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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 TH/PP15
CLARK, Frederick Le Gros (1811-1892)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume


Name of creator(s)

Clark, Frederick, Le Gros, 1811-1892, surgeon

Administrative / Biographical history

Frederick Le Gros Clark became Assistant Surgeon, 1843, and then Surgeon, 1853-1873 to St Thomas's Hospital. Publications include: Practical Anatomy and Elementary Physiology of the Nervous System (Longman & Co, London, 1836); Outlines of Surgery: being an epitome of the lectures on the principles and practice of surgery delivered at St. Thomas's Hospital (J Churchill & Sons, London, 1863); Statistical Report of patients treated in St. Thomas's Hospital, from the year 1857 to 1860 (1861-1865) [Edited by W H Stone] 2 volumes (St Thomas's Hospital Reports, London, [1861-]69); Lectures on the Principles of Surgical Diagnosis: especially in relation to shock and visceral lesions (J Churchill & Sons, London, 1870); Inaugural Address delivered at the opening of the Medical School of St. Thomas's Hospital, October 2nd 1871 (J & A Churchill, London, 1871); Outlines of Surgery and Surgical Pathology Second edition, revised and expanded (J & A Churchill, London, 1872); Physiology (SPCK, London, 1873); The Hunterian Oration, 1875 (J E Adlard, London, 1875); Papers on Surgery, Pathology and allied subjects (Adlard & Son, London, 1889).

Archival history

Acqured by St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Frederick Le Gros Clark, comprising volume of surgical cases at St Thomas's and Guy's Hospitals, 1828-1830, compiled by Clark for a prize, containing cases under Joseph Henry Green, Benjamin Travers, Frederick Tyrell, Charles Aston Key, Bransby Blake Cooper and John Morgan.

System of arrangement

The records are arranged as outlined in the scope and content.

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 catalogue

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

Correspondence and testimonials for William Wegg, (reference M25-26), held by St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library.



Previous reference: M27

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts in the Library of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School (1491-1900) D T Bird (London, 1984); British Library Public On-line catalogue. 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

April 2002; Revised January 2004

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  • Medical sciences
  • Surgery

Personal names

  • Clark, Frederick Le Gros, 1811-1892, Surgeon
  • Cooper, Bransby Blake, 1792-1853, Surgeon
  • Green, Joseph Henry, 1791-1863, Surgeon and Natural philosopher
  • Key, Charles Aston, 1793-1849, Surgeon
  • Morgan, John, 1797-1848, Surgeon
  • Travers, Benjamin, 1783-1858, Surgeon

Corporate names

  • Guy's Hospital, London
  • King's College London College Archives
  • St Thomas' Hospital, London


  • Southwark, London, England

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