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      40 pieces in 3 folders

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  • /1 Cutting, entry in E. Brockbank, Lives sketches of the honorary medical staff....
  • /2 Copy entry for Percival in DNB..
  • /3 Offprint, W.H. Brindley, Thomas Percival, repr. from Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society 1939-1941.
  • /4 Copy from C Van Doren, Benjamin Franklin (London 1939), extract recording a meeting of Franklin and Percival in 1771.
  • /5 Holograph note from Manchester school registers, entry for son, biographical info. about Percival.
  • /6-7 Holograph notes from life of Hibbert-Ware, Life.
  • /8 Cuttings from the Lit and Phil centenary volume, 1883, references to Percival
  • /9 Holograph note re. published works of Percival.
  • /10 Holograph note from Wheeler's Manchester 1836.
  • /11 Cutting BMJ supplement 14 September 1935, Robert Forbes 'A historical survey of medical ethics', refers to Percival.
  • /12 Holograph note re. Percival's Ethics.
  • /13 Holograph note re. Essays medical and experimental.
  • /14 Offprint, Chauncey D. Leake Percival's medical ethics reprinted from Boston medical and surgical journal 1927.
  • /15 Cutting, article on 'Thomas Percival'sMedical ethics' from Documenta Geigy March 1958.
  • /16 Cutting Manchester Guardian 27 September 1940, brief article on Percival, 'A Manchester pioneer of science' on the bicentennial of his birth'
  • /17 Cutting Manchester Guardian 28 September 1940, brief article on Percival, 'a social pioneer' on the bicentenary of his birth' (poor condition).
  • /18 Cutting Journal of the Royal College of Physicians 8.4. 1974, extract from article which comments on Percival.
  • /19 Holograph note MRI minutes references to Percival 1780-1804.
  • /20 Holograph note entry for Percival in Medical Register 1779
  • /21 Holograph note Richard Wade, The rise of nonconformity in Manchester (1880).
  • /22 Holograph note entry for Percival in Innes-Smith.
  • /23 Holograph note re. Thomas's son, James Percival.
  • /24 Holograph note MCN 31 Jan 1880, "Notes and queries' that Jabez Bunting, Methodist preacher, was a former assistant of Percival.
  • /25-26 Holograph notes entry in Swindells' Manchester men.
  • /27 Letter from A.S. Percival, (great-grandson of Thomas) to EBL?, 6 November 1903, thanking for information about Thomas, says only has a copy of the Medical ethics in his possession.
  • /28 Holograph note transcript of Percival's gravestone.
  • /29 Holograph note re. burial of George Percival at Warrington church 1805.
  • /30 Holograph note re. Percival's will, 1814.
  • /31 Holograph note re. a book of Percival's Experiments and observations in water (1769), seen in 'Free Library' [Manchester?].
  • /32 Medical and Chirurigical Review 1 November 1807, review of the collected works of Percival. (fragile)
  • /33-35 Photographs of different sizes of the miniature of Percival (now lost).
  • /36-37 Photographs of the silhouette of Percival, from Kendrick's Warrington worthies./
  • /38 Offprint, E.M.Brockbank, Thomas Percival MD FRS, repr. from the Medical Chronicle July 1903.
  • /39 Offprint, E.M. Brockbank, A medical statistician of a century and a half ago, (Manchester Statistical Society 1934); discusses Percival's pioneering work with medical statistics.
  • /40 Copy of letter from A.L. Smyth (hon. librarian of the Manchester Lit and Phil. Society) to WB, 3 June 1976, discussing Percival's involvement with the Society.