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James Adam (1834-1908): archives

James Adam, 1834-1908, MD, Asylum Medical Superintendent
Date
1872-1882
Reference
MSS.5510-5519
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About this work

Description

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.

Publication/Creation

1872-1882

Physical description

10 volumes Written 10 volumes of Letts's Diary, each 325 × 205 mm.

Acquisition note

Purchased from Paul Breman, 1980.

Biographical note

On Adam's career, cf. C E Easterbrook, The chronicle of Crichton Royal (Dumfries, 1940).

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).

Location of duplicates

A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of The Mental Health Archives digitisation project.

Languages

  • English

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