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PARIS, John Ayrton (1785-1856)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-PARIJ
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: PARIS, John Ayrton (1785-1856)
Date(s): 1809-1810
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Paris | John Ayrton | [1785]-1856 | physician and author


Administrative/Biographical history:

Baptised, 1785; Tancred studentship at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1803-1808; Physician at the Westminster Hospital, 1808-1813; Physician to the Penzance Dispensary, 1813-1817; returned to London to set up in practice, 1817; began a series of lectures in materia medica at Great Windmill Street School of Medicine, [1817]; lectured in materia medica for the Royal College of Physicians, 1819-1826; President of the Royal College of Physicians, 1844-1856; died, 1856.


Scope and content/abstract:

John Ayrton Paris' annotated copy of 'A memoir on the physiology of the egg', read before the Linnean Society of London, 21 Mar 1809' (London 1810), with two unpublished watercolour drawings by M C Noble interleaved.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Single item

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:

Purchased from Jeremy Norman and Co. Inc, 1981.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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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