Sir Andrew John Horne

Repository: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Identity Statement

TitleSir Andrew John Horne
Archive ReferenceIE RCPI/AJH
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/sir-andrew-john-horne
Creation Dates1856-1914
Level of DescriptionFonds (The whole of the records, regardless of form or medium, organically created and/or accumulated and used by a particular person, family, or corporate body in the course of that creator's activities and functions). (Often, but not always, contiguous with an archives ‘collection’ ).
Extent Medium2 boxes

Context

Creator(s): Horne, Sir Andrew John, 1865-1924

  • Administrative History ↴

    Andrew John Horne was born in Ballinasloe, county Galway in 1856, he was educated at Clongowes Wood College before studying medicine at the Carmichael School of Medicine in Dublin, and graduating as Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1877 and Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland the following year. Specialising in obstetrics Horne initially worked at the Rotunda Hospital, in 1894 on the establishment of Holles St. Hospital, later the National Maternity Hospital, Horne was appointed Joint Master with Patrick Barry, a position Horne held for 30 years. Horne became a member of the College of Physicians in 1881 and a Fellow in 1885, he was President of the College from 1908-1910. He was also active in the obstetrical sections of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland and the British Medical Association. Horne was a talented pianist and played in a amateur trio with his friend and colleague Sir Francis Cruise. In 1913 Horne received a knighthood in recognition of his services to the Royal College of Physicians and to the National Maternity Hospital. Horne married Margaret Norman in 1884, they had five children including one who died in infancy. Their second son Andrew Horne followed his father into medicine, and also specialised in obstetrics. Horne died in Dublin in 1924 at the age of 68.
  • Archival History ↴

    Donated to Royal College of Physicians Ireland in 2011.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴

    Donation

Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Horne, Sir Andrew John, 1865-1924 ↴

    Small collection of material relating to Sir Andrew John Horne and his connections with the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Phagocyte Club. Also material relating to his knighthood in 1913.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Accruals ↴

    No Further Accruals Expected
  • Arrangement ↴

    Minimal Arrangement

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Access subject to the conditions laid out in the Heritage Centre Access Guidelines.
Conditions Governing ReproductionCopying of archive material is subject to the conditions laid out in the Heritage Centre Copying Guidelines.
Creation Dates1856-1914
Level of DescriptionFonds (The whole of the records, regardless of form or medium, organically created and/or accumulated and used by a particular person, family, or corporate body in the course of that creator's activities and functions). (Often, but not always, contiguous with an archives ‘collection’ ).
Extent Medium2 boxes
Finding Aids The collection list is available online. Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteHarriet Wheelock
Rules/ConventionsInternational Standard of Archival Description (General)
Date of DescriptionsApril 2012