Gibb (Dr Charles) Archive

Scope and Content

This is a small collection of papers relating to the early career of Dr. Charles John Gibb (1824-1916), a local doctor who worked at the Newcastle Infirmary before setting up private practice in the city. The papers include certificates of Dr. Gibb's attendance at the Newcastle School of Medicine and his Certificate of Admittance to the Royal College of Surgeons, as well as journals of his travels in Scotland and Europe in 1848 and photographs of the Gibb family home in Sandyford, Newcastle. Dr. Gibb was immortalised in the famous Blaydon Races song: "Sum went to the dispensary, an' uthers to Doctor Gibbs".

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please follow this link for further information about how to access items from this collection: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/special-collections/collections/collection_details.php?id=66 .

Acquisition Information

This archive was deposited to Newcastle University Special Collections by John Dryden in 1996. A photograph album was subsequently gifted in 2003 by Gillian Adams.

Archivist's Note

This EAD description created 10/12/2018.

Conditions Governing Use

UK copyright law applies

Accruals

No further material is expected to be added to the collection