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Adeney, George Cuthbert (1879-1958)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0045
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Adeney, George Cuthbert (1879-1958)
Date(s): 1902-1957
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 12 volumes and 58 letters
Name of creator(s): Adeney | George Cuthbert | 1879-1958 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

George Cuthbert Adeney was born in 1879. He was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St Thomas' Hospital, where he was house physician and clinical assistant in the throat department. He obtained MRCS in 1903, and FRCS in 1911. During World War One he served in the Royal Army Medical Corps with the rank of Major. He became medical officer for the Ministry of Health in c 1928. Subsequently he was regional medical officer for the Ministry at Norwich. He was also a member of the Medical Society for Individual (Alderian) Psychology. He died in 1958.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of George Cuthbert Adeney, 1902-1957, comprising diaries, 1939-1957; letters to Adeney's sister Gladys, 1902-1920; scrapbooks, notebooks and typescript notes, 1913-1950s.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

By written appointment with the Deputy Librarian. Please contact Tina Craig.

Conditions governing reproduction:

No photocopying permitted.

Finding aids:

Additional manuscripts catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The diaries and correspondence were donated by Mrs Adeney in 1973. The accession record does not note the scrapbooks and notebooks within this donation. Their provenance is unknown.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner. Source: Lives of the Fellows, 1952-1964 page 3

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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