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Brown Animal Sanatory Institution [SHERRINGTON, Sir Charles Scott (1857-1952)]

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 TH/PP12
Held at: King's College London College Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: Brown Animal Sanatory Institution [SHERRINGTON, Sir Charles Scott (1857-1952)]
Date(s): [1895-1904]
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Brown Institute
Sherrington | Sir | Charles Scott | 1857-1952 | Knight | pathologist

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (1857-1952) was Professor-Superintenden of the Brown Institution, which specialised in research into diseases of domestic animals. The Institute was situated in Wandsworth Road, South West London and was destroyed by bombing in 1944. Sherrington was later Professor of Pathology, University of London, and Lecturer on Physiology at St Thomas's Hospital.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Register, [1895-1904], entitled 'Rabies Investigations' of tests on the bodies of dogs sent to the Brown Institution for suspected rabies. Descriptions and results of the tests are given, with some related correspondence pasted into the register. Cases were investigated by Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, Sir John Rose Bradford and Frederick William Twort, Professor-Superintendents of the Institution.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

1 volume

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 and Corporate Record Services.

Finding aids:

Summary guide on-line.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The volume appears to have been deposited at St Thomas's Medical School Library through Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, who became Lecturer on Physiology at St Thomas's Hospital.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Allied Materials

Related material:


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Who's Who 1897-1996, CD-ROM (A & C Black); Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts in the Library of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School (1491-1900) D T Bird (London, 1984); Who's Who 1897-1996 CD-ROM (A & C Black). Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

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:
September 2002; revised January 2003

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