Anonymous notes on forensic medicine and on insanity

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Scope and Content

Anonymous notes on forensic medicine and on insanity, reputedly in the hand of B.G.A. Moynihan, who became Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Leeds, 1910-1925, and Professor of Surgery, 1925-1927

Administrative / Biographical History

Berkeley George Andrew Moynihan, 1st Baron Moynihan, was born in Malta. He was Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Leeds, 1910-1925, and Professor of Surgery, 1925-1927. He specialised in abdominal, gastric and pancreatic surgical techniques. From 1925 to 1931 he was President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was appointed KB, 1912; CB,1917; KCMG, 1918; Baronet, 1922 and Baron in 1929

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Transferred from Medical Library, July 1981

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

None

Additional Information

Reputedly (but not indubitably) in the hand of B.G.A. Moynihan. Reference to McNaughten rules of 1843 on f.48v, but no explicit reference to Lunacy Act of 1890.