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Title: Proposed memorial to Dr Julius Althaus: correspondence

Reference: MVH/EF/9

Date: 1902 to 1903

Description: Copies of circular letter requesting donations for the setting up of a bed bearing the names of Dr and Mrs Althaus and a marble medallion of Dr Althaus himself; correspondence from recipients; and notes of sums raised. Includes correspondence from Miss Agnes Althaus. The appeal was organised by George A Knapp-Fisher, Captain Ralph Ellis, and the Hospital Secretary (H Howgrave-Graham).


Parent: Events and fund-raising

Storage Reference: 1 bundle [Box 140]



Date: 1902-1903 Level: Series Admin history: The decision to create a memorial to Julius Althaus following his death in 1900 was taken while the Hospital for Epilepsy and Paralysis, Regent’s Park, was in the course of moving to to its new location at numbers 3 and 4 Maida Vale. The medallion, in wood, was executed by Mr Heydemer and later put up in the boardroom of the new hospital. See frontispiece to Anthony Feiling, ‘A History of the Maida Vale Hospital for Nervous Diseases’ (London, 1958).

Keywords: Fundraising and Publicity,Althaus Julius Cat status: Catalogued Term: Fundraising Person key: Althaus; Julius (1833-1900); physician and neurologist

Keywords: Calm Archives

Compilations: NHNN archives

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