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Oxford Medical School dinners and miscellaneous material, 1884-1984

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MS. Eng. c. 8055

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(fols. 1-83) Oxford Medical School dinners, loose items, mostly invoices and receipts, with some menus and invitations, all removed from the above volume [MS. Eng. d. 4075], including a few items relating to dinners organised by the Oxford Medical Graduates Club, 1901-1914, 1949-1951, comprising:
  1. (fols. 1-5) receipts, 1901, originally located in fol. 25 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  2. (fols. 6-17) invitation and receipts, 1902, originally located between folios 30 and 31 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  3. (fols. 18-27) receipts, 1903, originally located in fol. 38 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  4. (fols. 28-34) receipts, 1904, originally located in fol. 41 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  5. (fols. 35-9) menu and invitation list, 1904, originally located between folios 39 and 40 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  6. (fols. 40-4) receipts, 1905, originally located in fol. 42 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  7. (fols. 45-51) receipts and letter, 1906, originally located in fol. 48 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  8. (fols. 52-61) menu, invitations, list of toasts, balance of accounts, 1907, originally located between fols. 51 and 52 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  9. (fols. 62-7) receipts, 1908, originally located in fol. 55 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  10. (fol. 68) letter from Herbert Hunt, 1908, originally located between fols. 55 and 56 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  11. (fols. 69-76) menu, notice, receipts, balance of account, letter regarding a donation, 1914, originally located between fols. 57 and 58 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  12. (fol. 77) menu, 1949, originally located between fols. 57 and 58 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  13. (fols. 78-82) invitation and menu, 1950, originally located between fols. 57 and 58 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
  14. (fol. 83) letter cancelling the dinner, 1951, originally located between fols. 57 and 58 of MS. Eng. d. 4075
(fols. 84-96) papers relating to research into the plague of Athens by J.C.F. Poole [of the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology] and others, 1978-1984, comprising:
  1. three letters relating to the article "Thucydides and the plague of Athens" by J.C.F. Poole and A.J. Halliday, 1978. The article was later published in Classical Quarterly, 29 (1979), 282-300
  2. Clifford H. Eby and Harold D. Evjen, "The plague of Athens: a new oar in muddied waters", Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 17 (1962), 258-63
  3. J.C.F. Poole and A.J. Halliday, "Thucydides and the plague: a further footnote", Classical Quarterly 34.2 (1984), 483-85, in response to an article by J.A.H. Wylie and H.W. Stubbs
(fols. 97-101) caricatures of Professor John Scott Burdon-Sanderson and other Oxford medical figures, 1884-1898, comprising:
  1. "Bodley vivisection" by 'Tommy', showing Burdon-Sanderson vivisecting Bodley's Librarian [E.W.B. Nicholson, a strong opponent of vivisection], 1884
  2. "The inquisition", showing the examination of a medical candidate, 1897
  3. menus for Oxford Medical School dinners by C. W. Pilcher, 1896, 1898

Dates

  • 1884-1984

Extent

101 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. c. 8055

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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