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McMenemey, William Henry, (1905-1977)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/83
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: McMenemey, William Henry, (1905-1977)
Date(s): 1924-1937
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes and 5 transfer boxes
Name of creator(s): McMenemey | William Henry | 1905-1977 | neuropathologist
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

W H McMenemey was Professor of Pathology at the Institute of Neurology, University of London, and Consulting Pathologist to the National Hospitals for Nervous Diseases. He was for many years a member of the Association of Clinical Pathologists, serving as Secretary 1943-1957, and President 1958-1959. As well as being a distinguished neuropathologist, he was also noted as a medical historian. Details of his life and career are to be found in Munk's Roll, VII, pp 368-70, Who Was Who, and the obituaries in the British Medical Journal (1977, ii, 1551) and the Lancet (1977 ii, 1239).


Scope and content/abstract:

Notebooks of W H McMenemey while a medical student, and when studying for the Diploma in Psychological Medicine, c 1924-1937.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Partially Open.

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:

No box-list of Accession 427.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This collection of notebooks was purchased by the Wellcome Institute Library in August 1985 from M Phelps, antiquarian bookseller.

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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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