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Roberts, Thomas (fl 1784)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0105
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Roberts, Thomas (fl 1784)
Date(s): 1784
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Roberts | Thomas | fl 1784 | medical student ?


Administrative/Biographical history:

No biographical information on Thomas Roberts was available at the time of compilation.

William Saunders was born in Banff, Scotland in 1743. He was educated in Edinburgh, and took his degree of Doctor of Medicine at Edinburgh in 1765. He was admitted as a Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians in 1769. He was elected as physician to Guy's Hospital, in 1770. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society and the Antiquarian Society, and was then admitted a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1790. He served in the office of Censor, Gulstonian Lecturer in 1792, and Harveian Orator in 1796. He was appointed Physican extraordinary to the Prince Regent in 1807. He died in Enfield in 1817.


Scope and content/abstract:

1 volume, 1784, titled Elements of the Practice of Physic, for the Use of Gentlemen who attend lectures on that subject. Read at Guy's Hospital, By William Saunders M.D. of the Royal College of Physicians, and Physicians to Guy's Hospital. 1784. Taken by Thomas Roberts comprising notes of lectures.

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 provenance of this volume is unknown. The contents page indicates that there is also a second volume but its whereabouts is unknown.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.
Source: Monks Roll Volume 2, p 399-400.

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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