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The Roscoe R. Robinson History of Nephrology Collection


The Roscoe R. Robinson History of Nephrology Collection

Richard Bright, M.D. 1789-1858 Father of Nephrology

Bright's Scientific Work

Scientific Papers and Case Reports Authored by Richard Bright, M.D.

Richard Bright's Travel Books

Biographies of Richard Bright


Biographies of Richard Bright

Barlow, G. H. "Eulogium on Dr. Bright." In: Lancet 1 (1843-44): pp. 244.

Barlow, G. H. "Dr. Richard Bright. Honorary degrees at Oxford." In: Lancet 1 (1853): pp. 543.

Barlow, G. H. "Obituary notice." In: Edinburgh Medical Journal 4 (1859): pp. 680-682.

Barlow, G. H. "Obituary notice." In: Lancet 2 (1858): pp. 665.

Barlow, G. H. "Obituary notice." In: Medical Times and Gazette 17 (1858): pp. 632.

"Heroes of medicine. Richard Bright." In: Practitioner 67 (1901): pp. 652-655.

"Some great men of Guy's." In: Practitioner 76 (1906): pp. 727.

Hacker, W. L. "Richard Bright" In: Albany Medical Annals 29 (1908): pp. 431-433.

Garrison, Fielding H. "Richard Bright's travels in Lower Hungary, a physician's holiday." In: Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin 23 (1912): pp. 173-182.

"100 years ago. Richard Bright on September 13th, 1813." In: British Medical Journal 2 (1913): pp. 683-685.

Hale-White, William. "Richard Bright and his discovery of the disease bearing his name." In: Guy's Hospital Reports 71 (1921): pp. 1-20.

Hale-White, William. "Bright's observations other than those on renal disease." In: Guy's Hospital Reports 71 (1921): pp. 143-157.

Rochester, De L. "Richard Bright of Guy's Hospital." In: Annals of Medical History 5 (1923): pp. 301-305.

Rochester, De L. "The Centenary of the discovery of Bright's Disease." In: Lancet 11 (1925): pp. 769-771.

Chance, B. "An ophthalmologist's appreciation." In: Annals of Medical History 9 (1927): pp. 332-336.

Christian, H. A. "Kidney disease as described by Richard Bright in the light of knowledge of a century later." In: Annals of Medical History 9 (1927): pp. 337-346.

Eason, H. L. "The situation of the clinical wards at Guy's Hospital at the time of Richard Bright." In: Guy's Hospital Reports 77 (1927): pp. 302-306.

Oppenheimer, R. H. "Thomas Addison and Richard Bright, contemporaries." In: Medical Journal and Record 126 (1927): pp. 107.

Thayer, William Sydney. Richard Bright. The Bright Oration, delivered at Guy's Hospital on July 8, 1927, on the occasion of the centenary of the publication of the first volume of Bright's Medical Cases. Reprinted from: Guy's Hospital Reports, 77 (1927). Bungay, Suffolk: Richard Clay & Soms, Limited, 1927.

Thayer Willaim Sydney. "Bright Oration." In: Lancet 2 (1927): pp. 133-135. Note: A shortened version of the above Guy's Hospital Reports.

Williamson, R. T. "Richard Bright, his early travels." In: British Medical Journal II (1927): pp. 67.

Hale-White, Sir William. "Bright's two earliest medical papers." In: Guy's Hospital Reports 78 (1928): pp. 18-34.

Lichty, J. A. "Life and times (1789-1858) of Richard Bright." In: Clifton Medical Bulletin 14 (1928): pp. 50-54.

"Richard Bright." In: Clinical Medicine and Surgery 36 (1929): pp. 75.

"Richard Bright." In: Colorado Medicine 28 (1931): pp. 512.

Osman, A. A. "Studies on Bright's Disease No. vii. Histological sections from kidneys of three cases of Bright's Disease originally described by Dr. Bright." In: Guy's Hospital Reports 83 (1933): pp. 185.

"Richard Bright." In: New England Journal of Medicine 214 (1936): pp. 437-438.

Beilin, A. "Richard Bright, 1789-1858; distinguished pioneer, physician and investigator." In: Hygeia 15 (1937): pp. 151-152.

Cave, H. A. "Contributions to the history of narcolepsy (case described by Richard Bright)." In: Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry 38 (1937): pp. 136-139.

"Richard Bright, traveller and artist." In: Bulletin of the History of Medicine 8 (1940): pp. 909-933.

Guy's Hospital Reports 107 (1958): pp. 263-542. Note: Special number dedicated to Richard Bright (1789-1858) in commemoration of the centenary of his death.

Bett, W. R. "Physician-Extraordinary to Queen Victoria." In: Nursing Mirror 108 (1958): pp. 16.

Kark, Robert M. "A Prospect of Richard Bright on the Centenary of his Death, December 16, 1858." In: American Journal of Medicine 25 (1958): pp. 819-824.

Alvarez, Walter C. "A pioneer in geriatrics, R. Bright on diseases of the arteries and brain. Guys Hospital Report-1836, I, 9-40." In: Geriatrics 20 (1965): pp. 433-434.

Cameron, Stewart J. and Becker, Lovell E. "Richard Bright and Observations in Renal Histology." In: Guy's Hospital Report 113 (1964): pp. 159-171.

Weller, R. O. and Nester B. "Histological reassessment of three kidneys originally described by Richard Bright in 1827-36." In: British Medical Journal 2 (1972): pp. 761-763.