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TIRARD, Professor Sir Nestor Isidore Charles (1853-1928)
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Collection (fonds)
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1 box (0.01 cubic metres)


Name of creator(s)

Tirard, Sir, Nestor Isidore Charles, 1853-1928, Knight, Professor of Medicine

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1853; King's College School, 1867-1871; King's College Hospital, 1872-1877; Warneford Entrance Scholarship, 1871; Gold Medal in Physiology at Intermediate M.B. Examination and Gold Medals in Forensic and in Obstetric Medicine, 1877; House Physician, King's College Hospital, 1876-1877; Sambrooke Medical Registrar, 1878; Assistant Physician, 1885; Physician, 1892; Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacology, 1885-1900; Professor of the Principles and Practice of Medicine, 1900-1919; Fellow of King's College, 1885; retired King's College, 1919; Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Consulting Physician, King's College, from 1919; Council member of the Royal College of Physicians, 1908-1910; Bradshaw Lecturer, 1914; Member of General Medical Council, 1922-1927; died, 1928.

Publications: Diphtheria and antitoxin (London, 1897); Albuminuria and Bright's Disease (London, 1899); edited The prescriber's pharmacopoeia (London, 1886); The essentials of Materia Medica and therapeutics (London, 1885); Thomson's conspectus adapted to the British Pharmacopeia of 1885 (London, 1887); King's College Hospital Reports (London, 1895-1903).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

King's College Hospital.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Typescript papers concerning hospital reform with particular reference to King's College Hospital, including preferred co-operation between hospitals and public provident dispensaries, 1905-1906; proposals from the British Medical Association designed to correct perceived abuses in the charitable status of hospitals, 1906-1909; report by the King Edward's Hospital fund for London into the treatment of out-patients in London hospitals, 1911-1912; papers relating to the relocation of King's College Hospital to Camberwell comprising building design alterations, finance committee reports and press releases, 1906-1912; Medical Committee reports on teaching at the Hospital and the organisation of the Medical School, 1907-1914; correspondence between Nestor Tirard and the British Medical Association on the management of the Association and on the treatment of children in voluntary hospitals, 1909-1911.

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


Finding aids

Summary guide entry online and due to be published in hard copy.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

King's College London College Archives holds further entries relating to Tirard's career in King's College London Council Minutes (Ref: KA/C/M); King's College Hospital Committee of Management Minutes (Ref: KH/CM/M).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Herbert Willoughby Lyle, King's and some King's men (London, 1935); British Library OPAC; Who's who; King's College London Calendars. Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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

24 July 2000.


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  • Tirard, Sir, Nestor Isidore Charles, 1853-1928, Knight, Physician

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  • King Edward's Hospital Fund for London
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  • King's College Hospital, Medical School
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