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Edward Treacher Collins - bibliography

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Biography

English surgeon, born May 28, 1862, London; died December 13, 1932, London.

Bibliography

  • Researches into the Anatomy and Pathology of the Eye. London, 1896.
  • The Erasmus Milson Lectures: On the Anatomy and Pathology of the Eye.
    The Lancet 1900, 155: 435-444.
  • Plexiform neuroma (elephantiasis neuromatosis) of temporal region, orbit, eyelid and eyeball. Notes of three cases. Written with S. Snell.
    Transactions of the Ophthalmological Societies of the United Kingdom, London, 1903, 23: 157-177.
  • Pathology and Bacteriology of the Eye.
    With Marmaduke Stephen Mayou (1876-1934).
    Philadelphia, 1911; 2nd edition, 1925.
  • Arboreal Life and the Evolution of the Human Eye.
    Philadelphia, 1922. Dealing with the changes and adaptations of the eye during evolution and the adoption of erect posture.
  • Evolution of the human eye. Philadelphia, 1929.
  • In the Kingdom of the Shah. London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1896.
  • The History of Moorfields Eye Hospital. 1929.
    In this book Treacher Collins traced the development of this famous hospital from 1805, giving interesting sketches of the personalities involved in its development. Biographical
  • Who was who. Volume 3: 1929-1940. London 1941.

  • Peter Beighton & Gretha Beighton:
    The Man Behind the Syndrome. Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 1986.
  • Barry G. Firkin and Judith A. Whitworth:
    Dictionary of Medical Eponyms.
    The Parthenon Publishing Group. 1989. New edition in 2002.
  • James G. Ravin
    In the Kingdom of the Shah: Treacher Collins' Persian Adventure.
    Survey of Ophthalmology 1999, 43: 361-367.
  • J. M. Tiffany:
    Collins, Edward Treacher (1862­-1932).
    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004.
    [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/60077, accessed 4 Feb 2006]

  • Virginia Berridge:
    Collins, Sir William Job (1859­-1946).
    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004.
    [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/51796, accessed 4 Feb 2006]

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