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

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 595
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1822
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (ii., 182 ff.) Watermarks: 1819-1821 (ff. i, 5 and 14 respectively). Ff. 174-182, blank. Text mainly on rectos only; some diagrams on versos

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

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Transferred from Medical Library, June 1981

Note

In English

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None

Additional Information

n.d.