The collection contains:
Papers of Thomas Hume (fl.1873-1875), Surgeon, and Andrew Crawford Hume (d. 1970)
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- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-1096
- Dates of Creation1873-1927
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish ; Latin
- Physical Description1 box
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Administrative / Biographical History
Mr. Andrew Crawford Hume was born circa 1903. He obtained his qualification to practice as a Veterinary Surgeon in 1927. Latterly Hume had lived and practiced in Weybridge, Surrey, England, and had been a partner in the firm Hume, Crittall and Westaway. He retired circa 1966. Mr. Andrew Crawford Hume MRCVS died at Weybridge Hospital in the spring of 1970. His funeral took place at Randalls Park Crematorium and Cemetery, Leatherhead.
Thomas Hume may have been born in the mid-19th century (late-1840s or mid-1850s). He obtained surgical qualifications from Edinburgh University in 1873 (M.B.). The following year in 1874 he was appointed as a surgeon in the army. He became a surgeon with the Indian Medical Service. he was also a Fellow of the Botanical Society, Edinburgh. His publications include Jail hygiene in India, published in Calcutta, 1881, and Vaso-motor diseases in India, 1879.
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Accessioned August 2006, Accession no: E2006.27.
The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material contained within the collection.
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Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections.