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Waller, W (fl 1784)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0199
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Full title: Waller, W (fl 1784)
Date(s): Late 18th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Waller | W | fl 1784 | surgeon of Gosport, Hampshire


Administrative/Biographical history:

W Waller was a surgeon at Gosport, Hampshire, reported to be a pupil of John Hunter together with his brother, also W Waller, a surgeon at Portsmouth. The name Waller appears in the Hampshire Directory for 1784 under Surgeons in Gosport.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of W Waller, surgeon of Gosport, late 18th century, comprising a manuscript volume of notes taken by Waller at John Hunter's lectures, titled An Abstract of Lectures on Surgery delivered at London by Mr John Hunter.

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:

Archival Information

Archival history:

The volume was given to Mr J B Winter of Brighton, along with many others, by Mr W Waller, surgeon of Gosport, in c 1840. Winter was Waller's maternal uncle. The manuscript belonged to the Brighton and Sussex Medico-Chirurgical Society in 1847, but was discarded from the collection during a move of premises. Since that time the volume was in the possession of Mr Hugh James McCurrich.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by Mr Hugh James McCurrich (FRCS), in 1955.

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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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