Papers and registers of the Leeds and West Riding Medico-Chirurgical Society

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Minutes of General Meetings, 1872-1929, 1939-1951, with accounts; (2) Reports of meetings, 1897-1907, 1894-1903, both printed and in books of press cuttings; (3) Meeting attendance registers, ledgers, and legal documents

Administrative / Biographical History

Leeds and West Riding Medico-Chirurgical Society was established in 1872 by the amalgamation of the Leeds Medical Club and the Leeds Medical Society. It attained a leading position in provincial medical societies and was instrumental in setting up a library for the Leeds Medical School

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Note

In English