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OGLE, John William (1824-1905)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-OGLEJ
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: OGLE, John William (1824-1905)
Date(s): 1782-1975
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 11 items
Name of creator(s): Ogle | John William | 1824-1905 | physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1824; educated at Wakefield School; Trinity College, Oxford, 1844; medical school in Kinnerton Street attached to St George's Hospital, London; licentiate, 1850, and Fellow, 1855, of the Royal College of Physicians; MA and MB, 1851; MD, 1857; worked at morbid anatomy and was Curator of the Museum, St George's Hospital; assistant physician, 1857; full physician, 1866; resigned from St George's, 1876; returned to active practice and Consulting Physician for St George's Hospital, 1877; died, 1905.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letters and papers of John William Ogle including correspondence with Florence Nightingale; other correspondence; articles and booklets by Ogle including on preventative medicine and medical reform; remarks read before a Sub-Committee, appointed to consider the question of Provident Dispensaries, 1857 and plan setting out Ogle's method of record keeping during Cholera epidemic in London, 1854.

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Conditions governing access:

Records are open to consultation, unless otherwise indicated.

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:

Deposited by Dr Douglas Hubble.

Allied Materials

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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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