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Harris, Professor Henry Albert (1885-1968)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/19
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Harris, Professor Henry Albert (1885-1968)
Date(s): 1932-1945
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Harris | Henry Albert | 1885-1968 | anatomist
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Professor of Clinical Anatomy, University College London, 1931-1934, and Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge University, 1934-1951. For further details of career see obituaries in The Lancet and British Medical Journal.


Scope and content/abstract:

Correspondence on the enzyme phosphotase, 1932; correspondence, notes, lists, pamphlets etc re talks to forces (general and on first aid) during Second World War; anatomical and physiological information supplied to RAF; personal correspondence, 1940-1945.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in Scope and Content.

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:

Wellcome Library catalogue online.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

It has not been possible to ascertain full details of the provenance of this collection, which was transferred to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre from the Western Manuscripts Section of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in October 1980. It was apparently received from University College London in 1976, but from whom, and how the papers came to be there, is not known.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

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