Welcome to SurgiCat, the online catalogue of the museum and archive collections at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
What does SurgiCat contain?
SurgiCat currently holds records of approximately half of the College’s deposited manuscripts. The deposited collections relate to the history of the College and the Hunterian Museum and more generally to the history of medicine and surgery. Click here for an overview of the Archive Database.
SurgiCat also holds about 50,000 museum object records. These include full records of the Hunterian Collection of human and comparative anatomy and pathology specimens. SurgiCat also contains records of other anatomical, pathological and zoological specimens as well as historical surgical instruments, paintings and sculptures from the College Museum. Click here for an overview of the Museum Database.
The development of the RCS Museum and Archive Databases has been supported by grants from the following organisations: