Martin, Christopher (1866-1933)

  • Martin, Christopher, 1866-1933
MSS.3466 & 6886
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Collection of papers chiefly on gynaecology, plus file of documents relating to Martin (certificates, letters, biographical information, etc.)



Physical description

1 volume, 1 file

Acquisition note

Transferred from the Wellcome Museum, 1947, except for MS.6886/13 which was purchased from Winifred A. Myers, June 1992.

Biographical note

Christopher Martin obtained his M.B., C.M. at Edinburgh in 1887, and in 1890 was appointed surgeon to the Birmingham and Midland Women's Hospital. He became F.R.C.S. in 1891, and later served in the R.A.M.C. in the First World War. (For more biographical information see material held as MS.6886/11-12, and Martin's entry in Plarr, Lives of the Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons, London, 1953.)

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973), and typescript supplements to this catalogue by Richard Aspin, Christopher Hilton, Keith Moore and Richard Palmer.


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Accession number

  • 94433-94434, 94440, 94443-94444; 348