Folder: Biographical material

Scope and Content

  • /1-3 Holograph note notes re. demolition of White's Manchester house in King Street in 1821-2.
  • /4 Holograph note re. White's medical education in London.
  • /5 Holograph note references to baptism of children 1760-1775 in 'Owens' Mss.
  • /6 Holograph note re. genealogy of White's wife, Ann Bradshaw.
  • /7 Holograph note re. family tree of Fielden family of Didsbury hall, into which White's daughter, Sarah married.
  • /8-9 Holograph notes MRI minutes references to White, 1782-1806.
  • /10 Holograph note, Palatine Note Book Vol.2 December 1882, article concerning a Bible owned by the White family.
  • /11 Holograph note references to White in Bride,History of St Mary's Jordan, Jordan andMemoir of Turner.
  • /12 Holograph note reference to White in Hibbert-Ware's Life.
  • /13 Holograph note references in Owens Mss. and Renaud, MRI.
  • /14 Holograph note from Palatine Note Book 1884 vol.4 about family of wife, Ann Bradshaw.
  • /15 Holograph note from Catherine Hutton, Reminiscences of a gentlewoman (1891), humorous anecdote about White and Dr John Taylor.
  • /16 Holograph note re. White's will, 1813.
  • /17 Thomas Henry, 'Memoirs of the late Charles White' from Proceedings of the Literary and Philosophical Society 2.3, 1819.
  • /18 Cutting article, anon. 'Charles White, a pioneer' Medical Journal and Record 6 July 1932.
  • /19 Typescript and holograph note of entry in Wheeler, Manchester, 1836.
  • /20 Cutting entry for White in E.M. Brockbank, The honorary staff of the Manchester Royal Infirmary, 1904.
  • /21 Holograph note reference in Richard Kay's diary for 1745 (Bosdin Leech notes not certain this is reference to Charles White).
  • /22 Holograph note extracts from articles on White family from Manchester City News 'Notes and Queries' June-August 1889.
  • /23 Typescript version of the same.
  • /24-25 Holograph and typescript family tree of the White family.
  • /26 Holograph note family tree concerning John White, a descendant of Charles White.
  • /27 Holograph note re. genealogy of White and Bower family.
  • /28 Holograph note Thomas Radford's notes on Charles White.
  • /29 Holograph note Swindells Manchester Streets and Manchester Men.
  • /30 Holograph note entries in Manchester School Register for White's sons.
  • /31 Holograph note re. book by L.H. Petil, Essais de bibliographie medicale(1887), discuss origins of operation on ecision of shoulder.
  • /32 Holograph note transcript of a letter by White kept at the MRI Medical Board Room.
  • /33-34 List of documents of Charles White sent by J.G. Swan to C.J. Cullingworth, 18 August 1903, lists various documents and correspondence of White [current location of this material is not known] and typescript version of the same.
  • /35 Letter from C.J. Cullingworth to E.M. Brockbank, 24 August 1903, encloses list of the White documents (see above), and invites to view them.
  • /36 Cutting Manchester Medical School Gazette November 1903, report of address on White by Charles Cullingworth (poor condition).
  • /37 Offprint, J. George Adami, Charles White: surgeon and obstetrician reprinted from Medical Library and Historical JournalMarch 1907.
  • /38 Letter from J.R. Hutchinson to Bosdin Leech , 14 June 1936, discusses antecedents of Richard Clayton, who married White's daughter, Ann.
  • /39 Cutting Manchester Guardian 8 January 1932, re. a picture of White's house displayed in exhibition in Manchester Reference Library.
  • /40 Typescript address by Arthur Burgess 'Charles White of Manchester and the development of provincial education'; the paper was the Hunterian oration of 1941 and its subject matter is much broader than White's own work. [in separate file]
  • /41 Cutting Annals of Medical History March 1942, article by Donal Sheehan on Charles White, gives a detailed account of his medical and surgical work and a bibliography of White's writings.
  • /42 Cutting Manchester University Medical Students Gazette January 1949, article by W. Brockbank, 'By-paths of medical history: Charles White on the care of lying-in women.
  • /43 Copy letter from Bosdin Leech to unidentified correspondent, 23 March 1949, refers to alleged relative of White in Manchester [uses headed paper of Lancashire Parish Register Society].
  • /44-46 Correspondence between Alan Cash and W. Brockbank, September 1961-January 1963, concerning his work on Charles and Gilbert White, and other information about White's family.
  • /47 Typescript essay by Robert Cash, 'A connection between Charles and Gilbert White' n.d.
  • /48 Cutting BMJ 16 December 1978, G. Behr, 'Charles White of Manchester: the 250th anniversary of his birth.
  • /49 Central Issues November 1978, includes brief article on White and St. Mary's Hospital.
  • /50 Holograph note C.J. Cullingworth's correct opinion White was an only son, despite some views to contrary.
  • /51 Bookplate of Charles White.
  • /52 Cutting article by Robert Cash 'A Cheshire link with Gilbert White' Cheshire Round May 1963.
  • /53 Cutting from Transactions of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, centenary volume, 1883, reprinting White's paper on 'Gradation in man and animals'.
  • /54 Cutting article on White in Communication December 1978.
  • /55 Pamphlet, D.J. Cunningham, Anthropology in the eighteenth century (1908), presidential address to the annual meeting of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1908, includes section on White's anthropological writings.
  • /56 Letter from Melvin Earles to E.R. Tallett, 7 August 1978, discusses White's work on puerperal sepsis.
  • /57 Letter from W.I.C. Morris to W. Brockbank, 24 September 1971 concerning apparent discovery of notes of lectures of William Hunter made by White in Adelaide, South Australia, includes a photocopy of the notes and some other examples of White's handwriting, with a note that did the lecture notes do not appear to be White's handwriting.
  • /58 Photocopy correspondence between Margaret DeLacy and JRUL about the Charles White Rutherford lecture notes, 1983-1984.
  • /59 Bundle of typescript copies of Bosdin Leech 's notes on White (taken from other pieces in this file).
  • /60 Envelope containing typescript captions relating to White and photographs of illustrations for article on White in Lancet.
  • /61-62 Photograph of preserved bladder calculus removed by White, with duplicate of caption card kept with the item, annotated by Bosdin Leech .
  • /63 Notice for meeting of the committee of the Samaritan Society at Westminster Hospital, 5 May 1862.
  • /64 Letter from the Vice-Chairman of the Sale Civic Society thanking W. Brockbank for his address on White, 30 March 1972.
  • /65 Letter from White, undated [c. late eighteenth century], concerning a payment to Mr. Rider, and requesting procurement of books.