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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 TH/PP17
Title
CRIBB, William D (fl 1778-1779)
Date(s)
[1779]
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume

Context

Name of creator(s)

Cribb, William, fl [1778-1779], medical student

Administrative / Biographical history

William Cribb was a dresser to George Martin, Surgeon at St Thomas's Hospital, 1778. Joseph Else was Surgeon to St Thomas's Hospital, London from 1768 to 1780. He was appointed Lecturer in Anatomy and Surgery in 1768 on the unification of the medical schools of St Thomas's and Guy's Hospitals. Publications: An essay on the cure of the hydrocele of the tunica vaginalis testis (London, 1770); The works of ... J. E., ... containing a treatise on the hydrocele, and other papers on different subjects in surgery. To which is added, an appendix, containing some cases of hydrocele ... by G Vaux (London, 1782); [An account of a successful method of treating sore legs.] Méthode avantageuse de traiter les ulcères des jambes in [Surgical tracts, containing a treatise upon ulcers of the legs.] Traité sur les ulcères des jambes, etc by Michael Underwood MD pp 217-228 (1744 [1784]).

Archival history

Acquired by St Thomas's Hospital Medical School

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from St Thomas' Hospital Medical School Library in 2002

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of William Cribb comprising his notes on lectures by Joseph Else on diseases of the bones, [1779].

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 Services

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

This collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

Lecture notes of Else, 1785 and undated, are held by the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine (reference: MSS 2292, 6918).

Notes

Note

Former reference: M55

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: Historical Manuscripts Commission On-line National Register of Archives; Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts in the Library of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School (1491-1900) D T Bird (London, 1984).
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 Jan 2004

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Subjects

  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Diseases
  • Higher science education
  • Medical education
  • Medical sciences
  • Pathology
  • Surgery

Personal names

  • Cribb, William, fl 1778-1779, Medical student
  • Else, Joseph, d 1780, Anatomist and Surgeon

Corporate names

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

Places

  • Southwark, London, England

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