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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-PALMR
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: PALMER, Ralph
Date(s): 17th century-18th century
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 items
Name of creator(s): Palmer | Ralph | fl 1700 | nephew of Baldwin Hamey
Hamey | Baldwin | 1600-1676 | physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Baldwin Hamey the younger was born, 1600; University of Leiden as a student of philosophy, 1617-; spent some time studying in Oxford; apprenticed to his father, 1622-1623; returned to Leiden, 1625-1626; MD, 1626; incorporated DM at Oxford, 1630; Fellow of the College of Physicians of London, 1634; eight times censor from 1640 to 1654; registrar, 1646 and 1650-1654; Treasurer, 1664-1666. Practised in London, 1627-1666; died, 1676.


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of papers by and about Baldwin Hamey (1600-1676); and a biographical memoir of Hamey, 1733.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

Records are open for consultation.

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:

Collected by Baldwin Hamey's nephew Ralph Palmer and presented by him to College in 1700.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Palmer, R, Life of the most Eminent Dr. Baldwin Hamey, (1733).

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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