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Greenberg, H P: material on Richard Hunter FRCP (1923-1891) and Ida Macalpine FRCP (1899-1974)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/218
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Greenberg, H P: material on Richard Hunter FRCP (1923-1891) and Ida Macalpine FRCP (1899-1974)
Date(s): 1950-1996
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1/2 box
Name of creator(s): Greenberg | H P
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Richard Hunter, FRCP (1923-1891) and Ida Macalpine, FRCP (1899-1974), were psychiatrists and historians of psychiatry.


Scope and content/abstract:

Tape recording and transcript of H P Greenberg's memories of Richard Hunter and Ida Macalpine and his correspondence with them; obituaries of, articles by, reviews of Hunter and Macalpine and Hunter's job applications, 1950-1996.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

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:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in November 1996 by Dr H P Greenberg.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For further information about Hunter and Macalpine see obituaries in GC/218/4 and entries in 'Munk's Roll'. There are uncatalogued papers of Hunter and Macalpine themselves in the Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library.

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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