Subseries KH/PP/11 - Index of pupils, 1891-1901, under Willoughby Lyle and loose papers chiefly biographical information on King's College Hospital staff

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Index of pupils, 1891-1901, under Willoughby Lyle and loose papers chiefly biographical information on King's College Hospital staff


  • 1891-1960 (Creation)

Level of description



1 volume with loose inserts

Scope and content

Papers, 1891-1960, including an alphabetical index of private pupils of Willoughby Lyle, 1891-1901; manuscript summary of the career of Katherine Henrietta Monk, Matron, King's College Hospital, submitted to Lyle by Alice Little, Sister, King's College Hospital, 1939; obituaries mainly from The Lancet , of Philip Franklin, otolaryngologist, John Alexander Drake, Physician for Diseases of the Skin, King's College Hospital, Francis Henry Mosse, medical missionary, and others, 1926-1952; pamphlet biography of William Frederick Danvers Smith, 2nd Viscount Hambleden, comprising obituaries and memorials from a number of newspapers and an address at his funeral at Remenham Church, 1928; a brief biography by Lyle of Professor Robert Bentley Todd, Physician to King's College Hospital, [1928].

System of arrangement

1 volume index, with loose papers inserted

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1870; Educated, King's College School and King's College London; House Surgeon and Ophthalmic Assistant, King's College Hospital; Resident Medical Officer, St Peter's Hospital, London; Surgeon and Dean, Royal Eye Hospital, London; Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Ear Hospital, London; Senior Demonstrator of Anatomy and Tutor, Sheffield Medical School; Demonstrator of Physiology and Lecturer in Animal Biology, King's College London, 1895; Lecturer, Zoology, Animal Biology and Elementary Biology, King's College London, 1900; Lecturer, Physiology, King's College London, 1904; Assistant Ophthalmic Surgeon, King's College Hospital, 1910; Dean, King's College Hospital Medical School, 1911; Fellow, 1922, Associate and Member of the Corporation of King's College London; Consulting Ophthalmic Surgeon to King's College Hospital, 1929, and Beckenham Hospital, Kent; Dean Emeritus and Emeritus Lecturer on Ophthalmology, King's College Hospital Medical School, 1929; Consulting Surgeon, Royal Eye Hospital; Honorary Consulting Ophthalmic Surgeon to Royal School for Blind, and South London Institute for the Blind; died, 13 March 1956. Publications: Manual of physiology for students and practitioners (1911); King's and some King's men: being a record of the Medical Department of King's College, London, from 1830-1909 and of King's College Hospital Medical School from 1909 to 1934 (Oxford University Press, London, 1935, Addendum to 1948, 1950); Applied physiology of the eye assisted by T Keith Lyle (Baillière, Tindall & Cox, London, 1958).

Custodial history

King's College Hospital.

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

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Finding aids

Handlist available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Related materials

Further sources for Lyle's work at King's College Hospital are King's College London Council minutes (ref: KA/C/M), and King's College Hospital Committee of Management minutes (ref: KH/C/M/M), held by King's College London Archives.

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Archivist's note

Sources: H Willoughby Lyle King's and some King's men (Oxford University Press, London, 1935); Who's Who 1897-1996; British Library OPAC 97. Compiled by Annabel Dodds.

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