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Andrewes, Sir Christopher Howard (1896-1989)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/168
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Andrewes, Sir Christopher Howard (1896-1989)
Date(s): 1910s-1960s
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3 boxes
Name of creator(s): Andrewes | Sir | Christopher Howard | 1896-1989 | Knight | virologist
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Christopher Howard Andrewes born 1896; Deputy Director, National Institute of Medical Research, 1952-1961; died 1989.


Scope and content/abstract:

Diaries and notebooks, including ornithological, entomological, variological [1910]-1927; research notebooks, common cold and influenza, 1930-1933; notes on international congresses, 1950s-1960s.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open. 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:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Not given.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Other entomological notebooks were passed to the Royal Entomological Society by Dr John Andrewes, Sir Christopher's son.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Barbara Ball from the Wellcome Library online catalogue.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January 2009

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