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Sandler, Bernard (1907-1997)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/149
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Sandler, Bernard (1907-1997)
Date(s): 1946-1989
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Sandler | Bernard | 1907-1997 | gynaecologist and obstetrician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Bernard Sandler MD, DMR, DRCOG (1907-1997) was a gynaecologist and obstetrician, and a pioneer of infertility treatment. Dr Sandler opened the first clinic for the investigation of both male and female infertility at the Manchester Jewish Hospital in 1947. Until 1978 he was Lecturer in the Department of Gynaecology, University of Manchester, and Physician in Charge, Infertility Clinic, Manchester Jewish Hospital, and published much on infertility and on related issues of sex education and marriage guidance.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Bernard Sandler, 1946-1989 including correspondence, reprints and unpublished material on infertility, sex education and allied subjects.

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.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These papers were received through the kind auspices of Dr Naomi Pfeffer, who had been given them by Dr Sandler in connection with her own research into the history of infertility treatments. Additional material (7/9-11, 8/12-20, 18, and a few odd items filed elsewhere as appropriate) was received directly from Dr Sandler in April 1996.

Allied Materials

Related material:

In the Wellcome Library: for other archive material on infertility see the archives of the Eugenics Society (SA/EUG), the Family Planning Association (SA/FPA), papers of Sir Alan Parkes FRS (PP/ASP), and papers of Dr Helena Wright (PP/HRW).

Publication note:

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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