Anonymous fair-copy notes from lectures on anatomy and surgery reputedly delivered by Sir Charles Bell in 1822

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Scope and Content

Contents: ff. 1-110, anatomy, dated 1822; ff. 110-174r., surgery, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Bell discovered the distinct functions of nerves. In 1829 he became a Royal Society medallist and also received a knighthood. He was appointed Professor of Surgery at Edinburgh in 1836

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Transferred from Medical Library, June 1981


In English

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