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Scadding, Professor John Guyett

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/44
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Scadding, Professor John Guyett
Date(s): 1970
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Scadding | John Guyett | 1907-1999 | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born London, 1907; Physician, Brompton Hospital 1939-1972; Physician, Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Postgraduate Medical School 1946-1972; Dean, Institute of Diseases of the Chest, London 1946-1960, Director of Studies 1950-1962, Professor of Medicine 1962-1972 (Emeritus); Editor, Thorax 1946-1959; Honorary Consultant in Diseases of the Chest to the Army 1953-1972; President, British Tuberculosis Association 1959-1961; President, Thoracic Society 1971-1972; died Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, 1999. consultant physician at the British (now Royal) Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, 1935; physician to the Brompton Chest Hospital, 1939; served as Lieutenant-Colonel in charge of a medical division in Egypt, Second World War; founder member of a Medical Research Council Committee set up to study recently discovered drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis, 1946; first Dean and Director of Studies at the Institute of Diseases of the Chest at London University, 1947; Professor of Medicine at London University;


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of John Guyett Scadding's including photocopies of reminiscences on development of thoracic surgery, 1970; lecture on the Institute of Diseases of the Chest, 1970; article on the history of the Thoracic Society, 1983; undated note 'Russell Brain's notes on his encounter with Winston Churchill'.

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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 Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in 1983 by Professor Scadding.

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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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