Diplomas and certificates

  • Edward Jenner, 1749-1823
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Jenner family and associated individuals
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


1 Attendance at lectures on anatomy and surgery. Signed by William Hunter, London, 15 May 1772

2 Attendance at lectures on physic, material medica and chemistry. Signed by George Fordyce, [London], 1 Dec. 1772

3 Attendance at lectures on midwifery. Signed by Thomas Denman and William Osborn, London, 4 Dec 1772

4-5 Physical Society, Guy's Hospital, London. Honorary associateship, 20 Feb. 1802; testimonial to the efficacy of vaccination, signed by 112 members of the Society, 25 Feb. 1802

6 Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh. Honorary membership 7 March 1802

7 Freedom of the City of London 11 Aug. 1803

8 Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Honorary doctorate of Law 31 Aug. 1803

9 Royal Humane Society of London. Honorary membership 14 Sept. 1803.

10 Freedom of the City of Dublin 19 Oct 1804



Physical description

10 items Partly membrane. Various sizes.

Acquisition note

From the Mockler collection. Purchased from M Pedersen, 1911.

Related material

Select images of this work were taken by the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum: WT/D/1/20/1/44/22, WT/D/1/20/1/44/23, WT/D/1/20/1/44/15

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).


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Accession number

  • Museum reg. nos. 7860-7862, 7867-786