Archives of St George's Hospital Medical School

Scope and Content

This is a collection of lectures and medical case notes which reflects the role that St George's Hospital has played in training doctors and surgeons between the years 1762-1933. Most of the collection is within the 19th century with Sir Benjamin Brodie's medical case notes and experiments. These span the whole of his career from a student at St George's to staff surgeon and surgeon to the Royal family. As well as Brodie, John and William Hunter's lecture series are documented as well as lectures from other notable surgeons including Sir Everard Home and Percivall Pott. Amongst the lectures and case notes there are testimonials and letters which related to the training hospital along with published books regarding the history of St George's and the famous surgeons it produced.

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For a more detailed description of this collection, please see the RCS England Archives online catalogue.