History of medicine
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Item — DCPP/AMO/9
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/9
Scope and Contents Written from 14 York Place, Portman Square [London], with, at back: list of books read, 1858, and letters and notes written and received in 1858 and 1859; short list of books recommended at front. Also includes pressed flowers, newspaper cuttings, part of a letter to 'Miss Fisher' from an unknown writer, July 1859, re wedding outfits, entry for 10 Jan 1858 and a scrap of paper in later hand. Includes various visits to the Crystal Palace, theatre, opera and Royal Academy. Notable entries...
Dates: 1858-10-24 - 1859-08-05
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10179
Scope and Contents Contains typescripts of memoirs of Sir Humphrey Davy Rolleston, in three parts including: Family Memoranda 1 (42 pp.); Personal Memoranda 2 (109 pp.); and Personal Reminisces 3 (173 pp.). Also included are various draft typescripts for the Personal Memoranda 2 including Schools (5 pp.); 1880-81 (19 pp.); Examinations (5 pp.); General Medical Council (2 pp.). Manuscript drafts of various sections of the memoirs including those commencing 'As children…' (1 p.), 1889 (6 pp.), 1892 (2 pp.) and...
Dates: c. 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
Item — DCPP/WHI/2/6
Notes written during Whitby's 1956 Commonwealth Tour relating to his life-saving transfusion in 1918 and the development of the Transfusion Service , 1956
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/2/6
Scope and Contents This brief overview describes how Whitby received his life-saving blood transfusion in 1918. The surgery to remove his right leg after he was severely wounded at the Somme was carried out by Gordon Gordon-Taylor, a surgeon from the Middlesex Hospital, where Lionel would later complete his medical training and forge his career as a bacteriologist. It refers to the outbreak of the Second World War, when he was 'entrusted with the creation and development of the Transfusion Service to supply...
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