Subseries KH/PP/18 - Papers of Nestor Isidore Charles Tirard chiefly relating to hospital reform and King's College Hospital, 1905-1914

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Papers of Nestor Isidore Charles Tirard chiefly relating to hospital reform and King's College Hospital, 1905-1914


  • 1905-1914 (Creation)

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1 box (0.01 cubic metres)

Scope and content

Typescript papers concerning hospital reform with particular reference to King's College Hospital, including preferred co-operation between hospitals and public provident dispensaries, 1905-1906; proposals from the British Medical Association designed to correct perceived abuses in the charitable status of hospitals, 1906-1909; report by the King Edward's Hospital fund for London into the treatment of out-patients in London hospitals, 1911-1912; papers relating to the relocation of King's College Hospital to Camberwell comprising building design alterations, finance committee reports and press releases, 1906-1912; Medical Committee reports on teaching at the Hospital and the organisation of the Medical School, 1907-1914; correspondence between Nestor Tirard and the British Medical Association on the management of the Association and on the treatment of children in voluntary hospitals, 1909-1911.

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1853; King's College School, 1867-1871; King's College Hospital, 1872-1877; Warneford Entrance Scholarship, 1871; Gold Medal in Physiology at Intermediate M.B. Examination and Gold Medals in Forensic and in Obstetric Medicine, 1877; House Physician, King's College Hospital, 1876-1877; Sambrooke Medical Registrar, 1878; Assistant Physician, 1885; Physician, 1892; Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacology, 1885-1900; Professor of the Principles and Practice of Medicine, 1900-1919; Fellow of King's College, 1885; retired King's College, 1919; Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Consulting Physician, King's College, from 1919; Council member of the Royal College of Physicians, 1908-1910; Bradshaw Lecturer, 1914; Member of General Medical Council, 1922-1927; died, 1928.

Publications: Diphtheria and antitoxin (London, 1897); Albuminuria and Bright's Disease (London, 1899); edited The prescriber's pharmacopoeia (London, 1886); The essentials of Materia Medica and therapeutics (London, 1885); Thomson's conspectus adapted to the British Pharmacopeia of 1885 (London, 1887); King's College Hospital Reports (London, 1895-1903).

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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This collection level description.

Related materials

King's College London College Archives holds further entries relating to Tirard's career in King's College London Council Minutes (Ref: KA/C/M); King's College Hospital Committee of Management Minutes (Ref: KH/CM/M).

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Archivist's note

Herbert Willoughby Lyle, King's and some King's men (London, 1935); British Library OPAC; Who's who; King's College London Calendars. Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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