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Leedham-Green, John Charles, 1902-1984

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/60
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Leedham-Green, John Charles, 1902-1984
Date(s): c1920s-1933
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Green | John Charles | Leedham- | 1902-1984 | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Dr. Leedham-Green was the eldest son of C.A. Leedham-Green, sometime Professor of Surgery at Birmingham University. He read natural science (chemistry) at Oxford, before going to the Middlesex Hospital where, in 1930, he was awarded the Hetley clinical prize and qualified MRCS,LRCP. He worked at the General Hospital, Birmingham and the North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, and during the second world war served in the RAMC with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in Scotland and West Africa. After the war he became a general practitioner in Southwold and was a founder member of the Royal College of General Practitioners.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes of lectures, etc, taken by John Charles Leedham-Green, while studying medicine at the Middlesex Hospital c 1920s and London Hospital, 1933.

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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:

Dr. Leedham-Green's file of lecture notes were presented to the Wellcome Institute by his daughter, Elizabeth Leedham-Green in May 1984.

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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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