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Candy, Hugh Charles Herbert (1850-1935)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.1452-1455 & 6890
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Candy, Hugh Charles Herbert (1850-1935)
Date(s): 1906-1931
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 15 items
Name of creator(s): Candy | Hugh Charles Herbert | 1850-1935 | chemist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Hugh Charles Herbert Candy (1850-1935) was consulting analyst to the London Hospital.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Hugh Charles Herbert Candy, 1906-1931, including notes relating to chemical analyses, a report on the post-mortem examination on Doris Barwood, and notes and correspondence on two cases of poisoning, but largely concerning a suicide in Barking, Essex containing a police statement from the attending G.P., letters from the borough coroner, and records of post-mortem examinations conducted at Severalls Mental Hospital, Colchester and the London Hospital Medical College, Mile End.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in Scope and Content.

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:

Presented in two accessions from Mrs. Candy 1954 and the Royal College of Surgeons, 1954.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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:
Feb 2009

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