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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 G/PP1/52
SMITH, William Alexander Lauder (fl 1886-1916)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Smith, William Alexander Lauder, fl 1886-1916, medical student

Administrative / Biographical history

W A L Smith was born in London, son of William Otter Lauder Smith, of Wellclose, Barstaple. He was educated at Leys School, Cambridge, Trinity College Cambridge. Obtained BA, Cambridge, 1890, MA, 1894. Served as Resident Obstetrician at Guy's Hospital, London. Practiced at Wells, Somerset. Married Grace Parker. Died 1916.

Archival history

Acquired by Guy's Hospital Medical School Library.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred to Guy's Hospital Medical School Library, 2002.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of William Alexander Lauder Smith, 1890s, comprising a manuscript thesis for MB degree, University of Cambridge, titled 'The Pathology of pernicious anaemia', 34pp.

System of arrangement

1 file

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 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 Records Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

This collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: Alumni Cantabrigienses: a biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900, compiled by John Venn and J.A. Venn. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1927). Compiled by Alison Field.

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

June 2004

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  • Anaemia
  • Diseases
  • Pathology
  • Pernicious anaemia

Personal names

  • Smith, William Alexander Lauder, fl 1886-1916, Medical student

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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