Notes: history of neurosurgery

Scope and Content

Manuscript and typescript copies of tables illustrating nineteenth century neurosurgery, including statistics relating to brain tumours at Guy's Hospital under Hale White, operations by Victor Horsley and operations by Macewen. These tables were used in the Macewen Lecture given in 1948 and the information from them is used in the published version of this lecture, Sir William Macewen's contribution to neuro-surgery and its sequels, Glasgow University Press 1950. A copy of this lecture is at JEF/1/3/2.