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George Grey Turner Autograph Collection

Turner, G. Grey (George Grey)
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Autograph letters and documents collected by George Grey Turner (1877-1951), surgeon. Details of the writers included can be found in the descriptions of the individual manuscripts.



Physical description

114 items

Acquisition note

Acquired in two batches. MS.5421 comprises material acquired with the papers of George Grey Turner, c. 1953. (acc.347626). MS.5422 comprises material deposited by Mrs Grey Turner, 1986 (acc.347627).

Related material

In the Wellcome Library: Further material from the George Grey Turner autograph collection can be found as MS.5423 (letters to Ernest Abraham Hart, 1835-1898, medical journalist). The papers of Sir George Grey Turner himself are held as PP/GGT; letters by him are found at MS.7780/13-15 and in the papers of Charles Firmin Cuthbert (MSS.1982-1997). An inventory of Turner's personalia is found in the Wellcome Archives at WA/HMM/CM/Col/99. In other repositories: Negatives of a 16mm film 'Construction of a new oesophagus' [1933] were handed over to the British Medical Association Film Library.

Finding aids

Database description taken from that in: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).


  • English

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