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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 G/PP1/7
BRYANT, Thomas (1828-1914)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume


Name of creator(s)

Bryant, Thomas, 1828-1914, surgeon

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, London, 1828; educated King's College London; trained at Guy's Hospital; Surgeon, Guy's Hospital, 1871-1888; Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons; President, Medical Society of London, 1872; President, Hunterian Society, 1873; President, Clinical Society, 1885; President, Royal College of Surgeons, 1890-1893; President, Royal Society of Medicine, 1898-1899; Surgeon Extraordinary to Queen Victoria; Surgeon in Ordinary to King Edward VII, 1901-1910; Treasurer and representative of the Royal College of Surgeons, England, on General Medical Council; died, 1914. Publications include: On the Diseases and Injuries of the Joints (John Churchill, London, 1859); Clinical Surgery (John Churchill, London, 1860-1867); The Surgical Diseases of Children (Churchill & Sons, London, 1863); The introductory address, delivered at Guy's Hospital, on the opening of the session, October 2nd, 1865 (1865); The Practice of Surgery (J & A Churchill, London, 1872); Harveian Lectures on the mode of death from acute intestinal strangulation and chronic intestinal obstruction Reprinted from the British Medical Journal (J & A Churchill, London, 1885); The Diseases of the Breast (Cassell & Co, London, 1887); Hunterian Lectures, on tension, as met with in surgical practice, inflammation of bone, and on cranial and intercranial injuries (J & A Churchill, London, 1888); The Bradshaw Lecture on Colotomy, Lumbar and Iliac (J & A Churchill, London, 1890); The Hunterian Oration (Adlard & Son, London, 1893); On Villous Growths and the common affections of the rectum (Medical Publishing Co, London, 1899).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Presentation photograph album given to Thomas Bryant by students of Guy's Hospital Medical School, on his retirement as Senior Surgeon to Guy's Hospital, 1888, containing external scenes of the Hospital, wards and Pathology Museum.

System of arrangement

1 volume

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Record Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Detailed catalogues are available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: Who's Who 1897-1996, CD-ROM (A & C Black); British Library Public Catalogue On-line; Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

March 2002; revised January 2003

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  • Personnel
  • Physicians
  • Social sciences
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  • Surgery

Personal names

  • Bryant, Thomas, 1828-1914, Surgeon

Corporate names

  • Guy's Hospital Medical School
  • Guy's Hospital, London
  • King's College London College Archives


  • Southwark, London, England

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