The collection comprises a detailed financial report on the state of the hospital, dated 1819 (WMS/Amer.80) and a prescription book for the women's section of a large hospital, dated 1840 and conjecturally assigned to the Hospital de San Andr?s (WMS/Amer.87).
Mexico: Hospital de San Andr?s
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 120 WMS/Amer.80 and 87
- Dates of Creation1819-1840
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialSpanish
- Physical Description1 file and 1 volume
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Hospital de San Andr?s was founded in the city of Mexico in 1779. During the nineteenth century it was the most important hospital in the city.
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.
Other Finding Aids
Described in: Robin Price, An Annotated Catalogue of Medical Americana in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1983). Detailed catalogue available at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
manuscript, bound and loose papers.
description compiled by Christopher Hilton based upon those in the Library's published finding aid by Robin Price.
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.
The items in this collection formed part of the Le?n Collection.