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Robson, Professor John Michael

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/43
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Robson, Professor John Michael
Date(s): 1940s-1975
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Robson | John Michael | 1900-1982 | pharmacologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Professor Robson lectured in pharmacology at Edinburgh, and in 1946 was appointed reader at Guy's Hospital Medical School. In 1950 he became Professor of Pharmacology at Guy's, where his research was primarily into endochrinology, reproductive physiology and pharmacology. With C A Keele and R S Stacey, he wrote Recent Advances in Pharmacology (1950).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of John Michael Robson on pharmacology, endocrinology and reproductive physiology, 1940s, 1967-1975; incomplete draft history of the Institute of Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, [post 1945].

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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 papers were given to the Wellcome Library by Professor M Ginsberg of the Department of Pharmacology, Chelsea College, in May 1982.

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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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