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

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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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creatorOf Acland, Henry W. (Henry Wentworth), 1815-1900. Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to Joan [Severn], 1871 July 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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creatorOf Acland, Henry W. (Henry Wentworth), 1815-1900. Letter : to Mr. Gross, 1898 Sep 15. Yale University, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
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creatorOf Acland, Henry W. (Henry Wentworth), 1815-1900. Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to Miss McHonnie, 1862 Mar. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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referencedIn Additional papers of Henry Wentworth Acland and his daughter, Sarah Angelina Acland, 1852-86 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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