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Brown, Sir Walter Langdon, 1870-1946 (Knight and physician)

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Biography

Sir Walter Langdon-Brown (1870-1946), physician, was born Walter Brown in Bedford on 13 August 1870. He was educated at Bedford School and St John's College, Cambridge, and entered St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1894. He qualified in 1897, and subsequently became house-physician to S.J. Gee. Brown was appointed medical registrar at St Bart's in 1906, assistant physician in 1913, and full physician in 1924, retiring from the hospital in 1930. He was also assistant physician, 1900-1906, and full physician, 1906-1922, at the Metropolitan Hospital. He was Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge, 1932-1935. Following his knighthood in 1935, he changed his name to Langdon-Brown. He died in Cambridge on 3 October 1946.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence from W. Langdon-Brown, 3 Nov. 1942-9 Nov. 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251/L/2-3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The correspondence consists of c.1100 letters, 1926-61, with the letters after 1959 addressed to Kendon's widow. The correspondents include Lascelles Abercrombie (1 letter, 1931); Ernest Altounyan (surgeon, Aleppo) (17, 1936-51); John Arlott (3, 1944); John Armitage (4, 1940-51); Henry Baerlein (3, 1945-56); Sir Ernest Barker (2, 1948-55); H.E. Bates (1, 1941); Clifford Bax (1, 1948); Adrian H. Bell (11, 1940-47); Ernest A. Benians (8, 1948); Anthony Bertram (2, 1948); Edmund Blunden (16,...
Dates: 3 Nov. 1942-9 Nov. 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Gertrude Caldwell: Notes on lectures of Sir Walter Langdon-Brown

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8650
Scope and Contents

Notes on Cambridge lectures given by Walter Langdon-Brown on elementary medicine.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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