

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Victoria Killick, LSHTM Archivist and edited by Samantha Velumyl, AIM25 cataloguer. Source: Concise Dictionary of National Biography, 1903.

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:
February 2008

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