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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 TH/PP68
TOMKINS, John Newton (fl 1831-1834)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 volumes


Name of creator(s)

Tomkins, John Newton, fl 1831-1834, medical student

Administrative / Biographical history

John Newton Tomkins was a medical student at St Thomas's Hospital in 1831-1834.

Archival history

Acquired by St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of John Newton Tomkins, 1831-[1834], comprising his essay on the mechanism of the circulation and the diseases of the heart and large arteries, illustrated by cases and with references to preparations in St Thomas's Hospital's Museum, [1834] (medical prize essay); surgical case notes of 110 patients admitted to St Thomas's Hospital, 1831-1832.

System of arrangement

The records are arranged 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

Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts in the Library of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School (1491-1900) D T Bird (London, 1984).

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives



Previous reference: M 137-138.

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: 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 January 2003

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  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Cardiovascular systems
  • Documents
  • Health services
  • Higher science education
  • Information sources
  • Medical education
  • Medical records
  • Patients
  • Social sciences
  • Social welfare

Personal names

  • Tomkins, John Newton, fl 1831-1834, Medical student

Corporate names

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


  • Southwark, London, England

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