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Bath: Casualty Hospital

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.1094-1097
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Bath: Casualty Hospital
Date(s): 1788-1840
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 4 volumes
Name of creator(s): Casualty Hospital
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Administrative/Biographical history:

This hospital is now the Royal United Hospital which dates from 1826, when the two old Charities, the Bath Pauper Charity founded in 1746, and the Casualty Hospital were amalgamated. This material is from the library of Herbert Leonard Fuller (1902-1966), a member of an old medical family resident in Bath: he was consulting surgeon to the hospital from 1937 to the time of his death.


Scope and content/abstract:

Four volumes of administrative documentation relating to the Bath Casualty Hospital: two volumes relating to the Hospital's rules and orders, an account book and a register of wills in the Hospital's favour, 1788-1840.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

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:

From the library of Herbert Leonard Fuller (1902-1966) of Bath.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased 1970.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry copied from Wellcome online catalogue 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

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