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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0100 G/Prospectuses
GUY'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL SCHOOL: Prospectuses, handbooks, reports and directories
Level of description
Sub-fonds of Guy's Hospital Medical School records
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
Approximately 100 volumes


Name of creator(s)


Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

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

Content & structure

Scope and content

Prospectuses, handbooks, reports and directories of Guy's Hospital Medical and Dental Schools, 1846-1996, comprising Medical School prospectuses, 1846, 1858-1985; Dental School prospectuses, 1899-1981; prospectus for Guy's Hospital School of Nursing, [1963]; United Medical and Dental Schools prospectuses, 1983-1995; Guy's Hospital Medical School calendars, 1900-1914; Medical School handbooks, 1925, 1935-1937; standing orders and reports for the Dental School, [1922-1933]; regulations for the management of Guy's Hospital, 1874; Guy's Hospital College rules and regulations, 1896, 1900; Guy's Hospital standing orders and regulations, 1910; Guy's Hospital 'note-taking in surgical cases', 1951; United Medical and Dental Schools student code of discipline, 1996, Directory of Guy's Men (Medical and Dental), later Guy's Hospital Directory, later Guy's Medical Directory, 1922-1961, 1986; Guy's Hospital Dental Directory, 1982; year books of Guy's Hospital Governor's handbooks, 1905, 1907, 1912, 1925, amended copy, 1934; Guy's Hospital annual reports, 1868-1894, 1912-1967; UMDS annual reports, 1984-1985; guide to the Medical Museum of Guy's Hospital, 1985; guide to New Guy's House, [1961].

System of arrangement

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 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: 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

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  • Books
  • Dentists x Physicians
  • Guides
  • Health services
  • Hospitals
  • Medical Sciences
  • Medical personnel
  • Medical profession
  • Medical sciences
  • Physicians
  • Social Policy and Welfare
  • Social welfare
  • Surgeons x Physicians

Corporate names

  • Guy's Hospital Dental School
  • Guy's Hospital Medical School
  • Guy's Hospital, London


  • Southwark, London, England, UK, Western Europe

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