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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 G/PP1/62
WADDINGTON, Joshua (fl 1815-1817)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
6 volumes


Name of creator(s)

Waddington, Joshua, fl 1815-1817, surgeon

Administrative / Biographical history

Joshua Waddington, FRCS, entered Guy's Hospital, London, as a pupil, Oct 1815.

Archival history

Acquired by Guy's Hospital Medical School Library.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

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

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Joshua Waddington, 1815-1817, comprising six manuscript volumes of notes from 'Lectures on midwifery and diseases of women and children, delivered at the theatre, Guy's Hospital, between the 1st of December 1816 and the 1st of March 1817, by John Haighton MD', includes index to subjects covered in lectures in the front of the volume, 275pp; 'Clinical cases and lectures taken by Joshua Waddington at Guy's Hospital between the 1st of Dec 1816 and 1st May 1817', index in the front of the volume listing names of patients and their disease, 372pp; 'Lectures on anatomy and the principal operations of surgery: delivered at the theatre, St Thomas's Hospital by Astley Cooper Esquire, Vol 1, 1 Jan-1 Jun 1816, 555ff; Vol 2, 1 Jan-1 Jun 1816, 545ff; Vol 3, 1 Oct 1815-1 Jun 1916, 673ff, with index to subjects covered, and 'Extracts from Lectures on the practice of medicine, delivered at Guy's Hospital by William Babington, MD FRS, and James Perry, ND, between 1 January and 1 June 1817', 286pp.

System of arrangement

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 Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

This collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

Papers relating to John Haighton include lecture notes [1809-1811] held by King's College London (TH/PP GRUGGEN), lecture notes 1801-1817, held by the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine (reference: MSS 2663-66), and lecture notes, 1815, held by McGill University, Canada. Correspondence and papers of Cooper are held by the Royal College of Surgeons of England; lecture notes, 1806-1807, are held by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (reference: Cooper); lecture notes, 1809-1815 (reference: MSS 1857-60, 5606) and 1816-1817 (reference: MS 7096) are held by the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine; lecture notes, 1803-1832, are held by the McGill University, Osler Library, Canada; correspondence with Charles Lowe, 1824, held by Lincolnshire Archives (reference: Lowe); correspondence, 1823-1826, with Sir Robert Peel, held by the British Library, (reference: Add MSS 40359-90 passim); letters to T J Pettigrew, 1815-1838, held by Beinecke Library, Yale University; letters to the Duke of Wellington, 1833-1839, held by Southampton University Library (reference: MS 61); lecture notes, King's College London [1800-1811] (TH/PP Davies; TH/PP Gruggen; TH/PP Hulbert; TH/PP Rayner; TH/PP Ware; TH/PP Warren; TH/PP Williams; G/PP1/13).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Historical Manuscripts Commission On-line National Register of Archives. 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

October 2001

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  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Health services
  • Higher science education
  • Hospitals
  • Medical education
  • Medical institutions
  • Medical personnel
  • Medical profession
  • Medical sciences
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • People
  • People by occupation
  • Personnel
  • Physicians
  • Social welfare
  • Surgery

Personal names

  • Babington, William, 1756-1833, Physician and Mineralogist
  • Cooper, Sir, Astley Paston, 1768-1841, 1st Baronet, Surgeon
  • Haighton, John, 1755-1823, Physiologist
  • Waddington, Joshua, fl 1815-1817, Surgeon

Corporate names

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


  • Southwark, London, England

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