AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area

Affleck, Sir James Ormiston (1840-1922)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.856-857
Held at: Wellcome Library
  Click here to find out how to view this collection at ›
Full title: Affleck, Sir James Ormiston (1840-1922)
Date(s): 1897, 1898
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Affleck | Sir | James Ormiston | 1840-1922 | Knight | Physician
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

The author obtained his MD at Edinburgh in 1869, and was elected FRCP in 1875, and was Professor of Clinical Medicine at Edinburgh University in 1885. He was knighted in 1911 [Cf. B.M.J. 1922, i, pp. 617, 618.]


Scope and content/abstract:

Lectures delivered at Dr. Affleck's Class of Physic, Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh. Winter Session 1897-1898: On the Practice of Medicine. Holograph notes taken by Dr John Dixon Comrie [1875-1939]. Written on the rectos only, with inserted printed summaries pasted in: and in Vol. I, a 'General Outline of the Course'. Produced in Edinburgh.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In 2 volumes.

Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Described in: S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by Mrs. Comrie, 1939.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Personal Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"