University of Texas Medical Branch

Matthew Berkeley Hill, M.D. Correspondence Notebook



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hill, Matthew Berkeley, 1834-1892
Title: Matthew Berkeley Hill, M.D. Correspondence Notebook
Identification: MS 136
Language: English
Repository: Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 77555. Phone: 409-772-2397.

Biographical Note

Matthew Berkeley Hill (1834-1892) served as the Dean of the Medical Department of University College in London, England. He was elected as a Member of the Council of the College of Surgeons in 1886 and became Vice-President in 1891. Dr. Hill established the use of cystoscopy in England.


Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains one notebook of correspondence from many leading doctors and academics of the period including: Sir William Osler (1849-1919), Joseph Lister (1827-1912) and Walter Moxon (1836-1886). The notebook also contains a significant number of letters written to his sister, Florence Hill (1829-1919).


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use. Materials may be viewed in the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections of the Moody Medical Library.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], in the Matthew Berkeley Hill, M.D. Correspondence Notebook, MS 136, Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas.

Processing Information

These records were organized and processed by staff of the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections. Finding aid prepared by Robert Marlin and Kelly Caldwell; encoded by Louise Kidder and Richard Watts in EAD 2002 W3C in January of 2017.