The collection comprises examination papers answered by Chinese students, the subjects being anatomy and osteology.
Papers of: Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 120 MSS.2934-2935
- Dates of Creation1887-1888
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 files
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The College of Medicine for Chinese was set up in Hong Kong on the initiative of James Cantlie (1851-1926) and Patrick Manson (1844-1922) during the 1880s, and developed into the medical school of the Hong Kong University. Sun Yat Sen (1860-1925), later first President of the Chinese Republic, was one of its first pupils.
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Presented by Major Neil Cantlie, 1931 (accession number 89186).
Other Finding Aids
Described in: S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).
Collection level description available on-line on the Wellcome Library website
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
manuscript, loose papers.
description compiled by Christopher Hilton based upon those in the Library's published finding aid by S.A.J. Moorat.
Conditions Governing Use
Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.
These papers were kept by Sir James Cantlie.
This material may have been kept by Cantlie as background to his book (written in collaboration with Charles Sheridan Jones) Sun Yat Sen and the Awakening of China (London: Jarrold & Sons, 1912).