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  • /1 Holograph note Burgess in photo of Owens College students, 1895/6 [see MMC/5/9/4/9].
  • /2 Notice of appointment as RMO at Crumpsall 1898
  • /3 Notice of birth of son 1904.
  • /4 Printed Application letter and testimonials for post of Honorary Assistant Surgeon MRI [1905] and covering letter from Burgess to Bosdin Leech , 7 February 1934.
  • /5 Notice concerning Burgess Manchester Medical Students Gazette May 1906
  • /6 Medical Directory entry 1927.
  • /7 Cutting Manchester University Medical Students Gazette 1927, article about Burgess as president of BMA.
  • /8 Cutting Manchester Guardian 19 July 1929, article about Burgess as president of the BMA.
  • /9 Cutting Evening Chronicle 25 July 1929, article about Burgess as president of the BMA.
  • /10 Cutting Manchester Guardian 19 July 1929, article about Burgess as president of the BMA.
  • /11 Cutting Eccles and Patricroft Journal 22 March 1929, re. Burgess's intervention in a dispute about proposal of Eccles Town Council to confer the freedom of the borough on William and Charles Mayo [American surgeons] who were visiting Manchester as part of the 1929 BMA conference.
  • /12 notice of engagement of Burgess's son, 1933.
  • /13 Notice of marriage of Burgess's son 1935.
  • /14 Cutting Manchester University Medical Students Gazette March 1934, humorous poem [by I.H. Flack] which refers to Burgess
  • /15-16 CuttingsManchester University Medical Students Gazette March 1934, editorial and article on retirement of Burgess as professor of surgery.
  • /17 Cutting BMJ 5 August 1933 report of Burgess's speech at annual dinner of BMA 1933 in Dublin.
  • /18 CuttingManchester University Medical Students Gazette 1934, report of Burgess's lecture to the MSRC.
  • /19 notice of death of Burgess's wife, 1941.
  • /20 Holograph note by W.R. Douglas, n.d., re. Burgess's work on the appendix operation.
  • /21 Holograph note (WB) anecdote about Burgess's war service in Mesopotamia, recounted by his son, John Burgess.
  • /22 Letter from Leslie Witts to WB, n.d. concerning dispute between Burgess and Hey; opinions of both as teachers.
  • /23 Cutting from BrockbankLives of the Honorary Staff, entry for Burgess.
  • /24 Notice of death Manchester Guardian 9 May 1948
  • /25 obit. Manchester Guardian 15 May 1948
  • /26 obit. Manchester University Medical Students Gazette June 1948
  • /27-28 obits.BMJ 15 and 22 May 1948.
  • /29 obit. Lancet 15 May 1948.
  • /30 Cutting of a cartoon from Manchester University Medical Students Gazette, concerning Burgess's adoption of full aseptic dress.
  • /31 Cutting of a cartoon from Manchester University Medical Students Gazette May 1930, 'Recent advances in surgery' apparently refers to Burgess.
  • /32 Cutting photograph of Burgess as young man.
  • /33 Printed photograph of Burgess, in later life.
  • /34 autograph signature of Burgess.
  • /35 Typed bibliography of Burgess's writings on surgery c.1934]