CollectionRichard Doherty Collection
DescriptionThe collection includes:
Notebooks and papers of Professor Richard Doherty. Documents include case notes, lecture notes, notes on general and medical topics, personal and family papers including correspondence and memorabilia and with some medical journals and pamphlets, c120 items of varied format in 8 pamphlet boxes.

Miscellaneous student notes on medical matters, especially midwifery topics with other notes on literary, political and other topics, 7 volumes and 1 folder in 2 boxes.

Casebooks of the Dublin Lying-in Hospital, 1838-39, maintained by Richard Dogherty (sic) as Clinical Clerk there, 3 volumes.

Professor Richard Doherty's manuscript of his lectures on midwifery with references to Dr Montgomery's museum, c 200 leaves.

Manuscript index of sources on midwifery topics, 24 leaves.

Manuscript notes by Richard Doherty of cases in Galway Infirmary (and elsewhere?), 1846 and later; notes of the names and address of wet nurses in Galway; brief personal memoranda, 1845-1866; list of ships (given health clearance) sailing from Galway, 1858-1861, 1 volume.

Manuscript personal financial diary of Richard Doherty 1857-1862 with lists of patients and fees including brief notes on them, also with notes on payments from college, ships, etc, and medical reports of persons examined of insurance companies, 1 volume.

Letters to Richard Doherty c1835-1865, many undated, and including a Christmas card from his daughter Frances, 22 December 1865. 7 documents.

Letters from Richard Doherty mainly to his family, daughter Frances, son-in-law Ernest Cochrane, c1867-1873 and undated, including one to his wife Jane. 16 documents.

Miscellaneous papers of Mrs Jane Moore Docherty widow of Richard Docherty, mainly about Redcastle property and including 3 letters. 16 pieces.

George Johnston, 'Clinical report of the Rotunda Lying-In Hospital for the year ending 5 November 1869', Dublin, printed.

A descriptive list is available in the library.
AccessBy prior appointment.
Repository NameUniversity of Galway Archives
AddressJames Hardiman Library University Road Galway City
EircodeH91 REW4
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