Ballard Lecture Notes

Scope and Content

Student notes on lectures delivered at University College London by William Sharpey, Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, session 1840/41; and notes on the principles and practice of medicine delivered by Charles James Blasius Williams, Professor of Medicine, session 1842/43.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Ballard was born in Islington, London, on 15 April 1820. He attended University College London and qualified as a doctor. One of his lecturers at UCL was William Sharpey, Professor of Anatomy and Physiology from 1836 to 1874; another was Charles James Blasius Williams, Professor of Medicine from 1838 to 1848. Ballard went on to become a Medical Inspector of the Local Government Board. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. He published 'Materia Medica' conjointly with Dr.Sir A.B.Garrod. Ballard died on 19 February 1897.

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Transferred from the Medical Sciences Library at University College London, in January 1981.

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