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STROTHER, Edward (1675-1737)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-STROE
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: STROTHER, Edward (1675-1737)
Date(s): [1724]
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Strother | Edward | 1675-1737 | physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1675; extra-licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, 1700; practised at Alnwick; graduated MD at the University of Utrecht, 1720; licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, 1721; author of a number of medical works, in particular making detailed comments on the problems and use of 'Jesuits' bark', cinchona, in fever, and on the treatment of smallpox; died, 1737.


Scope and content/abstract:

Epitome Praxis medicinae by Edward Strother, possibly lecture notes for Praelectiones Pharmaco-logicarum et Medico-practicarum of which he published a syllabus in 1724.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Single item

Conditions governing access:

Open for 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:

Purchased from Sothebys, 1972.

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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