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POYNTON, Frederic John (1869-1943)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-POYNF
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: POYNTON, Frederic John (1869-1943)
Date(s): [1902]-1940
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 4 items
Name of creator(s): Poynton | Frederic John | 1869-1943 | paediatrician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1869; educated at Marlborough School; studied medicine at University College, Bristol and St Mary's Hospital; qualified, 1893; Assistant Physician at Great Ormond Street, 1900; Assistant Physician, in charge of the children's wards, at University College Hospital, 1903; full Physician at UCH, 1910; full Physician at Great Ormond Street, 1919; First World War captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps; Bradshaw lecturer at the Royal College of Physicians, 1924; Lettsomian lecturer at the Medical Society of London, 1927; President of the British Paediatric Association, 1931; Long Fox Lecturer at Bristol, 1934; retired from his hospital appointments, 1934; died, 1943.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Frederic John Poynton, [1902]-1940, including scrapbook, with letters and newspaper cuttings relating to Poynton and addresses including on the occasion of the unveiling of a memorial to Dr William Oliver, on the history of early aeronautics and the history of the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street.

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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:

Donated by Dr F J Poynton, 1935.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Imported from the RCP's Adlib catalogue; edited by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: Biographical information was found using a Google search.

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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