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J. W. Brooks notes on the lectures of Henry Cline

Identifier: MSS 2/179

Scope and Contents

Notes taken by J. W. Brooks on lectures, numbered 1-9 on surgery and 1-2 on bandaging, delivered by Henry Cline, possibly at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London, circa 1780. Subjects include sutures and surgical procedures for tumors of breast and hernias.


  • circa 1780


Biographical / Historical

John Wallis Brooks, English surgeon, was born on 25 July 1762. He died during a yellow fever epidemic in New York in the early 19th century.


1 volume (302 pages)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Presented by R. D. Mackinnon to Library of Temple University Medical School, 23 Aug. 1944. Mackinnon received volume from Albert F. Morrison (b. 1862), great-grandson of J. W. Brooks.
J. W. Brooks notes on the lectures of Henry Cline
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

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