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REID, Douglas Arthur (b 1833)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA KH/PP15
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: REID, Douglas Arthur (b 1833)
Date(s): 1851-1853
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Reid | Douglas Arthur | b 1833 | medical student


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 2 June 1833; medical student, King's College London, 1851; served in the Crimean War, 1855-1856.

Publications: Memories of the Crimean War, January 1855 to June 1856 (St Catherine Press, London, 1911); Soldier-surgeon. The Crimean war letters of Dr Douglas A Reid, 1855-1856 edited by Joseph O Baylen and Alan Conway (University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, [1968]).


Scope and content/abstract:

Book of handwritten notes and sketches, Oct-Dec 1851, taken by Reid from lectures on physiology delivered by Professor Robert Bentley Todd, and Professor Sir William Bowman, King's College London; volume of handwritten notes from lectures given by Professor Sir William Fergusson on the principles and practice of surgery, Oct-Dec 1851, and from clinical lectures given by Fergusson and Professor Richard Partridge, 1852-1853, with several caricatures of staff and other sketches.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

2 volumes as above.

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, King's College London.

Finding aids:

Handlist available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

King's College Hospital.

Allied Materials

Related material:

King's College London Archives also holds papers of Professor Sir William Fergusson (ref: KH/PP7).

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: H Willoughby Lyle King's and some King's men (Oxford University Press, London, 1935); British Library OPAC 97. Compiled by Annabel Dodds.

Rules or conventions:
National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997; ISAD(G), Second edition, 2000.

Date(s) of descriptions:
May 2000.

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