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Sambon, Louis Westenra (1865-1931)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.7561, 8091-8092, 8308, 8529, 8850-8852
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Sambon, Louis Westenra (1865-1931)
Date(s): 1893-1923
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 9 items
Name of creator(s): Sambon | Louis Westenra | 1865-1931 | Italian tropical medicine specialist and medical historian
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Sambon was intermittently employed by the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum from 1903 onwards. He organised the 11th International Congress of Medicine (Rome, 1894).


Scope and content/abstract:

Personal correspondence and papers of Louis Westenra Sambon, 1893-1923. These reflect his interest in the history of medicine and diseases caused by blood-borne parasites.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, partly French and Italian

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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.

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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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