Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 116 (T.5.18)
Title: Lectures on Midwifery
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Unknown Author, Lectures on Midwifery.
Unknown Author's Lectures on Midwifery:
Begins (2, 1 [f. 9 (page 1 not numbered)] recto lines 1-3): Midwifery. | As Midwifery is a modern operation
Ends (17, 5 [f. 183 (page 352)] recto lines 14, 15): died within the year. | Finis.
Remarks: This MS. has no Hunt. Mus. book-plate. Dr. Young remarks, "Drs. Hunter and Lawrence quoted on page 31," and fixes the date as after 1760 from references on page 5: "Our late Majesty erected one at Gottingen in 1751," 1760 being the date of King George II.'s death.
[Formerly Q.10.13]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 9 x 7, ff. 184, well written in single cols. of 22 lines, each 8 x 7, no signatures or catchwords, though the last word of each page is repeated as the first of the next, paged from the second quire by the writer, pp. 78 and 315, 316 omitted. Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, millboards, quarter calf, marbled-paper sides, title (gilt) on modern crimson morocco shield: MIDWIFERY | 176. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 117.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Lecture
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 117.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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