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MATON, William George (1774-1835): memoirs of Richard Pulteney

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-MATOW
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: MATON, William George (1774-1835): memoirs of Richard Pulteney
Date(s): 18th century
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Maton | William George | 1774-1835 | physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

William George Maton was born, 1774; educated at Salisbury's Free Grammar School; Queen's College, Oxford, 1790-1797; medical studies at Westminster Hospital, 1779-[1801]; Fellow of the College of Surgeons, 1802; Goulstonian lecturer in 1803, Censor 1804, 1813, and 1824; Treasurer, 1814-1820; Harveian orator, 1815; Physician to the Westminster Hospital, 1800-1808; Physician-Extraordinary to Queen Charlotte, 1816; Physician-in-Ordinary to the Duchess of Kent and to the infant Princess Victoria, 1820; died, 1835.


Scope and content/abstract:

Memoirs of Richard Pulteney by his friend William George Maton, MD, prefixed to a second edition of Dr Pulteney's Life and writings of Linnaens, (1805), illustrated by various original letters, drawings, prints etc. and interleaved with diplomas from various medical societies, and catalogue of the library of Dr Pulteney.

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System of arrangement:

Single item

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Conditions governing reproduction:

All requests should be referred to the Archivist.

Finding aids:

Available at the Royal College of Physicians.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Provenance of the collection is unknown.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Imported from the RCP's Adlib catalogue; edited 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:
Aug 2008

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