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Hamerton, Lt-Col Albert Ernest (1873-1959)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/18
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Hamerton, Lt-Col Albert Ernest (1873-1959)
Date(s): [1908]-1979
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 vols
Name of creator(s): Hamerton | Albert Ernest | 1873-1959 | pathologist
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

For accounts of Hamerton's life and career, see Who Was Who, Drew's Medical Officers in British Army Services, 1660-1960 Vol II, obituaries in the British Medical Journal and the Lancet.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notebook and photograph album compiled by Albert Hamerton while serving on Sleeping Sickness Commission, Uganda and Nyasaland, 1908-1913.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out 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:

Wellcome Library online catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These two volumes were given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre by Dr L Harrison Matthews, who had rescued them from destruction at the Zoological Society, where they had been left by Hamerton.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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