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TIRARD, Professor Sir Nestor Isidore Charles (1853-1928)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA KH/PP18
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: TIRARD, Professor Sir Nestor Isidore Charles (1853-1928)
Date(s): 1905-1914
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box (0.01 cubic metres)
Name of creator(s): Tirard | Sir | Nestor Isidore Charles | 1853-1928 | Knight | Professor of Medicine
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1853; King's College School, 1867-1871; King's College Hospital, 1872-1877; Warneford Entrance Scholarship, 1871; Gold Medal in Physiology at Intermediate M.B. Examination and Gold Medals in Forensic and in Obstetric Medicine, 1877; House Physician, King's College Hospital, 1876-1877; Sambrooke Medical Registrar, 1878; Assistant Physician, 1885; Physician, 1892; Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacology, 1885-1900; Professor of the Principles and Practice of Medicine, 1900-1919; Fellow of King's College, 1885; retired King's College, 1919; Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Consulting Physician, King's College, from 1919; Council member of the Royal College of Physicians, 1908-1910; Bradshaw Lecturer, 1914; Member of General Medical Council, 1922-1927; died, 1928.

Publications: Diphtheria and antitoxin (London, 1897); Albuminuria and Bright's Disease (London, 1899); edited The prescriber's pharmacopoeia (London, 1886); The essentials of Materia Medica and therapeutics (London, 1885); Thomson's conspectus adapted to the British Pharmacopeia of 1885 (London, 1887); King's College Hospital Reports (London, 1895-1903).


Scope and content/abstract:

Typescript papers concerning hospital reform with particular reference to King's College Hospital, including preferred co-operation between hospitals and public provident dispensaries, 1905-1906; proposals from the British Medical Association designed to correct perceived abuses in the charitable status of hospitals, 1906-1909; report by the King Edward's Hospital fund for London into the treatment of out-patients in London hospitals, 1911-1912; papers relating to the relocation of King's College Hospital to Camberwell comprising building design alterations, finance committee reports and press releases, 1906-1912; Medical Committee reports on teaching at the Hospital and the organisation of the Medical School, 1907-1914; correspondence between Nestor Tirard and the British Medical Association on the management of the Association and on the treatment of children in voluntary hospitals, 1909-1911.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Summary guide entry and detailed catalogue online and in hard copy in College Archives Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

King's College Hospital.

Allied Materials

Related material:

King's College London College Archives holds further entries relating to Tirard's career in King's College London Council Minutes (Ref: KA/C/M); King's College Hospital Committee of Management Minutes (Ref: KH/CM/M).

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Herbert Willoughby Lyle, King's and some King's men (London, 1935); British Library OPAC; Who's who; King's College London Calendars. Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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:
24 July 2000.

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