Acland, Henry W. (Henry Wentworth), 1815-1900

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Birth 1815-08-23
Death 1900-10-16
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English

Biographical notes:

Henry Acland was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford to 1895. E. Ray Lankester left the Linacre professorship of comparative anatomy at Oxford in 1898 to become director of the British Museum. (Natural History).

From the description of Letter : to Mr. Gross, 1898 Sep 15. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 703648551

From the description of Letter : to Mr. Gross, 1898 Sep 15. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702165565

Professor of Physic at the University of Oxford.

From the description of Henry Wentworth Acland letters, 1868-1877 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34763189

English physician.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to Miss McHonnie, 1862 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129762

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to Joan [Severn], 1871 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129764

Sir Henry Wentworth Acland (1815-1900) was a physician. In 1834 Acland matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, he graduated B.A. in 1840, M.A. in 1842, M.B. in 1846, and M.D. in 1848. In 1840 he was elected fellow of All Souls' College and, in the same year, commenced the study of medicine, entering himself at St. George's Hospital, London.

It was for his services to medicine and medical education that Acland was accorded his Baronetcy in 1890. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

From the guide to the Papers regarding the Baronetcy of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1890, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library)

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  • Letters--19th century
  • Physicians--Biography--Sources
  • Public health

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