Edward Jenner M.D. (1749-1823)

  • Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823.
MSS.3014-3028, 3662-3663, 4220, 4257, 4302-4306, 5231-5242, 5244-5248, 7966
Part of:
Jenner family and associated individuals
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Personal papers of Edward Jenner, plus material relating to the utilisation of his discovery of smallpox vaccination. The latter includes items relating to the London Vaccine Institution, the National Vaccine Establishment, the Royal Jennerian Society, as well as papers of Charles Murray who worked with the latter two bodies.



Physical description

36 files and 7 volumes


MSS.3014-3028, 5231-5242 and 7966 comprise personal material by or relating to Jenner: writings, medical notes and correspondence. MSS.3662-3663, 4220, 4257, 4302-4306 and 5244-5248 relate to the activities of the various bodies set up to make use of Jenner's discoveries.

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).

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