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Collier, Professor Leslie Harold (b.1921)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/153
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Collier, Professor Leslie Harold (b.1921)
Date(s): 1944-1971
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Collier | Leslie Harold | b 1921 | virologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Professor Leslie Harold Collier, Virologist, MRCS, FRCP, FRCPath. Assistant Bacteriologist in the Vaccine Lymph Department at the Lister Institute 1948-1955, where he was involved in the development of a heat-stable smallpox vaccine. Carried out research on trachoma when he was Honorary Director of the Medical Research Council Trachoma Research Unit at the Lister Institute and in the Gambia, 1957-1973. Was also involved in the WHO Scientific Group on Trachoma Research. Emeritus Professor (Virol.) University of London. Late Professor Virology and Senior Lecturer Joint Department of Virology, London Hospital Medical College and St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, London. Director Vaccines and Sera Laboratories, Lister Institute, Elstree.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Professor Leslie Harold Collier including laboratory notebook re heat-stable smallpox vaccine, 1949, and 8 files of correspondence and papers re trachoma research, 1944-1971.

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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 (now Archives and Manuscripts, Wellcome Library) by Professor Collier in Nov 1993.

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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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