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  • /1 Printed Application letter (assistant physician MRI), Mar 1883, with testimonials. (last page torn).
  • /2 Cutting from MRI group photograph, n.d. [c 1890]
  • /3 Cuttings from MRI group photographs, 1902.
  • /4 Photograph of Steell in operating theatre at MRI in Piccadilly, probably taken by Garner, n.d. [190-?] *mx
  • /5 Cutting, reproduction of portrait photograph, not sourced.
  • /6 Letter from Steell to Mrs Leech [Bosdin Leech 's aunt] thanking her for the gift of a silver dish, 24 Oct 1900. He says that 'any service that was in my power to render dear Dr [Daniel John] Leech was truly one of love and gratitude'.
  • /7-8 Cuttings, cartoons of Steell in the MRI operating theatre,[Hamilton Irving] Manchester Medical Students Gazette, May 1902.
  • /9 Cutting, cartoon of Steell [Hamilton Irving], Manchester Medical Students Gazette, Dec 1903.
  • /10 Cutting, review of Graham Steell, Text-book on diseases of the heart, 1906, from Manchester Medical Students Gazette, Oct 1906.
  • /11 Printed letter from old house physicians and friends of Steell setting up a subscription to raise money for a portrait of Steell to be engraved in honour of his retirement from MRI, Jun 1912.
  • /12 MD entry, 1927.
  • /13 Letter from Steell to Bosdin Leech , 21 Feb 1927. Steell thanks Leech for his letter and for 'returning the M.S.S. which I at once cremated' and offers Leech information about the old MRI. He describes how his wife and Bosdin Leech 's aunt (Daniel John Leech's wife) arranged collections for christmas gifts for children in Monsall Fever Hospital.
  • /14 Letter from Steell to Bosdin Leech , 5 May 1932, with various comments about medical education in Manchester and the use of the term 'house of recovery' for fever hospitals.
  • /15 Manuscript bibliography of published works by Steell, possibly written by Steell, n.d. [190-?]
  • /16 Holograph note, bibliography.
  • /17 Notice of death and obit, Manchester Guardian, 12 Jan 1942.
  • /18 Letter from J.W.G. Steell, thanking Leech for his sympathy on the death of his father, 16 Jan 1942. Steell refers to his father's papers, and says that he is 'not aware of the existence of the two documents you mention'.
  • /19 Obit (by Crighton Bramwell), British Heart Journal, Jul 1942.
  • /20 Obit, BMJ, 24 Jan 1942.
  • /21 Cutting, President's address to the Royal College of Physicians, commenting on the deaths of Percy Kidd and Graham Steell, 30 Mar 1942.
  • /22 Cutting, Annual address of the Royal College of Physicians, 1942.
  • /23 Manuscript note in unknown hand with recollections of Steell, n.d.
  • /24 Cutting, portrait of Steell, not sourced, n.d.
  • /25 Half of letter to William Brockbank (bottom half of letter torn off so sender not identified), 30 September 1965, with reminiscences about Steell riding horses in a plot of land in Heaton Mersey.
  • /26 Holograph note, biographical details and reminiscences from letter from Steell to Bosdin Leech .
  • /27 Holograph note, reminiscences from a letter from Golland, 24 Oct 1939.
  • /28 Holograph note, ref 'cuttings'.
  • /29 Holograph note, draft obituary by Bosdin Leech , probably for the Lancet.
  • /30 Holograph note (unknown hand), draft biography of Steell, n.d.
  • /31 Typescript brief biography of Steell.
  • /32 Entry from Brockbank, Lives of the honorary staff of MRI, 1965.
  • /33 Photocopy cutting, biography of Steell, with Steell's article on heart murmurs, from R.H. Major, Classic descriptions of disease, 1932.
  • /34 Cutting, Alan Fraser and Clive Weston, 'The Graham Steell murmur: eponymous serendipity?', Journal of the Royal College of Physicians, Jan 1991.