Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett (1836-1917), physician

  • Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett, 1836-1917.
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13 letters, autograph (except no. 8, which is in another hand) and signed, by Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (née Elizabeth Garrett)
/1 Elizabeth Garrett to Mrs McConnel, 11 Oct 1866, mentions travelling with Mme Bodichon (Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon) and Miss Davies
/2 Elizabeth Garrett to "Dear Sir", 1 Apr 1867, relating to payment for her paper in McMillans
/3 Elizabeth Garrett to Mrs Lankester, 24 June [1867/8]
/4 Elizabeth Garrett to Dr Winslow, 12 May 1870, about open windows - "safe if draughts be avoided"
/5 Elizabeth Garrett to "Dear Madam", 5 Dec [1870], thanking for her help in "the late [London School Board] election"
/5A E G Anderson to Mrs Ridpath, 25 Jul 1872, re photograph and plans for travel to Florence
/6 E G Anderson to Mrs Bostock, 13 May 1880, concerning outcome of operation on Miss Bostock
/7 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson to the Secretary to the Medico-Chirurigical Society [J Y W MacAlister], 17 Mar 1889, about the proposed move of the Society to new premises, enquiring whether the Society would be willing to admit medical women, and offering financial support in return
/8 Postcard, in another hand but signed E G Anderson, to Mrs Brunton, 21 Apr 1890, about Hospital Bazaar
/9 Postcard from E G Anderson to "Dear Madam" [Mrs Fox] about Mrs Longhead of Tunbridge Wells, "I think you wd. find her a sensible advisor"
/10 E G Anderson to Dr Dobie, 4 Jul 1894, concerning her treatment of a Mrs Jayne in 1878
/11 E G Anderson to Mrs Behrens, 14 Mar 1902, re offer of hospitality during the British Medical Association meetings, and asking may her daughter [Louisa Garrett Anderson], currently touring American medical schools, come too; also mentions that her son is away in Australia
/12 E G Anderson to Mrs Fitch, 26 Apr 1891, inviting her, her husband and Miss Pickton to lunch, asking whether Mr Fitch could enable her to read the Report of the Commission on the London University, for a paper she is writing on the Medical Women's Association



Physical description

1 file (12 letters)

Acquisition note

Purchased from: Stevens, London, December 1930; Glendining, London, October 1933; Henry Bristow, February 1933; Judith Grant, London, November 1993; John Wilson, Eynsham, November 1995; Sophie Dupré, circa October 1996; Maggs Brothers, London, September 1999. Provenance of no.2 not recorded. No.7 presented by the Royal Society of Medicine, January 1970. No.10 transferred from Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, c.1939, no previous provenance information recorded. No accession details recorded for no.3. No 13 purchased from Maggs Bros Ltd, April 2009 Accession numbers: 67430, 68108, 68113, 78882, 91800, 317582, 349142, 349374, 350095, 350361, 351307; 1657

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts


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