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Nesham Family Papers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0165
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Nesham Family Papers
Date(s): 1820-1860
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 5 volumes
Name of creator(s): Nesham | William | fl 1820-1876 | surgeon
Nesham | Thomas Cargill | d 1899 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

No biographical information was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of the Nesham Family, 1820-1860, comprising 4 volumes of notes by William Nesham, taken at lectures given by Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie FRCS (1783-1862), 1820-1821; and a volume of notes by Nesham's son Thomas Cargill Nesham, taken at lectures given by Sir James Young Simpson (1811-1870), 1860-1861.

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:

Donated by Mrs Robert Nesham in 1945, on behalf of the late Dr Nesham, through Surgeon Rear Admiral Robert Joseph Willan (FRCS).

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:
Sep 2008

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