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Graduation medal of William Judson van Someren, 1845

 Item — Box: CLX-A-479
Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0110

Scope and Contents

This is a graduation medal in medicine, awarded to William Judson van Someren in 1845 by the University of Edinburgh.


  • Creation: 1845


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

William Judson van Someren was born in Madras, East Indies. He enrolled in medicine at the University of Edinburgh in 1840, and graduated in 1845.

Someren is listed in the volume List of the Graduates in Medicine in the University of Edinburgh from 1705 to 1866 as “1845. Gulielmus Judson Someren Van, ex India Orientali. On the causes of difference in the facility of parturition in the different races of man”.


1 medal

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to Heritage Collections in June 2023. Accession no. SC-Acc-2023-0110.

Processing Information

Catalogued in October 2023 by Aline Brodin.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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