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Humphryes, Sydney

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0059
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Humphryes, Sydney
Date(s): 1646-[1668]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Humphryes | Sydney | fl 1686 | collector of recipes


Administrative/Biographical history:

Currently no biographical information on Sydney Humphryes is known.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Sydney Humphryes, 1646-c1668, comprising a volume containing 'receipts' or recipes compiled by Sydney Humphryes, although the volume contains a variety of other hands. Including recipes for fruit waters and hair dyes, as well as treatments for burns, vomiting, the plague, and scrofula.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

By written appointment only.

Conditions governing reproduction:

No photocopying permitted.

Finding aids:

Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1928) by Victor G Plarr.

Archival Information

Archival history:

A note on the second page states "Given to me by my friend R Winburn Esq. July 1820. Henry Butterworth, 7 Fleet Street". Henry Butterworth (1786-1860) was a publisher of law books.

Immediate source of acquisition:

The volume was stamped by the Library on 11 Jun 1895.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

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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