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Cushny, Professor Arthur Robertson (1866-1926)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 PP/ARC
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Cushny, Professor Arthur Robertson (1866-1926)
Date(s): 1889-1978
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Cushny | Arthur Robertson | 1866-1926 | pharmacologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Professor Arthur Robertson Cushny, FRS (1866-1926) Professor of Pharmacology, University College London and Edinburgh University.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Arthur Cushny including correspondence and other items of personal and career interest; manuscripts and notes; photocopies of his correspondence with Dr J J Abel of Johns Hopkins University, 1889-1926 and Sir John McMichael's files relating to Cushy, 1970-1978.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

A. Personal and Family, 1895-1927 B. Career, 1889-1926 C. Manuscripts, notes etc, [n.d.] D. Correspondence with and by Dr John J Abel, 1893-1937 E. Sir John McMichael's files re Cushny, 1970-1978

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:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The first accession was received by the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in February 1979 from Cushny's daughter, Mrs Helen MacGillivray, via Sir John McMichael. A notebook given to Sir William Paton by his predecessor at Oxford was presented to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in August 1979 via Sir John McMichael. The material in Section E, accession 173, was received with the papers of Sir John McMichael in August 1984.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Additional Cushny papers in the Department of Manuscripts, University of Edinburgh Library.

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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