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Holland, Sir Henry: letter ([1870)]

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL469
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Holland, Sir Henry: letter ([1870)]
Date(s): [1870]
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 leaf
Name of creator(s): Holland | Sir | Henry | 1788-1873 | 1st Baronet | physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Henry Holland was born in Knutsford, Cheshire in 1788. He studied in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London before becoming a physician. From 1816 until his death he practised in London, where his clientele included many rich and famous people, including Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Holland enjoyed travel: he journeyed widely in Europe throughout his life and visited North America eight times. He was made a baronet in 1853.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Sir Henry Holland of 72 Brook Street, [London] to George Grote, Jan [1870]. Covering note accompanying a reprint of Holland's Recollections of past life, '... with very considerable additions ... [which] were suggested to me by yourself and several other friends'. Autograph, with signature.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Found inserted in a copy of Holland's Recollections of past life (1870) - classmark: Fc [Holland].

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

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:
Aug 2008

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