Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS795
TitleMedical papers of surgeon Charles Leedham-Green
Extent3 boxes
DescriptionCharles Albert Leedham-Green's medical papers, which include:

3 volumes, [19]09-[19]15, [19]11-[19]14, and [19]13-[19]15
These volume give the name of patient, their age, brief details of their condition, doctors name, and fee charged. Some loose correspondence is included and it seems doctors were referring patients to Leedham-Green for treatment. Occasionally however, a letter will be written by a patients contacting Leedham-Green directly about their condition. Name indexes appear at the end of the volumes.
As addresses of patients are often given along with details of their condition, and thus the patients can be identified, the volumes are closed for 100 years after the last date in the volume, under the Data Protection Act .

Patients case notes, with Mr Leedham-Green listed as the surgeon, 1909-1910. These files are closed for 100 years after the last date mentioned, under the Data Protection Act.

Medical drawings showing tubercular ulcers of the kidney and bladder, 1908

Photographs showing medical procedures, and of hospital staff and other social events

Various publications by Leedham-Green, some in English, others are in German, such as: 'Prolapse of the Inverted Bladder through the Urethra', 1908; 'Dozent an der Universitat Birmingham', 1906; 'Plasmocytoma of the Innominate Bone', 1938

The Queen's Medical Magazine, Journal of the Birmingham Medical School, February 1922.

Invitation to Leedham-Green from the Dean and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Birmingham to inaugurate the opening of the Session of the Medical Faculty of the University, 1 October 1901.

Application and testimonials of Charles A. Leedham-Green for the post of Honorary Assistant-Surgeon to the General Hospital, Birmingham, 1894, and application for the post of Assistant to the Chair of Surgery in the University of Birmingham [c1909]

Obituary pages from 'The Lancet', and from 'The British Medical Journal', December 1931, for Leedham-Green.

Typescript play for the Birmingham General hospital Christmas party.
Finding AidsThis is a preliminary description and will be enhanced at a future date. For further information please contact Special Collections.
Access StatusOpen
Creator NameLeedham-Green, Charles, 1867-1931, surgeon
Administrative HistoryInformation mainly taken from the 'The Lancet', and from 'The British Medical Journal', December 1931.

Charles Leedham-Green, son of Rev Richard Green, was born 1867. He was educated at Queen's College, Birmingham, and later at the Universities of Gottingen and Heidelberg. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1893. Leedham-Green was a demonstrator in physiology and assistant lecturer in bacteriology at Mason College, Birmingham. He became surgeon at Queen's Hospital, and Children's Hospital, Birmingham, in 1897. Charles Leedham-Green retired from active staff in 1921, but was elected consulting surgeon, and was also joint professor of surgery in the University of Birmingham. Charles Leedham-Green died 29 November 1931.
Custodial HistoryRecords transferred from the Medical School. The original box the records came to Special Collection in gives Leedham-Green's address as 2 Fields Tile Road, Southwold. In one of the volumes, the text 'Barns Library MSS 116' is written. No other information is known about the provenance.