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Papers of Andrew Crawford Hume

Identifier: Coll-1096

Scope and Contents

The collection contains:

  1. 1 x degree certificate in the name of Andrew Crawford Hume
  2. 4 x degree/certificates in the name of Thomas Hume
  3. 1 tool-bound volume containingJail hygiene in India, published in Calcutta, 1881, andVaso-motor diseases in India, 1879, which was owned by A. Hume aboard 'HMS Marathon', Bombay, Sept. 1891


  • Creation: 1873-1927

Language of Materials

English Latin

Biographical / Historical

Mr. Andrew Crawford Hume was born circa 1903. He obtained his qualification to practice as a Veterinary Surgeon in 1927. Latterly Hume had lived and practiced in Weybridge, Surrey, England, and had been a partner in the firm Hume, Crittall and Westaway. He retired circa 1966. Mr. Andrew Crawford Hume MRCVS died at Weybridge Hospital in the spring of 1970. His funeral took place at Randalls Park Crematorium and Cemetery, Leatherhead.

Thomas Hume may have been born in the mid-19th century (late-1840s or mid-1850s). He obtained surgical qualifications from Edinburgh University in 1873 (M.B.). The following year in 1874 he was appointed as a surgeon in the army. He became a surgeon with the Indian Medical Service. he was also a Fellow of the Botanical Society, Edinburgh. His publications includeJail hygiene in India, published in Calcutta, 1881, andVaso-motor diseases in India, 1879.


1 box

Physical Location


Papers of Thomas Hume (1852-1890), Surgeon, and Andrew Crawford Hume (d. 1970)
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Repository Details

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