Hodgkin (Thomas) (Physician) Archive

Scope and Content

The archive comprises some printed work by Thomas Hodgkin, letters to and from fellow physicians and a box of notes on medical cases, observations, sketches and various fragments.

Thomas Hodgkin (b.1798 - d.1866) was a British physician, considered one of the most prominent pathologists of his time and a pioneer in preventive medicine. He is now best known for the first account of Hodgkin's disease, a form of lymphoma and blood disease, in 1832. Hodgkin's work marked the beginning of the development of the role of the pathologist in being actively involved in the clinical process.

Arrangement

Arranged by document type and then chronologically. Original order unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please follow this link for further information about how to access items from this collection: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/special-collections/collections/collection_details.php?id=150 .

Acquisition Information

Acquisition history of this collection is unknown.

Archivist's Note

This EAD description created 9/13/2019.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright relating to all works created by Thomas Hodgkin has been passed to Newcastle University. In all other cases, UK copyright rules apply.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.