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  • Title
    Lister Prize Medal
  • Reference
    RCS-SCH/12
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date
    1978-1987
  • Creator
  • Extent
    1 folder
  • Language
    English
  • Conditions governing access
    By appointment only. See College website for contact details of the Archives.
  • Related objects
  • Admin./ biographical history
    The fund was raised by public subscription in honour of Lord Lister. In 1920, the Royal College of Surgeons became trustees and administrators of the fund. According to the summary of the medal found in RCS-SCH/12/1, the conditions of the prize were as follows: 'A sum of £500 and bronze medal to be awarded every 3 years, irrespective of nationality, in recognition of distinguished