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James Adam (1834-1908): archives
- James Adam, 1834-1908, MD, Asylum Medical Superintendent
- Archives and manuscripts
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About this work
Diaries of James Adam as superintendent of the Metropolitan District Asylum at Caterham, Surrey, and of Crichton Royal Institution, Dumfries, with inserted letters, memoranda, and programmes of events.
10 volumes Written 10 volumes of Letts's Diary, each 325 × 205 mm.
Purchased from Paul Breman, 1980.
On Adam's career, cf. C E Easterbrook, The chronicle of Crichton Royal (Dumfries, 1940).
Location of duplicates
A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of The Mental Health Archives digitisation project.
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).