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  • /1 Holograph note re. Jordan's letter of recognition from the Society of Apothecaries.
  • /2 Holograph note entry in Wheeler's Manchester.
  • /3 Holograph note re. references to Jordan in the minutes of court of examiners of the Society of Apothecaries.
  • /4 Holograph note entry in Baines, Directory.
  • /5-6 Holograph notes entry in Swindells, Manchester streets and Manchester men.
  • /7-8 Holograph notes references in Hibbert-Ware's Life.
  • /9 Holograph note re. Jordan giving evidence as expert witness in murder trial 1826.
  • /10 Holograph note reference in 'Evans Mss'.
  • /11 Holograph note anecdote about Dr Jordan's house in Bridge St. told to Leech by Dr F.B. Hargreaves.
  • /12 Holograph note re. Jordan's first school in Back Queen St.
  • /13 Holograph note (not by EBL), anecdote of Dr Renaud about Jordan studying anatomical specimens in bed.
  • /14 Holograph note re. sculptor of Jordan's bust, Edgar Papworth.
  • /15-17 Holograph notes MRI minutes references to Jordan.
  • /18 Holograph note a silver cup given to S.R. Wilson's grandfather for helping with election to MRI.
  • /19 MD entry 1847/HN MD entry 1856.
  • /20 MD entry 1869.
  • /21 Holograph note references in Manchester Royal School of Medicine minutes.
  • /22 Holograph note Letter from H. Ollier to Joseph Jordan, 30 December 1835, congratulates on election to office of surgeon at MRI.
  • /23 Holograph note entry in Whellan's Directory 1852.
  • /24-25 Holograph note Manchester City News'Notes and queries' biographical details about Jordan.
  • /26 Holograph note from Slugg, Reminiscences.
  • /27 Holograph note fromPalatine Note Book Vol. 1, friendship with Samuel Hibbert -Ware from army days.
  • /28-29 Holograph note from Palatine Note Book, volume 4, Jordan family and their home at Oak Hall, Salford.
  • /30 Holograph note re. resignation from MRI in 1866.
  • /31 Holograph note from 'Cuttings book' presentation of his bust to MRI in 1886.
  • /32 Copy of Lancet 31 May 1873, contains obituary of Jordan.
  • /33 Cutting entry for Jordan, Brockbank Lives of the Honorary Staff of the MRI...
  • /34 Typescript biographical note of Jordan.
  • /35 Letter A.E.H. Blackburn to EBL, 22 November 1922, returns copy of Life of Joseph Jordan, and is pleased to hear the copy of the Radford portrait has been possible.
  • /36 Letter from Henry Simpson to EMB, 24 May 1902, relates memories of Joseph Jordan.
  • /37 Letter from F.W Jordan to 'Mr Platt' 11 February 1901, query about copy of Life of Joseph Jordan in the University Medical Library.
  • /38 Holograph note re. inscription on the back of a portrait of Joseph Jordan.
  • /39-41 Letters from J.B. Jordan to EBL 19 Feb-3 April 1927, re. donation of items of Jordan to the Manchester Medical Society and explains other documents have probably been destroyed.
  • /42-46 Letters from W. Lyons to EBL, re. donation of portrait of Jordan by William Bradley [picture is now at the MRI].
  • /47 -48 Copy letters from Keeper of Manuscripts, Guildhall Library, London, 7 March 1979 to F.B. Beswick [Executive Dean of the University of Manchester Medical School], and from E.H. Cornelius, librarian at the Royal College of Surgeons to Beswick 9 March 1979, concerning entries for Jordan in minute books of the Court of Examiners of the Society of Apothecaries and College of Surgeons respectively.
  • /49 Holograph note by William Brockbank re. Jordan's residence at 70 Bridge St.
  • /50 Letter from Walter Smith of Scottish Widows' Fund to WB, 9 March 1965 re. deeds of 21 Albert Square, Manchester, formerly used by Joseph Jordan.
  • /51 Copy of scrapbook relating to Joseph Jordan described as being in possession of a great nephew of Jordan, records various biographical details and newscuttings about him.
  • /52 Typed transcript of letter to Manchester Guardian 26 December 1835 from 'Suum Ciuque Tribuitio', presumably supporting Jordan's candidature for MRI.
  • /53 A signed note by Dr James Murdoch confirming Jordan has attended his lectures on midwifery at Edinburgh New Town Dispensary (poor condition).
  • /54-58 Portrait photographs of Jordan, in middle age (note on dorse indicates they were donated by Charles Jordan in 1887).
  • /59 Carte de visite photograph of Jordan in middle age
  • /60 Mounted photograph of Jordan (larger version of 59)
  • /61-63 copies (smaller size) of photograph /60.
  • /64 Photographic print of portrait showing Jordan as a young man.
  • /65 Carte de visite photograph of Jordan as old man.
  • /66-69 Photographs of the Jordan bust (2 views), donated by Charles Jordan.
  • /70 Cutting showing group of portrait of six individuals including Jordan.
  • /71 Copy of a card of Jordan's, presumably printed in connection with his campaign of 1835 for election to MRI as honorary surgeon. (includes voting figures on dorse)
  • /72-73 Views of the Jordan family residence at Old Farm, Cross Lane, Salford, one is a cutting from Manchester Guardian 9 September 1930.