Historical items/links 1900 - 1999

Public orations and talks at the Society

Many of the talks at the Society are reported in British Medical Journal and its forebears. Below is a selection of references to the society found in the BMJ Archive. If you are a member of the BMA then the links will take you straight to the articles.

1900 - Professor Alexander Macalister
Br Med J 1900;2:1207

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1901 - Dr Savage
Br Med J 1901;2:1168

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1903 - Dr Norman Moore
Br Med J 1903;2:1078

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1904 - Dr Arthur Newsholme
Br Med J 1904;2:1356

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1906 - Dr William Allchin
Br Med J 1906;2:1144

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1909 - Mr J Bernard Dawson
Br Med J 1909;;1:78.

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1909 - Professor Osler
Br Med J 1909;2:1363

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1910 - Sir Thomas Oliver
Br Med J 1910;1:1033.

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1912 - W. Bertram Watson
Br Med J 1912; 1

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1914 - JW Ballantyne
Br Med J 1914;1:349.

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1921 - W. Paynter Noall
Br Med J 1921; 2

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1935 - Lord Dawson of Penn
Br Med J 1935;2:829

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1936 - Sir Henry Brackenbury (Oration)
Br Med J 1936; 2

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1936 - Stanley Hartfall
Br Med J 1936; 1

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1946 - A. Rae Gilchrist
Br Med J 1946;1:515

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1981 - Sir Ronald Gibson (the 150th Oration)
Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1981; 283

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