- 1820 - 1969 (bulk of items 1820 - 1870) (Creation)
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Extent and medium
2 Boxes. 1 linear metre.
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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Acquisition history of this collection is unknown.
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Scope and content
The archive comprises some printed work by Thomas Hodgkin, letters to and from fellow physicians and a box of notes on medical cases, observations, sketches and various fragments.
Thomas Hodgkin (b.1798 - d.1866) was a British physician, considered one of the most prominent pathologists of his time and a pioneer in preventive medicine. He is now best known for the first account of Hodgkin's disease, a form of lymphoma and blood disease, in 1832. Hodgkin's work marked the beginning of the development of the role of the pathologist in being actively involved in the clinical process.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged by document type and then chronologically. Original order unknown.
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Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright relating to all works created by Thomas Hodgkin has been passed to Newcastle University. In all other cases, UK copyright rules apply.
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Related units of description
Preferred citation: Hodgkin (Thomas) (Physician) Archive, THODG, held at Special Collections Newcastle University Library.
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Name access points
- Hodgkin, Thomas, 1831-1913, historian (Accumulator)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
This EAD description created 9/13/2019.