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Physiology Volume 2

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0084
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Physiology Volume 2
Date(s): [1859-1880]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history:

'Archibald John Richardson, Draper, Hotiern, Doncaster.' is written at the front if the volume, in the same hand as the prescriptions. It may be the name of the author, or a note written by the author. No further biographical information is available.

A card is pasted inside the back cover, which reads 'In affectioniate rememberance of Henry Motherby of Henshall, who died on the 26th December 1870, aged 41 years.' No further biographical information is available.


Scope and content/abstract:

Physiology Volume 2, c1859-c1880, comprising a volume containing notes of lectures on Physiology; prescriptions for medications, with directions on usage, 1859-1880; a rememberance card for Henry Motherby of Henshall, c1870; and a recipe for cough mixture.

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:

Additional manuscripts catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The volume was presented to the Library by Dr Bernard Johnson in 1952.

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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