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Burroughs Wellcome Ltd.: historical material

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.8185-8186, 8188-8189, 8303-8307, 8321, 8524-8525, 8539
Held at: Wellcome Library - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: Burroughs Wellcome Ltd.: historical material
Date(s): Early 20th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 14 volumes, 2 bundles
Name of creator(s): Doran | Alban Henry Griffith | 1849-1917 | surgeon
Thompson | Charles John Samuel | 1862-1943 | physician and local historian
Spielmann | Marion Harry Alexander | 1858-1948 | art historian
Wellcome Historical Medical Museum
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Miscellaneous historical essays, written by individuals employed by or associated with the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum. Authors include Alban Doran (1849-1927), Charles Thompson (1862-1943) and Marion Spielmann (1858-1948).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Described in Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by Marion Spielmann, 1925, and transferred from store, January 1935; received from WHMM, December 1935 and October 1939; transferred from WHMM filing cabinets, January 1957.

Allied Materials

Related material:

In the Wellcome Library: The archives of the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum are held as WA/HMM. Other papers of C.J.S. Thompson are held as MSS.7984-7986, 8124, 8149-8151, 8312-8315, 8348, 8442-8443, 8530, 8534, 8573-8574.


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Wellcome Library catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jan 2009

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