Biographical file

Scope and Content

  • /1-3 Three copy signatures, 1846-1856.
  • /4 MD entry 1847. Annotated by Bosdin Leech .
  • /5 MD entry 1869.
  • /6 Cuttings 'Comments and Answers: Dr Clay of Ashton-under-Lyne', Manchester City News, 28 June 1879.
  • /7 Cutting 'Local Men of Mark' Ashton-under-Lyne Herald, 23 and 30 January 1892. Mounted on paper by Bosdin Leech . torn at fold.
  • /8-21 Holograph notes (sources include James Bower Harrison's Diary, Manchester City News 'Notes and Queries', Palatine Note Book, medical directories).
  • /22 Holograph note (notes from DNB, vol XXII on Clay).
  • /23 Holograph note (biographical notes collated by Bosdin Leech when he was writing article in Manchester University Medical Students Gazette).
  • /24-35 Bundle of correspondence between Bosdin Leech and Charlotte and Francis C.R. Jourdain, the grandchildren of Clay, February - November 1927 and 10 July 1934.
  • /36 Cutting 'Manchester's Medical School' including section on Clay, Manchester City News, 19 March 1927.
  • /37 Cutting, Leech, 'Some Manchester Medical Authors and their works. III Charles Clay' Manchester University Medical Students Gazette n.d.
  • /38 Cutting, Leech 'Some Manchester Medical Authors and their works. III Charles Clay (concluded)', Manchester University Medical Students Gazette, n.d.
  • /39 Letter from William Fletcher Shaw to Bosdin Leech about Leech's article on Clay, 6 June 1933.
  • /40 Letter from Charles P. Finlayson (Edinburgh University Library) to Dr Young about Clay's education at Edinburgh, 14 March 1964.
  • /41 Photocopy cutting 'Portrait of Dr Charles Clay' Medical Circular, 8 June 1853. Date of photocopy not known.
  • /42 Computer printout of detailed catalogue entries for books in the Medical Library owned by Charles Clay, n.d. [1990s].
  • /43 Photocopy of portrait of Clay, 14 September 1993.
  • /44 Photocopy of inscription in volume sent to Clay by James Young Simpson, n.d.