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Fairley, Neil Hamilton (18911966)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0117 MS 738
Held at: Royal Society
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Full title: Fairley, Neil Hamilton (18911966)
Date(s): 20th Century
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Fairley | Sir | Neil Hamilton | 1891-1966 | Knight | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in Victoria, Australia, 1891; Education: MBBS (Melbourne, 1915); MD, DSc; career: Served in the Australian Army Medical Corps (World War One); Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne (1920); Medical Research Officer, Bombay; returned to Hall Institute (1927); Lecturer, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1929-1940); Consulting Physician, Australian Military Forces (1940-1942); Director of Medicine and Chairman, Combined Advisory Committee on Tropical Medicine, South Pacific Area (1942-1946); Professor of Tropical Medicine, London (1946); resigned on health grounds (1948); Fellow of the Royal Society, 1942; Buchanan Medal, 1957; died, 1966.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to Neil Hamilton Fairley including obituaries, personal reminiscences of him and correspondence relating to the erection of a memorial in Australia.

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No publication without written permission. Apply to Archivist in the first instance.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Royal Society catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; 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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