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Fordyce, George (1736-1802)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MS 2395
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Fordyce, George (1736-1802)
Date(s): 18th century - 19th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 8 volumes
Name of creator(s): Fordyce | George | 1736-1802 | physican
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1736; educated at Aberdeen and Edinburgh; moved to London, where he began to lecture on chemistry and medical subjects; physician at St Thomas's Hospital; died, 1802.


Scope and content/abstract:

Lecture notes, taken by various students, 18th and 19th century.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Described in: S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased at: 1911, Lot 226 (part); 1928; Sotheby's 20/12/1929, lot 892 (part); 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932. See records for individual items for details.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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:
Jul 2008

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