Notebooks of medical case histories, compiled by Thomas Scattergood

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Notebooks of case histories, with press-cuttings of inquests, litigaton and other medico-legal matters.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Scattergood, son of the Rev. T. Scattergood, was born in Huddersfield in 1826. In 1846 he was appointed to the post of assistant apothecary at the General Infirmary at Leeds, subsequently qualifying as MRCS and LSA, and then going into general practice in Leeds early in 1851, the same year that he became a lecturer in chemistry at the Leeds School of Medicine. From 1869 to June 1888 he lectured in forensic medicine and toxicology. In 1863 he also took up the post of honorary surgeon to the Hospital for Women and Children, becoming consultant surgeon in 1889. He was instrumental in the amalgamation of the Medical School with the Yorkshire College and became the first Dean of the new Faculty of Medicine in 1884,a post he held until his death in February 1900

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Medical and Dental Library, June 1981

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

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