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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 G/PP1/34
Title
MAITLAND, Andrew (1809-1856)
Date(s)
1824-1832, 1989-1990
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume; 4 items, 1 file

Context

Name of creator(s)

Maitland, Andrew Wright, 1809-1856, surgeon

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, Jamaica, 1809; pupil at Guy's Hospital, 1824; apprenticed to Richard Stocker, the Hospital's Apothecary; dresser to Bransby Cooper, Guy's Hospital; Ship's Surgeon to the HECTOR, 1831; returned to Jamaica, 1831; practiced medicine; Assistant Surgeon to the St Elizabeth Regiment of Foot, 1834; Health Officer for the Port of Black River, Cornwall County, 1841; elected Fellow, College of Physicians and Surgeons in Jamaica, 1842; died, 1856.

Archival history

Presented to Guy's Hospital Medial School by members of Andrew Maitland's family in 1989 and 1990.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

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

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Andrew Wright Maitland, comprising notebook containing reports of cases admitted to Guy's Hospital from Jun-Sep 1830, list of passengers on board the Hector on a voyage from London to Ceylon [Sri Lanka] via Mauritius, Oct 1830-Nov 1831 and medical cases treated during voyage, copies of letters written on board, accounts of purchases in Colombo, list of casualties, description of voyage, also notes on tetanus, Nov 1832; Maitland's admission cards for the Pupil's Physical Society, 1832-1833; for lectures in theory and practice of medicine by Richard Bright, Oct 1827; for surgical operations and practice at Guy's and St Thomas, Apr 1929; piece of a book cover inscribed 'Andrew Wright Maitland entered Guy's Hospital Mar 5th and was articled to Mr Stocker the following day Mar 6, 1824'; correspondence of the School Secretary's concerning personal papers belonging to Andrew Maitland donated to Guy's Medical School library, and biographical information about Maitland, Jun 1989-Sep 1990.

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

English

Finding aids

Detailed catalogue

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

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

October 2001; revised January 2003, June 2004

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Subjects

  • Chemical actions and uses
  • Documents
  • Health services
  • Higher science education
  • Hospitals
  • Information sources
  • Medical education
  • Medical institutions
  • Medical personnel
  • Medical profession
  • Medical records
  • Medical sciences
  • Patients
  • People
  • People by occupation
  • Personnel
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Physicians
  • Ships
  • Social sciences
  • Social welfare
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • Surgeons
  • Surgery
  • Vehicles

Personal names

  • Bright, Richard, 1789-1858, Physician Extraordinary to the Queen
  • Maitland, Andrew Wright, 1809-1856, Surgeon
  • Maitland, Andrew Wright, 1809-1856, Surgeon
  • Stocker, Richard, d 1834, Apothecary to Guy's Hospital

Corporate names

  • Guy's Hospital Pupil's Physical Society
  • Guy's Hospital, London
  • King's College London College Archives

Places

  • Jamaica, Caribbean
  • Southwark, London, England
  • Sri Lanka, South Asia

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