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MACKENZIE, Colin (1697-1775): notes from his lectures on midwifery

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 S84
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: MACKENZIE, Colin (1697-1775): notes from his lectures on midwifery
Date(s): 1774-1954
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 vol., 1 file
Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history:

Colin Mackenzie was born, 1697 or 1698; attended, as Calenus Makenje, Scotus, the medical courses of Herman Boerhaave at the University of Leiden, 1722; studied under Alexander Monro primus in Edinburgh, 1740 and 1742; pupil of William Smellie; taught courses in obstetrics, 1754-1775; maintained a private lying-in establishment in Crucifix Lane, Southwark; degree of MD by the University of St Andrews, 1759; died, 1775.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript notes by an unknown pupil taken from lectures on midwifery delivered by Colin Mackenzie, 1774, and letter from Miles Philips relating to the notes, enclosing a list of references on Colin Mackenzie, 1954.

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Finding aids:

No additional finding aids.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Purchased for the College Library in 1974.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from the Library to the College Archives in September 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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