Bristol Royal Infirmary Case Books, 1897-1898

Scope and Content

Casebooks relating to surgical cases in Bristol Royal Infirmary comprising casebook entitled 'Crosby Leonard Surgical Cases', 1897, detailing 8 cases including renal calculus, fibroadenoma of breast, prolapse of uterus, scirrhus of breast, inguinal hernia, vesical calculus, ovarian cystoma and fractured patella and casebook entitled 'Suple Surgical Cases', 1898, detailing 8 cases including fibromyoma of uterus, stricture of uterus, ovarian cystoma, tubercular arthritis of knee, hydatid cyst of liver, perforative appendicitis, acute bronchocele and scirrhus of breast, with patient details, hand-drawn illustrations and charts.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bristol Royal Infirmary was founded by Paul Fisher, a wealthy city merchant, 1735; in 1904, Sir George White saved the hospital from a major financial crisis; in 1948 it was acquired by the National Health Service.

Access Information

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Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Penny Hutchins, Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is vested in the Bristol Royal Infirmary and successors.

Reproductions are available at the discretion of the College Archivist.

Custodial History

From the collection of Miles Phillips: there is no record of its donation to the College Library, and it was transferred to the Archives in September 2007