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Seager, Charles Dagge (1779-1844)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0198
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Seager, Charles Dagge (1779-1844)
Date(s): c 1800
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Seager | Charles Dagge | 1779-1844 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Charles Dagge Seager was born in 1779. He was educated at Warminster Grammar School. He became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1801, and was one of the 300 founding members. He practised for many years in Cheltenham, c 1810; he appears also to have practised or resided in Guernsey. He retired to Clifton, c 1840. He became a Fellow of the College in 1843. Seager made a careful transcript of John Hunter's Lectures on Surgery, c 1800, originally taken down and arranged into aphorisms by John Hunter's friend, Charles Brandon Trye.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Charles Dagge Seager, c 1800, comprising a manuscript transcript by Seager, of the notes taken at lectures on surgery by John Hunter, arranged into aphorisms by Charles Brandon Trye.

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:

Library card catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

At one time the volume was given to Henry Bruges Buckle, surgeon at Oxford, by Charles Dagge Seager, but must have come back to the Seager family.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by Mr H W Seager (MRCS), son of Charles Seager, in 1920.

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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