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Fawcett, Rowland Morris (fl 1820-1890)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0040
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Fawcett, Rowland Morris (fl 1820-1890)
Date(s): 1820-1827
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 15 volumes
Name of creator(s): Fawcett | Rowland Morris | fl 1820-1890 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Rowland Morris Fawcett studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, obtaining his MD in 1825. He became a Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 1924 and a Licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries in 1926. He practised in Cambridge, at Trumpington Street and then Scroope Terrace. He became Justice of the Peace for the borough and Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Cambridge. Fawcett retired from practice in 1884. His last entry in the medical directory is for 1890.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Roland Morris Fawcett, 1820-1827, comprising case notes, surgical notes and a commonplace book, 1822-1823; and lecture notes divided into sections titled 'Home', 'Hope', 'Murray', and 'Turner, Duncan and Alison', 1820-1827.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

By written permission of the Librarian.

Conditions governing reproduction:

No photocopying permitted.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The volumes were donated as part of the Library of Edward Henry Douty (FRCS), by his widow Mrs Rees-Mogg, in 1942.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.
Sources: Medical Directory 1860, 1871, 1885, 1890.

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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