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Turner, Walter Pickett ( -1934)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.4868-4884
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Turner, Walter Pickett ( -1934)
Date(s): 1887-c 1910
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 17 volumes
Name of creator(s): Turner | Walter Pickett | d 1934 | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The author obtained his MD at Durham University in 1895, and was Assistant Medical Officer at Chatham Lunatic Asylum. He practised at Leytonstone 1895-1902, and later at Balham. His name is not found in the Register after 1933. His theories on tuberculosis received a derogatory notice in the British Medical Journal 1907, i, p. 383.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notebooks of Walter Pickett Turner, 1887-c 1910, containing lectures and observations on tuberculosis: with other notes on medical and scientific subjects, drafts of letters, etc. Author's holograph MSS.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In 17 volumes.

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:

Described in: S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased 1934.

Allied Materials

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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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