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Harkness, Professor Robert Douglas (b 1917)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/82
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Harkness, Professor Robert Douglas (b 1917)
Date(s): 1938-1942
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Harkness | Robert Douglas | b 1917 | Professor in Physiology
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Harkness was a medical student at Cardiff, and later at University College Hospital, mostly during the latter's evacuation to Leavesdon Hospital, Watford. He studied under many distinguished medical men including Lord Rosenheim, Sir Francis Walshe, Sir Harold Himsworth, Sir George Pickering, E K Martin, and Sir Thomas Lewis.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notebooks of R.D. Harkness compiled as a medical student at Cardiff and at University College Hospital, London, 1940s.

Access & Use

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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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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These notebooks were received from R.D. Harkness, Professor in Physiology, University of London, in December 1985 and February 1986. An additional accession was received in April 1989.

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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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