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International Physiological Congresses 1889-1939

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/71
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: International Physiological Congresses 1889-1939
Date(s): 1930s
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Franklin | Kenneth James | 1897-1966 | Professor of Physiology
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Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to the International Physiological Congresses, 1889-1939, comprising notes and drafts by Kenneth J Franklin and other miscellaneous correspondence, reminiscences by colleagues; extracts and reprints of papers given at the Congresses (some published in 'Archives Internationales de Physiologie') and meeting and other papers. There is also empheral material such as postcards and guide books.

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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 papers were acquired and produced by Kenneth J Franklin FRS whilst working on "A short history of the International Congresses of Physiologists" for Annals of Science, in 1938 (3), pp.242-335. They were given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in January 1985.

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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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