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BATTY, Robert (1762/3-1849): autographed prescriptions

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 S73
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: BATTY, Robert (1762/3-1849): autographed prescriptions
Date(s): 1807
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Batty | Robert | 1762/3-1849 | obstetric physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1762 or 1763; medical education in London and Edinburgh; graduated MD, University of St Andrews, 1797; obstetric physician, London; licentiate in midwifery, Royal College of Physicians (RCP), 1800; licentiate of RCP, 1804; physician to the maternity hospital, Brownlow Street; editor of the Medical and Physical Journal; amateur artist, exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1788-1797; died, 1849.


Scope and content/abstract:

Two autographed prescriptions by Robert Batty, one 'for Mrs Ray's child', 5 Jul 1807 and one 'for Miss A Ray', 28 Jul 1807.

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No additional finding aids.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Bought by the College Library from Winifred A. Myers (Autographs) Ltd., Sep 1965.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from the College Library's 'Autographed Letters Collection' to the Archives in August 2007.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: Oxford DNB.

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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