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The only UK college for both physicians and surgeons - founded in 1599. Collection includes over 31,000 books, institutional records & medical instruments
Unique in being the only UK college for both physicians and surgeons, the college was founded in 1599. The library contains approximately 31,500 books, the earliest dating from 1479. The archive holds College records and private papers relating to famous medical pioneers including Sir William Macewan and Joseph Lister. The College also holds a small collection of medical instruments.
Open by appointment only.
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