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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-PETEN
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: PETERS, N
Date(s): 1739
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Peters | N


Administrative/Biographical history:

Richard Lower was born, 1631; education, Westminster School; Christ Church, Oxford, 1651-1665; had established an active medical practice in Oxford; established himself as an important medical researcher; relocated to London to establish a medical practice, 1666; maintained his research activities for several years after arriving in London but devoted himself increasingly to clinical medicine; Fellow of the College of Physicians, 1675; Royal Physician, 1675; died, 1691.


Scope and content/abstract:

English translation by N Peters in 1739 of Richard Lower's Tractatus de corde (1699), with finely drawn copies of the seven plates at the end.

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:

Bequeathed by Dr D Lloyd Roberts, 1920.

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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