Papers of Sir James Paget

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Sir James Paget, 1814-1899, 1st baronet, surgeonScope and ContentPapers of Sir James Paget, [1832-1896], comprising lecture notes from lectures delivered while Paget was Demonstrator of Morbid Anatomy and Lecturer of General Anatomy and Physiology at St. Bartholomew's Hospital between 1839 and 1859. The collection also includes a large section of case notes relating to cases treated by Paget and post mortem examination reports also produced by Paget.

In addition the collection includes Paget's notes on various areas of research including some of his notes on Paget's disease, speeches delivered by Paget and papers collected by Paget relating to the University of London, from the period that Paget served as Vice-Chancellor. Lastly there is a section of personal papers that includes Paget's memoirs, correpondence, papers relating to his appointments throughout his career and yearly diaries.


The records are arranged in seven sections; Lecture Notes, Case Notes, Post Mortem Examination Reports, Research, Speeches, The University of London and Personal Papers.

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