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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Bowlby
Title
BOWLBY, Surgeon Gen Sir Anthony Alfred, 1st Bt (1855-1929)
Date(s)
Created 1916
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file

Context

Name of creator(s)
Bowlby, Sir, Anthony Alfred, 1855-1929, 1st Baronet, Surgeon General
Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1855; educated at Durham School and at St Bartholomew's Hospital, 1879; served in South Africa as Senior Surgeon, Portland Hospital, Bloemfontein, 1899-1900; Maj, 1908-1914 and Lt Col, 1 London General Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps, 1914-1919; civilian member of Army Medical Advisory Board, [1913]-1918; served in Army Medical Service, 1914-1919; British Red Cross Society representative on the Technical Reserve Advisory Committee on Voluntary Aid, 1914-1920; member of honorary consulting staff of Royal Army Medical College, Queen Alexandra Military Hospital, 1914-1920; served on British Red Cross Society Executive Committee, 1917-1920; honorary Maj Gen, Royal Army Medical Corps, 1920; died in 1929.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the centre in 1984 by Lady Hamilton.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Report to the Director General of Medical Services, Surgeon Gen Sir Arthur Sloggett, on the introduction of steel helmets, 1916.

System of arrangement

Single item

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 Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

Contemporary Medical Archives Centre, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine holds an additional collection of papers, 1880-1995, including correspondence, reports and photographs relating to the establishment and work of the Portland Hosptial, Bloemfontein, South Africa 1899-1901, lectures and articles relating chiefly to the treatment of the war-wounded from 1908-1920, personal correspondence, 1880-1929, correspondence and memorabilia relating to St Bartholomew's Hospital, 1880-1937 and biographical notes by Ursula Bowlby (Bowlby's daughter-in-law), 1995 (Ref: RAMC MS 365 and GC 181). The Royal College of Surgeons of England also holds some letters and papers.

Publication note
Contemporary Medical Archives Centre, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine holds an additional collection of papers, 1880-1995, including correspondence, reports and photographs relating to the establishment and work of the Portland Hosptial, Bloemfontein, South Africa 1899-1901, lectures and articles relating chiefly to the treatment of the war-wounded from 1908-1920, personal correspondence, 1880-1929, correspondence and memorabilia relating to St Bartholomew's Hospital, 1880-1937 and biographical notes by Ursula Bowlby (Bowlby's daughter-in-law), 1995 (Ref: RAMC MS 365 and GC 181). The Royal College of Surgeons of England also holds some letters and papers.

Notes

Note

Decorations: KCB, KCMG, KCVO, Kt

Description control

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.

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Clothing
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Medical sciences
  • Military medicine
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • Surgery
  • Textiles
  • Uniforms
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Bowlby, Sir, Anthony Alfred, 1855-1929, 1st Baronet, surgeon
  • Sloggett, Sir, Arthur Thomas, 1857-1929, Knight, Lieutenant General

Corporate names

  • British Army

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