Records of the Manchester Medical Society

  • Reference
      GB 133 MMS/1
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      254 items

Scope and Content

MMS/1 comprises the institutional records of the Society as a whole, including rulebooks, annual reports, minute books of the Council and meetings, membership rolls, and financial records. There is also correspondence from the 19th century concerning the relationships of the MMS with the Royal Victoria Gallery, the Royal Manchester Institution, the literary and Philosophical Society, the Manchester Statistical Society, and Owens College. Records relating to the Society's library include the catalogues dating from 1838, and minutes of the Library Committee. Published versions of lectures given to the Society by members and outside speakers can be found in MMS/1/7.


MMC/1 comprises the following series:

  • MMS/1/1 Rules/Laws
  • MMS/1/2 Annual Reports
  • MMS/1/3 Council minutes
  • MMS/1/4 Meetings
  • MMS/1/5 Membership records
  • MMS/1/6 Financial records
  • MMS/1/7 Publications
  • MMS/1/8 Administrative records
  • MMS/1/9 Library
  • MMS/1/10 Historical material
  • MMS/1/11 Social events (includes centenary)
  • MMS/1/12 Microscopical Section
  • MMS/1/13 Miscellaneous