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Walter, Joseph (1910-1979)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/37
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Walter, Joseph (1910-1979)
Date(s): c 1964
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Walter | Joseph | 1910-1979 | radiotherapeutic consultant
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Dr Walter was a radiotherapeutic consultant in Sheffield, author of A Short Textbook of Radiotherapy (1950) and Cancer and Radiotherapy (1971). Further details of his career can be found in Munk's Roll, vol VII, and his obituary in the British Medical Journal.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Joseph Walter, c 1964, including essay: 'The History of Radioactive Isotopes and their Medical Applications', bibliography, and curriculum vitae.

Access & Use

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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 items were presented to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre by Dr Walter's widow in 1980.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Wellcome Library 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:
Mar 2009.

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