Papers of William Aldren Turner, 1884-1937
Scope and Contents
- ‘Perpetual Hospital Ticket’ for the Royal infirmary, bearing William A Turner’s name and dated 13 November 1884.
- Envelope entitled ‘Fellowship RCP’ containing a letter, a newspaper cutting and a receipt relating to the awarding of the Fellowship of the RCP of London to William Aldren Turner, dating April-May 1896.
- Documents related to the Grand Priory of the Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem in England, including a blank declaration of allegiance, a memorandum of instructions signed by Herbert Jekyll (Secretary General) dated 21 March 1901, another memorandum dated 17th June 1889 and revised 1st December 1902, and a letter informing Turner that he was selected for enrolment as an Honorary Associate dated 26 February 1901.
- List of Honorary medical staff of King Edward VII’s hospital for officers, including Dr William Aldren Turner, c 1906.
- Envelope entitled ‘Hughlings Jackson bust agreement’ containing correspondence and receipt between William Aldren Turner and Hubert Hampton (sculptor) concerning the making of a bust of Dr Hughlings Jackson, 1907.
- Letter from the President of the Hunterian Society, informing William Turner that he has been elected an Honorary Fellow. Dated 30 October 1907.
- Letter to Mrs Turner and commission discharging Turner from his position as Lieutenant-Colonel in the land forces, to become an Officer in the Royal Army medical Corps. December 1914.
- Commission discharging Turner from his position as Lieutenant-Colonel in the land forces, to become an Officer in the Royal Army medical Corps from the 26th May 1915. Document dated 9 June 1915.
- Official documents and letters relating to the award of the dignity of a Companion of the order of the Bath to William A Turner in 1917.
- Two ‘certificates’ certifying that Lt.-Col. W. A. Turner was mentioned in the London Gazette for valuable services in connection with the War of 1914-1919. July 1919.
- Letter from ‘Sister Agnes’ (Agnes Keyser) from the Kind Edward VII’s Hospital for Officers, enclosing an exact copy of a letter from Edward VII, dated January 1909.
- Printed note relating to King Edward VII’s Hospital for Officers.
- Envelope addressed to William Aldren Turner, entitled ‘Army Nursing Board June 1935’, containing letters relating to appointment of Turner as a Member of Queen Alexandra’s Army nursing Board, 1935.
- Two letters of thanks from Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Society when Turner retired, dated 2 January 1936.
- Letter/document accompanying medal awarded to W. A. Turner, to be worn in commemoration of the King’s Coronation in 1937, dated 12 May 1937.
Diplomas and certificates (outsize)
- Certificate awarded by the Medico-Psychological Association of Great-Britain and Ireland – examination for the certificate in psychological medicine. No date
- Certificate awarding the diploma of M.B. C.M. to William Aldren Turner 1 August 1887, University of Edinburgh (2 copies)
- Medical registration certificate, 10 October 1887
- Certificate (letters testimonials) awarding the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of London to William Aldren Turner, 25 July 1889.
- Diploma M.D. awarded to William Aldren Turner in 1892, after submitting his thesis entitled Observations on the Anatomy and Physiology of the Central Nervous System, 1892. + accompanying certificate of additional qualifications from the Scottish branch of general medical council, 1892.
- Certificate awarding the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London to William Aldren Turner on the 14 May 1896
- “Address presented by Students’ Representative Council to Sir William Turner on the occasion of his 80th birthday. 7th January 1912.” (needs conservation’s attention)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access